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Anglicans in Postcolonial Africa by Kurt Bowen
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Based on 319 face-to-face interviews with 319 Kenyans across the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) between 2005 and 2010, this is the most up to date and comprehensive account currently available on Kenyan Anglicanism in the post-colonial era.
Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Murder by Mike Sager
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection is now available as an e-Book with new material added. The nineteen true crime stories include tales of porn star John Holmes, superfreak Rick James, beaten motorist Rodney Glenn King, Rap empresario Eazy-E, and many more. Says E! Online: “Don’t pick this one up if you have somewhere to be the next morning."
Science is Ethics as Electics. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
Not Tragically Colored: Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America by Ismael Hernandez
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Despite a seemingly endless series of programs, discussions, and analyses—and the election of the first African-American president—the problem of race continues to bedevil American society. Could it be that our programs and discussions have failed to get at the root of the problem? Ismael Hernandez strikes at the root, even when that means plunging his axe deep into the hard soil of political...
Essential Guide to Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad, Civil War Intelligence and Spying, Leadership, Life of Slavery, Servant Leader, Spirituality, Women in the Civil War, Minority Women Officers by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of important government reports and studies dealing with the incredible life of Harriet Tubman.
The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building by Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Cahier Edgar Morin by Edgar Morin
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 147,250. Language: French. Published: April 11, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Dirigé par François L’Yvonnet. Edgar Morin a pu passer pour une sorte d’ amateur de génie. Après une jeunesse héroïque dans la Résistance, il se fit tour à tour sociologue, anthropologue, épistémologue, cinéaste, diariste. Sans être jamais exclusivement l’ un ou l’autre. Mais avec le temps, avec le recul des années, son œuvre apparaît de plus en plus clairement dans sa rigoureuse cohérence.
Leading Air Mobility Operations in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies - Joint Doctrine Review and Analysis, Practical Realities for Mission and Political Success, Who Moved My Cheese? by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides an educational foundation for Mobility Air Forces (MAF) charged with leadership of complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE).
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine by Maetreyii Ma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A huge perspective opens on these pages into the cosmic dance of feminine and masculine, the amazing unfolding of planetary and human evolution...Feminine Mysticism offers practical tools for deepening one's self-awareness and for tackling the challenges of everyday life. The Great Council of Grandmothers speaks the same message: It is time for all women to heal the world by becoming the powerful
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius by Wayne Deeker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
To Steal a Child by D.L. Baron
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
A case history of child abduction. “There is always a better way to do things.” D.L.Baron
Un Asunto Del Chulel (Alma) by Gina Kingsley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Una historia de revelación espiritual de una joven en Honduras, Dinora, quien huye de su hogar y un padrastro abusivo, ella llega al mar Caribe a buscar refugio, cuando llega allí descubre que tiene que vivir como varón para eludir los peligros de una sociedad muy prejuiciosa y cruel.
Media Interaction With the Public in Emergency Situations: Four Case Studies - Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, Los Angeles Riots and Rodney King, World Trade Center Bombing, Oklahoma City Bombing by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this interesting study provides an analysis of media coverage of four major emergency situations in the United States and the impact of that coverage on the public.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Checkmate by Wallace Fowler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
When Wallace Fowler enlisted, he didn’t know he would wind up broken because of the colour of his skin. A black man in a white military, Fowler would suffer harassment at the hands of both superiors and local communities. When he could no longer stand the abuse, the Forces judged him “Not Advantageously Employable.”
L'Essere Umano e la Realtà Strutturale Storica by Giano Rocca
Price: Free! Words: 518,480. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
La storia umana sarà autentica "maestra di vita" se ne verrà fatta un'analisi rispondente alla realtà dell'evoluzione complessiva della stessa storia umana e, più in generale, della storia delle strutture sociali realizzate da ogni specie vivente. Tale analisi consentirà di prendere coscienza della natura e dei meccanismi evolutivi della realtà strutturale dell'umanità, la quale diverrà adulta.
François Théodore Thistlethwaite's FRENGLISH THOUGHTS by Barry A. Whittingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,550. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The product of his Anglo-French parents' mixed genes, any one of François Théodore Thistlethwaite's three alter egos – François, the Marxist Frenchman, the conservative Englishman, Thistlethwaite, or Théodore, their voice of reason - can take possession of the man to expound his views on those things which cause the only similarity between French and English to be the colours of their flag.
Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color) by Marco D'Anna
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automation
This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable suffering and death throughout the evolutionary development of our species and how to correct this dysfunction at its source.
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition) by Andy Hines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Thinking about the Future, by Andy Hines and Peter Bishop, distills the expertise of three dozen senior foresight professionals into a set of essential guidelines for carrying out successful strategic foresight. Presented in a highly scannable yet personable style, each guideline includes an explanation and rationale, key steps, a case example, and resources for further study.