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Hello My Big Big Honey
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Hello My Big Big Honey von Dave Walker & Richard S. Ehrlich, Deutsche Fassung "Hello My Big Big Honey!" ist eine bis dahin nie erzählte Darstellung der Liebesleben von Bangkoker Barmädchen und den Ausländern, von denen die Mädchen gemietet werden – und sich dazu in ihren eigenen Worten bekennen.
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.
FINE DEL MONDO, FINE DELLA STORIA O FINE DELL' INFERNO SULLA TERRA?
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 517,760. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Recentemente è stata paventata la "fine della storia", più di recente persino la "fine del mondo", ma le persone comuni e gli intellettuali aspettano da millenni una palingenesi che consenta la "fine dell' inferno sulla terra", ossia la fine del contrasto tra individui e società. Per raggiungere questo risultato occorre che gli esseri umani acquistino la piena conoscenza scientifica della realtà!
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
American Celebration
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
Love, Money, Sex and Death in the 21st Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Love, Money, Sex and Death. A mind-blowing series of essays concerning ten ethical and moral dilemmas facing modern science as well as the rest of humanity. The 21st Century is sure going to be interesting. A non-fiction hypertext, illustrated.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
Timeline of the Popes - A History from St Peter to Francis I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Pope Francis, who succeeded Benedict XVI after his surprise resignation in March 2013 is the 266th person to occupy the office said to have first been held by St. Peter, a humble fisherman who became a disciple of Christ and, eventually, the man Jesus described as the ‘rock’ upon which he would build his Church.
JFK Assassination - 50 Years On in 60 Minutes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
At 12:30 p.m. CST on 22 November 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America, was assassinated by a gunman as he rode through Dallas, Texas.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
Mujeres por la independencia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Esta obra fue escrita para que, a través de la fidelidad y de la amenidad con que su autor nos cuenta los sucesos de la Guerra de Independencia de México, sus heroínas sean como personajes cercanos. En estas páginas el lector encontrará la historia de todas aquellas mujeres, conocidas o anónimas, cuyo valor y fortaleza trascendio el que su nombre se haya esfumado en los campos de batalla.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
This book details a variety of 70+ deaths that have occurred in the past century inside Zion National Park. The book is divided into flash flood deaths, slot canyon (rappelling) deaths, rock climbing deaths, falls from cliffs, and bizarre deaths. The author also includes numerous rescue stories of Bo Beck--Zion's senior Search & Rescue member for over 17 years.
Gender Oppression: A bloke's perspective on the struggle for gender equality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
McLeod’s book highlights how he feels men are disadvantaged in society by institutional sexism in public policy and the overaggressive tactics and practices of a small minority of feminists who have a disproportionate level of social influence leading to the misconception that they speak as a voice for all women.
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.
Conspiracy Theories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Who killed JFK? Was Jack the Ripper a member of the Freemasons? Is Skull and Bones a secret society placed to form a sinister shadow government, or is it a gathering of wealthy kids performing bizarre adolescent rituals? Are we alone in the universe? Van Dyk’s Conspiracy Theories takes a look at some of the most provocative stories of our time, and the conspiracies that shroud them.
En México y otros siglos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Son quince los relatos que integran este libro, y todos con la ciudad de México como escenografía, en algunos más presente que en otros; pero al fin y al cabo todos con los latidos secretos que encierra una ciudad que ya no existe y que sabemos existió, que sigue allí, ya no igual, aunque siempre dispuesta como un extraordinario motivo para escribirla y describirla.
Deaf Lit Extravaganza
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Handtype Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This celebration of short stories, poems, and essays gives us a glimpse into the Deaf signing community, something that literature by hearing authors featuring deaf characters has rarely done. Even in pieces that are about just one Deaf person, readers get a powerful sense of life in one of the most vibrant and least understood communities.