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Bormla: A Struggling Community
Price: $49.00 USD. Words: 102,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Bormla: A Struggling Community is a landmark, mixed methods study in which JosAnn Cutajar presents the current situation of the people of this impoverished, historical, European city in the Maltese Islands. Measures that can be taken by the community, the nation and politicians are also presented, to heal the social ills of this city.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
Feasts and All Their Finery: Elegant Dining in Old Regime France
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » French
Le Grand draws on a classic cookbook and several forgotten memoirs to bring a wealth of details on menus, table decoration, royal households, customs, and entertainments to those who study the Middle Ages, food history, decoration or simply France in all its infinite variety. For the first time, this rich and unique text is available in English.
The 90-Minute Effect: How We Shape Our Lives by the Hollywood Formula and Rarely Reach Our Own Happy Endings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
'The 90-Minute Effect' explores the subtle manner in which all good stories are molded and shows how we as audience members shape our own lives according to what we see on screen and read in books.
Mental Toughness - Mastering Your Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
dr steve harris, successful business man, academic, world champion sportsman, former mind coach for an international sport team and conference speaker. this background has spawned a book on mental toughness. it is based on the outcomes of his phd thesis and goes beyond his scientific and personal truths delving into what leaders in the field and authors claim about mastering your mind
The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
Standing Apart for Reaching the Peak - Follow My Way
Series: Personality Development, Book 5. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Gradually bringing the focus on the most desired point is the essence of success, and this is achievable only when the person stands on his/her own feet away from mental interventions of the crowd around. Here is an account how I practically stood apart and reached the most desired destination of my life. Each of us has a unique desired destination but ways of reaching that remain the same.
Viewpoints: The Pros and Cons of Four Contemporary Issues Challenging America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
There are two sides to every issue. This book looks at the pros and cons of four of the biggest issues facing America: Gun Control, Immigration, Gay Marriage, Torture Each topic is written about objectively leaving it up to the reader to decide what they believe. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Hello My Big Big Honey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Prostitution
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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?
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 518,870. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
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
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious), Nonfiction » History » History of things
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
Price: Free! Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.