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Love, Money, Sex and Death in the 21st Century by Louis Shalako
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 by Artemio de Valle Arizpe
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 by Artemio de Valle Arizpe
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 by Gordon Kerr
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 by Freya Hardy
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 by Maria Pritchard
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 by Sebastian Alaniz
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.
Leyendas de la tierra grande by Marcela Magdaleno
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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 by Dave Nally
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
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 by Allan McLeod
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender 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 by Monica Berestein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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 by Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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 by Dee Van Dyk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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 by Artemio de Valle Arizpe
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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 by John Lee Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Handtype Press. Categories: 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.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 5 - March 2012 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Articles in Harvard Law Review's Mar. '12 issue are by Jody Freeman & Jim Rossi, on the coordination of administrative agencies when they share regulatory space; & James Whitman, reviewing Bernard Harcourt's book on the illusion of free market as to prisons. Student contributions explore antitrust law and business deception; the failed Google Books settlement; mergers; materiality; & other topics.
Mysterious Irrationality'': English Literature and Islam by geoffrey clarke
Price: Free! Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The ‘Azan’, the call to prayer, invites worshipers in London to the mosque at Brick Lane and Regent’s Park, at Finsbury Park and Willesden, at Walthamstow Central and Cricklewood, and the faithful troop in for the evening prayers, cowering from the fog, rain and mist. Once inside, they settle into a calming and benign
Over his Shoulder by geoffrey clarke
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A study of the aesthetics of the masculine novel of action and the romance form in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training by Robert Dingwall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Robert Dingwall's classic and original study of health visitors in the UK includes linked notes, tables from the print edition, linked index & active Contents. He studied the origins and rise of the health visitor (like physician assistants in the U.S.) from a sociological perspective, with interviews and pointed examples to show the path to professionalization of this health care service worker.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 8 - June 2013 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Harvard Law Review's June '13 ebook edition featured active Contents, linked notes, and proper formatting. Contents of Issue 8: "Racial Capitalism," by Nancy Leong; "Shallow Signals," by Bert Huang; "All Unhappy Families: Tales of Old Age, Rational Actors, and the Disordered Life," by Ariela Dubler; and an essay by Risa Goluboff on civil rights lawyers, plus student work. Book Review, "Lawyers