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Irish Mythology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Irish mythology, the world's best mythology, is too rich to cram into one book, even a three volume book like "Decoding the Deluge." As I said in DTD, it's "Everything you'd ever want to know about the deluge (Species War)." This work contains my interpretations of the cream of Irish Mythology, the myths and myth-tales collected by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 1800s from the Gaelic-speaking folk.
Witte geef geld
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Twee jaar lang woonde Marcia Luyten in Kigali, de hoofdstad van Rwanda. Dicht bij huis en op rondreis leerde ze vele Afrikanen kennen, van haar eigen kok en tuinvrouw tot zakenmannen en een minister. Aan de hand van hun opzienbarende, soms aangrijpende levensverhalen, schetst Luyten een caleidoscopisch portret van hedendaags Afrika.
Face of the New Peoples Army of the Philippines Volume Two Samar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In Face of the New Peoples Army Frans Welman looks at the people behind the struggle for their rights. Often depicted as rebels, killers, criminals and the like they actually live in a semi feudal, a post colonial society where they are oppressed and exploited. The Government of the Philippines condones this exploitation of the poor and deploys its Army against its own people, cheap labor by milli
Face of the New Peoples Army of the Philippines, Volume One Cordillera
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
In Face of the New Peoples Army Frans Welman looks at the people behind the struggle for their rights. Often depicted as rebels, killers, criminals and the like they actually live in a semi feudal, a post colonial society where they are oppressed and exploited. The Government of the Philippines condones this exploitation of the poor and deploys its Army against its own people, cheap labor by milli
Between David and Goliath
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
Over a decade of Ceasefire and Peace Talks between India and Nagalim; Peace Negotiations in Practice - The Indo-Naga experience
Burma - The Uprising
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Sequel to Oh Burma the Uprising is more than a decade later and deals with the ‘suppressive’ situation Burmese people are in just before and just after the second Uprising. It also contains two accounts of Nagas and the Military in the extreme Northwest of the country.
Oh Burma Vol 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
Oh Burma Vol 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
Order and Dispute: An Introduction to Legal Anthropology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Classic resource in the modern study of legal anthropology, this acclaimed book is now available in an updated, expanded Second Edition. There are many societies that survive in a remarkably orderly fashion without the aid of judges, courts and police. Roberts contends that legal theory has become too closely identified with our own arrangements to be of use in understanding other legal systems.
Senses of Place
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
Senses of Place is an intriguing monograph which identifies different types of sense of place in a small market town in England. Its author -John Eyles - draws on the fields of community studies and humanistic geography for his conceptual framework.
Meaning and Identity: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 77,190. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 10, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book explores the construction of meaning, linguistically and culturally, and the relationship this bears to the production of identity. It looks at meaning and identity from a range of perspectives, including meaning-making and the identity of cities, the construction of national narratives and historical explanation, gender and sexuality, linguistic meaning, and shared meaning-making.
Unscripted Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
In Plain Sight: The Story of TASK
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
This is the story of what has happened in one corner of a vast and thriving enterprise called hunger. It is an American story, and it has unfolded in plain sight on the streets of the capital city of New Jersey, one of the nation’s wealthiest states.
Three Years of Hate: The Very Best of In Mala Fide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by MattForney.com. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Three Years of Hate is a compilation of over 60 of my best blog posts from my old site In Mala Fide, from nearly 1,000 that were written. They include topics on game, dating, sex, self-improvement, politics, American society, humor and more.
A Thailand Diary
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Series: New Perspectives of Thailand, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format. Holding back no punches, "A Thailand Diary" takes you inside the real Thailand and gives the reader a virtual tour of the country and its people. It allows its principal characters, real Thais, to talk of the cultural differences that make Thailand such a fascinating country. Get ready for some surprises when you read it.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
Zwierzenia (Polish Edition - po polsku)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Grażyna Sygitowicz, z domu Szymańska, jest absolwentką Wydziału Dziennikarstwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. W USA przebywa od 1988 roku, gdzie współpracowała z chicagowskim radiem. Zaraz po dziennikarstwie, drugą jej życiową pasją jest nauczanie. Książka pt. “Zwierzenia”, to wybór radiowych reportaży, będących dokumentalnym zapisem losów Polaków mieszkających w Stanach Zjednoczonych.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
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Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Unsafe In Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
"Unsafe in Human Hands" describes the problems of violence in present day America as compounded by our historic gun culture. The book helps illuminate some of the myths and biases that cloud our ability to see these problems clearly, hoping to improve the quality of our national debate. Most importantly, it provides some real solutions. Gun violence is really a story about people, not guns.