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Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.
Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide - All-Hazard Response, Homeowner Fire Mitigation, Firewise Communities, Living with Fire
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This ebook reproduces two important wildfire and incident-response documents: Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide.
Understanding and Using Chinese Grammar: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and 200+ Pictures showing Daily Life in China.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,690. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
“Interesting,” “practical,” and “unique” are the right words for describing this grammar book. This book not only introduces the fundamental knowledge about the Chinese language but also, and more importantly, reveals the reasons behind the principles and rules, which helps learners to understand this language and apply the grammar rules well.
My Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
Collective Geinus: The Naming Project
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
What's in a name? What's in a label? Everything. Collective Genius: The Naming Project by Richard A. Willis explores the names and labels used to describe races, and how they influence how people are viewed, particularly in the black community. In the end, the author challenges the reader think about what black people are called, and look toward a new direction of naming and reclamation!
How the Government Might Have Telepathic Technology
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Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Lots of schizophrenics think people are talking to them telepathically. This book describes one way it could be real!
Voices From The Other Side: Inspiring German WWII Memoirs
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
These are the stories of ordinary German civilians who survived the horrors of war and eventually immigrated to Colorado. These stories remind readers how war imposes hardship and heartbreak on all of the populations involved. It's the author's hope that readers will learn from and be inspired by these revelations from ordinary people caught up in extraordinary circumstances.
Pokolenie bez granic
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Price: Free! Words: 33,910. Language: Polish. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Książka, która odmieni Twoje spojrzenie na życie Polaków za granicą! Przeczytaj inspirujące, nieznane historie z życia młodej polskiej emigracji. Dlaczego warto wyjeżdżać z kraju? Dlaczego warto wracać do Polski? Dowiesz się więcej z historii przedstawicieli Pokolenia bez granic.
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
RACE: The Elephant in America's Living Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
I am white, but I have been going to a black church for the last twenty-one years. I have also continued to go to my original white church. Going to these two very different churches has been amazing, and I have had some very big surprises along the way. But the surprises have to do with things most people are not at all aware of. That's why I had to write about them in this book.
The Tao of Loss and Grief: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching Adapted for New Emotions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
The Tao of Loss and Grief provides the reader with a gentle philosophy of life and living based upon Lao Tzu's classic Tao Te Ching. The Tao of grieving acknowledges the mysteries of life and its many difficulties and surprises .Loss and the responding emotional response of grief are part of the mysterious whole of life. In this experience are also hope, love, forgiveness, and recovery from loss.
BRUNO LATOUR - CIÊNCIA EM AÇÃO: um texto de acompanhamento de leitura e sugestões de monografias
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
O texto segue o livro de Bruno Latour com resumos, explicações e comentários.
Antiutopias
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Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Incident Management System (Incident Command System) Emergency Responder Field Operations Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Field Operations Guide contains voluntary guidance and is designed to assist emergency response personnel in the use of the NIMS Incident Command System (ICS) during incident operations.
A Gentle Transition - A Guide to Loss and the Fear of Death
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This unique book is the definitive guide on Death, covering such important subjects as, death of a lover, death of a child, death of a parent, death of a friend & death of a pet. Controversial topics such as Death relating to murder, war, executions, suicide, NDE's, reincarnation, Heaven & dying are all explored sensitively. You will never fear death again! One to share with family & friends!
CSR: Towards a DEFINITION
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What is CSR? Can there be a single definition possible? What is CSR anyway? This book will give in-depth overview of the theoretical aspects such as definitions, evolution, and philosophical impetus of the term CSR.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Visibility and Conspicuity Study - Standards, Retroreflective Technology, Contour Markings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This report analyzes emergency vehicle visibility and conspicuity with an eye toward expanding efforts in these areas to improve vehicle and roadway operations safety for all emergency responders.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative - Apparatus Safety Devices, Traffic Control Measures, Highway Operations, Training
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The purpose of this report is to identify practices that have the potential to decrease that risk, as well as to reduce the number of injuries and deaths that occur while responding to and returning from incidents.