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The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
Laurie R. King's Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Essays by Laurie R. King on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. “On Being Vegan" sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
A Brief History of the Future: collected essays
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
As an author, scholar, and essayist, Sunny Moraine has mused on a variety of things in a variety of ways. In this collection, spanning over two years of work, they make their way through thoughts on the form and business of writing, the nature and meaning of games, the interweaving of society and technology, and the anxieties, awkwardnesses, and hopes of the everyday.
Fingers to the Keyboard: 2000 - 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Fingers to the Keyboard is an eclectic mix and collection of essays on topics such as the stupidity of politicians, the idiosyncrasies of English grammar, the baiting of scammers, the trials and tribulations of being hard of hearing, commentaries on various sports, religious extremism, the beauty of mathematics, film and book reviews, and a miscellany of grumpy old man moans and groans.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
Writing Down the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
Collected Editions Guide to the DC Comics New 52 Vol. 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Comics
The Collected Editions Guide to the DC Comics New 52 Vol. 1 collects all the reviews of the first New 52 collections published on the Collected Editions review site, with two never-before-published reviews and a new introduction by the author.
Tejana Yo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
A short collection of essays and poetry about growing up Latina in Texas.
The Parable of Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
The Parable of Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Thơ Con Cóc và những vấn đề khác
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 20, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Literature
Thơ Con Cóc và những vấn đề khác Lý luận - Phê bình Nguyễn Hưng Quốc ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2078-3
Aeneid Liber Sextus
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Price: $5.37 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin
Thousands of years ago the Trojan hero Aeneas, the son of the goddess Aphrodite, traveled to the Underworld to once more meet and speak with his father Anchises. He was one of the few to return from that place with his memories intact. This book is a translation and interpretation of Vergilius' account of that fascinating journey and place. It also has brief linguistic analyses of certain names.
Steve's Koran (Qur'an)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Essay » Literature
The Qur'an is a pale retelling of the Torah. It is a book seldom read and little understood. Steve's Koran (Qur'an) makes it easier to understand the repetitious chant that falls short of a story attributed to Muhammad. There is much to learn in this third part of our world's grand monotheistic religions. It would be foolish to believe that God was responsible for a book so full of mistakes.
Literary Essays
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Why bother learning Latin? How did the Romans pronounce Greek? Should the Elgin Marbles be handed over to the Modern Greeks? Did the ancients have market economies? Should Epicurus be venerated above Plato and Aristotle? Why is Carol Ann Duffy not even a bad poet? What makes Macaulay a great historian and L. Neil Smith a great science fiction novelist? Read on and see.
Dân Chủ Pháp Trị
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 12, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Political
Nguyễn Hữu Liêm DÂN CHỦ PHÁP TRỊ Luật Pháp, Công Lý, Tự Do và Trật Tự Xã Hội Copyright © 2012 by Nguyễn Hữu Liêm Kệ Sách eBook xuất bản – 2012 Smashwords Edition ISBN: 978-1-4524-9448-7 Bản in do BIỂN MỚI xuất bản VĂN NGHỆ phát hành. (C) 1992). San Jose, California, USA. Mọi trích dẫn xin vui lòng đề xuất xứ
Văn Học Việt Nam Thời Toàn Cầu Hóa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Literature
Văn học Việt Nam thời toàn cầu hoá copyright @2012 Nguyễn Hưng Quốc published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords edition ISBN 978-1-4524-2432-3