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Pantheon: Adventures In History, Biography, And The Mind by Quintus Curtius
Price: $9.79 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays on historical, biographical, and moral subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and its contemporary meaning. Continuing the exploration of themes from his first book, Quintus Curtius gives in-depth analysis of character and endurance, as well as a special section on Neoplatonism.
Sigma Shock by Crion Black
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
What is the Sigma male? How do you tell if you are a Sigma male? Are you the type that will leave the Alpha roost and dictate life in your own terms or will you fall into the trap of the beta? The lone wolf lifestyle begins..
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien by Janet Brennan Croft & Leslie A. Donovan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Thirty-Seven: Essays On Life, Wisdom, And Masculinity by Quintus Curtius
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays dealing with historical, biographical, and philosophical subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and endurance in adversity.
Unleashing the Power of Your Story by Steven P. Ober
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business
Our lives are full of stories. They are so much a part of who we are and what we do that we often don’t notice their presence. This book focuses on our deep personal stories, how we can know them more clearly, how they help us, how they limit us, and how we can learn to see them anew and create even more powerful personal stories ... stories that empower us to reach our highest aspirations.
Miner* Celebrity: How An Underground Artist Found Fame In NYC. by Marcus X. Taylor
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Sociology
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
Book IV. The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories by Roland Maes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
"The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories" reviews the factors that have favoured or impeded the progress of Europe toward civilisation, analyses the contributions of the three main religions that have influenced this progress and verifies that the Franks rejected the monism advocated by Christianity, in favour of material benefits.
The Achievements and the Days Book III. The Christian Enigma by Roland Maes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Book III, The Christian Enigma, describes the rise of the Christian faith within the Roman Empire.It was an improbable event, which succeeded because it was backed by the highest authority of the Empire and because the religion itself had been adopted by the barbars who had conquered the empire.
Trajetórias Sociais e Políticas de Formação de Adultos em Portugal by Sara Mónico Lopes
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 83,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 27, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
As transformações socioeconómicas ocorridas na sociedade portuguesa nas últimas décadas, acompanhando os processos de modernização dos restantes países europeus, manifestaram-se também ao nível do sistema educativo. Procurou-se democratizar o ensino, diminuir as taxas de analfabetismo e de abandono escolar e promover um aumento de qualificações da população ativa.
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid by Global Policy
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
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.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times by Faith L. Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Ermeni soykırımı. Ya bize yalan söylenmişse? Türk-Ermeni Trajedisi Konusunda Düşünceler by Yves Bénard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: Turkish. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
"Ermeni soykırımı, ya bize yalan söylenmişse?" kitabının dördüncü kapak sayfası. Arşidük François-Ferdinand'ın 28 Haziran 1914 tarihinde katledilmesi büyük bir heyecan yaratmıştı. Bir aydan az bir süre içinde, Avrupa ve Japonya savaşa giriyor. Ruslar, Ermeni asker kaçakları, İngilizler, Fransızlar, Yunanlılar, İtalyanlar ve Avustralyalılar Türkiye'ye saldırıyor.
Red Line/Blue Line: Essays from the Editor's Corner by Shawn MacKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
Any book about editing is, necessarily, a book about writing. For the casual scribbler or earnest author, "Red Line/Blue Line" is a collection of 36 essays - informative, occasionally digressive, and frequently irreverent - on writing, editing, and the essential interplay between the two. It is an invitation to read well, write better, and have fun doing it.
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Essay » Sociology
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.