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Tales from a hill station
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A narration of my experiences as a resident of Baguio and an expression of my views on art, culture, politics and life in general in the new millennium in what was once known as the most beautiful hill station in Asia.
Jack Kirby. El cuarto demiurgo
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2013 by Sportula. Category: Essay » Author profile
En este ensayo José Manuel Uría repasa la carrera del «Rey» Kirby centrándose en los aspectos quizá menos tratados de su obra: su labor como creador secundario, como demiurgo, de varios universos y las lecturas metafísicas y mitológicas que se derivan de ello. Con rigor y de forma exhaustiva, se repasan los puntos principales de su carrera y se nos muestran algunas de sus facetas menos conocidas.
Beyond the Manual: A Realist's Guide to Independent School Governance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
Many independent schools are poorly, or at least erratically, governed. No matter which direction people point the finger of blame, a failed or failing school has usually fallen victim to ineffective school leadership and that is invariably a product of poor governance. This practical guide goes beyond the textbook definitions of governance to explore the realities of how Boards actually work.
Manifiesto ni-ni
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Price: Free! Words: 70,130. Language: Spanish. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
En esta novela, el periodista Horacio Vidal retrata su emocionante y violenta juventud en Desidia, movimiento radical que lideraba Joel Estuardo. Este personaje encarna a un muchacho de extrema izquierda que, habiendo sido atenazado por la autoridad y alterado por las drogas, le declara la guerra al mundo adulto, a una realidad asfixiante para una generación que se niega únicamente a sobrevivir.
That Old Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,080. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Perhaps the “Cliff’s Notes” of classic science fiction, writer Sourdough Jackson’s essays keep alive the books, authors, editors, publishers, magazines, and movies that made science fiction the successful subject and industry it is today. Foreword by SF and fantasy author Robert Vardeman.
Eyes Like God
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
In his new book, Dave Gipson explores what it means to look beyond circumstances and begin to see your life from God's point of view. With His perspective, trials take on deeper meaning, and we learn to trust God's perfect will even when we're not thrilled about what's happening to us. With a mix of inspiration and humor, Dave gives 31 simple yet profound steps toward changing your attitude.
Barefoot MBA
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
How is life in India's premier rural management institute? Is it the same as other B-schools or any different owing to the exalted mission and vision of the institute's founding fathers? Or due to the peculiarity of the “sector” that it seeks to serve with its “processed human products”? Saboo and Vinnu travel to Anand from Kolkata and New Delhi and end up as next door neighbours in quest for PRM.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
China Photos and Reflections: A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
This photo narrative is a compilation of this author's experiences in China since 2001. During the past thirteen years I have had the opportunity to travel to China eight times, during which time I lived there a total of fourteen months. Those experiences are captured in my presentation, which contains a selection of photos that try to capture amazing China and its wonderful culture and people.
Respuestas alimentarias a la crisis económica
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,060. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Este primer número de la COLECCIÓN eBOOKS ICAF reúne textos en torno a las siguiente líneas: a) Crisis económica y cambio de hábitos alimentarios, b) Modificaciones y continuidad en las redes de distribución alimentaria y en los sistemas de venta, c) Recursos genéticos y patrimonio alimentario, huertas urbanas, d) Productores, consumidores y redes sociales: estrategias e innovación.
The Crowdsourced Guide To Business
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
Business tips from experts in the following fields: General business advice, Business plans, Funding, New product development, Website development, Branding, B2B marketing, Public relations, Media buying, Web design, Conversion rate optimisation, Pay per click advertising (PPC), Search engine optimisation (SEO), Content marketing, Social media
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume I.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Does “religious belief” concern only those believing in some form of the supernatural or is everyone religious? What if religion was simply a set of beliefs enabling us to make sense of our lives? Might even "secular" Western elites be religious? How would this affect our view of the history of Western civilisation? Can science play a role in religion?
Give Us Today Our Daily Blog (Volume 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Here are the next 100 blog posts from Philip Newey’s daily blog, ’Daily’. Yes, well. At some stage ’daily’ became ’when I could be bothered’. So this is now ’daily’ in the same way that the monthly magazine, Women’s Weekly, is ’weekly’. No doubt those of you who didn’t buy and read the last volume are looking forward to not buying and reading this volume too.
El salvadoreño ¨feyo¨ en el mundo guanaco
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: Spanish. Published: December 7, 2013 by Ernesto Panamá. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Los salvadoreños viven en Centro América y ha sido manipulados por años por las Doctrinas Monroe, Dólar, Seguridad Nacional y las mas recientes; esto los llevó a tener gobiernos que sometidos a intereses extranjeros, olvidándose de las necesidades de su pueblo que se acerca a cumplir 200 años de independencia y está muy lejos de alcanzar el desarrollo. Su población tiene características únicas.
Comparative Etymological Dictionary of classical Indo-European languages
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Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 147,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Ancient Languages
The hitherto unknown history of the formation of ancient Indo-European verb roots and their primary derivatives. From which, with particular phonetic variants described herein, are derived, over thousands of years, the words of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin.
Nguyên lý duyên khởi - Dependent Arising
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Những phương cách mà chúng ta dùng để đạt được hạnh phúc và vượt qua bất ổn là khác nhau. Hơn nữa, hạnh phúc cũng có nhiều loại khác nhau, và khổ đau cũng thế. Ở đây chúng ta không chỉ nhắm đến việc làm giảm nhẹ [khổ đau] hay đạt được lợi lạc nhất thời, mà ta đang hướng đến một mục đích hay sự lợi lạc lâu dài. Là những người Phật tử, chúng ta không nhắm đến điều đó chỉ trong một kiếp sống này...
Fear and Loathing in Bangkok
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
TV images and news reports of demonstrations, deaths, demands and chaos in Thailand make Moore’s essays in Fear and Loathing in Bangkok a timely book. These are essays to read at this vital crossroads in Thai political development. The essays will deepen your understanding of what makes Thailand a special and unique country.
Le Perle di Mechelen
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 63,840. Language: Italian. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Una prima eterogenea selezione di saggi ed articoli che Alessandro Fantini ha dedicato a quelle passioni creative in cui si è cimentato fin dall’infanzia in qualità di artista, dalla letteratura alla musica, dal cinema alla pittura.
The Saga of Peabody and Other True Life Adventures
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Price: Free! Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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A wild raven learns to trust the author and her husband. A bat flies in to gently take moths from a child's fingers. A mother warbler perches on the author's thumb to feed its babies held in the palm of her hand. A foundling baby pack rat grows up with the family and is gradually returned to his natural home in the woods. These are just a few of the tales found within these pages.
Consumicidio
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,360. Language: Spanish. Published: December 3, 2013 by OmniaBooks. Category: Essay » Sociology
Consumicidio (ensayo sobre el consumo (in)sostenible) es un ensayo temprano de crítica social.