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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.
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?
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...
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.
A Little Knowledge
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
What You Feel is What You Get
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Price: Free! Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A book of lectures on life, spirit and the art of living.
El apogeo de la mezquindad. Vivencias y decires en el periodismo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Essay » Sociology
Víctor Roura es un periodista que se encarga de coordinar la sección cultural de El Financiero desde 1988. Ahora en “El apogeo de la mezquindad. Vivencias y decires en el periodismo”, realiza reflexiones, anotaciones y descripciones alrededor de la práctica del periodismo.
Fired Up: A shrink's musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The shrink is always in and outspoken. Dr. Farrell has used her experience, as well as her time in book publishing, to create a book of articles and essays including interviews with John Lennon and Yoko, Isaac Asimov, Alison Steele, comments on the current state of medicine and psychology-related topics for the interested reader. Nothing is sacred.
Una saludable laicidad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: Spanish. Published: October 6, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Essay » Sociology
Una laicidad que no rechaza a Dios como valor en sí, sino sólo como instrumento de poder político, lo que lleva a que la religión se recluya en el ámbito de lo privado.
Own Your Now
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Imagine if every moment of your day, you felt completely in control of your next steps and next thoughts, without a single interruption. Imagine if your communication with co-workers, family members and even strangers was authentic and meaningful and not tied to your past, but instead propelled you into a positive future. Imagine if you could truly Own your Now.
On Second Thoughts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A former newspaper columnist and publisher continued his print column, "On Second Thoughts," into the digital age. Inside are fifty "essays" from his weekly e-column. Ranging in topics from the death in Iraq of a local boy to a valentine to his father, to ruminations about social upheavals and to second thoughts on using words when, Bechtel gives life a quirky second look. Fit for the bathroom!
Boxed Set Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“A Thailand Diary” is a candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format and holds back no punches. Get ready for some surprises when you read it. "Escape to Thailand” is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here. With many glimpses into the lives of ordinary Thais, the biography becomes a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing wha
Le prix du bonheur II. Le mythe de l'enfant-roi
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
À travers les animaux, l'auteur soulève des questions fondamentales sur le rapport des humains avec leur propre animalité.
A New Look at the News: As Seen through a Christian's Eyes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Martins Muses. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
A NEW LOOK AT THE NEWS––As Seen Through a Christian’s Eyes, is a rare, unique and inspired book. It would be unusual, indeed, to find another book by a Christian newspaper columnist where his or her columns were the basis for a book’s contents. All this is the work of a seasoned columnist who is also an author of eleven books, and ten syllabi on different subjects in several languages.
Verso la fine dell’economia: apice e collasso del consumismo
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Series: Incroci, Book 14. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: Italian. Published: June 27, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Political
Saggio sull'attuale crisi economica dovuta anche all’esaurimento delle risorse naturali del nostro pianeta.
Sullied Pajamas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
Author's Note In my previous book along this vein, ISO (In Search Of): The Art of Dating, Relationships & Sex for the Discerning Lesbian, I hoped to provide insight and direction for newly out or young lesbians in the romantic terrain. In this volume, I share my personal experiences in traversing the same. I hope it will make you laugh, think, and commiserate.
Passionate Justice: A Progressive Memoir in Essays
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
Writing essays on social justice has been my daily passion and full-time work since 2008. To date, I’ve published roughly 1,500 pieces which have received excellent, helpful criticism from a group of longstanding, dear friends and from a consistent readership of fellow writers, first at Open Salon and subsequently at Our Salon. ~Jonathan Wolfman
The Young Desert Farmer
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Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.
Writing About People, Places, and Things
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
This is a collection of blogs written by Pushcart Prize Nominee Thierry Sagnier under the heading of Epiphanettes, which, as everyone knows, are small epiphanies. There are also epiphanots, which are false epiphanettes; epiphanuts; and epihanotsomuch. The latter are self-explanatory.
Ziende blind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Essay » Sociology
Met de frisse blik van de betrokken buitenstaander laat Luyten zien hoe in politiek, economie en cultuur de open samenleving zijn vrijheid en welvarendheid prijsgeeft. Met kortetermijndenken, een roofzuchtige elite en afkalvend vertrouwen werd de kredietcrisis onvermijdelijk. En er zijn meer ontwikkelingen waarin we op Afrika gaan lijken.