Books tagged: anthropology

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Travesty in Haiti: A true account of Christian missions, orphanages, fraud, food aid and drug trafficking
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
TRAVESTY is an anthropologist’s personal story of working with foreign aid agencies and discovering that fraud, greed, corruption, apathy, and political agendas permeate the industry. It is a story of failed agricultural, health and credit projects; violent struggles for control over foreign aid; corrupt orphanage owners, pastors, and missionaries; the nepotistic manipulation of research funds.
The Evolution of Human Intellect --- Discover the Information that Schools and Religions Aren’t Yet Teaching
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Why did women lose their facial hair during evolution? Where did the notion of god(s) come from? Why did self-awareness arise in the torso before migrating behind the eyes? What transition sparked the feud between science and religion? All of these questions have simple and logical answers, which are entertainingly revealed in the form of two amusement park attractions.
Revelation
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,720. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Man has wrestled with the origins of humanity since the beginning of history. Is it possible that the possessions of an ancient Egyptian warrior hidden on Mount Kilimanjaro twenty thousand years ago could hold the answers to the conundrums that have plagued man since the beginning of time? The issue is resolved in a quest for a treasure, and an around the world adventure of mystery and intrigue.
George Strother Gaines
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You set the price! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
George Strother Gaines was a well trusted and honored man among the Native Americans and whites in south Alabama in the early 1800s. Gaines was instrumental in the history of south Alabama among the inhabitants of the lower Tombigbee area. This is his story.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Soul Protector, Lost Worlds Series, Book 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Dr. Nathan Hunter has forty-eight hours to prove that ancient human remains at the site of a new state water project belong to a mythical lost tribe. Nila Willopah sees ghosts. When a ghost latches onto Nathan's soul, Nila must enter the world of spirit communication to protect him. Even if saving his soul means sacrificing her own.
Soaring With Cockatoos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Jhyoti: Planetside
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Specialist Jhyoti sen Chandar, exoanthropologist on the Alliance ship Solar Wind, thought she had left behind the harsh caste system of her home planet. Unfortunately, it followed her aboard in the person of Engineer Parma sen Harpar: young, hostile and with a secret that will endanger both women. Includes a bonus short story: STATION OSCX-9.
Turbulence, Mystery, Renewal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Viral Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Follow an individual journey through turbulence of chaos, unfolding mystery, and the renewal of self and spirit. Putting first person perception as the timeless prism, this poetry embarks on the tumultuous undercurrents of life, relationships, and the boundaries of mind.