Books tagged: anthropology

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A High Shrill Thump: War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "A High Shrill Thump: War Stories," marshals a convoy of more than a dozen short stories about war's mysterious dominion over human destiny. These far-out tales transport readers through the emotional, macabre, chaotic, and even uproarious situations created by war.
Kachina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
A spirit. A mask. A cult. A way of life and death. Accompanying her anthropologist husband on a trip to study the Knochine, an isolated tribe in the territory of New Mexico in 1880, Elizabeth Stephenson's life is changing into the substance of dreams. The dreams seem real — too real — more insistent with the passing of each night. Terrified, she awakes. They're only dreams. Aren't they?
When Good Bigfoot Go Bad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Is Bigfoot Hostile? Or is Bigfoot friendly? In this article, we will explore some of the most extreme cases of Bigfoot hostility and Bigfoot friendship. Bigfoot is not only real, there are well-documented cases of Bigfoot attacks and even kidnappings. On the other hand, some people claim that Bigfoot has saved their lives. Which is the truth? Read about these cases for yourself.
The Nature of Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
This book takes an investigative look at life and what is it that makes us who we are. To explain our actions both historical and scientific facts are presented and analyzed. Societal and individual problems are examined and presented with realistic and logical solutions.
The Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » General
200 years ago a life form of unfathomable proportions appeared on Earth : a Tree whose roots spread through the Earth, pulling all life into it, leaving the rest of the planet barren and dead. Now, many generations later, Marco Young must journey to this Forest to find a cure for his dying son. Along the way he uncovers long hidden truths about his heretical father and the true nature of humanity.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
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Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Music and Creation
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What is music and how can we study it? In this third volume of her forthcoming series 'In Search of Human Culture', the eminent anthropologist offers her own answers. she draws on both on her own first-hand work in Africa, the South Pacific and England and on extensive documentary sources, and provides a guide to the vast literature on the issues.
Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.
Origins: Colliding Causalities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "Origins: Colliding Causalities," considers the origins of such far-flung topics as cosmology, unending war, sexual mores, and even humanness. Using satirical, speculative, or anthropological viewpoints, these imaginative tales propose new answers to the questions many have asked: "Where the hell did *that* come from?"