Books tagged: anthropology

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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?"
The Manila Galleon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Manila Galleon was the annual treasure ship sailing between Acapulco and Manila for 250 years. It’s two interlocking adventures — one in 1704, the other today. Protagonists in each — one a young privateer from the frontier town of New York, the other an adventurer from modern Manhattan—try to claim the galleon. Past and present collide restoring an historic figure to his place of prominence.
Preaching to the Core
Price: Free! Words: 37,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Preaching, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sermons / Christian
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A study of man's holistic function for pastors who want to preach in deeper ways. Most books on preaching deal with style, technique or content but this book reaches to the core of the individual, to the heart of spirit to spirit proclamation. Here is an in depth analysis of what transpires from the heart of the Spirit to the hearts of the listeners in words that are “spirit and life." Jn 6:63
The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation, and Power
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being "risk". This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of "risk" in this field by focusing on objectivist rationalism.
Sing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dirk wants to learn how to sing like the natives, but they have no word for singing nor a concept of it. Until Dirk tries to show a young child her people’s beautiful music. Intrigued, she offers to help—only to discover that teaching Dirk to sing could cost her everything. Includes the Nebula Award finalist “Story Child.”
Following Moira: Scarlet Fragment
Price: Free! Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Following Moira: Rose Fragment
Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
Following Moira: Fire Fragment
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!