Books tagged: anthropology

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Blowdown
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00)
Blowdown was inspired by the violent wind storm that devastated Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia in December 2006. It is the story of a boy whose growing love of nature and the Spirit of Stanley Park helps him cope with some of the upheavals in his family and personal life.
Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Classic book by Berkeley’s Smelser remains the most definitive statement of methodological issues for all comparative scholars and in political science, anthropology, sociology, economics and psychology. Such issues are timeless and therefore his lucid analysis remains timely and relevant. He posits a methodological continuity between the comparative studies of past masters and more recent work.
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us
Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and helps us to anticipate what might happen to us in the future. Easy-to-read but challenging, this book is an ideal introduction to our species' origin.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
The Nature of Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A team of anthropologists from the New York City Museum of Natural history venture into the Congo where they discover a new species of ape. Through their interactions with this new primate, the Poole anthropological team learns many things, not only about the new primate, but also about their own human nature.
People-Centered Innovation: Becoming a Practitioner in Innovation Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
Written with a general audience in mind, People-Centered Innovation focuses on innovation research in corporate settings.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
You set the price! Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » History » War
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Sons of Monkeys will radically redefine the human species. In a ground-breaking re-evaluation of how we select our mates, zoologist and teacher Mars Q will explain the existence of war, genocide, and chronic poverty by treating humans like any other animal on the planet. No rock goes unturned as he smashes centuries of dogma and leaves the academic world scorched. Not even Jesus is off limits.
Respuestas alimentarias a la crisis económica
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,060. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: 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.
UNSETIC Files: The Measure of Dreams
Series: UNSETIC Files, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What would you do if someone offered to give you the most important men in your life back after you’d lost them?
Myths and Maxims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.