Books tagged: anthropology

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Myths and Maxims
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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.
Red Planet
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Series: The Gem War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,250. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kidnapped scientists and forcible genetic modification… A flight from the authorities… Intergalactic crime and vengeance… Political intrigue… Brutal murder… War with the only other civilization in the galaxy… New technology discovered in ancient ruins… A frantic journey across the galaxy to save the future of Earth… The first installment in the Gem War series.
Human Well-Being in the Light of Evolution
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
What does it mean to be healthy, happy, and human? Science writer Kevin Holbrook explains that evolution is the most important place to look for answers to that question. Using the tools of science, logic, and strategy, Holbrook looks closely at diet, exercise, sleep, happiness, nature, sociality, virtue, and sustainability, and lists strategies for attaining human well-being.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Relic Worlds: Lancaster James and the Search for the Promised World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Lancaster James is scouring ancient ruins of long lost civilizations on distant planets in search of powerful relics that may unlock the greatest secrets of the galaxy. He is now hot on the trail of an elusive alien race that believed their god was leading them to their "Promised World."
The Ruling Elite and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by XC Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Ruling Elite and Other Stories is a collection of six short fantasy stories from XC Publishing authors Xina Marie Uhl and Janet Loftis.
Bone of Contention
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sydney Covington is an anthropology student who finds herself running for her life when she innocently brings an ancient human bone fragment with her to grad school in New Mexico. She and her photographer boyfriend Emmet Williams' best hope for surviving a triangle of death and destruction is a semi-inept FBI agent. Greed, pride,and fear, propel Bone of Contention toward it's gory conclusion.
A Whisper of Bones
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Whisper of Bones is book two in the Orphans and Inmates series. The past and present intertwine as modern day anthropologist, Maude Travers, pieces together evidence from an exhumed poorhouse skeleton and the journal of the Keeper of the Buffalo Orphan Asylum, Ciara Sloane Nolan. Paranormal visions lead Maude to a horrifying secret that threatened Ciara's own life.
The Rift
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,200. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In 1960, a discovery in the Olduvai Gorge in the African Rift led to the identification of an ancient hominid that became extinct nearly one-and-a-half million years ago. Or so it was thought. Then, in 1999, a team goes to the area for what is expected to be routine research. What they find is nothing short of a nightmare and they must confront issues of science, faith and human nature.