Books tagged: assimilation

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America-Culture Shock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Culture shock is about the shock of cultures coming together in our world today. This book presents the story of culture shock within America to Americans. This book consolidates twenty years of writing and research about the culture shock experience into a definitive collection of essays, poems, commentaries and stories. They offer practical perspectives for students in high school and college,
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Ordinary Lives: A Journey Through America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America…Of the People, By the People, For the People…and what kind of People. A coming-of-age story of a newcomer, from the point of view first of a naïve, innocent young man to that of an adult, battle-hardened by the realities of life he found in his struggle to survive in New Jersey, Canada, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
Going To Pieces…the Dismantling of the United States of America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Follow two brave women who discover, document and report a frightening and escalating reality: Congress is spawning tax-funded tribalism across America. Enrolled tribal members are dual citizens – full citizens since 1924, but “federal instrumentalities,” (property) of the federal government as dependent wards. Congress must end race-based separatism and unequal citizenship in America.
Spontaneous Evolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- On a Venusian outpost, cut off from their Earthen ancestors, a society loses its humanity in exchange for security. Edwin Lackey watches the surveillance monitors keeping his world safe. If a citizen breaks the strict code of conduct, they'll be hauled in for reconditioning. Has this future colony gone too far to control its inhabitants? What price will they pay?
Appliance-ocalypse (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The last thing anyone would accuse an appliance of having is a dream, but that is exactly what Silex has. In order to be indispensable to his family, he'll do whatever it takes to make that dream come true. But he's not alone. Something else is lurking in the kitchen and it wants Silex gone. What began as a simple wish is now a battle to see who will become King of the Counter.
Assimilation and its Discontents
Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
Das kommt mir spanisch vor - Amüsante Geschichten über gestrandete Deutsche
Series: Kurzgeschichten. Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: German. Published: March 19, 2013 by Turnshare Ltd.- Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Die Geschichten handeln von Aussteigern und Rentnern, für die Spanien aus Sonne, Strand und Rotwein besteht. Sie leben in ihrer Parallelwelt und wenn sie auf Einheimische treffen, kommt es oft zu amüsanten Missverständnissen.
Chant of Ages; Cry of Cotton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » American
The beginnings of the contemporary Jewish community in Valdosta, Georgia, starts with the arrival of two Jewish confederate veterans, Abraham Ehrlich and Benjamin Kaul, in 1866 and ends with the formal establishment of the present-day congregation in 1908. It is a very warm, personal tale of three Jewish families who became revered as members of Valdosta's socially prominent "new moss."
What's a Man Like You...
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like moths to a flame! Normally, I would be flattered to be approached by some pretty young thing at a nightclub, but have been known to take exception to some lines of questioning… An introduction to the "Tokyo, From One to Infinity" series.