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Mahabharata Quiz Book - 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
Religious texts play an important role in benefiting society as well as in upholding the values in it. The Vedas, the Ramayana, the Gita, the Puraanas and the Mahabharata are some of Hindu's ancient religious texts that have been guiding the society for ages towards the development of a better society.
University Business: directing and managing a university
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Price: $119.99 USD. Words: 273,660. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
Universities are in a period of change. Change is always hazardous for existing businesses and one of great opportunity for new entrants. Those unaware of the competitive forces acting on them may fade away, while those identifying new value-adding business models may flourish. In this environment, alert university trustees and professional management teams are at a premium.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS is a classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of cultural relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that is often cited by academics, rights lawyers, and activists over two decades. This edition adds a new foreword by Tom Zwart and a new preface by the author.
How Dangerous is this Person? Assessing Danger & Violence Potential Before Tragedy Strikes
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
"How Dangerous is this Person?" identifies cues for potential violence, including profiles from mental health along with frustration-based aggression, bullying, cultural influences, substance abuse, psychosis, and special considerations. Key criteria are explained to formulate therapy, treatment, and intervention, including helping laypersons decide when to seek legal and professional assistance.
THE AGE OF REVISION - A Book of Poetry by Molina Speaks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Age of Revision was self-published in 2008 by the poet and performing artist Molina Speaks. Equally influenced by hip-hop and classic Latin American poetry, this Collection is about identity and transformation, systemic violence, love, cultural shifts, and spirits. Poems like No More Heroes strike at the underpinnings of constructed reality. The Letters to the Moon will make you fall in love.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
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Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
When the Soul Awakens
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Dumi Senda is an internationally acclaimed award winning poet, children’s author, story teller, humanitarian and speaker hailed as the Voice of the Voiceless.
African Short Stories vol. 1
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of thirty eight short stories of African narrative traditions. The entertainment and educational values of this remarkable volume will appeal to readers and story lovers of all ages and nationalities.
Losing My Religion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fẹmi Fatoyinbo lived the Yoruba tribe’s religion and culture amid political upheaval preceding the Nigerian civil war. When Fẹmi moved to Canada, and then America, he experienced a world of culture, relationship and expectations that clashed with his traditional ways. This is the gripping story of Fẹmi’s quest to maintain his identity.
Say Goodbye to Hospital Bills - Easy and Effective Secrets of Health from Chinese Medicine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
This book is written by famous Chinese independent scholar Ray Ju who is specialized in traditional Chinese medicine and culture. The book is a summary of his years of study and research. It starts from the cause analysis of some common and high incident illnesses, and then leads to the authentic method of prevention, treatment and care step-by-step, from simple to complex. The most important char