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A Thailand Diary
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Series: New Perspectives of Thailand, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format. Holding back no punches, "A Thailand Diary" takes you inside the real Thailand and gives the reader a virtual tour of the country and its people. It allows its principal characters, real Thais, to talk of the cultural differences that make Thailand such a fascinating country. Get ready for some surprises when you read it.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 ยท Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
Mama Om
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,730. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An egotistic and perverse English lad who was taught to see his "coloured" views from a different perspective with the assistance of an old patient and humble Chinese lady who came to live with his family. His "white" ideas and views eventually came to a coloured ending.
An Ecology of Mind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The human mind has built in flaws in how we view reality around us. The more power we achieve through technology the greater the potential threat from these flaws in perception. Contact with an alien race means accepting these flaws is a luxury that we can no longer afford. Mankind's existence may rely on a survivor from humanity's ancient past and his ongoing quest to understand himself.
Ramayana Quiz Book
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Price: $1.03 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
Hind religious books play a vital role in the upliftment of Indian society and its cultural values. Ved, Ramayana, Gita, Puraan and Mahabharata etc. are all their holy scriptures, which have guided them in development of their society since time immemorial. Only a religious minded person can stop himself from doing sins, because he knows that God is omnipresent and He is always there to watch him.
Mahabharata Quiz Book - 1
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Price: $1.09 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.