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Dazzling Lights
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This book comprises of some fables behind the festival of lights and a simple ritual we follow for the day has been put in poetic form. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festival that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
China Simplified: Language Gymnastics
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Series: China Simplified. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
Language expert Katie Lu and China veteran Stewart Lee Beck lead readers on an entertaining journey through the most fascinating elements of Chinese and show how language is the key to the gates of China.
Crosswinds: Past, Present, and Future Combine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,060. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Terra escapes from another Boston winter and lands in the middle of an Arizona village. Instead of being on the outside recording stories to share with the world, this village becomes personal. In order to preserve the family she never dreamed of, and remain in the one true home she never expected to find, she must find a future to bring to the village from the past, as it crumbles in the present.
Hors du ghetto: un regard évangélique sur la culture et les arts.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,920. Language: French. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Si nous examinons l'histoire culturelle du monde, que ce soit les œuvres de Proust, Confucius, Rembrandt, Blaise Pascal, Picasso, Bach, Van Gogh, Jimi Hendrix, Victor Hugo, l'art des Kwakiutl ou un vase de la dynastie Ming nous voyons des démonstrations variées du phénomène de la créativité humaine. Que se passe-t-il si nous les considérons du point de vue de la vision du monde judéo-chrétienne?
Anyla and the CuLangBiz Kids
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Anyla and the CuLangBiz Kids is a fun easy educational read that teaches kids about other cultues, languages and business skills.
رازگان
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: Persian. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
.مقالات این کتاب نخستین بار در هفته نامه «فوق العاده» در سال ۶۸ – ۱۳۶۷ منتشر شدند .این سلسله مقالات که با عنوان «رازگان» هر هفته در مجله فوق العاده بیرون می آمد گفتمانهای گوناگونی درباره فرهنگ ایران را دربرمیگرفت و اکنون پس از ۲۵ سال در قالب کتابی تجدید چاپ می شود
Vis-à-vis / Визави
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Category: Essay » Sociology
«Для французов «веришь – не веришь» не вопрос. У них ответ заведомо ясен: не верю. Не верю в то, в чем меня уверяют, в то, что мне говорят и показывают. Но делаю вид, что верю; и именно в этом делании вида заключается игра». Инна Арно
The White Jade Rabbit and The Little Golden Dragon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The White Jade Rabbit and The Little Golden Dragon is a magical and mystical adventure. It's the story of a friendship formed between a story telling White Jade Rabbit who lives in one land and a Little Golden Dragon from another land, who through the use of magical seeing stones discover each other.The story crosses boundaries of culture and differences.
Lessons in Eating Soup
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Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Michal is a young boy longing to be reconnected with his father who escaped Poland during the communist 1980's. This short story explores the innocence of childhood set against a bleak and frightening environment. It also offers a glimpse into cultural identity, how it can encompass the simplest of things, things that are often lost or left behind in the process of moving on.
Preparatory Action - 'Culture in EU external relations'
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Price: Free! Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
A report on why Europe should have more culture in its external relations.