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Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder
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You set the price! Words: 225,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
Paragon of warrior valor, or, à la Shakespeare, “idol of idiot worshippers”? This study contends that The Iliad, authored by an ironic sixth century Athenian, unfolds a revolutionary critique of the martial aristocracy. Achilles is undone by his own curse of pothê upon the Achaeans, exposed to an experience of thauma, or wonder, at Patroclus’ psychê, in the first glimmerings of conscience.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody is a comprehensive collection of academic and in-the-field research findings on Earthships, combined with practical how-to advice for designing and financing your own truly sustainable earth-sheltered home.
Jungle Birds in the Living Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An intriguing series of adventures that will interest people from all walks of life. It contains a cultural, political and natural history education that is enriching to everyone. Regardless as to whether they have ever had a curiosity or interest in birds, the ordeals endured and the true stories about how they got from the jungles of Central & South America to our living rooms is captivating.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
Murder in Palm Beach
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,760. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Just back from a dinner affair on a winter night in 1976, Rodger Kriger answers the doorbell in his Palm Beach home and is greeted with a fatal shotgun blast. He was a prominent citizen, and police, under pressure to find the killer, accuse tough guy Mitt Hecher, but soon exonerate him.
Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
Who's on First: Replacement Players in World War II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,780. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
During World War II, 533 players made the major league debuts. More than 60% of the players in the 1941 Opening Day lineups departed for the service and were replaced not only by first-times but also many oldsters. Hod Lisenbee was 46. POW Bert Shepard had an artificial leg, and Pete Gray had only one arm. The 1944 St. Louis Browns had 13 players classified 4-F. These are their stories.
The Garden of Mystic Love: Volume I: The Origin and Formation of the Great Sufi Orders
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Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Sufi
The Garden of Mystic Love: The Origin and Formation of the Great Sufi Orders is Volume I of a history of Sufism from the time of the Prophet Muhammad to the beginning of the 20th-century, with an emphasis on the Turkish Sufi legacy and the path of the Halveti-Jerrahi Order. Written from a Sufi perspective, this account of the "religion of the heart" is nothing less than an education in Sufism.
Bioinstrumentation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biophysics
Bioinstrumentation deals with the instrumentation techniques and principles used for measuring physical, physiological, biochemical and biological factors in man or other living organisms. This book provides a comprehensive knowledge about the basic principles and applications of the tools and techniques generally used in biology and also those used in the growing field of molecular biology.
The Principled Legal Standard for the First Genuine Doctrinal Reformation of the Church
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 272,650. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Theonomos. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Every Christian would agree that God is righteous and that His law is perfect. But would their doctrines hold up to this standard under cross examination? Get ready for the shock of your life as the case for the truth is irrefutably made! Know the truth and never be deceived again.
Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations - Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy, Safety, Risk Management, Chemicals and Delivery Systems, Firefighting Training and Equipment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,660. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important government publication with Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations, states, references, or supplements policy for Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service fire and fire aviation program management.
LEG THE SPREAD: Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club of Commodities Trading
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / futures
“A Plimptonesque revel, one of the most entertaining business books to come around in a long while.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED)
Studies On The Bible And Same-Sex Relationships Since 2003
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,500. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Gilead Books Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Relationships
This report, produced on behalf of the Church of England Evangelical Council, provides a detailed survey of studies on the Bible and same-sex relationships that have been produced since 2003 by both revisionist and traditionalist scholars. It then undertakes an evaluation of these studies.
Animal Biotechnology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Animal biotechnology, which is the art and science of producing genetically engineered animals, has advanced in the past few years, and it has now become possible to generate animals with useful novel properties for use in various areas like dairy, biomedicine and so on. This book offers a reasonably comprehensive introduction to the broad and diverse field of animal biotechnology.
U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Warrior 2013: Future Maritime Operations for the 21st Century Operating Environment - Command and Control, Maneuver, Fires, Logistics/Sustainment, Force Protection
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 135,900. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important Marine Corps publication about Expeditionary Warrior 2013, the latest iteration of the Marine Corps' Title 10 wargame.
United States Army - Consideration of Others: Together We Can Achieve More - Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Identify Extremism and Extremist Organizations, HIV and Safe Sex Practices, Racism and Sexism
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 146,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important Army publication is a tool which focuses on the vital linkage between the individual soldier and his or her role as a member of a military team.
1811 Essentia
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 207,240. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
This book deals with an ordinary man from the 21st century (Michael), through a fault in the Essentia’s admin database, being time exchanged with the soul of a dead naval lieutenant from another century and there is no going back. Later in the Novel after he has fooled most of the crew in thinking him competent, he is unintentionally involved in several bloody sea fights.
U.S. Navy Naval Services Game 2013 and 2012- Full Reports and Analysis - Game Design, Game Mechanics and Participant Assignments, Methodology and Analytic Framing, Review Key Cell Deliverables
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,700. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, these three Navy documents provide special coverage of naval services games held in 2013 and 2012.
Coming to America: 1001 Ways to Come to America and Canada
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
There are more than 1001 ways that today's young men and women can relocate to anywhere in the world. Some of these new ways are unknown to many people. The authors of this nearly 800-page book have revealed many of such ways and methods. From reasons such as religious persecution, domestic abuse, minority rights, political differences, violence to sexual orientation, terrorist attacks and more.