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Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,300. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Deconstruction
En Occident, nos élites affirment que l’on peut vivre sans religion. L’anthropologie indique plutôt que toute civilisation est enracinée dans une vision du monde, une religion. Il faut se demander alors quelle est la religion occidentale dominante de l’Occident? Quelles sont ses croyances fondamentales? Quels groupes la propagent et quels sont ses mythes, ses rituels et méthodes de recrutement?
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
Old Superstitions - Rituals & Beliefs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Many superstitious beliefs have a profound their rationality, more or less noticeable, because it also makes their stay over the centuries, although related to models of culture, economy and culture, now largely exceeded. Many ways of doing, attitudes and behaviors of people are affected by the very beliefs on which it denies any foundation or that you would like to ignore.
Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Development Resources Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Applied Sciences
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.
Summary of Hand to Mouth From Linda Tirado
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Hand to Mouth The Truth About Being Poor in a Wealthy World From Linda Tirado Summary and Analysis Summary Station Linda Tirado begins her introduction with her answer to a question she saw on an internet forum: Why do poor people do things that seem so self destructive? The answer she gave is a snapshot, a brief insight into the life of someone who is, and always has, living in poverty.
Vintilă Mihăilescu despre uitare, fasole, cârnați, speranță și sentimentul național
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: Romanian. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An interview with the most famous Romanian anthropologist Vintilă Mihăilescu, dealing with national identity, patriotism, politics.
Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Little is known about the ancient city of Troy, site of the infamous but largely unhistorical Trojan War. Much more has attention has been focused to finding out about the city-state itself but not much about its alliance and trade systems and from where its original inhabitants may have come. So much of its trade and culture was rooted in Thrace, just across the Bosporus.

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