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Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
By Timothy T Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
By Timothy T Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
A Little Knowledge
By Joel Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture
By Jabe Fincher, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.
Crónicas de los perdidos
By Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
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Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists
By Walt Harrington and Mike Sager
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by The Sager Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
NEXT WAVE collects work by today’s finest young literary journalists– 19 creative reporters whose work combines exhaustive research with artful writing. Naysayers predicted the decline of long-form journalism. NEXT WAVE is proof to the contrary. Writers include: Wright Thompson, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Chris Jones, Ariel Levy, Dan P. Lee, Thomas Lake, Brian Mockenhaupt, Max Potter, Luke Dittrich.
Chelsea Football Fanzine
By Mark Worrall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Renowned as the peoples publication, cfcuk has been on the streets since may 1999 when it was originally launched as Matthew Harding's Blue and White Army. Chelsea Football anzine, the best of cfcuk volume one, takes a look back at the first fifty issues showcasing a fascinating selection of articles, interviews and editorial material featured between may 1999 and September 2005.
Figuring Out The Natives: A traveler's guide to exploring cultures
By Bob Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Figuring Out The Natives helps you broaden your travel horizons by showing you how to explore and understand the culture, customs and ways of the people who live where you travel. Discover how to add immeasurably to the richness and quality of your travels by getting a solid feel for the day-to-day life of the ordinary people who make up the country in which you are traveling.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses
By Winston Wu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dissertations on Expatriate Living and Comparative Culture Analyses by Ladislav, an Expatriate Expert and Chief Advisor of HappierAbroad.com, considered "The Socrates of Expatriate Living".
Superstitions - What's True?
By Flora Anselmi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Many people are superstitious and are independent of their culture, race, ethnicity, social class or profession. We find the superstitions in all populations of the world and in a variety of forms. In general we can say that every act is being adjusted by the power, mysterious and irrational, to foster a positive event or avoid a negative.
Wondering into Thai Culture
By Mont Redmond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Wondering into Thai Culture by Mont Redmond Or Thai Whys and Otherwise New 2012 Edition A timeless work, first published as articles in The Nation and then printed as a book and reprinted several times.
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education: The Native Youth Program in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
By Madeline Bronsdon Rowan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education describes the development of the Native Youth Project (NYP) at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA). This book shows how the students learned to give lectures and tours to museum visitors about their heritage and culture. Rowan’s account includes the voices of NYP students and MOA staff, and is reflective and honest.
Old Superstitions - Rituals & Beliefs
By Amalia Esposito
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
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.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
By Alison Dundes Renteln
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.
Superstizioni - Cosa c'è di Vero?
By Flora Anselmi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Molte persone sono superstiziose e lo sono indipendentemente dalla loro cultura, razza, etnia, classe sociale o professionale. Ritroviamo le superstizioni in tutte le popolazioni del mondo e in una grande varietà di forme. In generale si può dire che è ogni atto al quale si attribuisce il potere, misterioso e irrazionale, di favorire un evento positivo o di scongiurarne uno negativo.
P.R.C - Pretty Real China
By Denis Lejeune
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Denis spent 3 years in China. Chongqing to be precise. And he survived to tell the tale. This tale is one that he would have liked to read before moving, because the unpreparedness for what the country is truly like hit him harder than he had ever imagined. Forget what you think you know about contemporary China. At best it is mistaken, at worst dangerous. If you really want to know, read on.
Walter Benjamin la tradition des vaincus
By Philippe Simay
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: French. Published: October 24, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Dans ce quatrième volume des Cahiers d’anthropologie sociale, on s’interrogera sur la conception du temps historique chez Walter Benjamin et d’en définir l’intérêt pour les sciences humaines et sociales.
The Search for African Orality
By Ruth Finnegan
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Order and Dispute: An Introduction to Legal Anthropology
By Simon Roberts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Classic resource in the modern study of legal anthropology, this acclaimed book is now available in an updated, expanded Second Edition. There are many societies that survive in a remarkably orderly fashion without the aid of judges, courts and police. Roberts contends that legal theory has become too closely identified with our own arrangements to be of use in understanding other legal systems.
Thoughts and Reflections on Language, Literature, and Performance
By Ruth Finnegan
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What is language and how do humans use and analyze it? And how is it that literature exists, dreamlike, in human culture? In this readable collection the eminent British anthropologist Ruth Finnegan reflects on both the questions and her own answers.