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Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"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
Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"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
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
A Little Knowledge
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 152,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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.
Expatriate Insights - Dissertations on International Living and Deep Comparative Culture Analyses
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,020. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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".
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education: The Native Youth Program in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: 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.
Wondering into Thai Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Thoughts and Reflections on Language, Literature, and Performance
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
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.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Music and Creation
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnomusicology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What is music and how can we study it? In this third volume of her forthcoming series 'In Search of Human Culture', the eminent anthropologist offers her own answers. she draws on both on her own first-hand work in Africa, the South Pacific and England and on extensive documentary sources, and provides a guide to the vast literature on the issues.
Myanmar Memorabilia
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by IG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Myanmar Memorabilia/ Thingyan/ The Scripture Examination of Nayon
Stapanii stadioanelor - Fenomenul ultras in Romania - 1990-2010
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 235,180. Language: Romanian. Published: August 26, 2014 by Gramma.ro. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Cartea „Stapanii stadioanelor - Fenomenul ultras in Romania 1990-2010" este structurata pe 9 capitole si trateaza inceputurile fenomenului ultras romanesc, politica in peluze, diacronia galeriilor importante din tara, mentalitatea ultrasilor, modul de organizare al brigazilor.
A Weaver of Inclines
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
Walter Benjamin la tradition des vaincus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: French. Published: October 24, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
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.
A Darker Shade of Blue: From Public Servant to Professional Deviant - Policing's Special Operations Culture
Price: $8.43 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A Darker Shade of Blue: From Public Servant to Professional Deviant is a first-ever look at the reality of cop culture. Decorated veteran officer, now Chief of Police Scott Silverii, PhD provides a raw look at the process of transforming from idealist applicant to seasoned officer. The focus on policing's Special Operations Groups is unique and promises an eye-opening experience.
Order and Dispute: An Introduction to Legal Anthropology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
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.
More Facets of Myanmar
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by IG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
More Facets of Myanmar/ For the title I am wholly indebted to Dr. Tin Maung Kyi (Mandalay) whose The Various Facets of Myanmar, I love to point out, is a most captivating book with illustrations published by TODAY more than a decade ago.
P.R.C - Pretty Real China
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
Close Encounters of the French Kind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This is a book of cross-cultural mini-dramas: an American meets a French person, resulting in a cultural conflict or misunderstanding. The reader tries to determine the reason (A,B,or C) for the conflict, before the correct answer is given with a full explanation and resolution of the conflict. Interesting,and at the same time sensitizes the reader to the cultural diversity which surrounds us all.

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