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Rooms: On Human Domestication and Submission
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 113,410. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2019 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The story of how increased immobility shaped the psychological, cultural, social and political territory of Homo Sapien mobility over the last 10,000 years.
The Quiet Blossom: A Story about the Modern Wild West, the American Dream, and Marijuana
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A nonfiction story about the medical marijuana industry. The book looks at the human experiences, the cultural developments and the broader social impacts of the black market industry. Part personal narrative, part ethnography, it captures the essence of the green rush experience and documents a historical event.
World Ethnography
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Ethnography is the systematic study of people, their ethnic identities, language, area where they settled, customs and traditions and more clearly their cultures. The term Ethnography derived, from Greek language - ethnos "folk, people, nation" and grapho "I write". In addition to the above-mentioned, Ethnography explores and research nations, establishment and development of ethnic communities.
Modernity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Generational changes in attitudes, popular culture and lifestyle are obvious, but how do they come about? Perhaps our lives are forever ‘morphing’, being affected beyond recognition by technology and commercialisation. Perhaps we’re mesmerised by ‘modernity’, left unable to think for ourselves and carried along by the latest values and trends.
Divergence - They Are Waiting - a Way Back to the Ancient Wisdom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A social anthropological look at how we, as a species, chose to leave our hunter gatherer ancestors to become "civilized". Was there a price for this choice? Have we lost out on an essential nature-connection that these First Peoples of our planet still seem to have?
Contested Country: Stories from Cape York
Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: Australian English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Western Cape York is one the most remote, least accessible areas of Australia. It spans 17 Indigenous language groups. The land is a complex array of pastoral leases, bauxite mining tenements and land under Native Title. These stories are a contribution to our understanding of the circumstances of Australia’s First Peoples, and in particular, those living on the western coast of Cape York.
Revenge of the Donut Boys: True Stories of Lust, Fame, Survival and Multiple Personality
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 119,740. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Literature
From ground zero of the deadliest wildfire in California history, to gangsta-rap pioneer Ice Cube, to newly-minted billionaire Mark Cuban, to a swingers' “fantasy weekend," to the Newark, NJ, ghetto, these stories from Esquire and Rolling stone writer Mike Sager bring into sharp focus the state of modern America.A second edition of the author's bestselling collection. Updated with new material.
La Conquista della Felicità: Il Metodo Scientifico Applicato alla Condizione Umana - Vol. IV
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
La ricerca della felicità è, generalmente, identificata con: la ricerca del successo. Il successo si rivela, tuttavia, come un surrogato molto labile ed insoddisfacente della felicità sognata ed agognata. Il raggiungimento di una felicità stabile, cosciente e pienamente soddisfacente, implica una trasformazione profonda della condizione umana.
Terra Cognita: Return to New Guinea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Ten years after his first visit, Chuck McAllister returns to old haunts and familiar faces. But what has become of this nascent island nation in the intervening years? Through his journey, McAllister reflects on the various affects—positive and negative—of the millennial clash between the modern West and the undeveloped “Fourth World.”
Indios muiscas 500 años (1492-1992)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,190. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Brillante descripción de los componentes espirituales, políticos, religiosos, sociales, económicos, militares y científicos de la etnia muisca que habitaba parte de la actual Colombia y fue arrasada por la voracidad de invasores españoles ansiosos de robar y depredar toda la riqueza material de la inofensiva agrupación indígena. Libro altamente recomendado para amantes de la historia sin tapujos.
Why the World is Speaking English - A Sideways Look
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Two revolutions are happening now in the 21st century. One is the explosion in cross-world communication and travel. The other is the acceleration of English as a world language.
The Jade Menagerie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Reading this book business people will save time, money, career and lives in East Asia. Asian studies or MBA students will understand the business culture and ethic. Government employees will learn how to reduce corruption. Knowing your opponent is half the game. Enjoy a comical western view of the East Asian business subculture.
Food, Community, and the Spirit World: An Indian Village Study
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017 by Development Resources Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Indian
This is an ethnographic study of Hindu food beliefs, language, and practices in a rural community of Karnataka State, India. It provides the reader with an unusually detailed view of the intersections of language, food, and social relationships. Food is viewed as an important structuring aspect of the Hindu world view. Includes bibliography and more than 100 photographs.
Who are the Shawnee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Feared by settlers and natives alike, the Shawnee tribe have been misunderstood by people throughout history. Who were these conservative people? What was their daily life like? How were their villages organized? This informative book will answer these questions and more in the first volume of the We are Shawnee series.
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.
Pat's Tavern
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A personalized history of a Chicago neighborhood as I lived if during the 1930's, 40's and 50's as told through stories, poems and essays including photographs.
World Peace Last Resort Ultra
Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Children's Books » How-it-works
“Their no such thing as the unknown, just the temporary hidden…”all welcome to all-inclusive futuristic “relative directions greater good work in progress…. “beneath the blotter stain of can’t get right time.” Global “wisdom (wisdumb= on the brink of the point of no return of uncensored mounting madness, stupefying geological variations of barbaric porcupine ignorance’s.)
Death of the Dragon God Lake: Voices from Tasik Chini, Malaysia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017 by Gerakbudaya London Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
​Death of the Dragon God Lake is a family ethnography focusing on the Jakun of Tasik Chini, Malaysia, and their contemporary struggles. The Orang Asli, West Malaysia's indigenous people have seen efforts to 'modernise' them, and this official spin cloak the denial of Orang Asli self-determination and the concurrent damage being done to their traditional land.
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Where there's anxiety, there will be jokes to express it. Jokes are legitimate folklore--like myth, legend, superstition and song; as such, they reflect what is on people's minds. There's been no shortage of jokes or anxiety, so in this book Dundes reminds us of the jokes we have been telling and reveals the anxiety these jokes reflect. His studies haven't always been popular. Adds a new Foreword.
This Is That: Travel Guide To Canada
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Discover the majesty of Canada—or what the internet calls “One of North America’s Top Three Must-Visit Nations”—in this laugh-out-loud, farcical travel guide from the country’s most celebrated comedy team, This is That.

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