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Divergence - They Are Waiting - a Way Back to the Ancient Wisdom by Michael Mish
Price: $5.99 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 by John Harrison
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.
La Conquista della Felicità: Il Metodo Scientifico Applicato alla Condizione Umana - Vol. IV by Giano Rocca
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.
Indios muiscas 500 años (1492-1992) by Hernán Pérez Correa
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 by Michael Sykes
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.
Food, Community, and the Spirit World: An Indian Village Study by Stanley Regelson
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 by Allison Bruning
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 by Summary Station
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 by Thomas Crane
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 by Sylvester Marshall
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 by Isabel Parker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017 by Gerakbudaya London Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age: Essays on the Global Transition by Jim Tull
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Puma Negra Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age is a collection of fourteen essays written over the past fifteen years by visionary activist, thinker and teacher, Jim Tull and published by C.S. Drury and Puma Negra Publishing. In a contentious world where social action usually means either direct aid or some form of political response, these essays together promote a ‘third way’.
Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity by Rodolfo Tello
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius by Wayne Deeker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
L'Essere Umano e la Realtà Strutturale Storica by Giano Rocca
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 518,480. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
La storia umana sarà autentica "maestra di vita" se ne verrà fatta un'analisi rispondente alla realtà dell'evoluzione complessiva della stessa storia umana e, più in generale, della storia delle strutture sociali realizzate da ogni specie vivente. Tale analisi consentirà di prendere coscienza della natura e dei meccanismi evolutivi della realtà strutturale dell'umanità, la quale diverrà adulta.
The Letlander by Tim Candler
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather while attempting to return to the English Island find work in the hotel and catering industry. Their employer is of English Speaking origin and it's as well that our hero wisely disguises himself as a Letlander while he diligently engages in the many obligations of a housemaid, a waiter and a kitchen hand for an expatriate community of English people.
The Saudi Files: Notes from the Field by Gabi Tree
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Dr Gabrielle Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The Saudi Files: notes from the field are field notes of my ethnographic observations teaching English in Saudi Arabia. Had I aspired to a more traditional discussion of a travellers life in Saudi Arabia, being neither Third World nor Muslim, I would’ve had little to say. As my focus is on human interactions and social structures, there was an abundance to note.
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source by Klaatu
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.
Naked in a Nipa Hut: I'm a Cybersex Gurl and I wanna tell you my story… by Paul Mathews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,360. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Prostitution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A social and anthropological insight into the lives of cybersex models and how they and others perceive their work. Based on several interviews/case studies of ACMs, and addresses issues raised in an earlier book. Also outlines the structure of the sex industry in the Philippines and where ACM-ing may fit within that. 130pp approx.
Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions by Bradley J. Birzer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An in-depth examination of the words, ideas, and professional life of Neil Peart, man of letters.