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Hand to Mouth | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,200. 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.
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.)
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.
The Saudi Files: Notes from the Field by Gabi Tree
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. 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.
On Globalization: How State Formation Shapes Gender Roles by Dina Hernandez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This manuscript shows how gender plays an important part across the globe, specifically women’s role throughout the United States, Baule, and Tongan society. It displays women’s changing role, to that of men’s, overtime and across geographical locations to better show disparities. Historically women have attended to their families in different ways from that of men.
Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy by Jason Wallace
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.
Vintilă Mihăilescu despre uitare, fasole, cârnați, speranță și sentimentul național by Iulian Comanescu
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.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎) by Shi-Hui Lee & Paul Mathews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 15, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
外國人眼中的台灣到底是什麼樣子？ 他們到底在台灣停留多久？ 他們在台灣做些什麼？ 台灣人友善聰明嗎？ 台灣應該是中國的一部分嗎？ 你的疑惑好奇，都可以在這本書得到解答！ 一起來探索那些「白色猴子們」在福爾摩莎做些什麼吧！ What do foreigners think of Taiwan? How long do they stay? What do they do? Are Taiwanese friendly & smart? Should Taiwan join China? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study of Taiwan. Find out what these strange "white monkeys" get up to in this Formosa….
Crónicas de los perdidos by Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Crónicas de los Feelsonsteel, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Exploring Cultures: A Traveler's Guide to Figuring Out the Natives by Bob Martin
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Exploring Cultures helps you broaden your horizons by showing you how to discover and understand the culture, customs and ways of the people who live where you travel. Find out 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.
Eating Our Way Toward Civilization: How food processing shaped human body, mind and cultures by Nataly Sielicki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
In the series of short essays the author overviews works of anthropologists, archeologists, cultural sociologists, historians and gastronomists who argue that the cooking played a significant role in human evolution and history, and sometimes even whole Empires “were built not by the sword but by the spoon”.
Inspire Your Inner Global Leader: True Stories for New Leaders by Deborah Levine
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
True Stories for New Leaders are food for thought leaders. Be inspired and entertained by the adventures of Culture Guru Deborah Levine. Share her journey from Jewish soldier's letters of WW II, to the British island of Bermuda, Harvard University, New York City's garment district and the Oklahoma City bombing. Map your own journey to a global mindset and global leadership.
Old Superstitions - Rituals & Beliefs by Amalia Esposito
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Vecchie Superstizioni - Riti e Credenze by Amalia Esposito
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Contrariamente a quanto comunemente si ritiene molte credenze superstiziose hanno una loro profonda razionalità, più o meno percepibile, che rende anche ragione della loro permanenza nel corso dei secoli, pur se connesse a modelli di civiltà, economia e cultura, oggi in gran parte superati. Tanti modi di fare, atteggiamenti e comportamenti della gente, risultano condizionati da queste credenze.
Superstitions - What's True? by Flora Anselmi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
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.
Transformations in Mississippian Native American Culture by Jabe Fincher, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » American
This tells of the cultural changes in the Mississippian period Native Americans to include deculuration.