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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
You set the price! 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 and 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.
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age: Essays on the Global Transition
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’.
Mierda: Símbolos y Significados
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: Spanish. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
“MIERDA: Símbolos y Significados” es un estudio semiótico sobre la generación de símbolos y significados a partir de la gestión de los desechos corporales a cuatro niveles: 1. Individual 2. Humano 3. Semiótico 4. Instrumental
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
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
Price: Free! 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.
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
The Letlander
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.
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.
Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions
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.
A Windral
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,690. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather have been released upon their own recognizance. Free from the disciplines and follies of the barracks and with no thought for their own better judgment our two Sphinx Sabeans choose to engage in a quest for JH. They are soon engaged in the pox of aimless wandering during which our hero gets a pair of free boots and he discovers his grandfather might have been a Saint.
Mathurin
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Tells of our hero's preoccupation with the initials JH, the failure of King Alfred, the Sabean understanding of punishment, the Sheedi veneration of the crocodile, the continuing domination of Saxons by their Norman Overlords, and onward into the world.

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