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Curious Histories of Provence: Tales from the South of France
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
What better way to really understand a region than by learning its history and listening to its stories? In this book, I’ll share with you some of the intriguing tales that I’ve discovered about that magical place known as Provence. From cicadas to dragons, and Nostradamus to Buffalo Bill, this book is filled with informative and entertaining stories about the south of Franc
Mahishasura
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: Hindi. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The significance of the Mahishasur movement lies in the fact that it seeks to strike at the life force of the brahmanical religion. Basically, there are two claimants of this movement – one is the biggest section within the Hindu religion, which is known as the OBC, and the other is the tribal community, which is out of the pale of the Hindu religion.
Light Love Rituals: Bulgarian Myths, Legends, and Folklore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Non-Religious, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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For children and adults from 8 to 108 who would like to take discover Bulgarian folk tales, legends, and mythology. Whether you want to learn a little about their ancient Thracian origins, or you want to experience rituals practiced throughout the year with a fictitious Bulgarian family, or even if you’re only interested in traditional Bulgarian cuisine, this book has something for everyone.
François Théodore Thistlethwaite's FRENGLISH THOUGHTS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,550. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The product of his Anglo-French parents' mixed genes, any one of François Théodore Thistlethwaite's three alter egos – François, the Marxist Frenchman, the conservative Englishman, Thistlethwaite, or Théodore, their voice of reason - can take possession of the man to expound his views on those things which cause the only similarity between French and English to be the colours of their flag.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Golden Pot of Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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This book is a collection of over 10,000 proverbs and wise sayings from all over the world and across different cultures. Proverbs and wise sayings are as old as mankind. They exist to give us advice and can sometimes also serve a humorous purpose. Proverbs have always served as part of our daily conversations and speeches. It is important that they be preserved through sharing and passing on.
You Can Be a Successful Officiant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding customs
A book for the Officiant or anyone who has ever wanted to be an Officiant to conduct such ceremonies as funeral, baby naming renewal of vows, commitment, house blessing as well as weddings.
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Oggi le Nuvole Ballano il Tango
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Poesie tanguere ‘Io direi che il tango e la milonga esprimono in maniera diretta qualcosa che i poeti spesso hanno cercato di esprimere con le parole: la convinzione che combattere può essere una festa’ Jorge Luis Borges
Tango Argentino in Buenos Aires- 36 Strategien um Glücklich zu Tanzen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: German. Published: May 27, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Strategien, Übungen und Ratschlage um immer glücklich Tango zu tanzen. egal ob in Buenos Aires oder anderswo. Dieses Buch ist eine Liebeserklärung an den Tango, speziell an jene Traditionen, die bald verschwinden, wenn wir sie nicht lebendig halten. Patricia Müller stellt uns den Tango vor, in dem sie über seine historische Entwicklung, Persönlichkeiten und wichtigen Plätzen in Buenos Aires.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,640. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
Honeymoon! A Sizzle or a Fizzle: Prepare Mentally, Physically and Emotionally for the Best Time of Your Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
You’ll find everything you need to know about a Honeymoon to remember in ‘Honeymoon! A Sizzle or a Fizzle’ Whether you’re thinking of leisure from dawn to dusk, activities day and night, great dining experience, learning new skills, touring nature’s wonders or exploring some of the most exotic cities of the world, this book will help you plan the honeymoon of your dreams.
The Fourth Age: Fifth Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The Fourth Age proposes that we can move beyond the short-term, localized periods of peace seen in the Civilized Age and advance toward a period of universal and perpetual peace. This book establishes a philosophy of life and a system of morality that have the potential to eliminate conflict at its source.
So! You want to be British
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is a collection of more than fifty blogs posted by the author over a two year period. Cultural events, national treasures, famous and ordinary people who made the news illustrate what it means to live in Great Britain and to call oneself British. Most articles are quite short with more than a touch of irreverent humour and read together explain what being British really means.