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When Less Was More: Memories of a Sustainable Lifestyle by Davoud Tehrani (editor) & Ruth Wangerin (editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
In this collection of oral histories collected by college students from elders in their own family circles, people from all over the world described lives that were more in harmony with nature in a time before mass production and mass consumption. The youth learned that it is not possessions that determine the good life, but community and relationships.
Etiket vir Vandag by Anne Dreyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Vir die Moderne Afrikaanssprekende. Ook vir die wat in die buiteland woon.
Buenos Aires desde setenta años atrás by José Antonio Wilde
Price: $5.99 $4.19 USD. (30% off!) Words: 70,290. Language: Spanish. Published: March 22, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Amenas crónicas de como era la vida social, política, económica y cultural en la ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina, al final de la colonia española y comienzos de la república una vez se produjo la independencia de España. Este es un libro indispensable para entender cómo se construyó el tejido social y se articuló la cultura latinoamericana. dentro de un solo continente. Lectura obligada.
The Cultural Cliff by John Loeff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
How do we adapt to the constant changes that occur every day? It could be related to economic, political and social matters. I almost forgot the digital age. Yes, Apple computer comes out with a new gadget every six months; if not, market share will drop for Apple. Are you willing to accept this turmoil or are you from the old school and you prefer no changes what-so-ever?
Scientific Feast (Propositions, Ideas, Realizations – PIR) — Part Three by Chris Myrski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,100. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Essay » Sociology
This is a common folder with various papers, in which are expressed all kinds of my scientific and popular ideas, which are divided here for the moment in three parts. The initials PIR are my invention, because in Russian, this means feast In the third part are some ideas for the society (about law and justice, with mathematical calculations), business and banks, as also about new calendar.
Научный ПИР (предложения, идеи, разработки) – Часть Третья by Chris Myrski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: Russian. Published: September 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Essay » Sociology
Это сборная папка со всякими статьями, в которых изложены разные мои научные и популярные идеи, которые поделены здесь пока в три части. Инициалы ПИР моя выдумка, что это как бы пир ума. В третьей части некоторые идеи для общества (о правосудии, с математическими выкладками), бизнеса и банках, как и о новом календаре.
Pelisse, Redingote, or Walking Dress: History Notes Book 5 by Suzi Love
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Coat, Pelisse, Redingote, Walking Dress, Promenade Dress. These coats or jackets all did the same job and colors and styles changed greatly with the prevailing fashions. Enjoy lots of historical and edited images from fashion plates and extant garments.
Spencers or Regency Jackets: History Notes Book 4 by Suzi Love
Series: History Notes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
What was fashionable for outer wear in the early 1800s? Call them what you like: Spencers, short jackets, or Regency jackets. They provided modesty and warmth and styles and colors changed greatly with the prevailing fashions of the time. Enjoy these historical and edited images of purses and the changes in styles and colors.
The Baby Boomer: Growing Up on the Family Farm by Austin Edward Sears
You set the price! Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The Baby Boomer: Growing Up on the Family Farm is a heart felt remembrance of those curious, and wonderful, and confusing days of yore when kids like us first made our way out into the world. It is a humorous, comical, and disarmingly direct accounting of living on a family farm that shares history, insights and wisdom about the booboo's and BOOBOO'S we made while growing up.
Оцеляване По Български (Лично Проверено) by Chris Myrski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: Bulgarian. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Essay » Sociology
In Bulgarian. Това са дълги разсъждения за живота в градски условия в страни с нисък стандарт, като България. Разгледани са древни правила за разумен живот, стратегии на оцеляване, възможни икономии, използуване на треви, гъби, и каквото може от природата, и как да не ходим по лекари и да живеем здравословно; накрая има и някои специфични умения. Не липсва и поетично Приложение.
Mitos, Leyendas y Dioses Chibchas by Jesús Arango Cano
Series: Historia de Colombia. Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off!) Words: 27,140. Language: Spanish. Published: April 19, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
EnMitos, Leyendas y Dioses Chibchas, el escritor colombiano José Arango Cano, reconstruye con descripicones ricas en figuras literarias las más resaltantes, crónicas y rasgos culturales de la fantástica concepción sociocultural e imaginativas creaciones sicosociales de los chamanes y asesores espiritules de los zipas y los zaques, encargados de someter las tribus al arbitrio de los caciques.
Выживание По Болгарски (Лично Проверенно) by Chris Myrski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: Russian. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Essay » Sociology
In Russian. Это эссе об основных правилах жизни при низком жизненном стандарте, как в Болгарии. Материал разношёрстный, но не абстрактный, а базируется на проверенных автором методах и приёмах. Изложение начинается общими указаниями о разумном способе жизни и основными стратегиями выживания, продолжает конкретными указаниями о пропитании в городах, и заканчивается специфическими умениями.
Bulgarian Survival (Personally Tried) by Chris Myrski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Essay » Sociology
This is an essay about basic rules for living by low living standard, as in Bulgaria. The material is quite motley in its character, yet isn't abstract but is based on checked by the author methods & techniques. It contains: general advices for reasonable life, main strategies for survival, concrete recommendations for subsistence in urban conditions, and some special skills; + poetical Appendix.
Voice: Essays by Jaydeep Shah by Jaydeep Shah
Price: $1.99 $1.39 USD. (30% off!) Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
"The supernatural power given by the God is the voice. Don't waste it being silent." -Jaydeep Shah Voice is a non-fiction book that includes essays about cultures and values, and social issues that describe the ongoing situation around the world based on various perspectives of cultures and values, social stratification, and community issues.
Christmas Traditions and Customs. by Kerry Butters
Series: Educational Books. · All Of My Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Christmas Traditions and Customs.Why do we celebrate Christmas? What is Boxing Day for? Why were Christmas Crackers invented? What was the Star of Bethlehem? The story of Christmas Carols, The Yule log. Find the Answers to all these, And lots more in this book.
Curious Histories of Provence: Tales from the South of France by Margo Lestz
Price: $1.49 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
Canadian? Me? - Celebrating Life in This Land Together by Kevin Alan McGill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
"Canadian? Me?" is for anyone who wants to celebrate the experience of living in this land. Want to put some meaning into the holidays? Want to feel included rather than excluded? "Canadian? Me?" is for you! In a pageant-style meant to capture the spirit of Being Canadian, the book presents a model for shared celebration times and "reasons for the seasons".
Boys by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Boys author Bob Fields depicts an accurate and vivid description of young adolescent males in the 1940's & early 1950's in rural Maine. Fields’ perceptive analysis of boy’s personality traits and how they influence their attitude toward life (and girls) is on target. The onset of testosterone further complicates boy’s views about girls and sets up conflict and confusion about sex.
The Age of Locust by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government work. Several programs were launched by the State to definitively eradicate it.
A Crash Course on the Filipino Culture for Foreigners: A Fun Way to Learn About the Fascinating People and their Ways of Life in the Philippines by Stefan Wurtzbach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Stefan Wurtzbach. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This book had been written to introduce foreigners to the complex but very fascinating culture of the Filipino people. Having been among Filipinos for 10 years, I have been through all phases of immersion into a whole new different culture. It had been both tough and fun for me. I hope to make it mostly fun for you by sharing my thoughts and observations through this small book.