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We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
By Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
THE SACRED MATRIX: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
By Dieter Duhm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
We all have a longing for a better world. Some of us even dare to think that such a world is actually possible, and that a world of peace, love, cooperation and abundance for all is necessary to our survival. "The Sacred Matrix" by Dieter Duhm is a manual on how to build such a new culture so that this profound yearning of humanity can be satisfied.
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Find Real Love
By Joe Kort
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gay and Lesbian studies
Would the small gay boy you once were look up to the gay man you have become in your relationships? This is the question Joe Kort will help you answer in this book based on his widely successful first book, 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives. In this book he continues the conversation by exploring the topics of love and intimacy.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
By T.D. Wilson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
El Chingonario. Uso, reuso y abuso del chingar
By Maria Montes de Oca
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: Spanish. Published: July 26, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
El chingonario es un diccionario del verbo mas usado en Mexico: chingar. Aquí se podrán encontrar palabras y expresiones derivadas del mismo, así como su definición y nuevas invenciones con las que se puede jugar. Cada definición se acompaña con ejemplos para usarlas en el momento mas pertinente.
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
By E. Jane Davidson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
China Experts the Unorthodox
By Chi Chu Chang
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.
Wakeup Calls Ordinary People - Extraordinary Events
By Fred Cheyette
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A compilation of true stories of strange and inexplicable occurrences.
Culture Briefing: Mexico - Your guide to Mexican culture and customs
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Mexico provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Mexican people. Whether traveling to Mexico, working on a class paper or doing business with the Mexicans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Mexico an invaluable resource.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
By Michael N. Nagler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Dear Editor:
By Jorg Aadahl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,610. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(4.00 from 1 review)
Progressive,opinionated, LTE's, free to be copied and/or modified and re-published. Gun control,politics,religion, LGBT, War onWomen,torture,Islam,terrorism,9/11,healthcare,Planned Parenthood, taxation,job creation, human rights, circumcision, supreme court, secularism, Constitution,socialsecurity,patriotism,Obamacare,presidential qualifications,Pat Tillman assassination, has GOP any future?
Wolf or Dog?
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
There are two types of human being - “wolves” (aggressive, assertive dominants who are determined to get what they want) and “dogs” (timid, domesticated, submissives, continually at the mercy of the wolves). Capitalism is a wolf ideology. Christianity, Islam and Judaism are dog religions - intent on forcing you onto your knees and making you obey endless commandments. Are YOU wolf or dog?
A Girl's Guide to the Heroine's Journey
By Valerie Frankel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Suitable for all ages, this book examines 17 myths of the heroic woman from around the world. Asian, European, African, Native American (North AND South America), Australian, and Oceanic stories are re-told, examined, and discussed in detail. Each examination includes activities designed to appeal to girls 7 years old and older.
The Fourth Branch
By John Pepin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Do you agree that our legislators should be held to their own laws? Shouldn't the mechanism of government be put to the people's benefit instead of the politician's? And isn't it a fundamentally unfair system, where the government forces us to follow their laws... but refuse even to follow our Constitution? If you agree, you need to read... The Fourth Branch.
Y is for You Are Not Who You Think I Am
By Osho Rose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Shadow-buster, "Y is for You Are Not Who You Think I Am" by Osho Rose, shows how to deal with negative people's projections to set you free. Spiritual seekers love humanity but can hate people. How can we actually love people instead of offering them a hesitant half-smile? Love, in spite of shadows and projections, is possible with awareness, even during a social attack. Be the cosmos you are!
An Executive Summary of Nate Silver's 'The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
By Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
An Executive Summary of Alex Pentland's 'Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread--The Lessons from a New Science'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
Alien Invasion - Inside Area 51
By Patrick M. Mariano
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a set of interviews I made between 2012 and 2013 across the United States and the United Kingdom and I’m probably the very first journalist to have accessed Area 51. If you ever wondered if we are alone in this universe, the answer is No. Aliens are closer than you could imagine.
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
By Devin Thorpe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.