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Where White Men Fear to Tread: The Autobiography of Russell Means
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 261,620. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
An autobiography of epic scope--the riveting, controversial story of Russell Means, the most revolutionary Indian leader of the Twentieth Century. Where White Men Fear to Tread (written with Marvin J. Wolf) tells the absorbing story of the accountant-turned-Indian activist who burst onto the national scene when he led a seventy-one-day armed takeover of Wounded Knee, South Dakota in 1973.
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Thinking about the Future, by Andy Hines and Peter Bishop, distills the expertise of three dozen senior foresight professionals into a set of essential guidelines for carrying out successful strategic foresight. Presented in a highly scannable yet personable style, each guideline includes an explanation and rationale, key steps, a case example, and resources for further study.
Military Brats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
A startling, groundbreaking exploration, Military Brats is the first book to analyze what it means to grow up in the military. Based on five years of research, this book probes the consequences—both positive and negative—of being raised in a family characterized by rigid discipline, nomadic rootlessness, dedication to military mission, and the threat of war and personal loss.
Framing 9/11, 3rd Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,560. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
One of the readers of the first edition of this book considered it to be the best work that has been written on the subject of 9/11. The 3rd edition seeks to make a very good book even better. The current, updated edition of Framing 9/11 involves more than 150 pages of new material covering, among other things, the 9/11 views of Sam Harris, Noam Chomsky, and Rebekah Roth.
Cómo terminan las democracias
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,910. Language: Spanish. Published: July 5, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Éste es un libro realmente importante sobre un tema que también lo es: el del peligro que entraña para la democracia y para Occidente el totalitarismo expansionista de la Rusia soviética. Jean-Francois Revel analiza con su rigor y clarividencia habituales las circunstancias y causas de la situación política mundial en la década de 1980, desmonta pieza a pieza el mecanismo de las mismas.
The Gospel according to The Simpsons, Bigger and Possibly Even Better!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
The Simpsons is one of the longest running, funniest, most irreverent, and, according to some religious leaders, the most theologically relevant show on television today. Journalist Mark Pinsky explores the religious and spiritual aspects of Bart, Homer, and the rest of cartoon's first family–a show strongly denounced by many conservative Christians back in 1989, but now viewed favorably by many.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
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.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
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.
The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In this follow-up to his best-selling The Gospel According to The Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family, religion journalist Mark Pinsky explores the role that the animated features of The Walt Disney Company have played in the moral and spiritual development of generations of children. Pinsky explores the religious, moral, and theological themes in 31 Disney films.
Essential Guide to Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad, Civil War Intelligence and Spying, Leadership, Life of Slavery, Servant Leader, Spirituality, Women in the Civil War, Minority Women Officers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of important government reports and studies dealing with the incredible life of Harriet Tubman.
The Sacred Matrix: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 152,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Anthropology
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.
True Tale From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, The Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
A cult classic of a book from Mexico’s vital margins – stories of drag queens and Oaxacan Indian basketball players, popsicle makers and telenovela stars, migrants, farm workers, a slum boss, slain narcoballadeer Chalino Sanchez, a lynching, and a doomed tough guy. From Sam Quinones - one of the great contemporary reporters out of Mexico, the border, and the immigrant diaspora.
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.
Blood, Bullets and Bodies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The true story of Blood, Bullets and Bodies: a critical multimedia exposé of the historical circumstances that have made crime and violence – bullets, blood and dead bodies – the number one problem in late 20th and early 21st century Jamaica.
Parentectomy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
When parents separate and divorce, kids come last in family law. Should children's welfare be measured in "billable hours"? Christine Giancarlo thinks kids come first and need both parents. Parentectomy moves us toward that goal... for the sake of the children...
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Leaders' Handbook Field Manual - FM 3-19.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Police Leaders' Handbook Field Manual (FM 3-19.4) addresses military police (MP) maneuver and mobility support (MMS), area security (AS), internment and resettlement (I/R), law and order (L&O), and police intelligence operations (PIO) across the full spectrum of Army operations.
Wondering into Thai Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Wondering into Thai Culture by Mont Redmond Or Thai Whys and Otherwise New 2012 Edition A timeless work, first published as articles in The Nation and then printed as a book and reprinted several times.
Hindsight: True Love & Mischief in the Golden Age of Porn
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 182,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Pornography
HINDSIGHT is one man's remarkably revealing story about sex and relationships, on the silver screen and in his private life. Howie Gordon (screen name Richard Pacheco) was an award-winning actor during The Golden Age of Porn, whose memoir does not duck the question, “What about love?”