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Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
White Slavery In Colonial America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
Is there a conspiracy to suppress over 150-years of American history? In the time that preceded the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, an entire class of people from Europe to the American colonies have all but vanished. They were kidnapped, put in chains, transported and auctioned. They were white and they were slaves.
Saxo Grammaticus on Slavic Pre-Christian Religion: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Duke Henry the Lion, King Waldemar, and Bishop Absalon answer the Pope's call for the Northern Crusade to Christianize Baltic Slavs. Being successful in achieving their goal, and having subdued the Slavs, they witness the strange and unusual temples, statues, customs, and divination rituals of the Wendish Slavs.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”
Traficada: Diario de una Esclava Sexual (Spanish Version)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
My nombre es Elena y yo solía ser un ser humano. Ahora soy una esclava sexual. Si estás leyendo este diario, entonces es que estoy muerta o he conseguido escapar…
555 Days in Beijing
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
555 Days in Beijing is the story of a Canadian teaching English in China. These journal entries talk about the parts of international travel that come up after the honeymoon period; when you’ve settled in and are living and working as a local. They poignantly and humorously highlight the author’s struggle for recognition as a human being in a foreign culture.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Partea întunecatǎ a societǎţii
Price: $3.26 USD. Words: 35,730. Language: Romanian. Published: August 1, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Conștienți sau nu de opresiune, acesta ne acaparează din ce în ce mai multe sectoare ale vieții. Suntem departe de fericire și libertate, însă societatea are grijă să ne ofere iluzii că am fi pe drumul cel bun.Oamenii și-au cedat sănătatea doctorului, sufletul preotului, banii bancherului și copiii sistemului școlar. Este timpul ca omul să reintre în posesia lor.
A Primer for Individual In Community
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
This 5600 word primer is the third in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the first tier, the individual in community, is presented here.
The First Singularity and Its Fairy Tale Trace
Series: Crystallizations of the Fall. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
This 2700 word essay presents a natural hypothesis addressing the question: Why is our current Lebenswelt not the same as the Lebenswelt that we evolved in?
A Primer on Another Infrasovereign Religion
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 3700 word primer is the tenth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers of interscopes. The third tier is the society tier. In this primer, the entire society tier comes into view.
The First Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 6700 word primer is the fourth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
The Power of the Other | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Henry cloud is the author of the self-help book called the power of the other. This is a book that shows some different ways that people influence each other. This book was written in order to teach people how to build healthy relationships so that they can improve their own lives in addition to the lives of others.
An Essay on Causality in the Empirical and Social Sciences
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
A light-hearted essay comparing the nature of causality in the social and empirical sciences. 3800 words.
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
In het gehele Indo-Europese taalgebied wordt jaarlijks het eind van het oude jaar en de start van het nieuwe jaar gevierd met expressies van de pekzwarte heerser over het Dodenrijk - over de Hel. Hier wordt beargumenteerd dat de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin ook zo'n expressie is. Dit boek is een onafhankelijke publicatie van hoofdstuk 40 in mijn boek over Zwarte Piet.
Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The serpent – is it a symbol of evil or a form of the life-renewing Great Goddess? This fascinating investigation unlocks the archetype of the Serpent Goddess that lies hidden in the world's myths, fairy tales, and images. This updated edition includes additions to the dictionary of over 125 forms of the Serpent Goddess.