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Global Politics After 9/11: Failed Wars, Political Fragmentation and the Rise of Authoritarianism
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
by David Held The essays in this book were all written by David under the shadow of 9/11 and the wars fought afterwards. They explore the impact of this event on global politics and the many ramifications it has had over time. They try to understand how these developments intersect, and sometime collide, with other events and trends, and they ask what sense we can and should make of them.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften
Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.
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 and 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.
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
'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.
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.