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Bigfoot Observer's Field Manual
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yah-ta-hey. Welcome! May I assume that you are interested in Forest Giants and wish to arrange your very own peaceful encounter? I won’t tell you that it is easy. Nevertheless, it is possible and even probable — but only if you follow to the letter the systematic sugges tions contained within this manual. Take care, my friend.
Caught in Traffick
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
'Caught in Traffick' is the sequel to 'Known to Social Services', and continues the story of social worker Diane Foster. Set mainly in Thailand; Diane and her partner Ethan are on a working holiday, blissfully unaware of the dangers lurking against the beautiful backdrop of white beaches and glorious monuments. With gripping twists and turns, hair-raising rescue attempts & heart breaking tragedies
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.
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
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.
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.
Becoming a Change Artist
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 · Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.
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.
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $9.69 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
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.
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.”
'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.
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.
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.