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Ecologia del cultivo, manejo y usos del nopal
Price: Free! Words: 137,840. Language: Spanish. Published: May 28, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Actualmente el cambio climático es uno de los más grandes retos que el mundo debe enfrentar, y en el futuro las sequias prolongadas y la desertificación son los temas – entre otros-, que atenderán muchos países, especialmente en África y Asia, donde los campesinos pobres y pequeños productores serán severamente afectados.
Milk and Dairy Products in Human Nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: Simple English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear
Price: Free! Words: 127,050. Language: Simple English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges the world must meet today and in the future. Prolonged droughts and desertification are among the issues faced by many countries, especially in Africa and Asia, where the rural poor and smallholders are most heavily affected.
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.
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.
2018 El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura: Cumplir los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible
Price: Free! Words: 106,340. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2018 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la edición de 2018 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se hace hincapié en el papel del sector en el cumplimiento de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible y de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y en la medida del avance hacia la consecución de esos objetivos.
Muktedirler Zamanı
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 138,880. Language: Turkish. Published: November 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Ekrem İmamoğlu'nun çift mazbatalı belediye başkanı olma süreci...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Развитие науки и технологий: проблемы и перспективы развития: сборник научных трудов по материалам Международной научно-практической к
Price: Free! Words: 109,780. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
В сборнике научных трудов рассматриваются актуальные вопросы экономических, социологических, исторических исследований, проблемы развития техники, технологий, инноваций, вопросы педагогической науки, филолологии и литературоведения, ественнонаучных исследований, юриспруденции по материалам международной научно-практической конференции «Развитие науки и технологий: проблемы и перспективы развития»
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.
Le cronache militari del Regno di Napoli e l'evoluzione tecnico-tattica della guerra verso il declino dell'egemonia spagnola (1668-1707)
Price: Free! Words: 275,040. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Una "full immersion" in una dimenticata dimensione storica. Libro del tipo 'work in progress', quindi con 'editing' frequente; si consiglia pertanto di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito 'download'. Si consiglia di leggere con PDF Xchange Editor perché non distorce il testo.
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.
Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
This is journalist Sam Quinones' classic collection of nonfiction tales about Mexican immigrants, the border, and more. A dazzling follow-up to his cult classic, True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx. Quinones chronicles the tale of the Tomato King, of a high-school soccer season in Kansas, and of Mexican corruption in an L.A. County town.
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.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
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A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
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...