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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.
The 90-Minute Effect: How We Shape Our Lives by the Hollywood Formula and Rarely Reach Our Own Happy Endings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
'The 90-Minute Effect' explores the subtle manner in which all good stories are molded and shows how we as audience members shape our own lives according to what we see on screen and read in books.
RACE: The Elephant in America's Living Room
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
I am white, but I have been going to a black church for the last twenty-one years. I have also continued to go to my original white church. Going to these two very different churches has been amazing, and I have had some very big surprises along the way. But the surprises have to do with things most people are not at all aware of. That's why I had to write about them in this book.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
The White Man’s Guide To Dating Black Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
How White Men Can Start Dating Black women
The Next Big Shift-From Machine to Living System
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dr Nicholas Beecroft describes the evolution of our culture from a materialistic machine into being a fully conscious living system. This is the transcript of a speech given at the at the 21 Century Network. The question posed to the speakers was “What’s the Next Big Shift?” in our culture and society.
'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.
Constructing Qatar: Migrant Narratives from the Margins of the Global System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from South Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world journey to Qatar and the other petroleum-rich states of the Arabian peninsula to work. Constructing Qatar, containing eighteen meticulously crafted migrant stories and two photo essays, is an attempt to illuminate the experiences and perspectives of these transnational laborers.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
Game over
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: German. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Die Besucherzahlen in Thailands Go-Go-Bars, Bier-Bars und anderen Vergnügungsstätten, gehen seit Jahren dramatisch zurück. Die Auswirkungen sind am deutlichsten in den teuersten Rotlichtbezirken Thailands zu sehen, Phuket und Bangkok. Außer in der Hochsaison, sind die Go-Go-Bars und Bierbars meistens gähnend leer. Eine schonungslose Analyse, die unbequeme Wahrheiten aufdeckt.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
The Rebel
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 185,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
A handbook for the man of the future, The Rebel is a comprehensive guide to Osho as a planetary visionary.
The Reality Of God Forces Other Realities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Atheistic and Agnostic studies
If you build a world on the basis of the unknown, the reality or fulfillment will always represent a threat of some sort. The would in which we live uses inferences, hypothises and theories and the primary reference points to substantiate its foundation. This clues us in on why there is so much change and evolution, because little is certain. This is a very unstable position to be in.
FBI Forensic DNA Analysis and Database: CODIS, National DNA Index System, Federal DNA Database Unit (FDDU), Familial Search, Quality Assurance, National DNA Index System (NDIS) Procedures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This essential guide to FBI forensic DNA analysis and database management reproduces important guides and manuals, including the National DNA Index System (NDIS) Operational Procedures Manual, FBI Quality Assurance Standards Audit for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and Federal DNA Database Unit DNA Buccal Collection Kit Training and Procedures.
2010 State of the Future Summary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Can civilization implement solutions fast enough to keep ahead of the looming challenges? The world is in a race between implementing ever-increasing ways to improve the human condition and the seemingly ever-increasing complexity and scale of global problems. The 2010 State of the Future is a guide the the latest thinking on both the challenges and the solutions looming in the near future.
Sentirsi Sole 24 Ore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Il libro metaforicamente è la storia di Davide e Golia, della battaglia vittoriosa dell'intelligenza e della determinazione contro la forza bruta. L'intento di questo viaggio letterario è comprendere chi sia il gigante Golia e quale sia il sasso da scagliare per abbatterlo. Il mio personale Golia era l'isolamento e l' abbattimento psicologico e professionale sofferto, il mio sasso questo libro.
Rotary Foundations and Grants 2: Directory by State for the United States
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
To make it easier for grant applicants to find Rotary foundations to which they could apply in the United States, this book provides a directory of these foundations by state and by city. Apart from location, the names and (when available) the assets of foundations are provided. A separate book in this book series provides an introduction to Rotary foundations for applicants as well as Rotarians.
IRELAND: Mythical, Magical, Mystical: A Guide to Hidden Ireland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Do you find yourself drawn to the magic of the Emerald Isle? Would you like to see places beyond the typical tourist traps? Come, join me on a journey through the mists of legend, into the hidden places of mystery. Practical information on planning your trip to Ireland.