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A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look At The World And America Through Travel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
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Ever thought about visiting exotic countries? How about traveling and experiencing stereotypes and prejudices? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us and reshapes our opinions of the world.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Fishful Thinking
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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The book draws together proverbs, quotations and reflections on fish, and through them explores life itself. It fits into the category of gift, inspiration and self-help books. Fishful Thinking, challenges the reader with different and often amusing thinking assignments.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sex trade
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A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
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Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
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.
Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
The Key to Mythic Victoria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
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A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Dust Net
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 64,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
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Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
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Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
Why I Won't Hire Black People
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
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Have you ever wondered why certain groups of people are rarely the first choice for employment? Would you rather have someone of a different race provide you with services such as fixing your car, caring for your child or preparing your taxes? Is the only reason there is diversity in your office a direct result of affirmative action?
The Real and Imaginary Atlantis
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
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A new theory of Atlantis is developed assuming that Plato’s tale was based on an original story that was badly muddled as it was passed on by word of mouth. By removing the apparent errors from the story a revised Atlantis is proposed. An era in the ancient world is identified that has many similarities to this revised Atlantis, and points to the possible location of the large island and seaport.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
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There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.
Well Water Woman
Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
The Future of Western Civilization-Introduction to the Series
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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Melanie Mortiboys interviews Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft on the purpose and vision for his Future of Western Civilization series of interviews with visionary leaders.
China Experts the Unorthodox
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.