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Communism in Ambush
Price: Free! Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017 by Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Communism is an ideology that drowned the 20th century in blood. Communist dictators such as Lenin, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot slaughtered 120 million people without batting an eye. Most of these were civilians from their own people. Tens of millions of men and women, from the elderly to young people and babies in arms, lost their lives to this cold, hard, savage ideology.
Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing (Updated Edition with New Hospice Story)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Last Wish portrays unvarnished, real-life stories of people reaching the end of life and struggling with approaching mortality. They will inspire you through their courage, conviction and spirit, and shine a light on the world of the intensive care unit. Last Wish also contains a decision-making "Compass" to guide you through the choices in life, death and what happens in-between.
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
Price: Free! Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
Light Love Rituals: Bulgarian Myths, Legends, and Folklore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Non-Religious, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For children and adults from 8 to 108 who would like to take discover Bulgarian folk tales, legends, and mythology. Whether you want to learn a little about their ancient Thracian origins, or you want to experience rituals practiced throughout the year with a fictitious Bulgarian family, or even if you’re only interested in traditional Bulgarian cuisine, this book has something for everyone.
A Derailment
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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)
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
(5.00 from 1 review)
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Justify This 2006 - 2007
Series: Justify This series. Price: Free! Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Discrimination, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Justify This series of books is a blow by blow account of one person's true story of alleged disability (diabetes) discrimination in the workplace, leading to legal cases against a multinational employer and international countries, through local courts, national courts, international courts, and the United Nations.
Celebrating Love's Special Moments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book deals with both formal and informal celebrations that surround love, whether expressed as a legal commitment, such as a wedding, or an emotional one such as retirement. To the old well -known occasions have been added a few innovations, including the celebration of separation when disillusioned partners are ready to break away; perhaps even willing to search out another love.
Dear Editor:
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 183,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(4.00 from 1 review)
Progressive, opinionated, LTE's, free to copy and/or modify and re-publish. Gun control, politics, religion, LGBT, War on Women, torture, Islam, terrorism, 9/11, healthcare, Planned Parenthood, taxation, job creation, human rights, circumcision, supreme court, secularism, Constitution, social security, patriotism, Obamacare, presidential qualifications, Pat Tillman assassination, GOP's future?
A Plague of People
Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
Sexist Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(3.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all. A collection of 110 exposes and analyses of everyday sexist shit that pisses me off.
Golden Pot of Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
(1.00 from 1 review)
This book is a collection of over 10,000 proverbs and wise sayings from all over the world and across different cultures. Proverbs and wise sayings are as old as mankind. They exist to give us advice and can sometimes also serve a humorous purpose. Proverbs have always served as part of our daily conversations and speeches. It is important that they be preserved through sharing and passing on.