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One too many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The single greatest threat that magnifies every other damage we are doing to this planet, is the numbers of our own species. How can we reverse this tendency? How can we put our numbers under control and why? This book promises to show the way for the salvation of humanity before it collapses under its own weight.
If Einstein was into politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
A breakthrough in political thinking promises this book with just one original question? Have we ever thought if the population of a community, the sheer size of its members is directly related to the possibility or not of its democratic character? Can true democracy exist only in small societies? Is there an inherent social design for humans, as there is for other species?
The mother and the hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
The first book of the newancient system (A1) that contains its values and basic guidelines that show to everyone how to deal and resolve the modern problems of humanity.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science
Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science includes introductions to Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) research, methodology and findings. It documents the innovative approach of the Virtual Math Teams Project from 2002-2015. The project's influential methods of interaction analysis have not been described and motivated in such detail before.
Letters to Tiptree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,340. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alice Sheldon’s birth, and in recognition of the enormous influence of both James Tiptree Jr (Sheldon's pen name) and Sheldon herself on the field, Twelfth Planet Press has published a selection of thoughtful letters written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans to celebrate and recognise her work.
Sistematik Ve Alfabetik Sınıflama Düzenlerinin Bilgiye, Belgeye Konusal Erişim Açısından Karşılaştırılması
Price: Free! Words: 77,400. Language: Turkish. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Essay » Literature
Sınıflama sadece eserlerin raflarda konularına göre sistematik olarak düzenlenmesi şeklinde görülemez. Aksi takdirde sınıflama gibi önemli ve çok geniş bir kavramı fazlasıyla dar bir anlamda ele alıyor ve faydalarından cüzi miktarda yararlanıyor olmuş oluruz. Bu da gerçeği, olanı yansıtmaz. Sınıflamanın kısaca, benzer bilgi ve belgeleri bir araya getirme, gruplandırma faaliyeti..
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Données sur la composition des aliments
Price: Free! Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La publication Données sur la composition des aliments propose un ensemble de directives visant à aider les spécialistes et les organisations engagés dans l’analyse des aliments, dans la compilation, la diffusion et l’utilisation des données.
Datos de composición de alimentos
Price: Free! Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este libro proporciona una guía inestimable para los profesionales de la investigación sobre salud y agricultura, la formulación de políticas, la reglamentación y la inocuidad de los alimentos, la obtención de nuevos productos alimenticios, la epidemiología y otros muchos sectores de actividad para los que los datos de composición de alimentos constituyen un recurso fundamental.
La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2013
Price: Free! Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le raisonnement développé dans la publication La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2013: mettre les systèmes alimentaires au service d’une meilleure nutrition est le suivant: pour améliorer la nutrition et réduire ces coûts, il faut prendre comme point de départ l’alimentation et l’agriculture.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013
Price: Free! Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En el informe sobre El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013: Sistemas alimentarios para una mejor nutrición se sostiene que para mejorar la nutrición y reducir estos costos debe comenzarse por la alimentación y la agricultura.
Food Composition Data - Production, Management and Use
Price: Free! Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Studies of the relationship between diet and health have led to increased interest in the range of biologically active constituents present in foods that accompany the nutrients, and data for these constituents are often required, as are data for additives and contaminants. A well-designed data system can accommodate non-nutrient data.
Fats and Fatty Acids in Human Nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in their roles as technical agencies of the United Nations (UN), are charged with providing science-based guidance on food and nutrition to national governments and the international community.
Edible insects
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and 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.
I Am Vietnamese
Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Essay » Sociology
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
Puppets of Faith: Theory of Communal Strife
Price: Free! Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
How is it that the western-educated, non-conformist, Muslim youth all over, not to speak of the fresh converts that too from the Christian world get attracted to fight for Islam and die for it? This novel exercise that delves into this least explored aspect of Islamic ethos has the potential to expand the horizons of the Muslim mind for universal good.
Antiutopias
Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990