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Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
By Annie Southern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.
Мировая история превращения женщин в подстилки. Книга 2. Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами.
By Andrey Davydov
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: Russian. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Каждая женщина считает себя личностью. Напрасно. Ни одна женщина личностью не является. Вне зависимости от расовой, национальной, профессиональной и прочей принадлежности. Любая женщина живет так, как ее запрограммировал мужчина. Как ему удобно, как ему захотелось. Женщины даже и не предполагают, кто производит образы для того, что они считают своим "Я", и зачем.
Почему курица не птица, а баба не человек. Книга 1. Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами.
By Andrey Davydov
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Каждая женщина считает себя личностью. Напрасно. Ни одна женщина личностью не является. Вне зависимости от расовой, национальной, профессиональной и прочей принадлежности. Любая женщина живет так, как ее запрограммировал мужчина. Как ему удобно, как ему захотелось. Женщины даже и не предполагают, кто производит образы для того, что они считают своим "Я", и зачем.
The Rebel
By OSHO
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 185,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: 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.
Qui tutto va a puttane!
By Gingko edizioni
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: Italian. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Perché vi sono tante prostitute per strada e nelle case, perché le città si popolano di donne che sono costrette a darsi al primo venuto? Chi sono quegli uomini che fermano l’auto? Che cosa dicono, cosa vogliono, come lo chiedono, perché lo fanno? Chi sono le donne che si vendono, quanto guadagnano? Che cos’è davvero il sesso a pagamento?
Our Harvest Being Gathered In: Writings For Thanksgiving
By Doug McCoy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
A collection of Thanksgiving-themed writings, Our Harvest Being Gathered In helps us celebrate the holiday with thankful thoughts from pilgrims, presidents, and poets.
An Executive Summary of Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's 'Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Jonathan Haidt's 'The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Peter Schiff's 'The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy--How to Save Yourself and Your Country'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Paul Krugman's 'End This Depression Now!'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Nate Silver's 'The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Jared Diamond's 'The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A full executive summary of 'The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?' by Jared Diamond. This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
Money Should Be Illegal
By Rolley Hurley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
We have all been misled to believe in an illusion. It is the most powerful manipulative force in existence today. An UN-natural plague capable of influencing human emotion. Most powerfully persuasive, yet conceived in a mere concept. How long will Money continue depriving humanity from its dignity?
An Executive Summary of Niall Ferguson's 'The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition.
An Executive Summary of Howard G. Buffet's '40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
The Wicked Lady
By John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
Too Fast for Too Many
By TROB
Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
A Non - Manifesto on the overlooked effects of t oday’s unparalleled technological progress
An Executive Summary of Alex Pentland's 'Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread--The Lessons from a New Science'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
An Executive Summary of Edward O. Wilson's 'The Social Conquest of Earth'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
MUTUAL AWAKENING
By mutualawakening
Price: Free! Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This book is an introduction to a profound spiritual practice called Mutual Awakening. In truth it is better described as a variety of practices of similar form generally worked with in pairs or small groups. These practices, when guided masterfully, lead those engaged into a shared awakening of consciousness not only within the individuals themselves but more importantly in the space between them