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Voluntary guidelines to support the integration of genetic diversity into national climate change adaptation planning
Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
The guidelines take account of the characteristics of different genetic resources for food and agriculture which face different challenges and opportunities in respect to climate change. The objectives of the guidelines are to promote the use of genetic resources for food and agriculture in climate change adaptation and support their integration into national climate change adaptation planning.
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Essays
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Urban Myths & Legends, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more...... A wonderful collection of short stories recalling some of the popular British legends and heroes who, once upon a time, made Britain great.
Urban Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Tales of Revenge and The Rich & Famous
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad and many more.... Good Short Stories & Urban Legends: Tales of Revenge and the Rich & Famous
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
David Bowie & Mick Jagger - And Other Rock & Roll Urban Myths
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more..... Essays of Rock & Roll Urban Legends including the famous stories of David Bowie & Mick Jagger's love affair,Paul McCartney's car crash, Van Halen's M&M tantrums, Mick Jagger and that Mars Bar & Keith Moon
The Flying Dutchman: Sea Mysteries: Mary Celeste: Bermuda Triangle: Eilean Mor: Buster Crabb: USO
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo: Six of history's finest, and famous, sea mysteries.
Scopurile statului mondial
Series: Lucrări despre Statul Mondial. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: Romanian. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Această lucrare explorează #50 de scopuri pozitive ale statului mondial; (ii) oferă un punct de referinţă pentru cei care caută scopuri pozitive ale statului mondial.
L'Essere Umano e la Realtà Strutturale Storica
Price: Free! Words: 518,480. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
La storia umana sarà autentica "maestra di vita" se ne verrà fatta un'analisi rispondente alla realtà dell'evoluzione complessiva della stessa storia umana e, più in generale, della storia delle strutture sociali realizzate da ogni specie vivente. Tale analisi consentirà di prendere coscienza della natura e dei meccanismi evolutivi della realtà strutturale dell'umanità, la quale diverrà adulta.
El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas 2015-16 (SOCO) Comercio y seguridad alimentaria: lograr un mayor equilibrio entre las prioridades nacionales y el bien colectivo
Price: Free! Words: 38,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El objetivo de la presente edición de El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas es de reducir la actual polarización de las opiniones sobre los efectos del comercio agrícola en la seguridad alimentaria y la manera en que este debería gobernarse para conseguir que una mayor apertura al comercio beneficie a todos los países.
The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015–16 (SOCO). Trade and food security: achieving a better balance between national priorities and the collective good
Price: Free! Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets aims to reduce the current polarization of views on the impacts of agricultural trade on food security and on the manner in which agricultural trade should be governed to ensure that increased trade openness is beneficial to all countries.
La situation des marchés des produits agricoles 2015-16 (SOCO): Commerce et sécurité alimentaire: trouver un meilleur équilibre entre les priorités nationales et le bien commun
Price: Free! Words: 37,570. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’objectif de cette édition de La situation des marchés des produits agricoles est d’atténuer la polarisation actuelle des points de vue sur les impacts qu’a le commerce des produits agricoles sur la sécurité alimentaire, et sur la manière dont le commerce agricole devrait être régi de sorte qu’une ouverture accrue aux échanges profite à tous les pays.
Was Walt Disney Frozen?: Famous Urban Myths: And Other Legends
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the best selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries, Urban Myths & Legends and many more... 22 of the World's Most Famous Urban Myths including tales of Walt Disney, James Dean, Eric Clapton, Eddie Murphy, Van Halen & the M&Ms, Mick Jagger and that Mars Bar, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, Keith Moos and the Swimming Pool and many more...
Food Snobbery: An Intersectional Analysis of Fat, Feminism, Poverty, Disability & Health
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2015 by Outspoken Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
The line between food enthusiasts and food snobs can be a thin one, and when, "It's easier!", "It's cheaper!", etc. drown out your insistence that the intersecting oppressions of disability, poverty, racism and fat-phobia play a part, then that line has been crossed. Food Snobbery, an extended essay by Philippa Willitts, takes an intersectional approach to critically addressing these issues.
Understanding Predatory Leadership: The First Step Toward a World Free of War, Corruption and Poverty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
This book describes how narcissists and psychopaths are successful at gaining power and control, and then manipulate and exploit instead of lead. By learning how these predators, without conscience or concern, initiate and sustain actions and policies that cause so much harm to so many around the world, readers will be able to make better choices leading, eventually, to a kinder civilization.
Brattish Isles
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Sarcastic look at nationalism in the British Isles. 5 poems re: Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Cornwall & Man. England lurks in the background unspoken. Opines that the world is better rid of the nations. Some shots at the Jews.
Our Sex Saturated Society
Price: Free! Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
American society is obsessed with sex. This obsession has led to extreme results that would be considered appalling by prior generations, such as: rampant premarital sex which increases AIDS while decreasing trust and commitment between partners; gays/lesbians elevating sex to such an extreme it has become their god; and abortions in which innocent unborns are sometimes yanked out piece by piece.
Transitioning Effortlessly Between Cultures
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travellers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Urban Myths: Short Stories: Urban Myths & Legends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Hundreds of the world's famous Urban Myths and Legends. 'Aren't you glad you didn't turn on the light?'
Children's Nursery Rhymes: The Dark History & Origins of Kid's Nursery Rhymes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: The dark history and real origins of our favourite children's nursery rhymes. The stories you were told by your grandmother and the ghoulish reality of them.