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The Human Civilization
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Throughout this book, I create a comprehensive model of a civilization from all perspectives: cognitive, objective, higher, and empirical, model that may be used to study and understand any civilization. I also use this model in order to study the Human Civilization, along with all civilizations influencing the Human Civilization, directly and implicitly.
Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan 2017–2019 for Asia and the Pacific
Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
The Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan aims to provide focus for the FAO gender-related work in Asia and the Pacific and identify delivery mechanisms for the period 2017-2019.
Averting risks to the food chain: A compendium of proven emergency prevention methods and tools
Price: Free! Words: 22,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication, based on 23 FCC-EMPRES information sheets published on a monthly basis by the FCC Intelligence and Coordination Unit of the FAO Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, showcases some of the best practices currently in use. It promises to help experts, policy makers, national institutions, and development workers in our joint pursuit of a world without hunger.
Sherlock Holmes non è morto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Con una raffica d’interventi l’Autore scava nell’attualità dei nostri giorni. Non risparmia critiche al potere e affonda i suoi giudizi appuntiti come la lama di un coltello nel tessuto sociale più scottante. Questa non-fiction politicamente scorretta è scritta in uno stile non convenzionale e si legge come le pagine di un romanzo. Il romanzo della vita, dove ormai la realtà supera la fantasia
You Can't Sleep Here: A Clown's Guide to Surviving Homelessness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Homelessness is like a snowstorm - you never know when it'll strike. I wrote this book from my first-hand perspective of homelessness. It's to help you deal with life in the unforgiving street. My approach is humorous in nature, after all, isn't being homeless bad enough without me making it seem so hopeless?
Our Digital Rights to the City
Price: Free! Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment. Edited by: Joe Shaw and Mark Graham.
Secession: Plan “V” Toward a 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR)
Price: Free! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Fomite. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Given the exigencies of the time, Fomite offers a series of bound pamphlets on urgent political, social, cultural, and organizing issues from a radical, anti-capitalist viewpoint.
Samenvatting van Robert Cialdini's Pre-Suasion
Series: De Cialdini collectie ยท De Beïnvloeden Collectie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: Dutch. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Handige, 30 minuten Nederlandstalige samenvatting van Pre-suasion uit 2016. Sociaal-psycholoog Robert Cialdini legt uit wat het toppunt van overtuigen is en laat zien dat het geheim niet het bericht zelf is, maar het juiste moment net voordat het bericht wordt afgeleverd. Een uitgebreide serie studies en verslagen, van succesvolle reclamecampagnes tot oorlogspropaganda, illustreert zijn stelling.
Theory Revision Notes for A Level Sociology
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Revision notes covering the theory aspect of the AQA's sociology A-Level syllabus, the new 2015 Specification onward. The content should also be suitable for other exam boards.
The Book Banned for Women "alpha".
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The women "alpha" refer to be successful, smart, fun, and beautiful, even though no one thinks, they just feel that way. This book explores the way in which these women act, rests in a daily newspaper, a book, whose content is invaluable as we rebel against their way of being and thoughts. Far from being leaders or dominant, there are strong lack of self-esteem, weakness, contradictions...
The Soil, how the soil is made up
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.7. This illustrated manual explains the layers that compose soil, how to cultivate a soil, go over the elements of clay, sand and silt in soils, and explains how humus, air, and water in the soil enrich it.
The Soil, the living soil, working the soil
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.8. This illustrated manual addresses how soil is formed and how plants and living organisms change the soil, how soil can be destroyed and the impact of fire on soil. It has a unit on working the soil that describes why the soil should be worked and the tools and methods for working it.
The Soil, conserving the soil, improving the soil
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.10. This illustrated manual focuses on soil conservation. It explains erosion and then covers methods and techniques for erosion control and improving the soil with fallow, manures, crop rotation, fertilizers and compost.
The Soil, man and the soil
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.6. This illustrated manual discusses traditional farming systems and presents reasons for smallholders to change methods in order to improve crop production. Soil depletion and soil improvement are also presented.
The Soil, working the soil (continued)
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.9. This illustrated manual focuses on working the soil. It covers how to choose fields for cultivation, clearing them of tree stumps, tilling, sowing, crop management, irrigation, drainage and harvesting.
The Plant, the stem
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.3. The illustrated text explains how to identify a plant stem using yam, groundnut, maize, kapok or baobab and cotton as examples. It teaches the reader about two types of stems, herbaceous and woody, and the covers function of the stem with the plant system.
The Plant, the root
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no. 2. The text explains different root systems, how root systems are built, what a radicle consists of, root hairs and and the function of roots within soil.
The Plant, the leaf
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.4. The manual describes leaf shape, function and how to protect leaves from diseases and pests. It is illustrated with examples.
The Plant, the flower
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Better Farming Series, no.5. This illustrated manual uses groundnut and maize flowers as examples to teach about how a flower functions for fertilization with the reproductive organs of the plant, and how seeds and fruit are generated. It also covers seeds and sowing, and storage of grain and seeds.
Animal husbandry: looking after animals, how cattle reproduce
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.13. This illustrated manual instructs the user on how to house animals and breed cattle, including how to improve enclosures, what to do about parasites, how to take care of wound, vaccination, cattle diseases, reproduction systems, fertilization, pregnancy, calving and castration of bulls.