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Margins of the Nation: Sri Lanka in Postcolonial Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
Standing Apart for Reaching the Peak - Follow My Way
Series: Personality Development, Book 5. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Gradually bringing the focus on the most desired point is the essence of success, and this is achievable only when the person stands on his/her own feet away from mental interventions of the crowd around. Here is an account how I practically stood apart and reached the most desired destination of my life. Each of us has a unique desired destination but ways of reaching that remain the same.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
American Celebration
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious), Nonfiction » History » History of things
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
Love, Money, Sex and Death in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Love, Money, Sex and Death. A mind-blowing series of essays concerning ten ethical and moral dilemmas facing modern science as well as the rest of humanity. The 21st Century is sure going to be interesting. A non-fiction hypertext, illustrated.
A China Não Existe: Observação Comparativa da Realidade Moderna na China e o Panorama Económico, Social e Político em Portugal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 17, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Esta obra não esconde muitas das mais perversas situações desta moderna nação que é a China e o modo de pensamento Chinês face ao ocidente, para evidenciar o que os Chineses realmente planeiam para o planeta inteiro. É uma oportunidade para conhecer este país profundamente e o que ele representa para o futuro da humanidade.
My Life in Black and White: A Book of Experiences
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global), Essay » Sociology
Half-breed. Oreo Cookie. Suzy Q. These are a few of the names the bullies spewed her way. Did she cower? Sometimes. Did she cry? A lot. Did they win? No.
Timeline of the Popes - A History from St Peter to Francis I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies
Pope Francis, who succeeded Benedict XVI after his surprise resignation in March 2013 is the 266th person to occupy the office said to have first been held by St. Peter, a humble fisherman who became a disciple of Christ and, eventually, the man Jesus described as the ‘rock’ upon which he would build his Church.
JFK Assassination - 50 Years On in 60 Minutes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
At 12:30 p.m. CST on 22 November 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America, was assassinated by a gunman as he rode through Dallas, Texas.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
Mujeres por la independencia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Esta obra fue escrita para que, a través de la fidelidad y de la amenidad con que su autor nos cuenta los sucesos de la Guerra de Independencia de México, sus heroínas sean como personajes cercanos. En estas páginas el lector encontrará la historia de todas aquellas mujeres, conocidas o anónimas, cuyo valor y fortaleza trascendio el que su nombre se haya esfumado en los campos de batalla.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
Gender Oppression: A bloke's perspective on the struggle for gender equality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
McLeod’s book highlights how he feels men are disadvantaged in society by institutional sexism in public policy and the overaggressive tactics and practices of a small minority of feminists who have a disproportionate level of social influence leading to the misconception that they speak as a voice for all women.
China Experts the Unorthodox (Chinese and English combined) edition
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
在过去30年里,迅速崛起的中国俨然已成为21世纪全球的宠儿。日新月异的中国使世界人民与中国公民的接触日益频繁。然而,由于对中国公民诸多行为的不理解,迷惑甚至反感,对彼此所造成的困扰也众所周知。 本书的两位作者客居中国十余年,我们将以一个客观的角度来分析与诠释当今中国公民的为人处世之道以及内心独白
Conspiracy Theories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who killed JFK? Was Jack the Ripper a member of the Freemasons? Is Skull and Bones a secret society placed to form a sinister shadow government, or is it a gathering of wealthy kids performing bizarre adolescent rituals? Are we alone in the universe? Van Dyk’s Conspiracy Theories takes a look at some of the most provocative stories of our time, and the conspiracies that shroud them.
The Next Big Shift-From Machine to Living System
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dr Nicholas Beecroft describes the evolution of our culture from a materialistic machine into being a fully conscious living system. This is the transcript of a speech given at the at the 21 Century Network. The question posed to the speakers was “What’s the Next Big Shift?” in our culture and society.
British Patriotism-A Newcomer’s Perspective
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews William Nkata Masembe on his perspective on British Patriotism as a Ugandan who has come to live in London. He describes those things that he loves about Britain and the British and gives his observations on how multiculturalism is working.
China Experts the Unorthodox
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.