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Operational Use of the U.S. Army Reserve in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR) to Support the Government's Strategic Use of Humanitarian Assistance and Response - Effect of Climate Change, Urbanization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Although it is impossible to predict the future, the operational environment of 2025 and beyond may require additional military support to the United States Government's agencies in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR). Global climate change, urbanization, growing natural resources scarcity, and other factors will increase the need for humanitarian assistance (HA) and disaster relief.
El Estado y la Revolución
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2017 by Aurora Ebook. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
El Estado y la Revolución (que fue escrito por Lenin en agosto y septiembre de 1917) se ha convertido en un clásico de la literatura marxista por la solidez de sus fundamentaciones y porque en la lucha de ideas nunca dejó de ser actual.
The Appearance of Solidity: Media and Culture in the Electric Age
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Using Marshall McLuhan’s insights as an impetus, this meandering tale draws upon novels, radio and television shows, film, and trending internet platforms and gaming to discuss the influence of media in a world increasingly wrapped in the fibre optic cables of the technological age. This idiosyncratic examination is an interrogation of media's cultural influence and subsequent societal change.
Rotary Foundations and Grants 2: Directory by State for the United States
Series: Rotarian Economist Short Books. Price: Free! Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
To make it easier for grant applicants to find Rotary foundations to which they could apply in the United States, this book provides a directory of these foundations by state and by city. Apart from location, the names and (when available) the assets of foundations are provided. A separate book in this book series provides an introduction to Rotary foundations for applicants as well as Rotarians.
The Human Civilization
Series: The One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,040. 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.
WHEN THE OBAMA’S LOVE, AMERICA LOVES The Times, The Moments and the Message of Barack and Michelle Obama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Now that the Obama's have left the White House, their commitment to humanity has not stopped. While in the White House, the Obama's represented elegance, class, and respect for the millions of people that expected less of them. Whether you disagree with governmental policies or social issues, you cannot deny that they respected values of every American. This book is dedicated to their message, and
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.
Reaching Resilience - Achieving Community Wellness through Focusing, a Training Manual
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 2002, Dr. Patricia Omidian had the opportunity of designing a community wellness course for Afghan teachers for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Her program was hugely successful and before long, Focusing trainers elsewhere noted the success of Pat’s approach and asked her advice in taking Community Wellness Focusing to El Salvador and Hait and other locales across the globe.
Sherlock Holmes non è morto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,530. 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?
The Fighting Colonel: Ranald S. Mackenzie's Leadership on the Texas Frontier - Conflicts Between White Settlers and Comanche Indians at Battles of Blanco Canyon, McClellan's Creek, Palo Duro
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The Texas frontier during the years following the Civil War was a dangerous place. Comanche constantly harassed and raided white settlements. Despite the efforts of President Ulysses S. Grant's Peace Policy, conflict between white settlers and Indians persisted.
Analysis of Health Service Support with Frontier Surgeons and Ambulance Corps to 1876 Centennial Campaign - Sheridan's War Against the Sioux and Cheyenne Native American on Indian Hunting Grounds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Centennial Campaign of 1876 is a valuable example of warfare between the US and Native Americans. Originally conceived as a punitive campaign, three columns of combined cavalry and infantry units under the overall command of General Phillip Sheridan converged on the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian hunting grounds with the goal of subduing recalcitrant groups.
The Northern Cheyenne Exodus: A Reappraisal of the Army's Response - Why it Took the Army Seven Months and One Thousand Miles to Capture Fleeing Indians Under Chiefs Dull Knife and Little Wolf
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,440. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Northern Cheyenne, along with other tribes the US Government forcibly removed to IT, never considered it home. Their home was on the Northern Plains. Treaty misrepresentations had left the Northern Cheyenne tribe in limbo for most of the past decade because the past treaties did not deal with them as an individually separate tribe, independent from their cousins, the Southern Cheyenne.
Car Living When There's No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for Survival & Safety
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Could you survive in your car if you had no other place to live? Thousands of people worldwide have safely and successfully overcome short-term housing crises by living in a vehicle. This book will give you the knowledge, courage and confidence to do so, too.
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Where there's anxiety, there will be jokes to express it. Jokes are legitimate folklore--like myth, legend, superstition and song; as such, they reflect what is on people's minds. There's been no shortage of jokes or anxiety, so in this book Dundes reminds us of the jokes we have been telling and reveals the anxiety these jokes reflect. His studies haven't always been popular. Adds a new Foreword.
U.S. Militarism, Corporate Interests and World War III: The Pentagon and CIA: Soldiers of the Corporatocracy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Flanked on the east and west by the world’s two largest oceans, the United States has needed little more for its territorial defense. Nonetheless, the U.S. military had early expanded far beyond what was needed to insure security from external threats...
2017 Justice Department Civil Rights Investigation of the Chicago Police Department: Complete Report of Findings, Pattern of Unconstitutional Use of Force, Deficient Accountability Systems, Reform
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
This ebook reproduces the complete report from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division about the practices of the Chicago Police Department (CPD), along with the agreement in principle between the DOJ and the city of Chicago, as released in January 2017.
Nightmare in the Woods
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,330. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Glannant Ty Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
NIGHTMARE IN THE WOODS is the true story of one family’s frightening encounter with the unknown right in their own back yard.
6ed El observador del Genesis. LETRA GRANDE. Del relato poetico a la explicacion cientifica.
Price: Free! Words: 29,510. Language: Spanish. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Atheistic and Agnostic studies
La explicación científica del Génesis. La narración de un observador sobre la superficie de la tierra describiendo una visión de Dios. Miles de millones de años en siete días, ¿días del observador? Una perfecta narración del proceso de creación de la tierra de alguien que no comprende lo que ve, alguien que narra según sus preconceptos.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.