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One too many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The single greatest threat that magnifies every other damage we are doing to this planet, is the numbers of our own species. How can we reverse this tendency? How can we put our numbers under control and why? This book promises to show the way for the salvation of humanity before it collapses under its own weight.
If Einstein was into politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
A breakthrough in political thinking promises this book with just one original question? Have we ever thought if the population of a community, the sheer size of its members is directly related to the possibility or not of its democratic character? Can true democracy exist only in small societies? Is there an inherent social design for humans, as there is for other species?
The mother and the hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
The first book of the newancient system (A1) that contains its values and basic guidelines that show to everyone how to deal and resolve the modern problems of humanity.
I AM BLACK WOMAN ( FREE TO BE ME.......FREE TO BE RESPECTED )
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Raymond Sturgis. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
No matter the times, and no matter the circumstances, black women will stand tall. A book that inspire black women in difficult situations, and motivate them to reach their goals by understanding conditions that compromise their development.
The Human Ideology
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,750. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
This book makes you aware of ideologies around you, how to form and use them, and how to defend yourself and your family from them, because if ideas can ever harm you in any way, then ideologies certainly can, since ideologies may inflict suffering not only to you and to those around you, but ideologies may bring the whole world to chaos, back to the Dark Ages!
Media Interaction With the Public in Emergency Situations: Four Case Studies - Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, Los Angeles Riots and Rodney King, World Trade Center Bombing, Oklahoma City Bombing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this interesting study provides an analysis of media coverage of four major emergency situations in the United States and the impact of that coverage on the public.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Checkmate
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
When Wallace Fowler enlisted, he didn’t know he would wind up broken because of the colour of his skin. A black man in a white military, Fowler would suffer harassment at the hands of both superiors and local communities. When he could no longer stand the abuse, the Forces judged him “Not Advantageously Employable.”
Is There Anybody Out The Wall?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,620. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THE WALL? is an analysis of the movie “Pink Floyd The Wall”. For this study, it is considered the film as revolving around two basic questions: “Is there anybody out there?” and “Is there anybody in there?” With the first starts this process of interpretation. And with the second ends this assay.
Save and Grow in practice: maize, rice, wheat: A guide to sustainable cereal production
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops. Eco-friendly farming systems are helping smallholder producers to boost cereal yields, improve their incomes and livelihoods, conserve natural resources, reduce negative impacts on the environment, and build resilience to climate change.
Like a Dove: A memoir and biography in honour of Sione Tavo Manukia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
What was life like for a Tongan migrant in New Zealand in the 1970s and onwards? In this tribute to Sione Tavo Manukia, his daughter Ruby tells of his early life in Tonga and his experiences in New Zealand, as he sought a prosperous life and further education for his children. He helped to found the Pulela’a New Lynn Tongan Methodist Church.
Niewolnictwo a List do Filemona
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Krótki tekst popularyzatorski, pokazujący kontekst niewolnictwa w świecie przełomu er. Pretekstem do napisania tego tekstu jest List do Filemona z Nowego Testamentu.
The Other Side of the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
Dowsing For Treasure: The New Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Dowsing Manual
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
This completely revised and updated edition of the original SUCCESSFUL TREASURE HUNTER'S ESSENTIAL DOWSING MANUAL is a revolutionary new guide to finding treasure, which shows how anyone — beginner or seasoned professional — can easily use the skills they probably never realized they had, to locate treasure — wherever it lies hidden. And how to pinpoint and recover that treasure fast!
¿Hay Alguien Afuera del Muro?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
¿HAY ALGUIEN AFUERA DEL MURO? es un análisis de la película “Pink Floyd The Wall”. Para este estudio, se considera, la película gira en torno de dos preguntas básicas: ¿Hay alguien allá afuera? Y ¿Hay alguien allá adentro? Con la primera comienza este proceso de interpretación. Y con la segunda termina este ensayo. Se considera, además, la película es una máquina mental para viajar en el tiempo.
Discordant Thots of a Disabled Mind, vol.i
Series: discordant thots. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016 by PonderHouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
this is my brain.. on disability. i always carry a moleskine® journal as external brain-dump. if i don't write it down, or speak it aloud, it'll roll around, uselessly. or i forget it, immediately. this is mostly comprised of thots which i did(n't) write/share elsewhere, and perhaps should(n't) have. there is no context. there is no clarification. there is no time. be well.
The Universal Perspective of Humankind on Earth
Price: Free! Words: 32,930. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Clay Road Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Hailing from the Sombrero Galaxy, Yomon is a Universal Traveler and observer who has observed human culture for approximately 100 Earth years. Responding to humankind's message sent in the Voyager 1 space probe and hails from the SETI Institute, "The Universal Perspective" is Yomon's plea for humankind to achieve peace so that it can join the rest of the Universal community.
Blood Trails Across Texas: True Crime Stories as Told by the Men Who Lived Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
True crime stories that span Texas from the northern Louisiana border to the Gulf Coast, northwest to San Antonio and the Hill Country, then west again to the rugged desert on the Mexican border. Welcome to the harsh and gritty side of life.
Mixed Race Identity: Anglo-Indians
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Anglo-Indians are the only English speaking, Christian community in India, whose Mother tongue is English and who have a Western lifestyle in the sub-continent of India.
Mona Lisa Smile: The Real Da Vinci Code: Where is Mona Lisa?
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. 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, They Laughed at Galileo and many more.. This is the short story of Leonardo Da Vinci and his famous Mona Lisa. Who was she and where is she now?