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Mujeres por la independencia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
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.
San Francisco TAXI: A 1st Week In The ZEN Life... (Book 1)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dad taught me that a man's worth in life is measured by what he's done for society; well, people need a ride... In a world, where a failed-rock star non-practicing Buddhist turns cabbie author, the streets of San Francisco go Zen with drugs, porn stars and cab schoool. Get lost in the fog as our antihero navigates through a 1st week in the life of a big city cabbie. Detour routes fraught with ethi
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
This book details a variety of 70+ deaths that have occurred in the past century inside Zion National Park. The book is divided into flash flood deaths, slot canyon (rappelling) deaths, rock climbing deaths, falls from cliffs, and bizarre deaths. The author also includes numerous rescue stories of Bo Beck--Zion's senior Search & Rescue member for over 17 years.
Gender Oppression: A bloke's perspective on the struggle for gender equality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's 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
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.
Conspiracy Theories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
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.
En México y otros siglos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Son quince los relatos que integran este libro, y todos con la ciudad de México como escenografía, en algunos más presente que en otros; pero al fin y al cabo todos con los latidos secretos que encierra una ciudad que ya no existe y que sabemos existió, que sigue allí, ya no igual, aunque siempre dispuesta como un extraordinario motivo para escribirla y describirla.
The Next Big Shift-From Machine to Living System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: 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.
The Future of Western Civilization-Introduction to the Series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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Melanie Mortiboys interviews Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft on the purpose and vision for his Future of Western Civilization series of interviews with visionary leaders.
The Myth of Homosexuality
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
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What is homosexuality, really? The truth may surprise you.
Deaf Lit Extravaganza
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Handtype Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This celebration of short stories, poems, and essays gives us a glimpse into the Deaf signing community, something that literature by hearing authors featuring deaf characters has rarely done. Even in pieces that are about just one Deaf person, readers get a powerful sense of life in one of the most vibrant and least understood communities.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 5 - March 2012
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Articles in Harvard Law Review's Mar. '12 issue are by Jody Freeman & Jim Rossi, on the coordination of administrative agencies when they share regulatory space; & James Whitman, reviewing Bernard Harcourt's book on the illusion of free market as to prisons. Student contributions explore antitrust law and business deception; the failed Google Books settlement; mergers; materiality; & other topics.
Well Water Woman
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Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
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Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
Mysterious Irrationality'': English Literature and Islam
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Price: Free! Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The ‘Azan’, the call to prayer, invites worshipers in London to the mosque at Brick Lane and Regent’s Park, at Finsbury Park and Willesden, at Walthamstow Central and Cricklewood, and the faithful troop in for the evening prayers, cowering from the fog, rain and mist. Once inside, they settle into a calming and benign
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.