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Borneo Trilogy Book 3 Sarawak Volume 2: Kalimantan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Sarawak Malaysia is the second in the trilogy on Borneo and is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sarawak opens its heart of darkness, the rainforest when Frans Welman visits the interior and meets the peoples of the rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and peoples who exploit this rich and diverse ecosystem and habitat, Kayan, Kelabit and Bidayuh Peoples.
Kelimebaz
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 110,920. Language: Turkish. Published: October 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
Bu kitap Sevan Nişanyan’ın Taraf gazetesindeki Kelimebaz köşesinde 29 Ekim 2008 – 14 Aralık 2009 tarihleri arasında yayımlanan tüm makalelerini içermektedir. Yazarın Taraf’tan olaylı bir şekilde ayrılması üzerine kaleme aldığı yazı ile, daha sonraki gelişmeler çerçevesinde yazdığı hiçbir yerde yayımlanmamış Kelimebaz yazıları kitabın sonunda yer almaktadır.
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.
Celebrating Love's Special Moments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book deals with both formal and informal celebrations that surround love, whether expressed as a legal commitment, such as a wedding, or an emotional one such as retirement. To the old well -known occasions have been added a few innovations, including the celebration of separation when disillusioned partners are ready to break away; perhaps even willing to search out another love.
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P
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Price: Free! Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
Being Black in America
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Being Black in American is a collection of essays written from a Minister point of view.
Filosofia del Lenguaje
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,580. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
En este estudio vamos desde las raíces del castellano, su expresividad, constitución y distinción, hasta el lenguaje y pensamiento. El tema es inagotable, pero está enriquecido con amplias reflexiones en torno a la dinámica epistemológica y científica del lenguaje.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
My Whispers of Horror: Letters Telling Women's True Tales from Ex-USSR Nations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
This is a collection of true stories from real women in Ukraine and Russia where they account for their experiences in domestic abuse, human trafficking, and many more serious human rights violations that they face. Such as a woman forced into prostitution by police, or a child nearly killed by her father for trying to defend her mother. Help make these voices heard.
Capitalism: the Unfairest System?
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A Comprehensive Analysis of a Failed Economic Philosophy. The truths and fictions about Capitalism in the twenty-first century are explored and analyzed in detail with wit and humor from an accomplished author and experienced businessman. This treatise examines the many failures and bogus promises that Capitalism makes and tells us why it isn't working, never has, and never will.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
Wrongly Convicted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
From Peasant Girls to Bangkok Masseuses
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
In the poorer parts of the north and north-east of Thailand, peasant girls are induced to go to Bangkok and become prostitutes earning their living as "masseuses". Their remittances enable their families to meet their basic housing, water and education needs. The author portrays the world of these girls and then traces its relationship with the pattern of rural and national development.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
DRIESSEN: A model for climate-change fraud by global asia renewable energy
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
“Dangerous manmade global warming” has become the most systematic, massive, costly fraud ever perpetrated. This is a harsh judgment, but the mounting evidence is undeniable.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Nadia Persad. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Caribbean is known for its beaches, its people, and its food. The southernmost island of Trinidad is no different, but there is another side that most don't see. It's a side that only comes out in the dead of night. Join me as I describe some of the colorful folklore characters from my home land. Turn off the lights and visit with lost souls, and ruthless shape-shifters.
expressIT - A Plea For Free Speech
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Series: True freedom, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This publication "express IT" is written for freedom-loving people and dedicated to writers and speakers worldwide that are discriminated, publicly offended, oppressed, incarcerated or even killed just for expressing their mind. Alone, the fact that someone is jailed for writing or speaking freely is an unconscionable event, though many cases are known worldwide.
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
How To Help People Get Off Welfare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A short informative book about how we as a society have become what we are, and solutions to once again make us and our people great.
Elifin Öküzü ya da Sürprizler Kitabı
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: Turkish. Published: September 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Morphology
Bu kitap 1000'i aşkın Türkçe sözcüğün inanılmaz tarihini, esprili ve kolay okunur bir dille anlatıyor, her gün kullandığımız sözcüklerin aralarındaki umulmadık köken ilişkilerini gözler önüne seriyor.