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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...
The Soil, how the soil is made up
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.7. This illustrated manual explains the layers that compose soil, how to cultivate a soil, go over the elements of clay, sand and silt in soils, and explains how humus, air, and water in the soil enrich it.
The Soil, the living soil, working the soil
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.8. This illustrated manual addresses how soil is formed and how plants and living organisms change the soil, how soil can be destroyed and the impact of fire on soil. It has a unit on working the soil that describes why the soil should be worked and the tools and methods for working it.
The Soil, conserving the soil, improving the soil
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.10. This illustrated manual focuses on soil conservation. It explains erosion and then covers methods and techniques for erosion control and improving the soil with fallow, manures, crop rotation, fertilizers and compost.
The Soil, man and the soil
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.6. This illustrated manual discusses traditional farming systems and presents reasons for smallholders to change methods in order to improve crop production. Soil depletion and soil improvement are also presented.
The Soil, working the soil (continued)
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.9. This illustrated manual focuses on working the soil. It covers how to choose fields for cultivation, clearing them of tree stumps, tilling, sowing, crop management, irrigation, drainage and harvesting.
The Plant, the stem
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.3. The illustrated text explains how to identify a plant stem using yam, groundnut, maize, kapok or baobab and cotton as examples. It teaches the reader about two types of stems, herbaceous and woody, and the covers function of the stem with the plant system.
The Plant, the root
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no. 2. The text explains different root systems, how root systems are built, what a radicle consists of, root hairs and and the function of roots within soil.
The Plant, the leaf
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.4. The manual describes leaf shape, function and how to protect leaves from diseases and pests. It is illustrated with examples.
The Plant, the flower
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Better Farming Series, no.5. This illustrated manual uses groundnut and maize flowers as examples to teach about how a flower functions for fertilization with the reproductive organs of the plant, and how seeds and fruit are generated. It also covers seeds and sowing, and storage of grain and seeds.
Animal husbandry: looking after animals, how cattle reproduce
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.13. This illustrated manual instructs the user on how to house animals and breed cattle, including how to improve enclosures, what to do about parasites, how to take care of wound, vaccination, cattle diseases, reproduction systems, fertilization, pregnancy, calving and castration of bulls.
Animal husbandry: introduction
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Better Farming Series, no.11. This illustrated manual introduces animal husbandry and the benefits to the farmer.
Animal Husbandry: feeding animals
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training. This illustrated manual focuses on how to feed calves and cattle, how food is digested by cattle, and how to improve pastures and growing fodder crops.
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.
Intertextual Manic Depression
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by M.H. Dartos. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Psycholinguistics
In Intertextual Manic Depression author Convoy Brown structures his work in collage form using images and text to highlight and illuminate particular aspects of the topic under consideration.
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.
Road of Ash and Dust: Awakening of a Soul in Africa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Unaware that hunger, sickness and deprivation were awaiting him, a young idealist leaves the United States and embarks on a spiritual journey to West Africa. Repeatedly challenged by a world beyond his understanding and thrown into harsh, critical self-reflections, he is repulsed by the image of himself that Africa forces him to confront.