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Oh Burma Vol 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Feeling the pulse of the Burmese people of Burma, before the 1988 popular uprising and not yet renamed to Myanmar. The dynamics of what happens when people live under unbearable pressure and yet find ways for much needed relief. That the uprising came we know, but the people then did not and express with risk what happens when a country, their country is abandoned and military dictators can do as
Order and Dispute: An Introduction to Legal Anthropology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
Classic resource in the modern study of legal anthropology, this acclaimed book is now available in an updated, expanded Second Edition. There are many societies that survive in a remarkably orderly fashion without the aid of judges, courts and police. Roberts contends that legal theory has become too closely identified with our own arrangements to be of use in understanding other legal systems.
Senses of Place
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography
Senses of Place is an intriguing monograph which identifies different types of sense of place in a small market town in England. Its author -John Eyles - draws on the fields of community studies and humanistic geography for his conceptual framework.
The Killing of Adam: A Victim of Human Sacrifice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Adam's life was cut short brutally at a very young age, the very tender age when children are supposed to enjoy their childhood and when he should have been properly cared for by people he looked to for support and love. He is one of the few the media uses to tell the story, his story, and the reason why we should say no to child ritual abuse.
Haunting Haven
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by M.H. Dartos. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
I haunt the walkways and doorways, a specter on the boardwalk of dying dreams. I am a man alone simply spending time in a simple way, the only way I know. Yet into this self imposed solitude wander the lost and lonely; seeking connection; seeking condolence; speaking in riddles.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
Meaning and Identity: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 77,190. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 10, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book explores the construction of meaning, linguistically and culturally, and the relationship this bears to the production of identity. It looks at meaning and identity from a range of perspectives, including meaning-making and the identity of cities, the construction of national narratives and historical explanation, gender and sexuality, linguistic meaning, and shared meaning-making.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international organizations.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Fundraising Exiting Strategy
Price: $9.12 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This Book, (also available in iBook & eBook formats), originally formed part of fundraising training aimed at new, small, and emerging groups who, having achieved funding for a project moved straight to delivering it but towards the end of the funding life cycle omitted to give sufficient advance consideration to renewable funding to sustain the work of the organisation.
Unscripted Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
In Plain Sight: The Story of TASK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
This is the story of what has happened in one corner of a vast and thriving enterprise called hunger. It is an American story, and it has unfolded in plain sight on the streets of the capital city of New Jersey, one of the nation’s wealthiest states.
I Love You Baby Girl... A heartbreaking true story of child abuse and neglect.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
What are some of your childhood memories? Could they be things like a special birthday party, a family trip, a reward for an achievement? Sarah had her own set of childhood memories, a boy tied to a chair, a dark leather belt, forgotten birthdays, being hungry, vacant eyes, and lost innocence.
Three Years of Hate: The Very Best of In Mala Fide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by MattForney.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
Three Years of Hate is a compilation of over 60 of my best blog posts from my old site In Mala Fide, from nearly 1,000 that were written. They include topics on game, dating, sex, self-improvement, politics, American society, humor and more.
That's When Buzz Met Bee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A fun & educational introduction to the nature of bees and when they make their buzzing sounds. Your kids will love it!
A Thailand Diary
Series: New Perspectives of Thailand, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format. Holding back no punches, "A Thailand Diary" takes you inside the real Thailand and gives the reader a virtual tour of the country and its people. It allows its principal characters, real Thais, to talk of the cultural differences that make Thailand such a fascinating country. Get ready for some surprises when you read it.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
Zwierzenia (Polish Edition - po polsku)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Grażyna Sygitowicz, z domu Szymańska, jest absolwentką Wydziału Dziennikarstwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. W USA przebywa od 1988 roku, gdzie współpracowała z chicagowskim radiem. Zaraz po dziennikarstwie, drugą jej życiową pasją jest nauczanie. Książka pt. “Zwierzenia”, to wybór radiowych reportaży, będących dokumentalnym zapisem losów Polaków mieszkających w Stanach Zjednoczonych.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.