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A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) State and Local Guide (SLG) 101, Earthquake, Hurricane, Flood and Dam Failure
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This State and Local Guide (SLG) provides emergency managers and other emergency services personnel with information on FEMA's concept for developing risk-based, all-hazard emergency operations plans.
A Derailment
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Myths to Live By
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: "a womb with a view." In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? The reasons why indigenous communities end up degrading or conserving natural resources are addressed in this book, filling a critical gap in current knowledge about the socioeconomic drivers of biodiversity loss and the rise of community-based conservation in tropical forests.
Adaptive Society: Biology Supports Global Law, Consensual Government, and Sustainable Technology
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Adaptive Society explains why industrial civilization does not “fit” human needs and creates warfare, 80% of disease, extreme wealth differentials, dysfunctional families, dwindling childbirth, state corruption, and high drug consumption. Science can fix everything, but only if humans unite under natural global law, and revert to their naturally evolved, and decentralized, social organization.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
CHOSEN CHILDREN - Billion Dollar Babies in America's Failed Foster Care, Adoption & Prison Systems
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Discover the shocking stories and statistics behind the stories of the "chosen" ones, the "billion dollar babies" in America's failed Foster Care, Adoption and Prison systems.
Faces: Imprisoned Women and Their Struggle with the Criminal Justice System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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In 2008 a group of women serving life sentences for capital crimes decided to reach out to at-risk youth and warn them of the consequences of bad choices. With the mantra: If we can help just one kid, all this work will be worth it, they produced and performed a play: FACES. The play became a phenomenon and reached hundreds of people—in the prison and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology (Rainbow Series) Part 3 - Effects on Prehistoric Ceramics, Stone Artifacts, Rock Images, Fire Behavior and Effects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire.
Caos - Economia, strategia e geopolitica nel Mondo globalizzato
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,430. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Il libro analizza, attraverso una minuziosa analisi storico-economica, il percorso egemonico intrapreso, dopo le Guerre Mondiali, dagli Stati Uniti come unico arbitro dei destini economico-politici dell'intero Globo, spesso anche con l'uso della forza. Oggi però assistiamo ad un progressivo bilanciamento di quel sistema verso un equilibrio caratterizzato da un nuovo spazio multipolare.
Se a Enfermagem Falasse...
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
"Se a Enfermagem Falasse" inspira os enfermeiros a construirem mensagens eficazes sobre o seu contributo para a Saúde dos cidadãos. Com temas controversos e originais, é uma obra para todos os que querem dar voz à profissão! O livro aborda assuntos que não são falados nas aulas e que se evitam nas Instituições de Saúde! Obrigatório para enfermeiros, estudantes e utentes!
“Ufuk Ötesi” Cilt - I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,930. Language: Turkish. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Bu eseri niçin okumalısınız? Değerli kitap dostları; Kitap okumak, karanlıkta ışık olmaktır. Kitap dostlarının konuşmaları güçlü, düşünceleri berrak olur. Okuyan-araştıran insanların hafızalarında nitelikli bilgilerinden oluşan bir bilgi havuzu oluşur. Maalesef, insanlarımızın pek çoğu, kitap, gazete, dergi ve makale okumaktan hoşlanmıyor.
Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Prepper Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The word ‘prepper’ seems to have burst onto the scene within the last 10 years, and has increasingly become associated with “fringe” extremists. They have been labeled by some as “domestic terrorists.” But is prepping a new phenomenon? For those who wonder what a prepper is, this book offers a look at what they used to be—and what they are today.
I Am Vietnamese
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
The Diamond & the Star
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author argues they `are written in an evangelical or rhetorical way, as though society can somehow be swayed into adopting some new or im-proved consciousness'.
Eyes Pried Open: Rookie FBI Agent
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In 2005, after working for ten years in a comfortable but mundane corporate job in San Antonio, Texas, Vincent Sellers successfully managed to leave behind a dreary cubicle landscape and begin the exciting challenges of a crime-fighting FBI agent. His journey is chronicled in Eyes Pried Open: Rookie FBI Agent.
Analyze West: A Psychiatrist Takes Western Civilization on a Journey of Transformation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Imagine Western Civilization embodied in a character called West. On the brink of suicide, West presents himself to maverick psychiatrist Dr James Hill. West has lost his self-confidence and direction. James leads West through a process of analysis, therapy and transformation. An easy to read novel which will leave you feeling much more positive and clear about the Future of Western Civilization.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.