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Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes by Alan Dundes
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: Solders of the Corporatocracy by Charles Johnston
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,730. 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...
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 by Progressive Management
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.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town by James Rada, Jr
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 by E.L. Cyrs
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.
What's Up? A Definitive Guide To Surviving Life In Black America by Mitchell Taylor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,570. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
What's Up? A Definitive Guide To Surviving Life In Black America deals with the very unique yet complex issues that have adversely and negatively impacted Black Americans. These issues are discussed in depth with concise and cogent action plans for resolution and change.
Class 10 Social Science Study Guide by Ajay Anand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,840. Language: Hindi. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is a study guide based on NCERT text book which are followed in Indian schools. This book is in Hindi version; keeping in mind the needs of students who are comfortable with Hindi language. Many students who study in the so called English medium school are often uncomfortable with English version of Social Sciences books. This book will prove highly beneficial for such students.
You vs the New World Legion: I, "J. Doe" Will Transform by R.S. Christian
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
A nonfiction book by R. S. Christian of 80,000 words. A retired Naval combat veteran of the Global War on Terror turned natural farmer shares his perspective on War, Peace and our times. We must redefine our lives in a fictitious society. The government, mainstream media, and multinational corporations share one bed, made from our innocence and hard earned money. Liberalists are their watchdogs in
Shattered, Shattered People, and Shattered Future: The Congolese Situation by Basona Bankoy-Bongo Lokondo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
This book is about reminding Congolese politicians of the need to heal the mind of the nation and in informing our people that, in general, Leucoderm people are the root of all our problems. The solution to the Congolese situation is a collective catharsis and the building of a platform where Black people will have to create the wealth for their people.
Effect of England! My Online Writings Part II by Ved from Victoria Institutions
You set the price! Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book contains many of my online writings. I started my online writings first on the forum pages of a British Website in the year 2004. Later this site took a business direction did not suit the general style and contents of my writings.
416 Canada Immigration by Gabriela Martin
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 277,390. Language: Romanian. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Canada vazuta prin ochii unui emigrant. Toti pasii de la adaptare pana la integrare.
حالةالأغذية والزراعة 2016 تغير المناخ والزراعة والأمن الغذائي by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 57,170. Language: Arabic. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
حالةالأغذية والزراعة 2016 تغير المناخ والزراعة والأمن الغذائي
Risk Unbound: Threat, Catastrophe, and the End of Homeland Security - Risk Management, Lac-Megantic Quebec Oil Train Derailment Accident, 2015 Germanwings 9525 Airplane Crash, Hermeneutic Method by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Threat and catastrophe highlight the impossibility of providing perfect security, and demonstrate the limitations of risk-based security practices. This thesis presents an argument in three parts.
Global Politics After 9/11: Failed Wars, Political Fragmentation and the Rise of Authoritarianism by Global Policy
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
by David Held The essays in this book were all written by David under the shadow of 9/11 and the wars fought afterwards. They explore the impact of this event on global politics and the many ramifications it has had over time. They try to understand how these developments intersect, and sometime collide, with other events and trends, and they ask what sense we can and should make of them.
Ancient Fire, Modern Fire: Understanding and Living With Our Friend and Foe by Einar Jensen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by PixyJack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Creating fire is easy, yet learning to live with it has never been easy; stopping fire is a dangerous—and often deadly—pursuit. Drawing on his experiences as an environmental historian, firefighter and life safety educator, author Einar Jensen gives us the tools for being responsible and prepared—as parents, teachers, fire service professionals, and homeowners in the wildland urban interface.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism by Julia Serano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2016: Cambio climático, agricultura y seguridad alimentaria by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
El Acuerdo de París, adoptado en diciembre de 2015, representa un nuevo principio en el esfuerzo mundial por estabilizar el clima antes de que sea demasiado tarde.
La situation mondiale de l'alimentation et de l'agriculture 2016: Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’Accord de Paris, adopté en décembre 2015, est un nouveau départ dans l’action mondiale visant à stabiliser le climat avant qu’il ne soit trop tard.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 (SOFA): Climate change, agriculture and food security by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 58,350. Language: French. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The 2016 SOFA report presents evidence on today and tomorrow’s impact of climate change on agriculture and food systems. The report assesses the options to make agriculture and food systems resilient to climate change impacts, while minimizing environmental impacts. It shows that making agriculture and food systems sustainable is both economically and technically feasible.