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Magic: Symbols and Texts of Magic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Here, the magic is studied in its linguistic and semiotic aspects and is defined as well: Magic is objectified language and symbols to operate with power over the world by a magician to the particular interest of an user into a community, whose interaction constitutes a system.
The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities - 2016 Report of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, Special Populations, Support
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This report discusses the Commission’s findings and presents both a comprehensive national strategy for fundamental reform and recommendations specific to populations in need of special attention, including children currently known to child protective services agencies and at high risk for fatality, American Indian/Alaska Native children, and African American children.
Princesa de un cuento de terror
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
María Eugenia es una joven inteligente, hermosa, con el mundo a sus pies, en búsqueda de su principe perfecto, para cumplir el sueño de su anhelado cuento de hadas. Encuentra al joven principe en Fernando, nuestro co/protagonista y comienza a vivir su cuento de hadas pero él, se convierte en un amor prohibido y son separados.
Game Face, The Media Training Playbook: 19 Cautionary Tales
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Game Face pushes the playback button on 19 famous media interviews to illustrate the verbal skills, techniques, and tactics you’ll need to master any interview. Public relations expert Bodine Williams introduces rules of conduct for speaking on the record. It’s the ultimate guide for any high-stakes Q&A— from a media or job interview to a stakeholder meeting.
The Poetry of Truth
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
When their daughter Janik is confronted with naked, unrelenting racism in the Quebec school system Raymond Sunstrum begins an odyssey becomes a quest that leads him back to his roots and the wisdom of the Elders through participation in a healing Circle.
European Volunteer Service (EVS) Turkey Volunteer Adventures Abroad Part II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A diary of a volunteer in another country on (EVS) European Volunteering Service project in art's. Included in it are toughts, events, ecounters and outlook upon the different culture of citizens living in Antalya, Turkey. As added bonus there are photos for better insight.
Cahier Edgar Morin
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 147,250. Language: French. Published: April 11, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Dirigé par François L’Yvonnet. Edgar Morin a pu passer pour une sorte d’ amateur de génie. Après une jeunesse héroïque dans la Résistance, il se fit tour à tour sociologue, anthropologue, épistémologue, cinéaste, diariste. Sans être jamais exclusivement l’ un ou l’autre. Mais avec le temps, avec le recul des années, son œuvre apparaît de plus en plus clairement dans sa rigoureuse cohérence.
Leading Air Mobility Operations in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies - Joint Doctrine Review and Analysis, Practical Realities for Mission and Political Success, Who Moved My Cheese?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides an educational foundation for Mobility Air Forces (MAF) charged with leadership of complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE).
100 Bigfoot Nights: The Paranormal Link
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Volume 3 of the 100 Bigfoot Nights series, Christine Dela Parker continues to tell the true story of a family living under siege. Christine and her husband, Dean, spend their nights watching cameras, listening to microphones, and protecting the family against all things sent to destroy them.
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Ananda Gurukula Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A huge perspective opens on these pages into the cosmic dance of feminine and masculine, the amazing unfolding of planetary and human evolution...Feminine Mysticism offers practical tools for deepening one's self-awareness and for tackling the challenges of everyday life. The Great Council of Grandmothers speaks the same message: It is time for all women to heal the world by becoming the powerful
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
Zombie Factor
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
ZOMBIE FACTOR is a study about the determinant factor of changing in people and society. In people are presented as indicative of a biological change in puberty. It is the transition from child to adult. In societies it occurs when human groups reach the top of the social organization and begins the decline until the dissolution of the social model.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.
Factor Zombi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
FACTOR ZOMBI es un estudio sobre el factor determinante para el cambio de las personas y la sociedad. En la personas se presenta como el indicativo de un cambio biológico en la pubertad. Es la transición del niño al adulto. En las sociedades se presenta cuando los grupos humanos alcanzan la cúspide de la organización social y comienza el declive hasta la disolución de ese modelo social.
Ley Sharía para No-Musulmanes
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2016 by CSPI International. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies, Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
El Islam es un sistema político con su propio cuerpo de leyes denominada Sharía. La ley Sharía está basada en principios totalmente diferentes a nuestras leyes. Gran parte de estas leyes se refiere al no-musulmán. ¿Qué significa la ley Sharía para los ciudadanos de este Estado? ¿Cómo nos afecta?
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
Parenting Teen Boys: 20 Ways to Grow a Cub into a Lion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
“Parenting Teen Boys" aims to help you understand what matters to your teen and how you can influence his life. Teenagers, most especially teenage boys, struggle a lot in their youth, trying to conform to their peers. It can be hard as a parent to understand these complexities. This book will bring powerful insights and strategies on how raising teenage boys can be done the right way.
Forty years of community-based forestry: A review of its extent and effectiveness
Price: Free! Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is FAO’s first comprehensive look at the impact of community-based forestry since previous reviews in 1991 and 2001. It considers both collaborative regimes (forestry practised on land with formal communal tenure requiring collective action) and smallholder forestry (on land that is generally privately owned).
Poverty & Despair vs. Education & Opportunity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Considering that the total costs of poverty, the common bond and requirement among these populations include experiential expertise, responsibility, authority, accountability, an understanding of the poverty arena, compassion and a demonstrated goal-oriented leadership and commitment to ending poverty!