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Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Social Skills - 2nd Edition
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 46,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Social Skills” is the first complete in-depth book on this topic of social skills, bringing a fresh new unique approach to improving people's social standing, fully researched rooted in the psychology and science of human interaction, on top of practical “how-to” applications. Hence, “Social Skills” goes beyond theory and shows anybody exactly how to apply their new skills in social situations.
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
Demography is Politics: How We Control Demographic Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Most people assume that vast demographic changes over the next forty years are an unalterable fact of differences in births, deaths, and migration between groups. That's a mistake. With provocative and persuasive narrative, research and prose, the book will explore how politics can hasten or slow demographic change.
Culture Briefing: Italy - Your guide to Italian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Italy provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Italian people. Whether traveling to Italy, working on a class paper or doing business with the Italians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Italy an invaluable resource.
Signs And Symbols In Education: Educational Semiotics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Deep University Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Educational Semiotics is a highly original work of scholarship. In four ingeniously designed studies, Tochon demonstrates how semiotic analysis can be used to deconstruct the professional learning experiences of preservice teachers. These studies offer startling insights into the creative application of semiotic methods and the understanding of long standing issues in teacher education.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part I Creation of Atlantis
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Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part I The Creation of Atlantis.
America's Guide to Fraud Prevention
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Steve Comisar, aka Brett Champion, is the most famous con man on planet earth , and America's Guide to Fraud Prevention is the most popular book on fraud ever written. Learning about fraud prevention from Steve Comisar is like learning about baseball from Babe Ruth.
Culture Briefing: Netherlands - Your guide to Dutch culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Netherlands provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Dutch people. Whether traveling to the Netherlands, working on a class paper or doing business with the Dutch, you'll find Culture Briefing: Netherlands an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: India - Your guide to Indian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: India provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Indian people. Whether traveling to India, working on a class paper or doing business with the Indians, you'll find Culture Briefing: India an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Kenya - Your Guide To The Culture And Customs Of The Kenyan People
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Kenya provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Kenyan people. Whether traveling to Kenya, working on a class paper or doing business with the Kenyans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Kenya an invaluable resource.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Dear Editor:
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(4.00 from 1 review)
Progressive,opinionated, LTE's, free to be copied and/or modified and re-published. Gun control,politics,religion, LGBT, War onWomen,torture,Islam,terrorism,9/11,healthcare,Planned Parenthood, taxation,job creation, human rights, circumcision, supreme court, secularism, Constitution,socialsecurity,patriotism,Obamacare,presidential qualifications,Pat Tillman assassination, has GOP any future?
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
Becoming a Change Artist
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 ยท Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.