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Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
"Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love." is the essence of over forty years of work on the question of whether humanity and the Earth can be healed. It shows how a morphogenetic field of peace is organized from within, and to what forces it could connect in order to oppose the global forces of violence and so make possible a future without war.
A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
More than forty deities have found their way into the ten books of the Pipe Woman Chronicles story cycle. A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles is meant to be a companion volume to the novels, but it also serves as a wide-ranging introduction to the subject of mythology. Anyone curious about what others believe will find something to interest them here.
The Letlander
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather while attempting to return to the English Island find work in the hotel and catering industry. Their employer is of English Speaking origin and it's as well that our hero wisely disguises himself as a Letlander while he diligently engages in the many obligations of a housemaid, a waiter and a kitchen hand for an expatriate community of English people.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
„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
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
Eros Unredeemed: The World Power of Sexuality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Dieter Duhm describes the state of love in our culture. He places the unsolved issues of jealousy, free love, faithfulness, longing, impotence and morals at the center of the question of true non-violence and peace. He describes the philosophical and social basis for a culture in which jealousy is no longer a natural law, and where sexual desires no longer have to be suppressed.
The Sacred Matrix: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
We all have a longing for a better world. Some of us even dare to think that such a world is actually possible, and that a world of peace, love, cooperation and abundance for all is necessary to our survival. "The Sacred Matrix" by Dieter Duhm is a manual on how to build such a new culture so that this profound yearning of humanity can be satisfied.
The Art of Urban Survival - A family safety and self defense manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This is an encyclopedia of crime prevention and disaster preparedness knowledge that covers a wide spectrum from; what to do if your child has been abducted, to how to decontaminate after being exposed to nuclear fallout. From; how to tell if someone is lying, to the three basic tactics used by predators.
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
All About Nigeria - A Monster Created by Great Britain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Nigeria was created in 1914 during the notorious scramble for Africa immediately following the slave trade. It was formed by forcibly merging 250 disparate and conquered communities. On independence in 1960 the British Government handed power to the North as a bulwark against the apparent spread of communist ideas in the South.
Stories from the Polycule: Real Life in Polyamorous Families
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
An anthology of work from people living in polyamorous families of all configurations, by the author of The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Dust Net
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $9.69 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This book is a kaleidoscope look at the lives of women who have humbly and tenaciously pushed past bristly beginnings and daunting opposition to improve systems and circumstances for those in their midst. They have defended the innocent, nurtured selflessly, and proceeded graciously, yet fearlessly past what they thought was possible.
Inside-Dopesters and Conspiracy Theories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The 9/11 “conspiracy theory” is the ultimate McGuffin – it’s nothing at all. Its secret function, though, is very real. It drives a secondary plot and an entirely different narrative. Its true purpose is to undermine the basis of government – any government, government in principle – and to “reveal” all government as a lethal threat to the people, as an eternal conspiracy.
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Thinking about the Future, by Andy Hines and Peter Bishop, distills the expertise of three dozen senior foresight professionals into a set of essential guidelines for carrying out successful strategic foresight. Presented in a highly scannable yet personable style, each guideline includes an explanation and rationale, key steps, a case example, and resources for further study.
A Parental Certificate System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Idea Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Is ‘A Parental Certificate System’ the future of parenting? The proposed system may one day change the way our entire human species approaches the paradigm that is human procreation and parenting. The first major hurdle will be to see if White’s findings and recommendations succeed in building a consensus amongst policy makers and the public alike.
Black Blood; The public execution of black life; How to Live in a World with Racism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A black plague has landed upon our doorsteps, more so in low-income black communities and neighborhoods but nonetheless on the heads of our black men. Our black men’s blood is filling the streets around the world fast while the screams of their loved ones fill the air echoing across every social media and news show covering the story.