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Crónicas da Terra Longe by Luiz Andrade Silva
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 145,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Este livro, «Crónicas da Terra Longe», de Luiz Andrade Silva, resulta da compilação de uma diversidade de textos publicados na imprensa cabo-verdiana e estrangeira, como também de algumas intervenções públicas no âmbito de iniciativas promovidas pelas comunidades cabo-verdianas radicadas no estrangeiro.
Política(s) e Cultura(s) no Antigo Egipto by José das Candeias Sales
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 29, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Political
Reflectir sobre a história egípcia e entender as características e componentes da sua política talvez seja melhor dizer das suas políticas , além de estimulante (pela captação das subtilezas e nuances a elas associadas no decurso dos múltiplos períodos da sua longa histórica), é essencial pela compreensão que induz da própria comunidade egípcia (antropologia política)(...)
Baptism of Fire: The Birth of the Modern British Fantastic in World War I by Janet Brennan Croft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Baptism of Fire examines selected examples of the fantastic response to World War I among British authors. The contents comprise a mix of five classic articles from the pages of Mythlore and twelve new essays. The first half of the book considers the Inklings, the Oxford literary group centered on J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, while the second half deals with other
Os Obreiros do Grande Ocidente by Nuno Ferreira Gonçalves
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 129,290. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Bem poucos são ainda os que sabem que a Grande Pátria Lusófona – Goa, Portugal e Brasil, com os seus satélites continentais e insulares – encabeça no presente a mecanogénese secreta das civilizações rumo ao futuro.
Savitri – The Golden Bridge, the Wonderful Fire by Mangesh V. Nadkarni
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 183,820. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Dr. Nadkarni essays on Sri Aurobindo's epic Savitri. This collection represents a masterly ‘Introduction’ to the revelatory poem which he loved so much and understood so well.
The English of Savitri by Shraddhavan
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 180,840. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Since 1980, Shraddhavan has been teaching English in Auroville through close readings of Sri Aurobindo’s revelatory epic Savitri: a legend and a symbol. In August 1998 these classes were resumed at Savitri Bhavan, with a growing number of students. These classes were given the name ‘The English of Savitri’
Storie di birra - antologia di grandi autori della letteratura italiana by Duilio Chiarle
Series: La grande letteratura italiana, Book 8. Price: $3.18 USD. Words: 143,760. Language: Italian. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Classics
Restare in relax seduti all'ombra di una veranda, davanti ad una birra fresca, gli alberi che ondeggiano alla brezzolina estiva, le cicale che friniscono durante il solleone: ecco uno dei piaceri della vita! La birra ha ispirato autori di ogni epoca e nazionalità , ispirato religioni e addirittura provocato rivoluzioni, perchè dunque non dedicarle un libro? Ecco una spumeggiante raccolta di brani
Peace-making Power-sharing. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
The first Canadian Citizens Assembly found out the best electoral reform, only to have the goal-posts moved against its adoption. Britain had half a dozen undemocratic voting methods, because only that one democratic method could work at all levels of government. The world anarchy of election systems are passed off as fashion statements. But progress in democracy wont go away.
A Flore Portugaise e as Viagens em Portugal de Hoffmannsegg e Link by Nuno Gomes Oliveira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 11, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Passaram duzentos anos sobre a edição da “Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes lês plantes que croissent naturellement au Portugal”, do conde Hoffmannsegg e do professor Johann Friedrich Link, que descreve 659 espécies da flora portuguesa e resulta das viagens feitas por aqueles naturalistas, em Portugal, entre 1779 e 1801.
Speculative Fiction 2014 by Renee Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,210. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Literature
Speculative Fiction 2014 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex, fraught, and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2014.
Dicionário das Personagens do Teatro de Gil Vicente by Maria José Palla
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 166,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 21, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Apresentamos um dicionário com todas as personagens do teatro vicentino, no qual fizemos o inventário de todas as figuras, explicando com quem contracenam, citando as falas mais relevantes e analisando a simbologia dos nomes, de entre outros aspectos.
SAVING SUCCESS: Save The Planet by Johnson Mugambi Mutikwa Mutikwa, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,490. Language: Simple English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Essay » Business
In today’s terms, even if perhaps rather loosely, from Machiavelli’s work a business executive can distil a number of things that will be beneficial-as well as a number that should be avoided.The business leader should be strong and fair while avoiding becoming too benevolent. He must avoid making miscalculations as he develops his business in a strategic way. A business leader should encourage
Coming to America: 1001 Ways to Come to America and Canada by Moshood Fayemiwo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Essay » Business
There are more than 1001 ways that today's young men and women can relocate to anywhere in the world. Some of these new ways are unknown to many people. The authors of this nearly 800-page book have revealed many of such ways and methods. From reasons such as religious persecution, domestic abuse, minority rights, political differences, violence to sexual orientation, terrorist attacks and more.
Dismantling the Divine: D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett by Paul Gleason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Essay » Literature
A groundbreaking and original book, "Dismantling the Divine" considers how D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett criticize the nineteenth-century concept of the artist as the replacement for Jesus Christ as the divine prophet of universal truth. In addition, the book shows how these three novelists engage with Nietzsche, Heidegger, Schopenhauer, and other key philosophers.
"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth by Donald Gutierrez
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
With this e-edition of Donald Gutierrez's masterful "The Holiness of the Real," students and lovers of American poetry will now have an in-depth analysis of the short works of San Francisco's most iconic poet at their fingertips. Here is the exact text of Amador Publishers' 2014 2nd Edition of Gutierrez's authoritative guide to the works of Kenneth Rexroth, revised for convenience and ease of use.
Our Society, Our Planet by George Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Essay » Sociology
This book explores deep concerns about the future of our societies on this 'our' planet. It is about the injustices and, in some cases, the criminal behaviour of small groups of people who have the power and economic might to influence governments and other institutions to leave legal possibilities open for them to behave and do the things their way with hardly any restrictions.
புத்தர் பிரான் by Gauthama Neelambaran
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: Tamil. Published: February 17, 2015 by Pustaka Digital Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Essay » Literature
'புத்தர் பிரான்' என்னும் தலைப்பில், அண்ணலார், அமலர், அறவாழி அந்தணராம் புத்தபெருமானாரின் திவ்ய சரிதத்தை எளியேன், 'முத்தாரம்' வார இதழில் தொடராகச் சற்றேறக்குறைய மூன்றரை வருடங்கள் எழுத நேர்ந்தது, கருணைக் கடலாம் போதி மாதவரின் திருவருள் என்றே எண்ணுகிறேன். இது வெறும் கதையல்ல. உலகம் போற்றும் ஒப்பற்ற மாமணியின் வரலாறு. இதற்காக நான் நூற்றுக்கும் மேற்பட்ட நூல்களை வாசித்தேன்.