Books tagged: anthropology

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On The Human Species: A Philosophy on Reason and the Emergence of Civilized Humanity
You set the price! Words: 34,390. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
On the Human Species is a philosophical and psychological discourse that charts the origin and evolution of our species. The book is an inspired combination of science and philosophy, a brilliant canvas of intellectual thought and discerning anthropology.
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
Time Catcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
An ancient Hopi prophecy … the end of the Fourth World … a mysterious ruin … and a window between worlds. Anthropologist Will Lansa grew up as a privileged child in Aspen, Colorado, but spent summers on the Hopi reservation, where his father was chief of police. Now Lansa grudgingly returns to his roots on the reservation after receiving a baffling message from Vina, his aged grandmother.
Magicians of the Gods Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Working with his wife, Hancock receives and documents his information first hand and compiles it into a very compact, well organised book that is a great read for persons interested in the depth of history of the people, animals, and lifestyles that existed before our time. It also includes images of many of the artifacts referred to in the book.
The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Easy Meat
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban
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Anthropology meets the real world, in a pre-apocalyptical myth in the making.
A Very Brief History of the World - Why the World is the Way it is Today
Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
From the beginning, the story of humans was shaped by geography, chemistry, and evolution. Our ideas and ambition would pollinate trade and science and collide in politics and war. This book shows how nations and cultures were connected through events that occurred all across the globe. This is our history - in a nutshell.
Innate Resistance to Sexual Abuse
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
The hypothesis that sexual abuse among humans is innate persists. Anthropological studies indicate that it is culture that accounts for the presence or absence of rape. Close examination of hunter-gatherer cultures have found very strong resistance to all forms of domination. There is greater evidence to support the hypothesis that resistance to sexual abuse is innate.
The Peaceful People: The Penan and their Fight for the Forest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
The Peaceful People is the story of the Penan, the jungle nomads of Sarawak, Malaysia, on Borneo island who for decades have fought for possession and preservation of their traditional forest lands against rampant logging. Author Paul Malone provides a comprehensive account of Penan society and culture, the politics of logging and the struggle of indigenous communities.