Books tagged: anthropology

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A Primer for Individual In Community
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
This 5600 word primer is the third in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the first tier, the individual in community, is presented here.
Beyond the Veil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
In a chain of events, the headstrong anthropologist and the wanderlust tramping guide are thrown together in pursuit of their own dreams. Neither of them are quite prepared for what they will find hidden beyond the veiled depths of the forest nor do they see the danger from a rampaging lieutenant of a ruthless cartel that is expanding its empire into the vibrant and awesome world of the Amazon.
Seven Fires
Price: Free! Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Seven Fires is a novel that combines elements of Anisinabe (Ojibwe) sorcery, with high tech espionage and historical injustice - with a few days of fishing thrown in.
The Rift
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,200. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In 1960, a discovery in the Olduvai Gorge in the African Rift led to the identification of an ancient hominid that became extinct nearly one-and-a-half million years ago. Or so it was thought. Then, in 1999, a team goes to the area for what is expected to be routine research. What they find is nothing short of a nightmare and they must confront issues of science, faith and human nature.
A Whisper of Bones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Whisper of Bones is book two in the Orphans and Inmates series. The past and present intertwine as modern day anthropologist, Maude Travers, pieces together evidence from an exhumed poorhouse skeleton and the journal of the Keeper of the Buffalo Orphan Asylum, Ciara Sloane Nolan. Paranormal visions lead Maude to a horrifying secret that threatened Ciara's own life.
Bone of Contention
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sydney Covington is an anthropology student who finds herself running for her life when she innocently brings an ancient human bone fragment with her to grad school in New Mexico. She and her photographer boyfriend Emmet Williams' best hope for surviving a triangle of death and destruction is a semi-inept FBI agent. Greed, pride,and fear, propel Bone of Contention toward it's gory conclusion.
The Ruling Elite and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by XC Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Ruling Elite and Other Stories is a collection of six short fantasy stories from XC Publishing authors Xina Marie Uhl and Janet Loftis.
A Thailand Diary Volume 1 January - June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A virtual look at Thailand and the Thais through the pages of a diary. You will meet, from the comfort of your armchair, real Thais. From bankers to farmers, from rich to poor. From the very young to the very old. Read the exploits of people like Bancha, Banjawan, Dao, Weelai and Sawat. You'll get to know them as if you know them in person An authentic view of the country and its people.
Human Well-Being in the Light of Evolution
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
What does it mean to be healthy, happy, and human? Science writer Kevin Holbrook explains that evolution is the most important place to look for answers to that question. Using the tools of science, logic, and strategy, Holbrook looks closely at diet, exercise, sleep, happiness, nature, sociality, virtue, and sustainability, and lists strategies for attaining human well-being.
Myths and Maxims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.