Books tagged: anthropology

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Kachina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
A spirit. A mask. A cult. A way of life and death. Accompanying her anthropologist husband on a trip to study the Knochine, an isolated tribe in the territory of New Mexico in 1880, Elizabeth Stephenson's life is changing into the substance of dreams. The dreams seem real — too real — more insistent with the passing of each night. Terrified, she awakes. They're only dreams. Aren't they?
A High Shrill Thump: War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "A High Shrill Thump: War Stories," marshals a convoy of more than a dozen short stories about war's mysterious dominion over human destiny. These far-out tales transport readers through the emotional, macabre, chaotic, and even uproarious situations created by war.
Passing for Normal: Memoirs of a Cult Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In Passing for Normal Carl invites you into the mind of an unwitting cult member. With a series of short stories and scenes, he takes you on a journey through the early years of that child’s life, from birth to escape. The point of view ages with the boy, giving the reader a candid insight into what life was really like in the 1980s and 90s as a second-generation member of The Family International
Answers to Life's 3 Big Questions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,040. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
In his new book, author Steve Knapp discusses some of the most recent scientific discoveries that help explain the origin of the universe and life within it. He also attempts to explain what happens to us after we die. He closes the book with few suggestions that may help motivate many to begin their own personal search for the meaning of life.
The Geologic Model of Religion
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 136,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
There might be 100,000 books written about religion but the Geologic Model of Religion is unlike any other. Drawing upon evidence from anthropology, archaeology and scripture religion is divided into worldviews and afterlife paradigms. This new model evidences several long lost prehistoric religious belief systems and explains the origin of spirituality in settled societies.
A Siberian Frontier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,300. Language: Russian. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This book is written in Russian language. Книгу можно назвать и вестерном, и хронооперой, и историческим романом. Кроме собственно приключений она содержит серьёзный этнографический и исторический материал по Восточной Сибири, Дальнему Востоку и бывшим русским территориям Северной Америки ещё до того времени, как они стали русскими.
Turbulence, Mystery, Renewal
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Viral Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Follow an individual journey through turbulence of chaos, unfolding mystery, and the renewal of self and spirit. Putting first person perception as the timeless prism, this poetry embarks on the tumultuous undercurrents of life, relationships, and the boundaries of mind.
Jhyoti: Planetside
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Specialist Jhyoti sen Chandar, exoanthropologist on the Alliance ship Solar Wind, thought she had left behind the harsh caste system of her home planet. Unfortunately, it followed her aboard in the person of Engineer Parma sen Harpar: young, hostile and with a secret that will endanger both women.
Soaring With Cockatoos
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Soul Protector, Lost Worlds Series, Book 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dr. Nathan Hunter has forty-eight hours to prove that ancient human remains at the site of a new state water project belong to a mythical lost tribe. Nila Willopah sees ghosts. When a ghost latches onto Nathan's soul, Nila must enter the world of spirit communication to protect him. Even if saving his soul means sacrificing her own.