Books tagged: anthropology

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Lost Among the Baining: Adventure, Marriage, and Other Fieldwork
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this wry travel memoir, a fiasco of an anthropological field trip leaves the writer and her husband haunted by the Baining of New Guinea, a people who upend Western theories as well as the couple's young lives. Years later, they return to the jungle to make peace with this very different culture and their youthful past.
The Forgotten Exodus: The Into Africa Theory of Human Evolution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
For over a century, research scientists across the globe have given the impression to the public that they require only a few final details to perfect their popular consensus model for human evolution. This book, however, the result of three years of investigation into cutting edge archaeological and genetic data, is set to displace the existing scientific paradigm in human evolution.
Stage II of the Nonviolent Rainbow Revolution
Price: $99.95 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Paradise is within our grasp. We lack two software programs: "Finding Mr. Right" software, an enhancement of facial recognition software, and "Baby Face Generating" software. The latter can be developed whenever an entity with a few million dollars to spare assembles an appropriate team of programmers and bioinformatics experts. If we use my social science to educate the public, we can do this.
Death of the Dragon God Lake: Voices from Tasik Chini, Malaysia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
​Death of the Dragon God Lake is a family ethnography focusing on the Jakun of Tasik Chini, Malaysia, and their contemporary struggles. The Orang Asli, West Malaysia's indigenous people have seen efforts to 'modernise' them, and this official spin cloak the denial of Orang Asli self-determination and the concurrent damage being done to their traditional land.
graphic art of world peace
Price: Free! Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
If you was, or are being conditioned and brainwash by information anywhere around the world, that was never able to create world peace in the history of every and all civilizations, pretty please do tell, “what makes you feel you are in a position suitable for bargaining.”
On The Human Species: A Philosophy on Reason and the Emergence of Civilized Humanity
Price: Free! Words: 36,050. 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 Books. 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.