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Landscape Magic
Series: Seat of Magic. Pre-release—available February 13, 2018. Price: $1.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A war is in the planning stages, but collecting men to fill the army will take time. While they wait, Aren and Av travel North to do a calling. Jer travels south to investigate Bilgern Vineyard. They're about to discover that magic is more complicated than they first thought.
Mark of the Pterren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 293,900. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In an ancient future ruled by a warrior race of winged humans, a young king confronts the corruption terrorizing his people, and sets his kingdom on a path toward civil war.
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This is a Summary of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that by targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control.
The Other Side of the Median
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Early every morning, before even the first, red moon finished rising above the horizon of his farm, Jaime Marquez worked - wanting a better life for his son than the one he himself had been allotted at birth. Then Jaime’s mind opened to the other world, and he decided. He had to escape.
CASTE : The Unexplored Territories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Caste is a relic of dark ages. It did not evolve into a modernized version in the natural course of events as the people of India were not the real custodians of Indian society, having been under foreign rule for many years and those rulers finding great use in caste. Why it still clings on to India, when rest of the world are free of remnants of bygone eras, is analyzed here.
Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)