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Vis-à-vis / Визави
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
«Для французов «веришь – не веришь» не вопрос. У них ответ заведомо ясен: не верю. Не верю в то, в чем меня уверяют, в то, что мне говорят и показывают. Но делаю вид, что верю; и именно в этом делании вида заключается игра». Инна Арно
رازگان
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: Persian. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Zoroastrianism
.مقالات این کتاب نخستین بار در هفته نامه «فوق العاده» در سال ۶۸ – ۱۳۶۷ منتشر شدند .این سلسله مقالات که با عنوان «رازگان» هر هفته در مجله فوق العاده بیرون می آمد گفتمانهای گوناگونی درباره فرهنگ ایران را دربرمیگرفت و اکنون پس از ۲۵ سال در قالب کتابی تجدید چاپ می شود
Hors du ghetto: un regard évangélique sur la culture et les arts.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,920. Language: French. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
Si nous examinons l'histoire culturelle du monde, que ce soit les œuvres de Proust, Confucius, Rembrandt, Blaise Pascal, Picasso, Bach, Van Gogh, Jimi Hendrix, Victor Hugo, l'art des Kwakiutl ou un vase de la dynastie Ming nous voyons des démonstrations variées du phénomène de la créativité humaine. Que se passe-t-il si nous les considérons du point de vue de la vision du monde judéo-chrétienne?
Crosswinds: Past, Present, and Future Combine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Always on the outside, looking in. This tiny village of mixed heritage families is like no other Terra has studied. Their fragmented stream of life sweeps her off her feet, and threatens all she has ever known about her own past, and the future. She must tame the stream back into its banks; while some members wish the whole village to flounder on the border of the only homeland they know.
China Simplified: Language Gymnastics
Series: China Simplified. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Language expert Katie Lu and China veteran Stewart Lee Beck lead readers on an entertaining journey through the most fascinating elements of Chinese and show how language is the key to the gates of China.
Dazzling Lights
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This book comprises of some fables behind the festival of lights and a simple ritual we follow for the day has been put in poetic form. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festival that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
All Relationships and Therapy are Multi-Cultural- Family and Cross-Cultural Complications
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Therapy is inherently cross-cultural among clients & w/ therapists. Challenging family experiences are comparable to culture for demographically mismatched AND matched intimates. Problematic approaches, including existential annihilation ignoring culture are presented along w/ practical approaches addressing therapeutic roadblocks using strategies based on expression areas of cultural differences.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 3 - March 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,840. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
The March 2012 issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by recognized scholars on diverse topics of interest to the academic and professional community. Contributors include Jordan Barry; Karen Knop, Ralf Michaels & Annelise Riles; Kathryn Judge; plus the issue has 2 student articles. Topics include actual innocence, feminism and culture, and finance.
Future of Western Civilization-Progress Report (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 35. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Melanie Mortiboys interviews Dr Nicholas Beecroft for this Progress Report on the project exploring the Future of Western Civilization in the light of the interviews so far.
Resurrecting Christianity-Rising to the Challenges of a Complex World (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali was the 106th Bishop of Rochester, for 15 years, until 2009. He is originally from Pakistan and was the first non-white Diocesan Bishop in the Church of England.