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From Struggling to Charitable: 111 Steps to Mastering Money
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance / life
REKINDLE THAT DREAM OF A WEALTHIER LIFE. Most people fail to understand the broad spectrum that money encompasses. Money isn’t limited only to being the coins, the notes in your wallet and the numbers in your bank account. In truth, money is much bigger than just being the commodity we exchange and receive goods for on a daily basis.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 2, Animals and Communities provides: In depth discussions of the role of animal owners, emergency managers, volunteers, liability and business continuity during natural and technological hazards; Practical information to engage communities in mitigating adverse impacts of disasters on animals and their owners.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 1, Animals and People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
"Animal Management in Disasters" provides comprehensive information on all aspects of animal care in disasters; an in depth understanding of natural and technological hazards; and practical information on specific procedures to keep animals and owners safe. Written by one of the world's foremost authorities on the care of animals in disasters
Trauma, Memory, and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Different forms of trauma affect many millions of people. Trauma also helps to shape individual and collective memories. This innovative book explores how traumatic occurrences and processes are remembered. Using examples from well-known events like the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in Aceh, and civil conflict in southern Thailand, as well as religious tensions
Emilia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of the Roy family of Cap Chat, a small village on the shores of the St. Laurence River in rural Quebec. In 1832 Louis Roy organizes the rescue of over 300 British soldiers from a ship wreck. He is rewarded by Queen Victoria herself but later his son is cursed by the parish priest. A series of tragic stories seems to follow the family. What can we learn from these stories?
Climate Change and Human Rights: The 2015 Paris Conference and the Task of Protecting People on a Warming Planet
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Can framing climate change as a “human rights issue” be expected to strengthen the political resonance of the problem and spur immediate and significant action? Can it open fertile legal avenues for its management? And is it the correct way of framing the problem?These are the questions addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s e-book entitled “Climate Change and Human Rights'.
The Reckoning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The end of the world is real. These five exciting tales explore the aspects and challenges humanity will face when the world explodes and survival seems doubtful. Tales of high stakes, deadly encounters, the Earth devastated by aliens, natural disasters far beyond our control, and self inflicted wounds humanity may never recover from.
Surviving Traumatic Grief Volume 1, When Loved Ones Die in a Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
This book is a practical guide to helping people bereaved in traumatic circumstances and is based on interviews with people bereaved in the devastating 2009 bushfires in Victoria, along with input from experienced grief counsellors. It is suitable for health professionals and people affected by traumatic grief.
The Revivalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Forty years ago, a military experiment in nanotechnology ran amok, wiping out most of North America and rendering it an uninhabitable plain of silvery goo. Against all odds, the town of Wellington, Nevada, has held off the threat, and survived. But when a wagon train appears on the horizon, somehow crossing the silver tide without harm, all that will change.
Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia: Highlights of the Evaluation Learning Event
Price: Free! Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This ebook documents a September 2014 learning event hosted by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which brought together thought leaders from different parts of the world to explore the vital links involving innovation, learning, and change in the context of development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific—inequality and environmental sustainability.