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Generational Cycles-Predicting the Future (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
In this interview with Dr Nicholas Beecroft, Neil Howe explains the theory and sets out his observations of the current stage of the generational cycle during this “Fourth Turning” crisis period. He describes the interactions between all the various generations and predicts how the future in areas as diverse as security, immigration, family life and spiritual values.
The American Indians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
A Rose for Lancaster
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A York woman and a Lancaster man are forced into a marriage contract to please King Henry VII. Blanche Langley is swept into King Henry's ambitious maneuvers to secure the throne. Tensions flare as a plot to overthrow the king is discovered. As the York forces gather to make one last effort to win the throne, will Blanche betray her king and her husband?
Migration: The COMPAS Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
Migration: The COMPAS Anthology is a unique compendium of short articles and poems on the multiple interlinked practices, policies, responses and experiences that make up the phenomenon ‘migration’. Migration experts join with winners from COMPAS’ poetry competition to give their take on migration, ranging from personal reflections to succinct topic overviews.
The Separation of Business and State
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014 and represented by Cailean Babcock. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
To end our nation's funding of corporate welfare, wars-for-profit and bank bailouts, we must first understand the tangled relationship that exists between corporations, banks, and the government. Political analyst Ryan Dawson discusses the problems that plague our system and offers some practical solutions on how we can work together to establish a separation of business and state.
Ma's Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 1902 Christopher and Ethel ‘Ma’ Johnstone left the city with their young family to open a country newspaper. Ma’s Garden is a gentle tale about the first year of their new life, the people they meet, their tribulations, their celebrations. ‘Ma’ planted her garden on a barren block while Christopher trusted in his future. This story is the essence of a small town, not so different from today.
By All Men's Judgments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Knowing she doesn’t have long to live, Liza Meacham summons local newspaper writer Nathaniel to her bedside to share a story she’s kept to herself for seven decades. It’s the story of a man named Joseph Tilley. With her granddaughter, Madeline, also by her side, Liza begins to reveal how an innocent Oklahoma farm boy fell into a life of crime to become a notorious outlaw in the early 1920s.
Discorso sulla servitù volontaria
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2014 by Edizioni Immanenza. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
“vorrei solo comprendere come è possibile che tanti uomini, tanti paesi, tante città e nazioni tollerino talvolta un solo tiranno, che non ha altro potere che quello che gli danno; che ha il potere di nuocere loro solo finché essi possono sopportarlo; che non potrebbe far loro alcun male, se non quando essi preferiscono sopportarlo piuttosto che contraddirlo..."
Umma Dawm - The Confidential Files
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Earth’s hidden history… the hidden agenda… How aliens brought man the Holy Grail ! Earth’s hidden history… the hidden agenda… How aliens brought man the Holy Grail ! When one revisits history one is struck by the fact that it appears visitors of a higher knowledge have kept coming to meet man and distil advanced knowledge as though a course was taught to mankind…
News And Facts For Kids, Jan-Mar 2014 Issue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
Kinooze Book of Record, Jan-Mar 2014 Issue, covering news-facts. re-imagined and written for kids. This particular issue is relatively low on news-content, instead has a greater section on cool facts kids love to hear about. Get to know, about Animals that can’t jump, How the Earth was made, the History of Winter Olympics, Magnificent Mexico, about Nomads, and many more fun facts.