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Okinawa Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Four dissimilar airmen meet in Okinawa during the Korean War and become close friends. The free-living GIs mingle with a poor and bitter indigenous Okinawan population. One of the airmen falls in love and marries an Okinawan girl. He is subsequently beaten by three racist airmen. His friends are out for revenge.
The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
Southern Skyes Box Set - Vol. 1-4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 248,760. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015 by thewordverve inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Sharyn Bradford Lunn's landmark saga of adventure and romance spans almost 200 years of family history set against a backdrop of the rich and rugged wilds of Australia.
Embers of the Soul
Series: Southern Skyes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by thewordverve inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The deep secrets woven amidst the branches of the McCabe and Skye family trees have been hidden for years until now. More quickly than shifting sands on the shores of Tasmania, these family secrets are tumbling forth with unleashed fury. The wounds have voices, revealing the true ties that bind the McCabes and the Skyes . . . and the one soldier who started it all many generations ago.
The Modern British Empire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
The people who built the British Empire were not unique in their courage, ambition or greed. Whether we learn a lesson or not from reading about them, one thing is certain. The history of the Empire's rise and decline is full of drama and tragedy. No playwright or novelist has ever imagined a story more rich or textured than that offered by the true experiences of actual people.
The Loneliest Sami
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
An Explosive Affair
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Why would anyone want to blow up an Australian town? How would they get sufficient explosives to undertake such a task? Why would Ben Hood end up in the middle of this town as the bomber is preparing to unleash devastation? Can an outcast, 12 year old Aboriginal girl be of any assistance to Ben in finding a way to resolve an impending catastrophe? An Explosive Affair holds all the answers.
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education: The Native Youth Program in the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Indigenous Teenage Interpreters in Museums and Public Education describes the development of the Native Youth Project (NYP) at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA). This book shows how the students learned to give lectures and tours to museum visitors about their heritage and culture. Rowan’s account includes the voices of NYP students and MOA staff, and is reflective and honest.
Moments of Unconsciousness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Moments of Unconsciousness It is with much love & pain that these poems have been brought to life. I never set out to write them. They were written in those “Moments of Unconsciousness” in which words would come together to amplify some point in my life that I had reached. I hope that you enjoyed reading my poems. Jason Te Puia