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The Ultimate Wodehouse Collection by P.G. Wodehouse (Blackmore Dennett) 4.4 Stars (267 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

P.G. Wodehouse was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century. Wodehouse worked extensively on his books, sometimes having two or more in preparation simultaneously. He would take up to two years to build a plot and write a scenario of about thirty thousand words. After the scenario was complete he would write the story. Early in his career he would produce a novel in about three months, but he slowed in old age to around six months. He used a mixture of Edwardian slang, quotations from and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 5,204 Pages (7,493 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 28th, 2020

Ash: The Eighth Novel In The Pseudoverse and an Electric Eclectic Book (Pseudoverse Series 8) by CG Blade (Pseudosynth Press) 5.0 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Forget every horror story you have ever read. This one will scare the life out of you -- literally. The shocked and horrified residents of Peacedale, R.I. panic and flee the town and the state as gruesome murders suddenly start taking place on New Year's Day, 2098. The entire planet is on edge as these killings spread to every country ignoring race, creed, color, and status. No one is safe from being broiled and charred in a horror tale that turns the entire Witch and Wicca community of Salem, Massachusetts upside-down. Can a team of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 309 Pages (13,845 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 27th, 2020

This Shining Woman: The Extraordinary Life of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin by Marjorie Bowen (Lume Books) Price verified 2 hours ago

Now chiefly remembered as the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin has often been acclaimed as a prophetess of the emancipation of her sex -- a woman who did much to smooth the way for subsequent female triumphs. But Mary's life was plagued by poverty, misery, and despair, with only a few snatched moments of happiness to keep her going. Born into a family of impoverished gentility, she spent her childhood as a drudge in her own home, subject to a drunken father and largely responsible for her ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 324 Pages (5,036 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 25th, 2020

Obamacare: Complete Law, Latest Statistics & Republican's Counterproposal: Full Text of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act & Summary of ... by White House (Madison & Adams Press) 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

This e-book contains the complete text of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The edition also includes the latest data on health coverage and health care expenses, as well as the Republicans' counter arguments and their proposed bill. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, is a United States federal statute which, at the same time, represents the complete reform of the American health care system conducted by the former ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 1,569 Pages (6,783 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 25th, 2020

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective by Martin van Maarseveen (CRC Press) 5.0 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.1201/9781315146638, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective, explores and illustrates the capacity that geo-information and GIS have to inform practitioners and other participants in the processes of the planning and management of urban regions. ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 350 Pages (20,774 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 25th, 2020

THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU: What It Means To Be A True Christian At Heart – Crucial Book for Understanding Tolstoyan, Nonviolent Resistance ... by Leo Tolstoy (e-artnow) 4.2 Stars (202 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU (One of the Most Influential Books on Nonviolent Resistance, Christianity & Inner Fate)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. In the 1870s Tolstoy experienced a profound moral crisis, followed by what he regarded as an equally profound spiritual awakening, as outlined in his non-fiction work A Confession. His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him to become a ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 500 Pages (1,820 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 24th, 2020

Aristocracy & Evolution: A Study of the Rights, the Origin, and the Social Functions of the Wealthier Classes by W. H. Mallock (Good Press) Price verified 6 hours ago

"Aristocracy & Evolution" by W. H. Mallock. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 311 Pages (2,033 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 24th, 2020

THE AGE OF REASON - Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology (Including "The Life of Thomas Paine"): Deistic Critique of Bible and Christian Church by Thomas Paine (e-artnow) Price verified 2 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "THE AGE OF REASON - Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology (Including "The Life of Thomas Paine")" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Age of Reason is an influential work by Thomas Paine that follows in the tradition of eighteenth-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible. It presents common deistic arguments; for example, it highlights what Paine saw as corruption of the Christian Church and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 853 Pages (2,704 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 23rd, 2020

Path Towards Equality: Anti-Discrimination Acts & Most Important Supreme Court Decisions Against Racism: Civil Rights Legislation and Racial ... by U.S. Government (Madison & Adams Press) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

This is a unique legal collection comprised of the most important U.S. Civil Rights Acts and Supreme Court decisions considering racial discrimination. Ideals, hopes and dreams of Nat Turner, Dred Scott, Martin Luther King and many other activists who fought for equality, are built in the legislative work presented in this edition. Whether you are a law student or a person interested in civil rights and concerned about equality, "Path Towards Equality" will provide you with insight into one of the most controversial issues of the ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 638 Pages (5,864 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 23rd, 2020

Forming Nation, Framing Welfare (Social Policy: Welfare, Power and Diversity) by Gail Lewis (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

This book introduces a historical perspective on the emergence and development of social welfare. Starting from the familiar ground of 'the family', it traces some of the crucial historical roots and desires that fed the development of social policy in the 19th and 20th centuries around education, the family, unemployment and nationhood. By aiming to discover the link between past and present, it shows that social problems are socially constructed in specific contexts and that there are diverse and competing ways of telling history.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 489 Pages (5,732 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 23rd, 2020

THE HISTORY OF THE DEVIL – Exploration of the Devil's Role in the History of Civilization: The Political and the Religious Aspects: Complemented ... by Daniel Defoe (e-artnow) 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 4 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "THE HISTORY OF THE DEVIL - Exploration of the Devil's Role in the History of Civilization: The Political and the Religious Aspects" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Political History of the Devil is a philosophical work in which Defoe explores the role of the Devil in the history of civilization. It may be said that his view on this topic is that of an 18th-century Presbyterian - he blames the Devil for the Crusades and sees him as close to Europe's ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 462 Pages (1,794 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 22nd, 2020

Ethiopia's Agrifood System: Past Trends, Present Challenges, and Future Scenarios by Paul Dorosh 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Ethiopia has experienced impressive agricultural growth and poverty reduction, stemming in part from substantial public investments in agriculture. Yet, the agriculture sector now faces increasing land and water constraints along with other challenges to growth. In Ethiopia's Agrifood System: Past Trends, Present Challenges, and Future Scenarios, researchers from the International Food Policy Research Institute and other experts present a forward-looking analysis of Ethiopia's agrifood system in the context of a rapidly changing ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 640 Pages (80,865 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 20th, 2020

Unauthorized Access: The Crisis in Online Privacy and Security by Richard Warner (CRC Press) 4.4 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

Going beyond current books on privacy and security, this book proposes specific solutions to public policy issues pertaining to online privacy and security. Requiring no technical or legal expertise, it provides a practical framework to address ethical and legal issues. The authors explore the well-established connection between social norms, privacy, security, and technological structure. They also discuss how rapid technological developments have created novel situations that lack relevant norms and present ways to develop these ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 389 Pages (9,855 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas: Linkages between Science, Policy and Practice (Theory and Practice of Urban ... by Nadja Kabisch (Springer) 4.5 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

This open access book brings together research findings and experiences from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas. Emphasis is given to the potential of nature-based approaches to create multiple-benefits for society. The expert contributions present recommendations for creating synergies between ongoing policy processes, scientific programmes and practical implementation of climate change and nature conservation measures in global ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 358 Pages (4,389 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

Materiality, Techniques and Society in Pottery Production: The Technological Study of Archaeological Ceramics through Paste Analysis by Daniel Albero Santacreu (De Gruyter Open) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 14 hours ago

Daniel Albero Santacreu presents a wide overview of certain aspects of the pottery analysis that can be obtained through archaeometric approaches along with the theoretical concepts and a deep contextual analysis. The book provides an adequate framework for understanding the way pottery production is organised and clarifies the meaning and role of the pottery in archaeological and traditional societies.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 337 Pages (4,450 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

Freshwater Governance for the 21st Century (Global Issues in Water Policy Book 6) by Eiman Karar (Springer) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 15 hours ago

The objective of this book is to broadly illustrate the key aspects of water governance, mapping the spectrum of decision-making from techno-centric and eco-centric approaches, to hybrid concepts and people-centric approaches. Topics covered include the challenges for water-governance models, the polycentric model, the integration challenge, water in the decision-making hierarchy, and the rise of water-sensitive design, while also taking into account interdependencies between stakeholders, as well as the issue of scale. The book's ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 402 Pages (4,364 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

The Technological and Economic Future of Nuclear Power (Energiepolitik und Klimaschutz. Energy Policy and Climate Protection) by Reinhard Haas (Springer VS) 3.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

This open access book discusses the eroding economics of nuclear power for electricity generation as well as technical, legal, and political acceptance issues. The use of nuclear power for electricity generation is still a heavily disputed issue. Aside from technical risks, safety issues, and the unsolved problem of nuclear waste disposal, the economic performance is currently a major barrier. In recent years, the costs have skyrocketed especially in the European countries and North America. At the same time, the costs of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 394 Pages (12,757 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

Competition and Cooperation in Economics and Business: Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, ... by Lindawati Gani (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Asia and the Pacific have become the growth engine of the world economy with the contribution of two-third of the global growth. The book discusses current issues in economics, business, and accounting in which economic agents, as individuals, entrepreneurs and professionals, as well as countries in the Asia and Pacific regions compete and collaborate with each other and with the rest of the globe. Areas covered in the book include economic development and sustainability, labor market competition, Islamic economic and business, ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 488 Pages (35,029 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 17th, 2020

Reopening America and the World: Saving Lives and Livelihoods by John R. Allen (Brookings Institution Press) Price verified 3 hours ago

The coronavirus has imposed a heavy toll on people's lives, livelihoods, and connections with one another. As America and the world reopen from this devastating pandemic, we need to examine how the process is taking place, its impact on individual lives and livelihoods, and learn from the experiences of other nations. In this book, we look at the experiences of the United States and other countries to see what we can derive about the reopening and its economic, social, and policy impacts. We present the insights and observations of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 348 Pages (10,639 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945–1960 by Alec Holcombe (University of Hawaii Press) 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Immediately after its founding by H? Chí Minh in September 1945, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) faced challenges from rival Vietnamese political organizations and from a France determined to rebuild her empire after the humiliations of WWII. H?, with strategic genius, courageous maneuver, and good fortune, was able to delay full-scale war with France for sixteen months in the northern half of the country. This was enough time for his Communist Party, under the cover of its Vietminh front organization, to neutralize ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 474 Pages (772 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 10th, 2020

Social Rights and Duties: Addresses to Ethical Societies: Complete Edition (Vol. 1&2) by Leslie Stephen (e-artnow) Price verified 8 hours ago

"Social Rights and Duties" in 2 volumes is one of the best-known works by the English historian and humanist Leslie Stephen. This carefully crafted e-artnow ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Excerpt: "We are told often enough that we are living in a period of important intellectual and social revolutions. In one way we are perhaps inclined even to state the fact a little too strongly. We suffer at times from the common illusion that the problems of to-day are entirely new: we fancy ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 315 Pages (1,442 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 9th, 2020

Overcome Yourself: How to Be Human pt. 2 by Jacob Kilgore 3.6 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

This second installment to the How to Be Human series includes insights that will help you to refine yourself even further. In order to help you overcome false efficiency, Jacob Kilgore has provided alphabetically ordered essays with insights gained from pushing off our primordial impulses to do no more than remain simple and survive. A must read for any who aim to put into the world the beauty that humans are capable of.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 425 Pages (7,635 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 7th, 2020

Education and Development in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa: Policies, Paradigms, and Entanglements, 1890s–1980s (Global Histories of Education) by Damiano Matasci (Palgrave Macmillan) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

This open access edited volume offers an analysis of the entangled histories of education and development in twentieth-century Africa. It deals with the plurality of actors that competed and collaborated to formulate educational and developmental paradigms and projects: debating their utility and purpose, pondering their necessity and risk, and evaluating their intended and unintended consequences in colonial and postcolonial moments. Since the late nineteenth century, the "educability" of the native was the subject of several ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 389 Pages (3,252 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 5th, 2020

Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition (Transnational Criminal Justice) by Julia Jansson (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character over several decades. It most centrally deals with the political offence exception and how it has changed. The book looks at this change from an international perspective with a particular focus on the United States. Interdisciplinary in ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 300 Pages (2,690 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 1st, 2020

Crime and Fear in Public Places: Towards Safe, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities (Routledge Studies in Crime and Society) by Vania Ceccato (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429352775 has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. No city environment reflects the meaning of urban life better than a public place. A public place, whatever its nature -- a park, a mall, a train platform or a street corner -- is where people pass by, meet each other and at times become a victim of crime. With this book, we submit that crime and safety in public places are not ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 484 Pages (13,222 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 1st, 2020
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