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The Debate Continues: Being the Autobiography of Marjorie Bowen by Marjorie Bowen (Lume Books) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

When she first published The Viper of Milan in 1906, Margaret Campbell was just 16 years old. No one, least of all Campbell, her family or their friends could have imagined that it would go on to be as successful as it was. She went on to write over 150 works in her career, including historical romances and supernatural horror stories, as well as popular history books and biographies. The Debate Continues is her autobiography, acknowledging her most well-known pseudonym: Marjorie Bowen. It spans elements of her personal life ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 359 Pages (1,485 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 COMPLETE WORKS OF PLATO: The Republic, Symposium, Apology, Phaedrus, Laws, Crito, Phaedo, Timaeus, Meno, Euthyphro, Gorgias by Plato (Musaicum Books) 4.8 Stars (44 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

This unique collection of Plato's complete works has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Plato (428/427 BC - 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Table of contents: Early ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 3,374 Pages (4,561 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

An American Legacy: Racism, Nativism, and White Supremacy by David R. Morse (PYP Academy Press) 5.0 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

For many Americans, the rise of white supremacy is a recent phenomenon. The truth is quite the contrary. In this book, David R. Morse details how racism and nativism have been constants in America, from the founding of Jamestown to the administration of Donald Trump. The most egregious example of racism has been directed at African Americans, who came to this country not of their own free will, but as slaves. From the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, to Black Lives Matter, the struggle for equality has been ongoing and so ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 550 Pages (4,140 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 19th, 2020

The Critique of Judgment (Theory of the Aesthetic Judgment & Theory of the Teleological Judgment): Critique of the Power of Judgment from the Author ... by Immanuel Kant (e-artnow ebooks) 4.3 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

The Critique of Judgment, also translated as the Critique of the Power of Judgment and more commonly referred to as the third Critique, is a philosophical work by Immanuel Kant. Critique of Judgment completes the Critical project begun in the Critique of Pure Reason and the Critique of Practical Reason (the first and second Critiques, respectively). The book is divided into two main sections: the Critique of Aesthetic Judgment and the Critique of Teleological Judgment, and also includes a large overview of the entirety of Kant's ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 439 Pages (1,494 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 17th, 2020

Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions by Herbert Spencer (Good Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

"Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions" by Herbert Spencer. 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 ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 480 Pages (1,988 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 17th, 2020

The Ethics of Immanuel Kant: Metaphysics of Morals - Philosophy of Law & The Doctrine of Virtue + Perpetual Peace + The Critique of Practical Reason: ... by Immanuel Kant (e-artnow) Price verified 17 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Ethics of Immanuel Kant: Metaphysics of Morals - Philosophy of Law & The Doctrine of Virtue + Perpetual Peace + The Critique of Practical Reason: Theory of Moral Reasoning" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals, also known as the Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals, is the first of Immanuel Kant's mature works on moral philosophy and remains one of the most influential in the field. Kant conceives his ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 521 Pages (1,835 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 17th, 2020

The Humanness of Women: Theory and Practice of Feminism (Essays and Sketches): Studies and thoughts by the famous American writer, feminist, social ... by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (e-artnow) Price verified one hour ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Humanness of Women: Theory and Practice of Feminism (Essays and Sketches)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women, and she served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 470 Pages (1,544 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

The Critique of Pure Reason: Base Plan for Transcendental Philosophy: One of the most influential works in the history of philosophy - From the ... by Immanuel Kant (Createspace Independent Publishing Platform) 4.2 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Critique of Pure Reason: Base Plan for Transcendental Philosophy" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy and marks a turning point and the beginning of modern philosophy. Also referred to as Kant's "first critique," it was followed by the Critique of Practical Reason and by the Critique of Judgment. In the preface to the first edition, Kant explains what he means by ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 347 Pages (1,642 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

The Humanness of Women: Theory and Practice of Feminism (Studies and Thoughts) by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (e-artnow ebooks) Price verified 14 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Humanness of Women: Theory and Practice of Feminism (Studies and Thoughts)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women, and she served as a role model for future generations of feminists because ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 472 Pages (1,810 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

The Ethics of Immanuel Kant: Metaphysics of Morals - Philosophy of Law & The Doctrine of Virtue + The Critique of Practical Reason: Theory of Moral ... by Immanuel Kant (e-artnow ebooks) Price verified 13 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Ethics of Immanuel Kant" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals, also known as the Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals, is the first of Immanuel Kant's mature works on moral philosophy and remains one of the most influential in the field. Kant conceives his investigation as a work of foundational ethics -- one that clears the ground for future research by explaining the core concepts and principles of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 522 Pages (1,838 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

The Critique of Judgment: Theory of the Aesthetic Judgment and Theory of the Teleological Judgment: Critique of the Power of Judgment from the Author ... by Immanuel Kant (e-artnow) 4.3 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Critique of Judgment: Theory of the Aesthetic Judgment and Theory of the Teleological Judgment" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Critique of Judgment, also translated as the Critique of the Power of Judgment and more commonly referred to as the third Critique, is a philosophical work by Immanuel Kant. Critique of Judgment completes the Critical project begun in the Critique of Pure Reason and the Critique of Practical Reason (the first and second ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 439 Pages (1,643 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

Reopening America and the World: Saving Lives and Livelihoods by John R. Allen (Brookings Institution Press) Price verified 4 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

George Bernard Shaw: Collected Articles, Lectures, Essays and Letters: Thoughts and Studies from the Renowned Dramaturge and Author of Mrs. Warren's ... by George Bernard Shaw (e-artnow) 3.8 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "George Bernard Shaw: Collected Articles, Lectures, Essays and Letters" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) was an Irish playwright, essayist, novelist and short story writer and wrote more than 60 plays. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Academy Award (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (an adaptation of his own ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 995 Pages (2,243 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

THE THREE CRITIQUES: The Critique of Pure Reason, The Critique of Practical Reason & The Critique of Judgment: The Base Plan for Transcendental ... by Immanuel Kant (e-artnow) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "THE THREE CRITIQUES: The Critique of Pure Reason, The Critique of Practical Reason & The Critique of Judgment" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. Kant here explains what he means by a critique of pure reason: "I do not mean by this a critique of books and systems, but of the faculty of reason in general, in respect of all knowledge after which it may strive ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 984 Pages (2,207 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

Faith In Doubt: Do You Question Your Faith? by Jarin Jove 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

If you are a religious believer, have you ever had doubts about your religious faith? Have you found yourself questioning your faith sometimes and finding yourself unable to let go of such questions? Have you found responses by others to your questions to be dissatisfying? Then, please consider reading Faith In Doubt. If you're unsure, ask yourself: would you prefer to live your life with honesty and integrity or would you instead prefer to possibly keep living a lie because questioning your faith feels uncomfortable to you? This ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 828 Pages (2,732 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Oct 16th, 2020

Complete Collection of Plato - 31 Works (With Bonus of The Poetics and Politics by Aristotle) by Plato (Ageless Reads) Price verified 5 hours ago

PLATO was a philosopher in Ancient Greece. He was an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Plato's dialogues have been used (and are still used) to teach a range of subjects, including philosophy, logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion and mathematics. His lasting themes include Platonic love, the theory of forms, the five regimes, innate knowledge, among others. His theory of forms launched ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 3,913 Pages (4,659 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 12th, 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 13 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 13 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 12 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 8 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 8 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 12 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

Researching Elites and Power: Theory, Methods, Analyses (Methodos Series Book 16) by Francois Denord (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

This open access book describes how elite studies theoretically and methodologically construct their object, i.e. how particular conceptualizations of elites are turned into research practice using different methods for collecting, dealing with and analyzing empirical data. The first of four sections focuses on what Mills named the power elite and includes Bourdieu's field of power. The second section addresses studies of the domain of economic power, whereas the third section centers on research on elite education. The fourth and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 403 Pages (6,079 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 25th, 2020

The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God by Joseph Smith (e-artnow) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 12 hours ago

The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is a part of the open scriptural canon of several denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. The book contains revelations on numerous topics, most of which were dictated by the movement's founder Joseph Smith. The Doctrine and Covenants was first published as a later version of the Book of Commandments. This earlier book contained 65 early revelations to church leaders, including Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery, and before it was released it was ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 434 Pages (2,773 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 22nd, 2020

Food Anxiety in Globalising Vietnam by Judith Ehlert (Palgrave Macmillan) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

This open access book approaches the anxieties inherent in food consumption and production in Vietnam. The country's rapid and recent economic integration into global agro-food systems and consumer markets spurred a new quality of food safety concerns, health issues and distrust in food distribution networks that have become increasingly obscured. This edited volume further puts the eating body centre stage by following how gendered body norms, food taboos, power structures and social differentiation shape people's ambivalent ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 363 Pages (3,563 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Sep 22nd, 2020
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