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The Iliad & The Odyssey by Homer (Kathartika) 4.3 Stars (46 Reviews)    Price verified 3 hours ago

While Homer's existence as a historical person is still a topic of debate, the writings attributed to the name have made their mark not only on Greek history and literature, but upon western civilization itself. Homer's epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, laid the foundation upon which Ancient Greece developed not only its culture, but its societal values, religious beliefs, and practice of warfare as well.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 644 Pages (1,020 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 2nd, 2020

Architecture of a Technodemocracy: How Technology and Democracy Can Revolutionize Governments, Empower the 100%, and End the 1% System by Jason M. Hanania (technodemocracy.us) 4.5 Stars (84 Reviews)    Price verified 19 hours ago

The world is primed for radical changes in government where each of us has an equal voice and all are held accountable. In Architecture of a Technodemocracy, Hanania provides a detailed blueprint on how to leverage current government processes, communications systems, and blockchain security to take the next step in the evolution of human government. By harnessing technology that already exists, we can nonviolently reshape our respective governments. The cooperation of modern politicians is not a requirement. A technodemocracy can ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 436 Pages (3,942 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

We All Have Our Heaven by James Hawthorne 4.2 Stars (15 Reviews)    Price verified 3 hours ago

Alex and Matt Morgan are born in northern California but eventually find themselves living in the Seattle area during an era of unbridled change and new possibilities. They will do drugs, play rock 'n roll, search for love and engage in the political battles that have rocked the nation over the past three decades. One brother chooses the security of a union job and the other opts for a career in conservative talk radio. They both endure heartbreak and loss along the way, battered by moments of unexpected violence and plain old bad ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 434 Pages (493 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

Understanding the Global Energy Crisis (Purdue Studies in Public Policy) by Richard A. Simmons (Purdue University Press) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

We are facing a global energy crisis caused by world population growth, an escalating increase in demand, and continued dependence on fossil-based fuels for generation. It is widely accepted that increases in greenhouse gas concentration levels, if not reversed, will result in major changes to world climate with consequential effects on our society and economy. This is just the kind of intractable problem that Purdue University's Global Policy Research Institute seeks to address in the Purdue Studies in Public Policy series by ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 300 Pages (3,126 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

Making Institutional Repositories Work (Charleston Insights in Library, Archival, and Information Sciences) by Burton B. Callicott (Purdue University Press) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

Quickly following what many expected to be a wholesale revolution in library practices, institutional repositories encountered unforeseen problems and a surprising lack of impact. Clunky or cumbersome interfaces, lack of perceived value and use by scholars, fear of copyright infringement, and the like tended to dampen excitement and adoption.This collection of essays, arranged in five thematic sections, is intended to take the pulse of institutional repositories-to see how they have matured and what can be expected from them, as well ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 350 Pages (2,788 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

Suffering-Focused Ethics: Defense and Implications by Magnus Vinding (Ratio Ethica) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 27 minutes ago

The reduction of suffering deserves special priority. Many ethical views support this claim, yet so far these have not been presented in a single place. Suffering-Focused Ethics provides the most comprehensive presentation of suffering-focused arguments and views to date, including a moral realist case for minimizing extreme suffering. The book then explores the all-important issue of how we can best reduce suffering in practice, and outlines a coherent and pragmatic path forward. "An inspiring book on the world's most important ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 314 Pages (3,989 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jul 1st, 2020

What Is an Establishment of Religion? (Antidisestablishmentarianism Serial Version Book 1) by Michael J. Findley (Findley Family Video) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

Excerpted from Antidisestablishmentarianism -- Hint. It's not what you think. It's a recipe for persecution, corruption and heresy. America's founding fathers understood that government must protect freedom, including the freedom to practice all religions. But they also understood that not all religions teach men how to be good citizens and make their countries prosper. The truth isn't out there somewhere, unfindable and unknowable. It's right here.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 381 Pages (1,259 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 30th, 2020

An Englishman Looks at the World: Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters (The original unabridged edition) by H. G. Wells (e-artnow ebooks) 3.9 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "An Englishman Looks at the World - Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters (The original unabridged edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. An Englishman Looks at the World is a 1914 essay collection by H. G. Wells containing journalistic pieces written between 1909 and 1914. Table of contents: The Coming Of Blériot My First Flight Off The Chain Of The New Reign Will The Empire Live? The Labour Unrest The Great State The Common ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 372 Pages (1,339 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 28th, 2020

New Worlds for Old - A Plain Account of Modern Socialism (The original unabridged edition) by H. G. Wells (e-artnow ebooks) 2.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 8 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "New Worlds for Old - A Plain Account of Modern Socialism (The original unabridged edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. New Worlds for Old, which appeared in some later editions with the subtitle "A Plain Account of Modern Socialism," was one of several books and pamphlets that H.G. Wells wrote about the socialist future in the period 1901-1908, while he was engaged in an effort to reform the Fabian Society. Table of contents: Introductory Remarks ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 329 Pages (1,373 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 28th, 2020

The Complete Works of Plato by Plato, (e-artnow) 4.5 Stars (73 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Plato" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of contents: Early works: Apology Crito Charmides Euthyphro First Alcibiades (*) Greater Hippias (*) Lesser Hippias Ion Laches Lysis Middle works: Cratylus Euthydemus Gorgias Menexenus (*) Meno Phaedo Protagoras Symposium Republic Phaedrus Parmenides Theaetetus Late works: Timaeus Critias Sophist Statesman Philebus Laws Pseudonymous works (traditionally attributed to Plato, but considered ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 10,000 Pages (4,510 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 27th, 2020

The Collected Early Writings: The Voyage Out + Night and Day + Monday or Tuesday and Other Short Stories + Jacob's Room (4 books in 1 ebook) by Virginia Woolf (e-artnow ebooks) Price verified 2 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Collected Early Writings: The Voyage Out + Night and Day + Monday or Tuesday and Other Short Stories + Jacob's Room (4 books in 1 ebook)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Adeline Virginia Woolf (25 January 1882 - 28 March 1941) was an English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 1,037 Pages (2,097 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 26th, 2020

The Future in America - A Search After Realities (The original unabridged and illustrated edition) by H. G. Wells (e-artnow ebooks) 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Future in America - A Search After Realities (The original unabridged and illustrated edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Future in America -A Search After Realities is a 1906 travel essay by H. G. Wells recounting his impressions from the first of half a dozen visits he would make to the United States. Table of contents: Chapter I. The Prophetic Habit Of Mind Chapter II. Material Progress Chapter III. New York Chapter IV. Growth Invincible ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 314 Pages (3,947 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 26th, 2020

Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment by Wesley Krug 3.9 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 4 hours ago

This book is about how to improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, poverty, corruption, causes of the decline of the middle class in some rich nations, sustainable development, emerging technologies, and more. This is not a hardcore textbook. It is informal and easy to understand. Below is a list of questions answered throughout: * Which nations have the best living standards? What are they doing right? * Why do rich countries still have so many poor people in them? * What caused the ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 791 Pages (4,395 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 26th, 2020

Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition by Stuart Gillespie (International Food Policy Research Institute) Price verified one hour ago

The stories in this book are diverse, spanning five decades and playing out in different arenas, from local to global. They take place in developing countries all over the world, and they involve many sectors and disciplines beyond nutrition itself, including health, agriculture, education, social protection, and water and sanitation. Most importantly, they paint a nuanced picture of success as a context-specific achievement that may, or may not, endure into the future.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 403 Pages (28,712 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 24th, 2020

When We Were Slaves: Hundreds of Recorded Interviews, Life Stories and Testimonies of Former Slaves in the South by Work Projects Administration (e-artnow) Price verified 6 hours ago

e-artnow present to you the complete collection of hundreds of life stories, recorded interviews and incredible vivid testimonies of former slaves from the American southern states, including photos of the people being interviewed and their extraordinary narratives. After the end of Civil War in 1865, more than four million slaves were set free. There were several efforts to record the remembrances of the former slaves. The Federal Writers' Project was one such project by the United States federal government to support writers during ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 8,011 Pages (38,987 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 18th, 2020

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea Ritchie (Beacon Press) 4.7 Stars (19 Reviews)    Price verified 27 minutes ago

"A passionate, incisive critique of the many ways in which women and girls of color are systematically erased or marginalized in discussions of police violence." -- Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement. By placing the individual stories of Sandra Bland, Rekia Boyd, Dajerria Becton, Monica Jones, and Mya Hall in the broader context of the twin epidemics ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 362 Pages (7,229 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 16th, 2020

Long Time Walk On Water (Vol.2) by Joan Barbara Simon 3.5 Stars (50 Reviews)    Price verified 19 hours ago

A black woman and single mum, starting over. A white man who wants something more. Will they take a chance on each other? Everyting gonna be alright? London, 1960. Rose is looking for a new start. Thousands of miles away from her Caribbean home, she scrapes together money to send for her children while adjusting to a strange, new world. Jack's life is full of disillusionment. He cares little for his council flat, his town, or even his wife. The only thing that gives his life sparkle? His Jamaican friends down at the docks. When ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 300 Pages (1,150 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Jun 15th, 2020

Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida by Tameka Bradley Hobbs (University Press of Florida) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 27 minutes ago

"Hobbs unearths four lynchings that are critical to the understanding of the origins of civil rights in Florida. The oral histories from the victims' families and those in the communities make this a valuable contribution to African American, Florida, and civil rights history."--Derrick E. White, author of The Challenge of Blackness "A compelling reminder of just how troubling and violent the Sunshine State's racial past has been. A must read."--Irvin D.S. Winsboro, editor of Old South, New South, or Down South? Florida is ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 332 Pages (3,713 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 4th, 2020

Retirement Timing and Social Stratification: A Comparative Study of Labor Market Exit and Age Norms in Western Europe by Jonas Radl (De Gruyter Open) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

The book addresses a timely issue that attracts both researchers and policy-makers: the factors explaining early retirement. The study uses cutting-edge methodology to produce fresh empirical evidence that sheds a new light on the processes of leaving work and challenges occasionally the conventional wisdom on the cross-national differences in retirement ages.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 329 Pages (7,678 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jun 3rd, 2020
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