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Wha' Hoppen?: A Politically Incorrect Look Back at the 2016 Presidential Campaigns, the Election and Aftermath by Katrina Vasilnova (Sky Scientific Press, PO Box 7067, Brookings, Oregon 97415) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

"Oh No-o-o-o-o," you say. "Do we really need another 'what happened' book?" It's a fair question. There have been several published since we first learned that Hillary Clinton and her team of writers were putting together a new memoir -- one that promised an intimate view into her thoughts and emotions as she fought to save America from the likes of "you-know-who." Then after beating Bernie in the Democratic primary and winning the nomination, she had to face the tallest challenge of her political career: FBI Director James ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 228 Pages (680 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

The Blue Dress: An historic drama with wicked twists and turns by Denise A Nisbet (Thorpe Bowker) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Shocking events and how the secret was kept. Set in Colonial Australia this is a historic drama with wicked twists and turns, an amusing array of characters and an unexpected ending. From the moment the family Clarkson arrive in Sydney Town they cause a stir. The parties, the dancing and flirting. So much to gossip about... and gossip they did. Six girls! All those dresses and petticoats. The local dressmaker is ecstatic. Then Eloise is pursued by a soldier she heartily dislikes, has to be rescued and her reputation kept intact. And ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 216 Pages (550 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

Why Do They Always Break up with Me?: The Ultimate Guide to Overcome Heartbreak for Good by Carrie Jeroslow (Difference Press) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Why do they always break up with you? You are a good person, right? You feel like you should be able to hang on to your partner and have a long-committed relationship, right? Everyone else seems to make it work, but your relationships always end. And they always end in the same way. Uncover the truth about why you have similar relationship experiences over and over again. By understanding and looking at your past, you will know how to make changes, so you never have to go through the same heartbreak again. Spiritual coach Carrie ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 120 Pages (1,950 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

Toward a Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs by Randall Caroline Watson Forsberg (Cornell Global Perspectives) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Military analyst, peace activist, teacher, and social theorist Randall Caroline Watson Forsberg (1943-2007) founded the Nuclear Freeze campaign and the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies. In Toward a Theory of Peace, completed in 1997 and published for the first time here, she delves into a vast literature in psychology, anthropology, archeology, sociology, and history to examine the ways in which changing moral beliefs came to stigmatize forms of "socially sanctioned violence" such as human sacrifice, cannibalism, and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 348 Pages (5,417 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

How Many Myths Do You Believe In?: Can You Accept a Challenge to Your Beliefs? by R. L. Stout 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Beware, this is an exercise in stepping out of the comfort zone. This book is rated PG for content, but you may think is is rated PG13 as a challenge to your present thinking.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 252 Pages (2,195 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

The Trifling Stars Of Meaningful Life by Sumit Tak 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

"He wished to make a new planet of love and union, a new planet of trust and wisdom. In a hope of the great future, he reclined in his dreams." This book is a collection of short stories. But, in fact, more accurately, it is a sojourn through timelessness. With its candor and simplicity, the author has spun a world with a thousand different meanings. And a million different questions. Each of these questions engages you, it asks you to name it, to think about it, and to answer it. This book is also about self-discovery. It hints of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 60 Pages (3,649 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

Racism for White People: The Most Complete Discussion about White Fragility and How Different Forms of Racism Developed in the History of Racial ... by Martin Jackson 4.7 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 29 minutes ago

Have you noticed that we all do not look the same, that some people look different from what others look like? No, I don't mean by height or nose size. Aside from the fact that some of your friends are shorter than others, rounder, or better looking, you would agree that another physical difference to note in people's looks is in the color of their skin. Yeah! You have noticed in your school or church that not all people look the same. So, while some kids in your school are really dark in complexion, you will find that some others ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 89 Pages (2,071 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 14th, 2020

Racism in America: A Reader by Harvard University Press 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Racism in America has been the subject of serious scholarship for decades. At Harvard University Press, we've had the honor of publishing some of the most influential books on the subject. The excerpts in this volume -- culled from works of history, law, sociology, medicine, economics, critical theory, philosophy, art, and literature -- are an invitation to understand anti-Black racism through the eyes of our most incisive commentators. Readers will find such classic selections as Toni Morrison's description of the Africanist ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 335 Pages (17,595 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 13th, 2020

UNDERSTANDING DAVID HUME: The Smart Student's Guide to Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and the essays Of Miracles, Of Immortality of the Soul ... by Laurence Houlgate (Houlgate Books) 4.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

In the eighteenth century, the words "natural religion" referred to religious beliefs based on reason and evidence instead of revelation. In Understanding David Hume, Professor Laurence Houlgate guides serious students through the labyrinth of arguments for and against the existence and infinite nature of God, focusing mainly on the famous Design Argument. Lengthy dialogues are broken down into discrete and understandable short chapters, allowing students to easily navigate through the book. Professor Houlgate uses the same approach ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 219 Pages (2,579 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 12th, 2020

Swipe to The Altar: Your 10-Step Roadmap to Finding True Love Online by Mrs. Q. Warnock 5.0 Stars (43 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

How to find your Mr. Right - without wasting time online dating? Savannah applied a simple texting principle from my book, since then she has been on 5 dates with someone who ghosted her before! Why is it so hard to find a boyfriend? Isn't online dating supposed to make it easier? I haven't dated in years. Isn't online dating just for hookups? Why isn't it working? What am I doing wrong? If you see yourself in these questions, you need this book. You will finally have the answers to how to find your true love with the help ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 212 Pages (3,668 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 12th, 2020

The Fountain of Life by Solomon Ibn Gabirol (E-BOOKARAMA) 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

Solomon ibn Gabirol, also known as Avicebron, was a Spanish-Jewish poet and philosopher of the eleventh century and his major philosophical work is the "Fons Vitae", or "The Fountain of Life". In this text, Gabirol uses a Socratic dialog as a framework to discuss his theory of the 'First Cause.' Written in Arabic, the Fons was translated into Latin in the 12th century, The work was attributed to 'Avicebron,' who was not identified as Jewish but as Christian or possibly Muslim. One reason is that Gabirol does not reference the ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 124 Pages (1,188 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 12th, 2020

The Ethics of Criticism by Tobin Siebers (Cornell University Press) 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 20 hours ago

Tobin Siebers asserts that literary criticism is essentially a form of ethics. The Ethics of Criticism investigates the moral character of contemporary literary theory, assessing a wide range of theoretical approaches in terms of both the ethical presuppositions underlying the critical claims and the attitudes fostered by the approaches. Building on analyses of the moral legacies of Plato, Kant, Nietzsche, and Freud, Siebers identifies the various fronts on which the concerns of critical theory impinge on those of ethics.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 270 Pages (647 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Postcolonialism Cross-Examined: Multidirectional Perspectives on Imperial and Colonial Pasts and the Neocolonial Present (Routledge Philosophers in ... by Monika Albrecht (Routledge) 4.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

Taking a strikingly interdisciplinary and global approach, Postcolonialism Cross-Examined reflects on the current status of postcolonial studies and attempts to break through traditional boundaries, creating a truly comparative and genuinely global phenomenon. Drawing together the field of mainstream postcolonial studies with post-Soviet postcolonial studies and studies of the late Ottoman Empire, the contributors in this volume question many of the concepts and assumptions we have become accustomed to in postcolonial studies, ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 308 Pages (1,726 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Extended Working Life Policies: International Gender and Health Perspectives by Áine Ní Léime (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

This open access book addresses the current debate on extended working life policy by considering the influence of gender and health on the experiences of older workers. Bringing together an international team of scholars, it tackles issues as gender, health status and job/ occupational characteristics that structure the capacity and outcomes associated with working longer. The volume starts with an overview of the empirical and policy literature; continues with a discussion of the relevant theoretical perspectives; includes a ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 539 Pages (3,797 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Macroeconomics, Agriculture, and Food Security: A Guide to Policy Analysis in Developing Countries by Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla (International Food Policy Research Institute) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 29 minutes ago

Why write a book on macroeconomic policies and their links to agriculture and food security in developing countries? The food price spikes of the years just prior to 2010 and the economic, political, and social dislocations they generated refocused the attention of policymakers and development practitioners on the agricultural sector and food security concerns. But even without those traumatic events, the importance of agriculture for developing countries -- and for an adequate functioning of the world economy -- cannot be denied. ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 760 Pages (26,925 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Plight of A Postmodern Hunter by Mukhtar Shakhanov (Hertfordshire Press) Price verified 14 hours ago

This edition is Mukhtar Shahanov's authorized reprint of Walter May translation of "The Plaint of the Hunter Above the Abyss" book initially published by Atamura in 1998. This is a book-dialogue between two famous pundits, the renowned Kirghizian novelist Chingiz Aitmatov and the legendary Kazakh poet Mukhtar Shakhanov - defending their fundamental faith in the spiritual resources of each and every human being. As such, they explore the moral significance of endlessly recurrent existential dislocations characterising everyone's sense ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 483 Pages (12,807 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Global History and New Polycentric Approaches: Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System (Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global ... by Manuel Perez Garcia (Palgrave Macmillan) 3.8 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 29 minutes ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. Rethinking the ways global history is envisioned and conceptualized in diverse countries such as China, Japan, Mexico or Spain, this collections considers how global issues are connected with our local and national communities. It examines how the discipline had evolved in various historiographies, from Anglo Saxon to southern European, and its emergence in Asia with the rapid development of the Chinese economy motivation to legitimate the current uniqueness of the history and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 352 Pages (4,105 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy (American Philosophy) by Donald J. Morse (Fordham University Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

This is the first book to consider John Dewey's early philosophy on its own terms and to explicate its key ideas. It does so through the fullest treatment to date of his youthful masterwork, the Psychology. This fuller treatment reveals that the received view, which sees Dewey's early philosophy as unimportant in its own right, is deeply mistaken. In fact, Dewey's early philosophy amounts to an important new form of idealism. More specifically, Dewey's idealism contains a new logic of rupture, which allows us to achieve four ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 340 Pages (740 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Self, God and Immortality: A Jamesian Investigation (American Philosophy Book 12) by Eugene Fontinell (Fordham University Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

Can we who have been touched by the scientific, intellectual, and experimental revolutions of modern and contemporary times still believe with and degree of coherence and consistency that we as individual persons are immortal. Indeed, is there even good cause to hope that we are? In examining the present relationship of reason to faith, can we find justifying reasons for faith? These are the central questions in Self, God, and Immortality, a compelling exercise in philosophical theology. Drawing upon the works of William James and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 297 Pages (970 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Constitution of Consciousness: A Study in Analytic Phenomenology (Studies in Philosophy) by Wolfgang Huemer (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Through the work of philosophers like Sellars, Davidson, and McDowell, the question of how the mind is related to the world has gained new importance in contemporary analytic philosophy. This book demonstrates that Husserl's phenomenological analyses of the structure of consciousness can provide fruitful insights for developing an original approach to these questions.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 116 Pages (871 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

A bible for atheists by Thomas Sulcer (KDP) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Atheists have been defined by what we don't believe. We don't believe in gods or miracles or the supernatural or an afterlife. Even the word atheist is in a negative format, from the ancient Greek meaning without God. But shouldn't atheists be defined by what we do believe? A bible for atheists is an effort to do this. It states positively what many atheists believe. It puts forth a system of belief based on reason and science and common sense into a coherent structure, starting from basic principles, to answer the big questions ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 216 Pages (1,967 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Rethinking Causality, Complexity and Evidence for the Unique Patient: A CauseHealth Resource for Healthcare Professionals and the Clinical Encounter by Rani Lill Anjum (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

This open access book is a unique resource for health professionals who are interested in understanding the philosophical foundations of their daily practice. It provides tools for untangling the motivations and rationality behind the way medicine and healthcare is studied, evaluated and practiced. In particular, it illustrates the impact that thinking about causation, complexity and evidence has on the clinical encounter. The book shows how medicine is grounded in philosophical assumptions that could at least be challenged. By ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 263 Pages (3,324 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Believe: Like You Mean It by Patricia Lynn 4.9 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

Are you afraid you may never receive what you want in life and feel stuck, idly waiting to see what your future will bring? You don't have to wait and wonder. Learn how to manifest the life of your dreams! Yes, you can! In Believe Like You Mean It you'll be shown simple steps for: - Overcoming fears, misguided thoughts, and beliefs that hold you back from the life you deserve. - Increasing spiritual awareness and harnessing cosmic energy to initiate the Law of Attraction. - Pushing past skepticism and indecision to live boldly and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 283 Pages (2,592 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Two Islands And A Tortoise: Simple History I Showed My Family About Prosperity And The Proper Role Of Government by Ari Janmohamed 5.0 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

While a stranded group of people discuss what to do about food and pirate attacks, a tortoise on the beach shows a little girl what happened on neighboring islands as a result of the different politics their people adopted. Citing actual historical examples, the tortoise teaches the six rules of proper government and why America is the most prosperous 'island' in the world.

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 135 Pages (2,176 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Rising Powers and Peacebuilding: Breaking the Mold? (Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies) by Cedric de Coning (Palgrave Macmillan) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This edited volume examines the policies and practices of rising powers on peacebuilding. It analyzes how and why their approaches differ from those of traditional donors and multilateral institutions. The policies of the rising powers towards peacebuilding may significantly influence how the UN and others undertake peacebuilding in the future. This book is an invaluable resource for practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students who want to understand how peacebuilding is ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 325 Pages (1,156 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Charles S. Peirce: On Norms and Ideals (American Philosophy Book 6) by Vincent G. Potter (Fordham University Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

In recent years, Charles Sanders Peirce has emerged, in the eyes of philosophers both in America and abroad, as one of America's major philosophical thinkers. His work has forced us back to philosophical reflection about those basic issues that inevitably confront us as human beings, especially in an age of science. Peirce's concern for experience, for what is actually encountered, means that his philosophy, even in its most technical aspects, forms a reflective commentary on actual life and on the world in which it is lived. In ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 229 Pages (863 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

The International Criminal Court: A Global Civil Society Achievement (Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics Book 39) by Marlies Glasius (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 11 hours ago

A new examination of the International Criminal Court (ICC) from a political science and international relations perspective. It describes the main features of the court and discusses the political negotiations and the on-going clashes between those states who oppose the court, particularly the United States, and those who defend it. It also makes these issues accessible to non-lawyers and presents effective advocacy strategies for non-governmental organizations. It also delivers essential background to the place of the US in ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 176 Pages (1,434 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Ancient Households of the Americas: Conceptualizing What Households Do by Nancy Gonlin (University Press of Colorado) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

In Ancient Households of the Americas archaeologists investigate the fundamental role of household production in ancient, colonial, and contemporary households. Several different cultures-Iroquois, Coosa, Anasazi, Hohokam, San Agustín, Wankarani, Formative Gulf Coast Mexico, and Formative, Classic, Colonial, and contemporary Maya-are analyzed through the lens of household archaeology in concrete, data-driven case studies. The text is divided into three sections: Section I examines the spatial and social organization and context of ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 470 Pages (20,025 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Stoicism: A Complete Guide to Empower your Mindset and Timeless Wisdom to Gain Emotional Resilience, Confidence and Calmness by Richard Nolan 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 16 hours ago

Have you been looking for a way to have a firm grip on your emotional and psychological wellbeing to be resilient in the face of hardships, be confident and wise enough to overcome anything and have a positive mindset to cast the darkness, fear and negativity from your life? And are you looking for a beginner friendly, step by step guide that will help you to achieve all that and more? If you've answered YES, keep reading... You Are About To Discover Exactly How To Enhance Your Emotional And Psychological Wellbeing By Leveraging ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 100 Pages (4,544 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Work in Brazil: essays in historical and economic sociology by Adalberto Cardoso (SciELO - EDUERJ) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

"Institutional frameworks, political action, social and political identities, class relations, social inertia and path dependence are the main aspects inquired in this book. Taken together, the chapters present a coherent and systematic portrait of Brazil, or a plausible point of view about the dynamics of our sociability which may interest the foreign reader. Collective bargaining, labour inspection, the labour and capital organizations are all elements of the Getulio Vargas legacies that, albeit with adaptations over time, still ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 293 Pages (4,599 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

An Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Caldwell Moore (Good Press) 4.3 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 23 hours ago

"An Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant" by Edward Caldwell Moore. 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: 298 Pages (1,930 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Global Culture, Island Identity by Karen Fog Olwig (Routledge) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

Looking at the development of cultural identity in the global context, this text uses the approach of historical anthropology. It examines the way in which the West Indian Community of Nevis, has, since the 1600s, incorporated both African and European cultural elements into the framework of social life, to create an Afro-Caribbean culture that was distinctive and yet geographically unbounded - a "global culture". The book takes as its point of departure the processes of cultural interaction and reflectivity. It argues that the study ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 214 Pages (1,897 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Vote Buying in Indonesia: The Mechanics of Electoral Bribery by Burhanuddin Muhtadi (Palgrave Macmillan) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book investigates the impact of vote buying on the accountability of democratic institutions and policy representation in newly democratic countries, with a focus on Indonesia. In doing so, the book presents a wide-ranging study of the dynamics of vote buying in Indonesia's young democracy, exploring the nature, extent, determinants, targeting and effectiveness of this practice. It addresses these central issues in the context of comparative studies of vote buying, arguing that ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 381 Pages (8,648 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Taiwan and China: Fitful Embrace by Lowell Dittmer (University of California Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 9 minutes ago

A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. China's relation to Taiwan has been in constant contention since the founding of the People's Republic of China in October 1949 and the creation of the defeated Kuomintang (KMT) exile regime on the island two months later. The island's autonomous sovereignty has continually been challenged, initially because of the KMT's insistence that it continue to represent ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [x] / Length: 321 Pages (6,806 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020
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