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Disasters & Cultural Stereotypes by Elya Tzaneva (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.2MB Overview: This volume is the second attempt by a joint international research team (consisting of Bulgarian, Chinese, Russian and American ethnologists) to contribute to the domain of ecological anthropology. The editors of and contributors to this collection share the understanding that catastrophic events challenge society to rework a specific methodology, and to...

Minor Characters Have Their Day by Jeremy Rosen (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: How do genres develop? In what ways do they reflect changing political and cultural trends? What do they tell us about the motivations of publishers and readers? Combining close readings and formal analysis with a sociology of literary institutions and markets, Minor Characters Have Their Day offers a compelling new approach to genre study and...

Entropy & the Magic Flute by Harold J. Morowitz (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 8.98 MB Overview: With Entropy and the Magic Flute, Morowitz once again offers an appealing mix of brief reflections on everything from litmus paper to the hippopotamus to the sociology of Palo Alto coffee shops. Many of these pieces are appreciations of scientists that Morowitz holds in high regard. In the title piece, for instance, Morowitz tells of his pilgrimage to...

On Company Time by Donal Harris (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.4MB Overview: American novelists and poets who came of age in the early twentieth century were taught to avoid journalism "like wet sox and gin before breakfast." It dulled creativity, rewarded sensationalist content, and stole time from "serious" writing. Yet Willa Cather, W. E. B. Du Bois, Jessie Fauset, James Agee, T. S. Eliot, and Ernest Hemingway all worked in...

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.38 MB Overview: Hundreds of books have been written on the art of writing. Here at last is a book by two professional editors to teach writers the techniques of the editing trade that turn promising manuscripts into published novels and short stories. In this completely revised and updated second edition, Renni Browne and Dave King teach you,...

The Art of Magic. First Degree by Black Witch S (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.5MB Overview: The Art of Magic. First Degree book in Wiccan Witchcraft Magick can be at the very heart of what it means to be a Witch, although it is generally viewed as being of secondary importance to the worship of the Goddess and God. Like many areas of human knowledge and expertise it is an evolving art with diverse strands. It can be a complicated and...

Enemy Within by Don Watson (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader , 1.5MB Overview: In Enemy Within, Don Watson takes a memorable journey into the heart of the United States in the year 2016 – and the strangest election campaign that country has seen. Travelling in the Midwest, Watson reflects on the rise of Donald Trump and the “thicket of unreality” that is the American media. Behind this he finds a deeply...

Katakana by Clay & Yumi Boutwell (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: Learn katakana on your Kindle fast and painlessly. For English speakers wanting to start learning Japanese. If you want to learn Japanese, mastering hiragana and katakana should be one of the first things you do. Many textbooks begin assuming the student knows the kana. This ebook is designed to help you master katakana quickly. With this...

Linear Algebra & Its Applications by David C. Lay (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 10.9 mb Overview: With traditional linear algebra texts, the course is relatively easy for students during the early stages as material is presented in a familiar, concrete setting. However, when abstract concepts are introduced, students often hit a wall. Instructors seem to agree that certain concepts (such as linear independence, spanning, subspace, vector space, and...

Napoleon & British Song by Oskar Cox Jensen (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.02 MB Overview: This study offers a radical reassessment of a crucial period of political and cultural history. By looking at some 400 songs, many of which are made available to hear, and at their writers, singers, and audiences, it questions both our relationship with song, and ordinary Britons' relationship with Napoleon, the war, and the idea of Britain itself....

Beyond Human by Erik Seedhouse (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.7MB Overview: Beyond Human is an informative and accessible guide for all those interested in the developing sciences of genetic engineering, bio printing and human cloning. Illustrating the ideas with reference to well-known science fiction films and novels, the author provides a unique insight into and understanding of how genetic manipulation, cloning, and other...

Better Than College by Blake Boles (.PDF)

Requirements: .PDF reader I 1.3 MB Overview: Do you need college in order to be taken seriously and earn a real living? Conventional wisdom says yes. But true success relies upon self-knowledge and entrepreneurship: two qualities that you can obtain effectively and inexpensively without traditional college. Better Than College provides the step-by-step guidance and inspiration necessary to...

The Mythology of Evolution by Chris Bateman (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.14 MB Overview: This book liberates evolution from misrepresentative scientific myths to find a more nuanced vision of life that shows how advantages persist, trust is beneficial, and the diversity of species emerges. Genre: Science & Math > Evolution Download link 1 Download link 2...

Easy Outline of Bookkeeping by Joel L. Lerner (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 5.07 MB Overview: Schaum's Easy Outline of Bookkeeping and Accounting is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert...

Black Beauty by Shirley Anne Tate (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.7 MB Overview: Previous work discussing Black beauty has tended to concentrate on Black women's search for white beauty as a consequence of racialization. Without denying either the continuation of such aesthetics or their enduring power, this book uncovers the cracks in this hegemonic Black beauty. Drawing on detailed ethnographic research amongst British women of...

Avian Evolution: Fossil Record of Birds by Gerald Mayr(.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 12.81 MB Overview: Knowledge of the evolutionary history of birds has much improved in recent decades. Fossils from critical time periods are being described at unprecedented rates and modern phylogenetic analyses have provided a framework for the interrelationships of the extant groups. This book gives an overview of the avian fossil record and its paleobiological...

Ancient Epistolary Fictions by Patricia A. Rosenmeyer (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.33 MB Overview: This book offers the first comprehensive look at the use of imaginary letters in Greek literature from Homer to Philostratus. By imaginary letters, it means letters written in the voice of another, and either inserted into a narrative (epic, historiography, tragedy, the novel), or comprising a free-standing collection (e.g. the Greek love letter...

Sports Geography (2nd Edition) by John Bale (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 6.8 MB Overview: 'Space' and 'place' are concepts central to both geography and sport. Places, for example, are the means of identifying most sports teams, while sport both affects, and is affected by, the physical environment and landscape. In this fully revised and updated edition of his classic, discipline-defining text, John Bale comprehensively explores the...

The Sleepeasy Solution by Jennifer Waldburger et al (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 799 KB Overview: Two experts who are helping Hollywood's A-list babies get their zzz's share the no-fail, family-friendly method that has helped thousands of sleep-deprived moms and dads. Even Hollywood's biggest stars face the same dilemma as other parents do: "How do I get my child to sleep?" As parents in the know are finding, whether they're on the red...

Advances Insect Physiology by Tarlochan S. Dhadialla (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 12.14 MB Overview: This latest volume in this series contains articles on Arachnid Physiology and Behaviour.The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future. The latest volume in this series contains articles on arachnid physiology and behavior The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future Genre: Biology > Entomology ...

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