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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Harriet Jacobs Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • English
  • 82851 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 725
  • 2

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is a slave narrative that was published in 1861 by Harriet Ann Jacobs, using the pen name "Linda Brent." The book is an in-depth chronological account of Jacobs's life as a slave, and the decisions and choices she made to gain freedom f... Read more...

Keywords: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs

$2.99

Fundamentalism  as an enemy for the Civilization
Abdel Rahman Al Machtouly Fundamentalism as an enemy for the Civilization

The Fundamentalism

  • English
  • 25594 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 653
  • 0

The phenomenon of fundamentalism is often mistakenly equated with Islam by the European media. Certainly, it is difficult to understand how the various forms of believes, perceptions of regulations, interpretations of the right way of life, all based the Koran can be subsum... Read more...

Keywords: Fundamentalism, Social Problems, Violence, Political repression, Unemployment

€17.99

The Golden Bough
James George Frazer The Golden Bough
  • English
  • 407539 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 281
  • 2

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer. The work was aimed at a wide literate audience raised on tales as told in such publications as Tho... Read more...

Keywords: the golden bough, james frazer, comparative religion, magic, myth and mythology, ancient religions, anthropology, philosophy, psychology, sociology

$2.99

"At The Instigation of the Devil": Capital Punishment and the Assize in the early modern England, 1670-1730
Markus Eder "At The Instigation of the Devil": Capital Punishment and the Assize in the early modern England, 1670-1730
  • English
  • 52099 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 217
  • 0

“Acting at the instigation of the devil” was the designation used in english indictments of the early modern period for those heavy criminals as murderers, high traitors, rapists, robbers and burglars who, on conviction, would have faced capital punishment. Although crimina... Read more...

Keywords: Capital Punishment, Assize, early modern England, Western Circuit, Monmouth rebellion, transportation act, death penalty, seventeenth century, eighteenth century

€6.99

The Wealth of Nations
Adam Smith The Wealth of Nations
  • English
  • 389528 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 192
  • 0

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, a moral philosopher and a pioneer.

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher A... Read more...

Keywords: Economics, Commonwealth, Employment, Political Economy, Economy, History, Instructional, Educational, Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations

$2.99

AFTER SETI, THEN WHAT
Robert Stetson AFTER SETI, THEN WHAT
  • English
  • 2565 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 158
  • 0

We’re looking in all the wrong ways for intelligent life in space, but, what if we found it? Would they be friendly? Would they give us all the magic they have learned to perform? Would they enrich our lives?

Even if they just said hello and let’s be friends, what would be... Read more...

Keywords: New release, sociology, economics, life science, psychology

$0.99

Thomas More’s Utopia
Thomas More Thomas More’s Utopia
  • English
  • 43456 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 153
  • 2

Utopia is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More. The book is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs.

There is no private property on Utopia, with goods being stored in warehouses... Read more...

Keywords: utopia, thomas more, political philosophy, politics, social science, political science, satire, fiction

$2.99

Theory of the Leisure Class
Thorstein Veblen Theory of the Leisure Class
  • English
  • 105357 Words
  • Ages 8 and up
  • 87
  • 2

The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions, by Thorstein Veblen, is an economic treatise and detailed social critique of conspicuous consumption, as a function of social-class consumerism. It proposes that the social strata and the division of labor ... Read more...

Keywords: the theory of the leisure class, thorstein veblen, economics, social organization, psychology of consumption, history

$2.99

The Theory of Social Revolutions
Brooks Adams The Theory of Social Revolutions
  • English
  • 43139 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 83
  • 2

American historian Brooks Adams critised capitalism and sort to explain the development of commercialism, he theorised a predictable rise and fall in commercial activities with the formation of commercial centres based on a need for such activities to be more easily practis... Read more...

Keywords: the theory of, social revolutions, brooks adams, history, socio economics, revolutionary politics, political philosophy

$2.99

THIS IS NOT A BOOK
ALDO VINCENT THIS IS NOT A BOOK

UNDERSTANDING McLUHAN

  • English
  • 29599 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 83
  • 0

THIS IS NOT 'A BOOK, but it is the expedient devised by the author to revisit the theories of Marshall McLuhan and the prophecies of his UNDERSTANDING MEDIA revisited after 50 years in the light of new technological applications that have changed the theories of mass communication.

$2.99


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