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The Blue Gold Indigo by Akash Nimbekar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Indigo is a blue dye which comes from the indigo (neel) plant grown in India. For the East India Company (and later the British Raj), it was one of the most profitable commodities that it bought in India and sold in Europe. It was so valuable as a dye that it was called 'blue gold'. A lot of Indigo was grown in Champaran district in Bihar.
Đông phương huyền bí. by Dong A Sang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tôi đã cố gắng ghi chép lại trong quyển sách này những chuyện có thật của nhiều bậc tu sĩ đã đạt được sức mạnh tâm linh và sự bình an trong tâm hồn, tức là những ân huệ quí báu mà người đời vẫn thường mong ước một cách tuyệt vọng! Trong sách này, tôi cũng ghi chép nhiều chuyện khác nữa, những chuyện huyền bí và lạ lùng đến nỗi có vẻ như hết sức khó tin. PAUL BRUNTON.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
INDIABOOK Asian Quote Guide Book with 1000 useful proverbs, quotations and thoughtful insights by Lepota Cosmo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Great image ref quote book on Asian continent, perception and creation of Indian culture, identity, beliefs, Hinduism, fashion, history, environmentalism, education, philosophy, communities, Gandhi, Nehruism, freedom of faith, development and prosperity, Colonialism and battle for Independence, religious ethos, Sanskrit, metropolitan India, Cherrapunjee, advertising, mystic music and life style.
Biting the Bullet: The Effect of Equipment in the Sepoy Rebellion its Changes in Post-Mutiny India by William Lucht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A history student's essay detailing the military changes enacted after the 1857 Indian Mutiny.
Sri Lanka in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Tamil Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, LTTE, Islamist Violence, Colombo/Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Negombo, Kandy, Moors by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,500. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Sri Lanka.
India in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Telegu Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Sikh, Gandhi, Nehru, Ganges, Delhi, Mumbai, Indus by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,110. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These six unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in India, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb by Iftakhar Nadime Khan (Arshi)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
Roe's India: Adventures in Surat by Abhilash Gaur
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Thomas Roe, the first English ambassador to India, has left behind a lively account of his stay in the country. But reading Roe’s memoir is not easy as the English of his time is almost a different language. The modern reader who is not a student of history may not be able to keep at it. I have tried to interpret Roe’s writing for her.
Mahabharata Sabhaparva by Srinivasa Prasad Pillutla
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In this book Pandavas are cheated by Kauravas in a game of dice and take all their wealth and banish them to forest for 14 years. I have recorded my study of Mahabharata second chapter Sabhaparva in this ebook. Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong.
Mahabharata Adiparva by Srinivasa Prasad Pillutla
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong. Characters of all shades of human psychology and emotions appear in this book. It is a case study of all types of personalities and situations. This book is the first chapter ‘Adiparva’ of Mahabharata a.k.a Jayakavya.
The Land Of The Rulers by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore by RARE Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors by James David
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
The Duties of a King by Somdip Datta
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Lilboox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.
A Perennial Stream by Penn Bobby Singh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Six great men, all originating from the same source, the same dynasty, carried the family through the great rise and equally great fall, a family that had come to live by strong values and had the courage to stand by their convictions through all. It’s a story of how finding love made members of this dynasty better people. It also serves as a social commentary on issues of the day.
The Life of Mahabalipuram: Pulsing Stories Trapped in Stone by Apoorva Malarvannan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabalipuram is an Indian historical landmark, vastly important to Tamilian culture. Yet it has largely been forgotten by the long arch of history. This book serves to uncover and untangle the many fascinating narratives of the people and art that have populated that little town by the sea, both past and present. What results is an engaging look at a little-known piece of world history.
Militancy in Pakistan: A Schizophrenic Problem - Taliban, Pashtun, War on Terror, Durand Line, Musharraf, Benazir Bhutto, Zia Al-Huq, India, Ayub Khan, Zulfikar Bhutto by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Pakistan has been using Islamic militant groups as a foreign policy tool against Afghanistan and India over the past sixty years; however, the events of 9/11 created a paradigm shift on the way Pakistan dealt with such groups.
History as the Architect of the Present: What Made Kashmir the Nucleus of South Asia Terrorism? India-Pakistan Conflict and its Impact on U.S. Homeland Security - al-Qaeda, Partition of India by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ever since the partition of India in 1947 by the British, India and Pakistan remain locked in an enduring conflict over Kashmir. This conflict is tied to destabilization of South Asia.