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Melaka eGuide by Michael Holland
Series: AsiaForVisitors.com eGuides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
With its long history at the crossroads of many cultures, and occupation by many different European masters, Melaka has a rich supply of historical and cultural attractions. Although usually visited as part of a packaged day trip from Kuala Lumpur or Singapore, there's actually a lot to see in the old trading port, for those with a keen interest in art, architecture and archeology.
The Strategic Culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Operational and Policy Implications, A Nation of Martyrs, Soft Power, Propaganda, Warfare by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,240. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Defining what is the strategic culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1979 is challenging. Its nature is often contradictory and paradoxical and its meaning elusive.
Lebanon -- Where East Meets West by Phillip Donnelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Few countries have had so long and complex a history, and few so tortured a recent past, but Lebanon has emerged from it all with a beauty that belies its history and a face that beguiles all comers. Join the author as he tries to understand the fascinating complexities of post-war Lebanon.
Chronicles of Nightmarch by Duncan Stearn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 367,800. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This compilation of the columns of Nightmarch covers its beginnings in the Pattaya Mail newspaper in June 2000 and goes all the way through to its conclusion in the Pattaya One newspaper in September 2011. Almost unwittingly it provides an interesting social history of the growth of the nightlife scene in Pattaya in the first decade of the twenty-first century. This volume also includes items tha
Turkey, the Raw Guide by Jack Scott
Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one? Guidebooks and travelogues only go so far. To get a real feel, you need to ask someone who’s been there, done that and bought all the fake designer t-shirts.
Sorcerers And Cigarettes: Falling Off the Map in Burma by Daniel Combs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What would you do if you found staring up at an assault rifle in the jungle reaches of one of the most isolated countries on earth? In this funny, thoughtful, bone-breaking account, Daniel Isaac Combs brings us to the edge and back again in modern Myanmar, revealing just what life is like in a country in the midst of profound and historic change.
Everyday Exile by Tammy Winand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Everyday Exile addresses a range of issues which drive Tibetans to leave their homeland and the difficulties they face upon resettling in exile communities in India and Nepal. The book is aimed at those with little or no knowledge of the Tibetan situation. The region's unique culture is introduced, along with descriptions of the settlements and interviews with Tibetans from many walks of life.
A Personal and Political Journey Through Beirut, April/May, 1977 by Gordie LaRocque
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 1 review)
Amidst the Lebanese Civil War in 1977 the author was delivered to an indigenous,bomb-damaged hotel on the Green Line, the dividing line in war-torn Beirut, where he lodged for nearly two weeks. Daily, and nightly, he traversed between West and East Beirut, met with the indomitable inhabitants of that exotic metropolis, and engaged in one incident and revelatory moment after another.
Kingdom of Sharks by Andrew Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's Republic of China.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices by Mark Helyar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity(5.00 from 1 review)
A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou by Tracy Zhang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
Absent Friends ~ The Hidden Dangers of Being an Indian Girl by Mark Helyar
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
Absent Friends places the reality and impact of gender discrimination in the context of daily life in the Himalayan foothills, told through the stories of the girls and women who live there. From the author of Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices, it includes references and links to relevant news stories, publications and online material.
Culture Briefing: Japan - Your guide to the culture and customs of the Japanese people by Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing Japan provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Japanese people. Whether traveling to Japan, working on a class paper or doing business with the Japanese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Japan an invaluable resource.
Some Enchanting Places of India by Suniti Chandra Mishra
Series: Travel Book, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A concise but passionately written book with a descriptive and literary style, about the 'hidden beauties' of some less visited corners especially in North, North-East and Central India. The book is special because it is not written by a professional tour-promoter. It rather represents the personal perspective of the author. Tips for travellers are added bonus!
Philippines to Go - The No Bullshit Guide by Gary Wetton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,800. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides(5.00 from 1 review)
The Philippines is not for everyone. Filipinos have a very different culture than us Westerners do and you will face it on a daily basis. This is not a “how to hook up with a Filipina” guide. Such material is widely available elsewhere. This is the no bullshit guide about living in the Philippines.
Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Ueda City and Environs by Peter Ninnes
Series: Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Ueda City is in the east of Nagano Prefecture, in the center of Honshu Island, Japan. Less than two hours from Tokyo, the area has a wealth of hiking opportunities. Each tour in this book has a detailed English description, colour photographs, and a full-colour map. Even with no Japanese ability, readers will be able to navigate and enjoy these fascinating mountain hikes and historic city walks.
453 Days In Korea by Jake Hollingsworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bright and early on a humid August morning, Jake Hollingsworth boarded an airplane bound for the other side of the world. With his wife of 14 days, he was headed for a land called South Korea. They knew next to nothing about where they were going and what they were getting themselves into. But who cares? They were young. They were carefree. And, well...you'll see.
The Essential Thailand Retirement Guide by Pete Bowen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
A concise and colorful "How-to" manual for a successful retirement in Thailand. All the information you'll need is here. Topics include: visa requirements, budgets from $1000 a month, the fascinating Thai people, the food, the women, driving, religion and 100's of everyday tips to make the retirement transition to the "Land of Smiles".