Books tagged: asian culture

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Yala
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
East Meets West and….: At the end of the 19th Century, a female Chinese assassin and two former Texas Rangers team up to free enslaved immigrant Chinese workers from a cabal of Chinese aristocrats who attempt to create a New China in the area between Mexico and Texas.
The Nirvana Experiments and Other Tales of Asia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Nirvana Experiments and Other Tales of Asia by William Page is a collection of ten stories set in Thailand, India, China, Nepal, Taiwan and Afghanistan. Although the protagonists come from different backgrounds, most of them are engaged in a common venture: the quest for spiritual certitude.
Da-ma, Shao-ma: My Two Moms
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Besides the harsh life in a nation rebuilding after half a century of rule by the Japanese, Shoulee faced other challenges. Her father, having married and fathered children, took a second woman, who likewise gave birth to several more. This true story recounts the competition between two mothers, "Da-ma and Shao-ma," strife between their offspring, and the struggle for survival.
Feng Shui - The Key Concepts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
Feng Shui - The Key Concepts has sold over 50,000 paperback copies since first published in 1995. The easy to read book overviews all the ideas of feng shui, gives examples of how you can apply it successfully and tells stories about clients who have applied the concepts and found some wonderful "coincidental" changes happen in their lives. You can improve your wealth, relationship & and career.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
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Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Demystifying Confucianism
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Demystifying Confucianism explains Confucianism through classic novels. People of East Asia learn Confucian morality first through stories, rather than through the Analects. By introducing and explaining the classic stories and their relevance in the contemporary society, Demystifying Confucianism offers an easier way to understand East Asian culture. 2012 Dan Poynter's Ebook Awards Finalist.
The Healthy and Happy Life Series: Food and Dieting, Emulating Nature to Achieve Weight Loss and Better Health
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
We all know we need to pay attention to nutrition in order to live a better life. But with all of the conflicting ideologies coming at us left and right, if we give in to society's notions about what is good for us and what is not, we lose something extremely important. The ability to be one with nature. So ask yourselves...just because we can do something, should we?
Japanese in Depth vol.4
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.4 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese in Depth vol.5
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Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.5 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
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Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea