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Tao Te Ching / Daodejing: A Fresh Look at the Way and its Virtues
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Drawing on meticulous study of multiple sources, this concise ebook edition of the Tao Te Ching also provides an introduction to the enigmatic Lao Tsu and his times, a discussion of the many challenges facing the translator, a list of suggested themes, and a bibliography.
The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
The Jongurian Mission
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Series: The Jongurian Trilogy, Book I. Price: Free! Words: 132,200. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In the West, a fragile peace has held the bickering provinces of Adjuria together for the past twenty years. In the East, the Empire of Jonguria has maintained for generations, but the new Emperor is losing his grip. Will a Royal Council offer up a solution, or will politics prevail? Can two ancient enemies bind their wounds, or is the Jongurian Mission doomed from the start?
The Warring States
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Series: The Warring States, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Warring States Series: Book 1 400 BC. War looms in the land that will one day become China. Seven States battle for power and influence in the waning days of the Zhou Dynasty: Wei, Han, Zhao, Qin, Chu, Qi, and Yan. Marquis Wen of Wei and his family are ready to take their place of honor in the country, but the other states are ready to stop them. Their course will set the stage for war.
The State of Chu
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Series: The Warring States, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Warring States Series: Book 2 Frustrated with the direction the Army of Wei is taking following Marquis Wen's death, General Wu Qi leaves and finds himself in the struggling State of Chu. Not fearful of speaking his mind, Wu Qi suddenly finds himself tasked with changing the entire state, much to the chagrin of the corrupt and jealous nobles, who will do anything to keep their way of life.
The State of Qin
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Series: The Warring States, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Warring States Series: Book 3 Qin is one of the weakest of the Seven States, and Duke Xiao knows it. Determined to restore the State of Qin to its former glory, Duke Xiao sends an announcement for men of talent to aid him in strengthening Qin. Wei Yang, a young scholar, responds to the Duke's call, setting the State of Qin onto a course that will one day make it the country known as China.
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
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Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."