Books tagged: asian history

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Tao Te Ching / Daodejing: A Fresh Look at the Way and its Virtues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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."
The Man With Ruby Eyes
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"I live so that others may die." That is the conclusion reached by Piotr Nerbecki. Child of a loving land - owning peasant family, brought up in the Orthodox Christian faith, native to a stateless land fought over by four kingdoms. The whirlwind of suffering inevitably reached Piotr, when an evening raid resulted in the murders of his parents.