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Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert
Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tan Dan about fights in the feudal age and the liberation of the feudal serfs in the 1950s. Narrations from his native village. Detha cattlebreeders had clashes with feudal lords, who did not accept any rivalry to their supremacy. Untouchable Hindus worked as humiliated serfs. Among them Harji. Brutally beaten, as his hair was too long. Eventually the suppressed farmers became landowners.
Passions,power,perfidy
Price: Free! Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kalhana, a Kashmiri, was the author of Rajatarangini, and is regarded as the first properly documented historian of the undivided Indian Subcontinent. He composed his book Rajatarangini, the river of kings, in A.D. 1148-49. His father, Champaka, was the minister of king Harsha of Kashmir (A.D. 1089-1101). Kalhana starts his narrative with description of Gonanda dynasty after referring to his study
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is about the changing landscape of politics in India. It also evaluates evolution of Indian mores and values in the recent years. This book explores contrasting visions of Indian growth, development, defense and role of religion in society. It captures the rise of common man and more importantly the need of true rise of common man in Indian politics.
Many Kamasutras: A Guide to Postures and Methods for Compatibility in Sexual Union
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Many Kamasutras condenses the wealth of experience and expertise of Kamasutra and 11 other kamasastras. It elaborates on the principles that underlie the famous sexual postures and, in doing so, offers nothing less than the definitive methods for finding compatibility in sexual union and for pleasuring your woman. If you want to learn how sexual satisfaction works, this is the book for you.
Kamasutra 2.0: An Authentic Guide with Description of ALL Postures, Kisses, Embraces from the Sanskrit Original
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In addition to the postures, kisses, embraces, and other methods, this book includes (1) a new translation of Vatsyayana’s Kamasutra (book 2 on sexual union), (2) a new translation of Yasodhara's thirteenth century commentary, and (3) select postures and methods added by some of the the later Kamasastras. Second in the 'Many Kamasutras' series, this book includes free Q&A with the author.
Pleasuring Your Woman in Kamasutra and Kamasastras
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book condenses the wealth of experience and expertise of Vatsyayana’s Kamasutra and eleven other kamasastras into a simple, essential guide book. It elaborates on the principles and philosophy that underlie the famous Kamasutra and other kamasastras and, in doing so, offers nothing less than the definitive methods for pleasuring a woman.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 1920 adventurer and animal collector Frank Buck stood on a ship’s rolling deck, face to face with a leopard that had escaped its cage. Man and animal eyed each other. Buck was armed, but he didn’t want to shoot the leopard. He wanted to get it back into its cage. He knew, though, it might be easier to squeeze toothpaste back into its tube.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
The Land Of The Rulers
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.
Mahabharata Adiparva
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 Secret Race: Anglo-Indians
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Anglo-Indians are the only English speaking, Christian community in India, whose Mother tongue is English and who have a Western lifestyle in the sub-continent of India.
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,190. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2013 and represented by Dong A Sang. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Đông Chu liệt quốc chí là một kho trí huệ, được chuyển hoá thành mưu kế, trải qua mấy ngàn năm vẫn còn nguyên giá trị, với sức mạnh của mưu kế giúp người ta vượt qua những khó khăn trong đời sống, quyết thắng trên trường đời và thương trường.
Secularism In India
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Secularism in India is a historical analysis of the origin, development, and future of secularism in India. It begins with a study of how reason separated from religion in Greek Philosophy, a mood that returned during the Renaissance and reached its peak during the Enlightenment, of how the Colonial Rule helped promote the secular ideology and helped shape modern India.
Turning Point: People's History meets Nationalist Narrative in Pakistan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed? In the last decade of his life, the official historian of Pakistan turned against all his writings he had earlier authored.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 211. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The one eyed young Sikh was going to become a sworn enemy of the Durrani leaders in the following years.
'Deconstructing' Pakistan: A Framework of People's History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Deconstruction
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed?
Militancy in Pakistan: A Schizophrenic Problem - Taliban, Pashtun, War on Terror, Durand Line, Musharraf, Benazir Bhutto, Zia Al-Huq, India, Ayub Khan, Zulfikar Bhutto
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.