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The Land Of The Rulers
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Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
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.
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
The Duties of a King
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bangladesh (Bengal) along with other Bengali speaking areas of India from epic ages to twentieth century.
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
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Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,190. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2013 by Dong A Sang. Category: 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.
Passions,power,perfidy
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Price: Free! Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: 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
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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.
William Carey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
William Carey - Pioneer Missionary to India, translated the Bible in 40 Indian languages, first college for higher education in India, the first Saving Bank in India, first Newspaper in Indian language ‘Samachar Darpan’ Introduced the steam engine to India & encouraged Indian blacksmith to make copies of the engine, Wrote 132 books of learning on various subjects.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
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.
Many Untouchable Castes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
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You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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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.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 211. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The one eyed young Sikh was going to become a sworn enemy of the Durrani leaders in the following years.