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The Life of Mahabalipuram: Pulsing Stories Trapped in Stone by Apoorva Malarvannan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabalipuram is an Indian historical landmark, vastly important to Tamilian culture. Yet it has largely been forgotten by the long arch of history. This book serves to uncover and untangle the many fascinating narratives of the people and art that have populated that little town by the sea, both past and present. What results is an engaging look at a little-known piece of world history.
Militancy in Pakistan: A Schizophrenic Problem - Taliban, Pashtun, War on Terror, Durand Line, Musharraf, Benazir Bhutto, Zia Al-Huq, India, Ayub Khan, Zulfikar Bhutto by Progressive Management
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.
History as the Architect of the Present: What Made Kashmir the Nucleus of South Asia Terrorism? India-Pakistan Conflict and its Impact on U.S. Homeland Security - al-Qaeda, Partition of India by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ever since the partition of India in 1947 by the British, India and Pakistan remain locked in an enduring conflict over Kashmir. This conflict is tied to destabilization of South Asia.
Government Actions in the Demise of the Thugs (1829-1835) and Sikh Terrorists (1980-1993) and Lessons for the United States - Terrorism in India, Kali, Punjab, Gandhi, al-Qaeda Comparisons by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of the successful counterterrorism campaigns against the Thugs [1829-1835] and Sikh terrorists [1980-1993] show a number of commonalities in the actions taken by the governments in power at that time.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys by kant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium by Dilip Kr. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: 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 by Sukant Khurana
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.
Secularism In India by Domenic Marbaniang
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.
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu by Deb
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.
Passions,power,perfidy by Pl.D. Parimoo
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
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard by Bob Martin
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.
Poles in India 1942-1948 by Association of Poles in India 1942-1948
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 309,620. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » European
This Indian adventure is intrinsically linked to World War II: after the deportations to the Soviet Union a group of Poles found safe refuge in India, where they would stay until the end of the War , hoping to return to their own country. Unfortunately the Yalta Agreements made that impossible. Very few people went back to Communist Poland; the great majority scattering throughout the West.
William Carey by John William
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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 by Son Lal
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.
Many Untouchable Castes by Son Lal
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.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj by Marian Fowler
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.
'Deconstructing' Pakistan: A Framework of People's History by Bilal Hamid
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?
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert by Son Lal
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.
Turning Point: People's History meets Nationalist Narrative in Pakistan by Bilal Hamid
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.