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Banglar Itihas Adi Yug Theke
By Dilip K. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: Bengali. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bengal from the period of Mahabharata to independent India written in Bengali
History of Resistance
By Senan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of struggle in Sri Lanka. Historic narrative of struggles based on caste, class and ethnicity.
Secularism In India
By Domenic Marbaniang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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 Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2013. 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
By Pl.D. Parimoo
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
By Bob Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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. 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
By Son Lal
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
By Son Lal
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
By Marian Fowler
Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
'Deconstructing' Pakistan: A Framework of People's History
By Bilal Hamid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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. 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Pleasuring Your Woman in Kamasutra and Kamasastras
By Ravi Soni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
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
By Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Kamasutra 2.0: An Authentic Guide with Description of ALL Postures, Kisses, Embraces from the Sanskrit Original
By Ravi Soni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
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.
Many Kamasutras: A Guide to Postures and Methods for Compatibility in Sexual Union
By Ravi Soni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
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.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab
By Students' Academy
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.
Desert Chronicles IV - Rajputs and Rajputana
By Harpreet Kaur
Series: Desert Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book talks about the Rajputs, what and who they are. This book gives information about their origin, their clans, ruling centers, culture etc. This book is good source for those who wish to know more about the Rajputs.