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dMAC Digest Volume 6 No 1 - Djakarta Journal # 2
Price: Free! Words: 65,980. Language: Australian English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The recorded history of Indonesia dates back over two thousand years. This is the 2nd journal, covering events from the British invasion of Batavia in 1811 CE, up to the granting of Indonesian Independence in 1949.
Prince Bira
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Prince Bira won the 1936 Coupe du Prince Ranier, an event that later became the crown jewel of Formula One racing, renamed the Grand Prix of Monaco. Many of the auto races in which the Thai competed were entered privately. Among the most noteworthy of the cars he drove was a Simca-Gordini that had been painted the light blue and yellow that symbolized the Thai royal family. Another was a Maserati.
Thai Literature - An Introduction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Essay » Literature
Thai Literature — An Introduction is a study of the extensive and diverse writings that form an integral part of the Thai literary tradition. The book has been divided into tentative periods beginning with the discovery of an inscription on a stele, erected in 1292 by Ram Kamhaeng, and concluding with an overview of contemporary Thai literature.
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: Australian English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jakarta, Indonesia, in all its various guises - at times under the influence of Chinese, Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese. This is a snapshot of some the main events that led to the modern, thriving, cosmopolitan city it has become. This first edition covers the history of Djakarta, from the earliest human habitation, up to the days of the Dutch, circa 1811 CE
Vietnam in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Vietnamese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Khmer, Montagnards, Hmong, Mahayana Buddhism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Vietnam, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Indonesia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Javanese, Bahasa Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Jakarta, Sukarno, Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Papua
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Indonesia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Traveling Asia: The Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo based tour of the Philippines includes a mini-guide to animals, food, shopping, and scenic shots from around the Philippines and tourist locations (such as the Banaue rice terraces.) This mini-guide won't cover Manila and mainly focuses on the north (Baguio, La Union, and Pangasinan.) I've included a few Tagalog words (with their English equivalents) and over 75 photos with descriptions
Sukarno - A Biography
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sukarno – a biography is the first English language biography on Sukarno (1901-1970) – the founding father and first president of Indonesia.
Even The Crazy Man Wept
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Keith Buckley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Even The Crazy Man Wept challenges the reader to see, in response to the genocide in Cambodia and its aftermath, compassion, sadness, love and righteous anger expressed by a remarkable man, Bob Maat, who shared his life with the poor during this time. The events and names in this book are real and form his reflections on 30 years of living with and caring for his neighbours.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
A Burmese Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Surviving Yolanda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
"If asked I say think the Wizard of Oz and multiply by ten. Not really, no amount of CGI effects can capture the reality of being under attack by such a primeval force." On November 8th 2013 typhoon Yolanda tore across the Philippines leaving thousands dead and total destruction in its wake. This is the story of how one English family dealt with this life changing event and survived...just.
The Eleven Powers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)?
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This writing has shown that the Dictators, Tyrans will not survive under the Modern Day Technologies and powerful Media: News, Television, Radio Broadcasting coupled with smarter and wiser population on the knowledge of Freedom and Democracy. The leaders that are lacking of True and Real Democracy ended up getting overthrown from the power by the PEOPLE and ultimately facing death.
Cambodia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Khmer Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot, Vietnamese Occupation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Cambodia.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
Pengenalan kepada Akulturasi Muslim Hindu di Bali
Price: Free! Words: 9,220. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: July 3, 2014 and represented by MyPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Saya sungguh beruntung, karena di tahun 2011 ini berkesempatan mengunjungi kampung Muslim Gelgel di Bali. Saya sebut beruntung, karena kunjungan spesial ke kampung muslim Bali ini tentu sangat jarang dilakukan oleh Muslim lain di Indonesia.
Falcon at the Court of Siam
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Set toward the end of the seventeenth century, Falcon at the Court of Siam recounts the true story of Constantine Phaulkon, a Greek of low birth who spectacularly rose to fame, and infamy, as King Narai's favourite courtier - in effect, if not in name, First Minister of Siam. No other foreigner, before or since, has ever held such a position of power and influence in Siam.
Akulturasi Muslim - Hindu di Karangasem, Bali
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: June 21, 2014 and represented by MyPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Saya sungguh beruntung, karena di tahun 2011 ini berkesempatan mengunjungi kampung Muslim Gelgel di Bali. Saya sebut beruntung, karena kunjungan spesial ke kampung muslim Bali ini tentu sangat jarang dilakukan oleh Muslim lain di Indonesia. Mereka umumnya datang ke pulau dewata, paling-paling hanya untuk berpiknik atau maksimal untuk keperluan konferensi.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.

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