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Bangkok People by James Eckardt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
Separatist Model: Compare and Contrast Between the Malay Muslims of Southern Thailand and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) of the Southern Philippines - Islamic Terrorism, Four Basic Factors by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The majority of conflicts around the world involve some type of internal warfare including insurgency. Most of these are separatist insurgencies.
A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts by Albert L. Chu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
Don't Call It Bollywood: An Introduction to the Hindi Film Universe by Margaret E. Redlich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Margaret E. Redlich intersperses stories from her path to dedicated fandom with analysis of the rich history and artistic traditions of Hindi film.
dMAC Digest Volume 6 No 1 - Djakarta Journal # 2 by Duncan MacDonald
Price: Free! Words: 65,790. 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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1 by Duncan MacDonald
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
Traveling Asia: The Philippines by Randall J Morris
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
Even The Crazy Man Wept by Dr Edwin Pugh
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 by Trương Thái Du
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 by Y.M.V. Han
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 by Charles Munroe Maclean
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 by Larry Gartenstein
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)? by soy taing
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.
Pengenalan kepada Akulturasi Muslim Hindu di Bali by Dhurorudin Mashad
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 by John Hoskin
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 by Dhurorudin Mashad
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 by Phạm Việt Châu
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.
Феномены древней культуры востока Северной Азии (Нижнего Амура) by Вадим Попов
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 113,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
В первой и второй частях книги автор, применив новый метод интерпретации символов неолита Нижнего Амура, опираясь на оригинальную геофизическую теорию, лингвистический анализ, мировой опыт расшифровки неолитической символики, выявил тождественность символов Нижнеамурья и Европы. Раскрыта сущность петроглифов р. Амура и р. Уссури. Приводятся научные факты, опровергающие академическое утверждение о