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Malaysia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Malay Cultural Orientation: Anwar Ibrahim, History Timeline, Politics and Government, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Malaysia.
Dangerous Ground: The Spratly Islands and U.S. Interests and Approaches - South China Sea, Law of the Sea Convention, UNCLOS, Claims by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, ASEAN
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This timely analysis of the Spratly Islands dispute examines the economic and security importance of the region to the surrounding claiming states: the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines, and the violent acts and potential for instability in the region that has resulted.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4
By Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The fourth edition of the dMAC Digest provides a concise biography of Java's Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855), who led a popular uprising against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830. Also we investigate the mosquito born disease Dengue Fever. It is estimated there are over 100 million cases of Dengue worldwide each year. As well, we look at Asthma. What is the connection between Asthma and athletics?
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965
By James Robb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
By Joseph H. Daves
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
From Tattoos to Textiles, Murni's Guide to Asian Textiles, All You Need to Know…And More
By Murni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Apparel, costumes, & textiles
From Tattoos to Textiles examines the evolution and meaning of Asian textiles from earliest times by reference to how they are made and the use to which they are put by tribal societies, particularly in Indonesia. There are references to ancient mythologies and photographs from the author's collection.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: The Air Force in Southeast Asia: The Air Force in Vietnam - The Administration Emphasizes Air Power, 1969 - Nixon, Vietnamization, VNAF Modernization
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The first reduction in U.S. military strength in South Vietnam took place during the summer of 1969 when 25,000 troops were withdrawn. However, a particular phenomenon of the year was that air power was not materially reduced.
Vietnam Past and Present: The North
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
Angkor: Eighth Wonder of the World
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
For much of the second half of the 20th century Cambodia was racked by war and famine. Considered a sideshow in the Vietnam War, the country was nevertheless invaded by both North and South Vietnam, bombed to smithereens by the United States, and—worst of all—ruled, between 1975 and 1979, by Pol Pot’s genocidal Khmer Rouge regime.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1971-1973 - Defoliation, Agent Orange, Herbicide Operations, Troop Withdrawals, LINEBACKER, Collapse of South Vietnam
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The volume describes the formulation of policies and decisions that completed the US withdrawal from Vietnam and shifted the burden of combat to the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1969-1970 - Nixon Takes Over, Atrocities, Invasion of Cambodia, Vietnamization and Pacification, PHOENIX Program, Ho Chi Minh
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This volume provides an unusual and, it is hoped, illuminating perspective about US policy during the latter part of the Vietnam War. Mr. Willard J. Webb wrote practically the entire manuscript while the war was still in progress and its outcome was unknowable.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 3 - Rolling Thunder, TET Offensive, Domestic Dissent, Quest for Talks, Strengthening the RVNAF
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Part III of The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1960-1968, describes the formulation of policies and decisions during the years 1967-1968, the period during which the United States military escalation in Southeast Asia culminated.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 2 - Johnson and McNamara, Escalation in South Vietnam, Tonkin Gulf, Saigon, Rolling Thunder
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 297,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This volume describes those JCS activities related to developments in Vietnam during the period 1964-1966. At times, the role of the Joint Chiefs in events in Vietnam may appear to be submerged in the description of foreign relations, politics, economics, and other areas having little to do with military matters.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 1 - Eisenhower and Kennedy, Laos, Communist Offensive, McNamara and the Buildup, Defoliation, Fall of Diem
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 244,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Written to complement The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy series, The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam focuses upon the activities of the Joint Chiefs that were concerned with events in Vietnam.
Red Plateau
By John Edmund Delezen
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of a North Vietnamese soldier told by his friend and former enemy.
The Bangkok Story, an Historical Guide to the Most Exciting City in the World
By Jonathan Copeland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Murni. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
The Bangkok Story traces the history of Bangkok up to the present day, and describes and places the main buildings in the city in context, to explain to the visitor their meaning and relevance, something that the usual guide books do not cover. There are a lot of places not mentioned in other books. There are directions and opening hours. The book is illustrated with over 400 colour photographs.
Natsir, Rebel Without A Pause
By Idrus F. Shahab et al.
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mohammad Natsir (July 17, 1908-February 6, 1993) was a prominent Indonesian politician in the early independence of Indonesia.His life was not as colorful or dramatic as a stage play, but the example set by this person, who had a talent for combining words with deeds, was nothing less than remarkable.
Lời Thề
By Nguyen Quang Vinh
You set the price! Words: 87,650. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
… “Đường biển ấy là nơi quan yếu, phải dốc sức mà thừa hành để cho công việc được mười phần trọn vẹn. Nếu bất cẩn, sẽ phạm trọng tội…”
Indochina Chronicles (1974-1975)
By Maurizio Pianaro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In war-torn Indochina, a mercenary pilot lives to fly. A dramatic picture of a season in hell, where people are both victims and witnesses of catastrophic events. A mal de vivre that no one and nothing could heal. Maurizio Pianaro is a writer who was in Cambodia during the fall of the country by Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge.
VIỆT NAM NHÌN TỪ BÊN TRONG
By Tạ Chí Đại Trường
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,190. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
TẠ CHÍ ĐẠI TRƯỜNG VIỆT NAM NHÌN TỪ BÊN TRONG biên khảo lịch sử Copyright @2013 Tạ Chí Đại Trường Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords edition ISBN 978-1-3016-3175-9