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The Reality of Tamerlane the Great- Part 1 | حقيقة تيمورلنك العظيم- الجزء الأول
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Series: The Reality of Tamerlane, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,380. Language: Arabic. Published: May 16, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
- هل تيمورلنك رجل عظيم كما يدّعي أقوام ما وراء النهر ومصلح للعالم الإسلامي!. أم هو قاهر العالم بالطغيان والبغي والقتل والتحريق!... - كيف يذكره أقوام ما وراء النهر ويصلّون عليه كما يصلّون على الأنبياء، وفي البلاد العربية فهو مذموم على كلّ لسان!
The Colonization Era
By Ser Suk Lan
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Malaysia was once a colonized land, subjugated by three main powers at its early history. These include the Portuguese, Dutch and British.
The Reality of Tamerlane the Great- Part 2 | حقيقة تيمورلنك العظيم- الجزء الثاني
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Series: The Reality of Tamerlane, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,200. Language: Arabic. Published: May 17, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
هل تيمورلنك رجل عظيم كما يدّعي أقوام ما وراء النهر ومصلح للعالم الإسلامي!. أم هو قاهر العالم بالطغيان والبغي والقتل والتحريق!... - كيف يذكره أقوام ما وراء النهر ويصلّون عليه كما يصلّون على الأنبياء، وفي البلاد العربية فهو مذموم على كلّ لسان.
雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
By Zhe Yi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
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.
Запретная История от Уйсуна. Историческая Летопись.
By Албан
Price: Free! Words: 21,650. Language: Russian. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Очень интересная историческая рукопись. Полезна читателям, которые интересуются происхождением великого Чингисхана и историей Центральной Азии. Долгое время истинная история тюрков находилась под запретом. И только после обретения независимости и интеграции в мировое сообщество, тюрки получили возможность восстановить свою историю. Книга посвящена великой истории тюрков.
走出毛泽东的阴影(第4章 墓地)Out of Mao's Shadow (Tombs)
By Zhe Yi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
节选自潘公凯所著,上榜《经济学人》和《华盛顿邮报》“年度最佳图书”。本书的副标题是《寻找新中国的灵魂》
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.
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.
What is "Comfort Women"?
By Nadeshiko Action USA
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If you come across a word "comfort women", this is the best reference. During World War II, prostitution was legal. Due to the historical and political oppositions, there is a misconception about so-called "Comfort Women". Comfort women exist even now. And this booklet should help you understand why.
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
The Frank Jay Raven Story
By Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Chila Heart两世记语
By 苮乜 royl III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a record of China & media in 1920'-1929'. Let look back,maybe,history would have been same at all! 过来的事件,过不去的谶语。
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
By TK Rolland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
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.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
By chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. you are free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
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?
Mongols In The Middle East
By Corey Walden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The military campaigns of the Mongols were successful on a truly legendary level and led to the Mongols forming the largest contiguous empire in history. Despite their success, there were but 700,000 ethnic Mongols to rule over all of Asia, and in this text we investigate how the Ilkhanate was run and held with the use of conversion to the local religion of Islam.
Shanghai Manholes
By Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades
By Paul Tierney
You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.