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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.
Qi lái! - Arise!
By Walter Freudmann
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
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。
Một Khoảnh Việt Nam Cộng Hòa Nối Dài
By Tạ Chí Đại Trường
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tạ Chí Đại Trường MỘT KHOẢNH VIỆT NAM CỘNG HOÀ NỐI DÀI Sử ký Copyright @2012 Tạ Chí Đại Trường Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3018-2592-9
The Teas That Bind
By J. C. Greenway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
The Teas That Bind is the first book by Japan-based writer J. C. Greenway. It is a collection of posts which first appeared on the website ten minutes hate, about life in Japan before and since the Great East Japan Eathquake on 11 March 2011. It also includes a selection of contemporary sources and new material regarding fundraising and volunteering in Northern Japan.
The Secret Race: Anglo-Indians
By Warren Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Anglo-Indians are the only English speaking, Christian community in India, whose Mother tongue is English and who have a Western lifestyle in the sub-continent of India.
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.
Opium in Thailand
By Duncan Stearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Opium in Thailand traces the history of the trade from its beginnings in the late 17th century and its imposition by the British as a trading item on Siam through to the rise of the famed Golden Triangle and the attempts at suppression from the 1960s onwards.
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?
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
By Stefan Verstappen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China is an easy to read and fascinating look at how many of the strategies and tactics mentioned by Sun Tzu in his book The Art Of War, were employed in ancient times.
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.
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.
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.
The State of Chu
By Greg Strandberg
Series: The Warring States, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Warring States Series: Book 2 Frustrated with the direction the Army of Wei is taking following Marquis Wen's death, General Wu Qi leaves and finds himself in the struggling State of Chu. Not fearful of speaking his mind, Wu Qi suddenly finds himself tasked with changing the entire state, much to the chagrin of the corrupt and jealous nobles, who will do anything to keep their way of life.
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..
Simbol-Simbol Artefak Budaya Sunda - Tafsir-Tafsir Pantun Sunda
By Jakob Sumardjo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Literacy
Dalam kajian Jakob Sumardjo tentang seni pantun Sunda, kita akan diajak memahami tentang cara berfikir dan cara suku Sunda lama memandang dunia. Karena suku-suku di Nusantara meiliki banyak persamaan sejarah dan kebudayaan, niscaya pengetahuan tentang salah satu sisi suku Sunda ini akan pula menjelaskan tentang sisi tertentu dari suku-suku di Indonesia.
A Bridge to the Mountain
By Ray Wiseman
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This story of evangelist and musician, Paul Chang, hangs on a background of Chinese history and culture. We meet young Paul (Chang Bao-wha) fleeing China ahead of the Communist army; he reaches Hong Kong and the West. In China, his father died in a communist prison. An educated Paul later returns to China to see his father's memory 'rehabilitated' and to make a mark on the growing Chinese Church.
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.
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?
Kampuchea, Year Zero
By Ray Kania
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Kampuchea, Year Zero” is my interview of a young Cambodian girl who survived nearly 4 years of Pol Pot, communist leader of the Khmer Rouge.