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The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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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.
Mahabharata Adiparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong. Characters of all shades of human psychology and emotions appear in this book. It is a case study of all types of personalities and situations. This book is the first chapter ‘Adiparva’ of Mahabharata a.k.a Jayakavya.
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.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
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.
Leopard On The Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck Tackles An Escaped Leopard
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
Opium in Thailand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
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.
Simbol-Simbol Artefak Budaya Sunda - Tafsir-Tafsir Pantun Sunda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Literacy, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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.
Qi lái! - Arise!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
Kampuchea, Year Zero
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: 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.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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?
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu
Series: Gõ cửa Thiền (101 Zen Stories - Thiền sư Muju). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,190. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2013 and represented by Dong A Sang. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Đông Chu liệt quốc chí là một kho trí huệ, được chuyển hoá thành mưu kế, trải qua mấy ngàn năm vẫn còn nguyên giá trị, với sức mạnh của mưu kế giúp người ta vượt qua những khó khăn trong đời sống, quyết thắng trên trường đời và thương trường.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 297,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Mongols In The Middle East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
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.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry From The Heart - Ground Zero 01: Earthquake
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: Free! Words: 37,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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In Part 1 of the ebook serial “The Voice of FUKUSHIMA - A Cry From the Heart” Yogan Baum, longtime resident of Yotsukura, a fishing village near Fukushima, relates how he experienced the M 9.0 Tohoku mega quake of 3/11/2011. Awed by the intensity of the experience he is unaware of its consequences. This book weaves a tapestry entwining both raw terror and some of the fruits of years of reflection.
L'ultimo impero - la potenza che conquista il mondo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,130. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2013 by noubs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dopo migliaia di anni la Cina si appresta a ridivenire quel maestoso gigante che fu all’apice dell’età imperiale. Oggi la Cina è la fucina del Mondo, la maggior parte dei prodotti di qualsiasi genere che un Occidentale acquista sono o interamente o in parte fabbricati in Cina.
Secularism In India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Secularism in India is a historical analysis of the origin, development, and future of secularism in India. It begins with a study of how reason separated from religion in Greek Philosophy, a mood that returned during the Renaissance and reached its peak during the Enlightenment, of how the Colonial Rule helped promote the secular ideology and helped shape modern India.
A Bridge to the Mountain
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.