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Nonfiction » History » AsianSub-categories: China | Asia / Southeast Asia | India & southern Asia | Asia / Central Asia | Asia / Japan
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes by Abraham Benhur
Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Cambodian Adventure by Austin P. Torney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A DIA Officer makes a harrowing escape through the Cambodian jungle, after covering the retreat of his special forces unit. In another adventure, an enemy ammo depot is destroyed but his helicopter crashes, leaving him to make his way on foot.
Pleasuring Your Woman in Kamasutra and Kamasastras by Ravi Soni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History by Andrew Knight
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Land Of The Rulers by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
Mahabharata Adiparva by Srinivasa Prasad Pillutla
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.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj by Marian Fowler
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.
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.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard by Bob Martin
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.
Shanghai Manholes by Todd Lowe
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.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion by Jason Wallace
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Duncan Stearn
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.
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China by Stefan Verstappen
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.
Simbol-Simbol Artefak Budaya Sunda - Tafsir-Tafsir Pantun Sunda by Jakob Sumardjo
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.
Qi lái! - Arise! by Walter Freudmann
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.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery by TK Rolland
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?
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. 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.
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu by Deb
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.