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Nonfiction » History » AsianSub-categories: China | Asia / Southeast Asia | India & southern Asia | Asia / Central Asia | Asia / Japan
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.
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.
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. Categories: 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
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.
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.
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. Categories: 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
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.
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.
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.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. 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."
The Secret Race: Anglo-Indians by Warren Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: 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.
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.
The Teas That Bind by J. C. Greenway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
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.
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?
Mongols In The Middle East by Corey Walden
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.
A Bridge to the Mountain by Ray Wiseman
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. 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.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.