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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.
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: 4,700. 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
History of China - The Secrets Of The Forbidden City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Have you heard of the Forbidden City? Millions of tourists visit it every year in Beijing, China. It is known as the biggest palace on Earth. However, it also holds some of the darkest secrets that are kept in secret for nearly 600 years - not until today...
Chữ nhẫn của người Trung Hoa
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Công dụng của chữ Nhẫn thật vô song, giúp người ta vượt qua những trở ngại trên đường đời, tránh thất bại, tìm thành công, tránh họa, tìm phúc ; thực hiện được những mơ ước của tuổi thanh xuân, bằng an khi tuổi tác đã cao ; vui trong nghề nghiệp ; tròn vẹn chức phận, công thành danh toại và hoàn thành bổn phận làm người.
Gian thần Trung Hoa - Hòa Thân
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuộc đời Hòa Thân có lúc thành công, lúc thất bại; như bao con người khác ở trên đời, Hòa Thân cũng có cái xấu, cái tốt. Thành - bại, xấu - tốt xen kẽ vào nhau, tạo nên bí mật, dựng nên những chuyện truyền kì về Hòa Thân. Đó là nội dung của cuốn sách này.
La historia de Confucio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Confucio es el más grande filósofo chino y por más de dos mil años ha sido parte de la conciencia ética, la vida espiritual, las tradiciones y costumbres de China. Este libro cuenta su vida, la pobreza en su juventud, su desarrollo espiritual y la creacion de la escuela de pensamiento o confucionismo.
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.
Ancient China: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book on Ancient China is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient China learning about the culture, people, and dynasties of the civilization. Take an adventure to Ancient China and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
Ẩm thực - Thích nghi và kiêng kỵ
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Một nhà văn Trung Hoa đã nói : "Sinh mệnh của chúng ta không phải nằm trong tay Thượng Đế mà ở trong tay các các đầu bếp và các bà nội trợ". Chứng tỏ, chọn lựa, nấu nướng thực phẩm là việc hệ trọng liên quan đến sức khỏe, tuổi thọ, phòng trị bệnh của con người. Sách gồm 5 chương, tổng cọng có trên 300 mục nhỏ, thể hiện những nội dung vừa nêu trên, dễ đọc, dễ ứng dụng.