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Red Plateau
By John Edmund Delezen
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of a North Vietnamese soldier told by his friend and former enemy.
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. Category: 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
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
By Glenn Boda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
L'ultimo impero - la potenza che conquista il mondo
By Francesco Rossolini
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,130. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2013 by noubs. Category: 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.
Chữ nhẫn của người Trung Hoa
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: 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.
Mongols In The Middle East
By Corey Walden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Why Preah Vihear Should be Returned to Thailand
By Duncan Stearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Journalist Duncan Stearn takes a closer look at the International Court of Justice ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over the Preah Vihear temple ruins and changes his view on which country is in the right.
Shanghai Manholes
By Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 1 - Eisenhower and Kennedy, Laos, Communist Offensive, McNamara and the Buildup, Defoliation, Fall of Diem
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 244,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Written to complement The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy series, The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam focuses upon the activities of the Joint Chiefs that were concerned with events in Vietnam.
The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades
By Paul Tierney
You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.
A Week in Hong Kong
By Christopher Knowles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
'a week in hong kong' is a narrative journey through the former British colony. it is a guide but not one in the usual sense - rather, it is a lucid account of a visit that entertains as much as it informs. It is an ideal companion to contemporary hong kong for anyone interested in exploring more widely and in greater depth a territory with a fascinating, if idiosyncratic, history.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - The War in Vietnam 1960-1968, Part 3 - Rolling Thunder, TET Offensive, Domestic Dissent, Quest for Talks, Strengthening the RVNAF
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Part III of The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the War in Vietnam, 1960-1968, describes the formulation of policies and decisions during the years 1967-1968, the period during which the United States military escalation in Southeast Asia culminated.
El futuro imperio. China: luces y sombras del Gigante Rojo
By Rene Bartillac
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Durante siglos, China fue un coloso dormido. Este libro trata de desterrar toda visión prejuiciosa o simplista del fenómeno, e invita a internarse en la apasionante aventura de entender qué esta pasando en el gigante asiático.
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: 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 1969-1970 - Nixon Takes Over, Atrocities, Invasion of Cambodia, Vietnamization and Pacification, PHOENIX Program, Ho Chi Minh
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This volume provides an unusual and, it is hoped, illuminating perspective about US policy during the latter part of the Vietnam War. Mr. Willard J. Webb wrote practically the entire manuscript while the war was still in progress and its outcome was unknowable.
Gian thần Trung Hoa - Hòa Thân
By Sang Tran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: 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.
Turning Point: People's History meets Nationalist Narrative in Pakistan
By Bilal Hamid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed? In the last decade of his life, the official historian of Pakistan turned against all his writings he had earlier authored.
'Deconstructing' Pakistan: A Framework of People's History
By Bilal Hamid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed?
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
By Avery Morrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.
Ngụ ngôn, hài hước - Túi khôn Trung Hoa
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách tập hợp trên 250 truyện ngụ ngôn từ gần 100 tác phẩm của những tác giả nổi tiếng, từ Tiên Tần đến Minh - Thanh. Mỗi truyện ngụ ngôn mượn người này để ám chỉ người khác, mượn chuyện xa để nói chuyện gần, mượn chuyện xưa đề cập chuyện nay, mượn cái nhỏ nói cái lớn, trong những mẩu chuyện đơn giản ẩn chứa những đạo lý sâu xa.