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The Colonization Era
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Malaysia was once a colonized land, subjugated by three main powers at its early history. These include the Portuguese, Dutch and British.
激辩毛泽东的复活 Yizhe Collection: Debate on Mao's Revival
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
2011年7月是中国共产党成立九十周年。我们通过本册合集收录的21篇外媒上的译文、两段视频和一小时的音讯访谈,呈现中国人对毛泽东的看法的深刻分歧。
雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
The Frank Jay Raven Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
走出毛泽东的阴影(第4章 墓地)Out of Mao's Shadow (Tombs)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
节选自潘公凯所著,上榜《经济学人》和《华盛顿邮报》“年度最佳图书”。本书的副标题是《寻找新中国的灵魂》
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. feel free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
What is "Comfort Women"?
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If you come across a word "comfort women", this is the best reference. During World War II, prostitution was legal. Due to the historical and political oppositions, there is a misconception about so-called "Comfort Women". Comfort women exist even now. And this booklet should help you understand why.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4 - Diponegoro war
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The fourth edition of the dMAC Digest provides a concise biography of Java's Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855), who led a popular uprising against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830. Also we investigate the mosquito born disease Dengue Fever. It is estimated there are over 100 million cases of Dengue worldwide each year. As well, we look at Asthma. What is the connection between Asthma and athletics?
The Cambodian Adventure
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.
Герои вчерашних дней
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Небольшая повесть о появлении русских на Амуре в XVII веке. Рассказ о том, почему мы туда пришли, и из-за чего ушли. О безнадежных боях, деревянных городах, пустых землях, немецком наемнике, ставшем казачьим атаманом и о первой и последней войне между Россией и Китаем.
Symbols of China
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. 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.
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.
Chila Heart两世记语
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a record of China & media in 1920'-1929'. Let look back,maybe,history would have been same at all! 过来的事件,过不去的谶语。
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.
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.
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.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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."
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?