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The Mighty Mughal Emperors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
The Duties of a King
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.
The Life of Mahabalipuram: Pulsing Stories Trapped in Stone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabalipuram is an Indian historical landmark, vastly important to Tamilian culture. Yet it has largely been forgotten by the long arch of history. This book serves to uncover and untangle the many fascinating narratives of the people and art that have populated that little town by the sea, both past and present. What results is an engaging look at a little-known piece of world history.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)?
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: 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.
Pengenalan kepada Akulturasi Muslim Hindu di Bali
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Price: Free! Words: 9,220. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: July 3, 2014 and represented by MyPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Saya sungguh beruntung, karena di tahun 2011 ini berkesempatan mengunjungi kampung Muslim Gelgel di Bali. Saya sebut beruntung, karena kunjungan spesial ke kampung muslim Bali ini tentu sangat jarang dilakukan oleh Muslim lain di Indonesia.
Symbols of China
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
Герои вчерашних дней
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
(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."
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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..
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4 - Diponegoro war
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Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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?
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
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Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: 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.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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.
William Carey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
William Carey - Pioneer Missionary to India, translated the Bible in 40 Indian languages, first college for higher education in India, the first Saving Bank in India, first Newspaper in Indian language ‘Samachar Darpan’ Introduced the steam engine to India & encouraged Indian blacksmith to make copies of the engine, Wrote 132 books of learning on various subjects.
Mongols In The Middle East
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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.
What is "Comfort Women"?
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Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: 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.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
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?
Shanghai Manholes
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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.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(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.
走出毛泽东的阴影(第4章 墓地)Out of Mao's Shadow (Tombs)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Category: 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》