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A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - for Chinatown by Willy Thorn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A walking guide to the spiritual heart of Thailand ... a photo essay for Bangkok's Chinatown ... a map & itinerary for all 15 temples in the neighborhood ... including the largest solid gold Buddha statue in the world (at Wat Traimit) ... also includes temple histories, dozens of photos & free postcards. GOLD guaranteed!
Kashmir - The Birth of a New Nation by Columbus Falco
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The solution for home rule involved two issues. 1) That a new Muslim Homeland form to accommodate all the Muslims of the region of “India.” 2) The semi-autonomous Maharajahs choice of being part of India, Pakistan (the new Muslim homeland) or remain independent of both.
A Politically Incorrect History of Hong Kong by Larry Feign
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Everything you know about Hong Kong history is wrong. Did Britain colonize the wrong place? What did karaoke have to do with refugees? And where can I get one of those cool Handover t-shirts? Find out the alternative truth in this action-packed book of cartoon stories. Read it now, before it's too politically incorrect to do so!
LE VAN VIEN Le Tigre de Saigon by Henry Moa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: French. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Le Van Vien, surnommé Bay Vien, fut le leader des Binh Buyen et mena la lutte contre tous ceux qui s’opposaient à lui. Les soldats français, d’abord, puis les communistes du Vietminh, finançant sa lutte avec l’argent que lui rapportait les maisons closes, les casinos puis le trafic d’opium qu’il organisa avec les services secrets français et certains représentants de l’Union Corse.
Violence Against Muslims in India: The Dark History by Saif Samir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: Simple English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book spans 70 years of the dark history of Anti-Muslim violence in India that have caused over tens of thousands of deaths and refugees. Violence against Muslims in India is frequently in the form of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. These attacks are referred to as communal riots in India between the majority Hindus and minority Muslims, and have been connected to a rise in Islamophobia.
A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - for Koh Ratan Kosin by Willy Thorn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A walking guide to the spiritual heart of Thailand ... a photo essay for 'Koh Ratan Kosin' - the Island of the Kings ... a 3-day itinerary with maps to all 15 temples on the island ... including world famous Wat Phra Kaew & the great reclining Buddha at Wat Pho ... also incl.: dozens of photos, histories for each temple, Dynasty king biographies & free postcards. GOLD & treasure guaranteed!
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century by Edwin Poon
Price: Free! Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
China – The New Superpower by Matt Green
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China? It seems modern China is a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity. China, in general, has been one of the most intriguing countries in the world for most of its history. The most populous nation of the world.
INDIA IN GREECE BY Edward Pococke and FOREWORD BY BHARAT SOMAL by Bharat Somal
You set the price! Words: 125,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
HOW GREEK CIVILIZATION ORIGINATED FROM INDIA. India In Greece Or, Truth In Mythology: Containing The Sources Of The Hellenic Race, The Colonization Of Egypt And Palestine, The Wars Of The Grand Lama And The Buddhistic Propaganda In Greece (English)(Hardcover, Edward Pococke)
PROSPEROUS BRITISH INDIA BY WILLIAM DIGBY, FOREWORD BY BHARAT SOMAL by Bharat Somal
You set the price! Words: 226,490. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
'Prosperous' British India, more completely titled Prosperous' British India: A Revelation from Official Records, was a book published in 1901 by British author William Digby that described the economic conditions prevailing in British India in the latter half of the nineteenth century under British rule.It used official government statistics to illuminate the falling incomes and increasing impove
Du Yuesheng The Lord of Shanghai by Henry Moa
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese secret societies were transformed into criminal organizations that would monopolize many trades. The most prestigious of them will bear the name of Green Band. And the most prestigious of the heads of the Green band will be Du Yuesheng, Du the big ears for his detractors.
Mơ và thực trong tiểu thuyết Kim Dung by Dong A Sang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tình yêu và thù hận, thiện ác, vinh và nhục, thật và giả, sự đố kỵ và khoan dung, những ràng buộc quy phạm truyền thống và tự do cá nhân, công thức máy móc và con người sống động, nhân tài và nô tài, nhập thế và xuất thế, quá khứ và hiện tại, hữu hạn và vô hạn, ước mơ và hiện thực… Những cặp mâu thuẫn trên buộc các nhân vật phải chọn lực; có những nhân vật chọn lựa sang suốt nhưng cũng có những nh
The Blue Gold Indigo by Akash Nimbekar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Indigo is a blue dye which comes from the indigo (neel) plant grown in India. For the East India Company (and later the British Raj), it was one of the most profitable commodities that it bought in India and sold in Europe. It was so valuable as a dye that it was called 'blue gold'. A lot of Indigo was grown in Champaran district in Bihar.
Don't Call It Bollywood: An Introduction to the Hindi Film Universe by Margaret E. Redlich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Margaret E. Redlich intersperses stories from her path to dedicated fandom with analysis of the rich history and artistic traditions of Hindi film.
Đông phương huyền bí. by Dong A Sang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tôi đã cố gắng ghi chép lại trong quyển sách này những chuyện có thật của nhiều bậc tu sĩ đã đạt được sức mạnh tâm linh và sự bình an trong tâm hồn, tức là những ân huệ quí báu mà người đời vẫn thường mong ước một cách tuyệt vọng! Trong sách này, tôi cũng ghi chép nhiều chuyện khác nữa, những chuyện huyền bí và lạ lùng đến nỗi có vẻ như hết sức khó tin. PAUL BRUNTON.
Great Love Storys Of India by Reshave Dimri
You set the price! Words: 20,300. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Had you ever heard about Taj Mahal and the love story behind the monument of the Great Mughal Emperor and his favorite wife? But what if I tell you there are more such romantic and fascinating stories in India which have also monuments made on them. Well this book is a collection of five such real life love stories famous in India which has influenced the history and culture of the region.
Places and Bases: The Chinese Navy's Emerging Support Network in the Indian Ocean - Oman, Aden, Yemen, Djibouti, Karachi, Pakistan, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Singapore, PLAN Port of Call, Counterpiracy by Progressive Management
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines potential sites that would support the Chinese Navy (PLAN) for port of call duties or logistics.
Ngũ đại binh thư Trung Hoa (Lục thao,Tôn Tử, Ngô Tử, Tam lược, Tân thư) by Dong A Sang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đã tập hợp năm cuốn binh pháp lừng danh kim cổ: 1. Khương Tử Nha – Lục thao. 2. Tôn Võ – Tôn Tử binh pháp. 3. Ngô Khởi – Ngô tử. 4. Hoàng Thạch Công – Tam lược. 5. Gia Cát Lượng – Tân thư.
Empress Wu Zetian by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.