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PROSPEROUS BRITISH INDIA BY WILLIAM DIGBY, FOREWORD 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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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)
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
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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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.
Chuyện đất hỡi ! Face book.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Đôi khi tiếng cười, còn là liều thuốc quý chống lại những nỗi buồn, thêm sức để kháng để đối mặt với cảnh ngang trái ở đời, một cách hiệu quả. Các nhà dưỡng sinh cho rằng : Mỗi ngày cười lớn 3 lần, thì khỏe khoắn, sống lâu và không già (Nhất nhật tam đại tiếu, khang kiện, trường thọ, bất lão).
Thuật phòng, trị gian tà.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Rất khó đề phòng lòng dạ sâu hiểm của bọn gian tà, nhưng không thể không phòng, đã phòng thì phải có thuật, có sách lược. Vì vậy, có thể nói cuốn “Thuật phòng, trị gian tà “ là cuốn binh thư xử thế, dùng để đo lòng dạ con người, sử dụng con người và chế ngự gian tà ; là cẩm nang của những ai muốn thành đạt trên con đường sự nghiệp, muốn thành công trên thương trường đầy sóng gió.
Tam Quốc Diễn Nghĩa
Price: $1.21 USD. Words: 538,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Đời Tam Quốc tức là khoảng thời gian gần sáu mươi năm, trong đó đế quốc Trung Hoa chia làm ba nước, mà ba vị vua đều xưng "hoàng đế" cả. Nhưng vì phải kể từ các nguyên nhân dẫn đến những biến cố mở đầu tạo ra thế "ba chân vạc", nên bộ Tam Quốc phải chép những biến cố từ lúc nhà Đông Hán suy vi cho đến lúc nhà Tấn gồm thâu ba nước, tức là chép những chuyện từ năm Trung bình thứ nhất đời ...
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.
Same Road Different Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Into a colourful description of a modern-day trip by car from Vancouver to Toronto—exploring themes such as Canadian history and Aboriginal culture—the author inserts a series of flashbacks telling a parallel story about his journey from Canada to India and arrival in Japan in 1972 and his nine-year stint as an ordained Zen monk.
dMAC Digest Volume 6 No 1 - Djakarta Journal # 2
Price: Free! Words: 65,790. Language: Australian English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The recorded history of Indonesia dates back over two thousand years. This is the 2nd journal, covering events from the British invasion of Batavia in 1811 CE, up to the granting of Indonesian Independence in 1949.
Biting the Bullet: The Effect of Equipment in the Sepoy Rebellion its Changes in Post-Mutiny India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A history student's essay detailing the military changes enacted after the 1857 Indian Mutiny.
The Story of Bhaktha Prahlada
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A tale from India mythology of good over evil through love and devotion to the lord
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: Australian English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jakarta, Indonesia, in all its various guises - at times under the influence of Chinese, Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese. This is a snapshot of some the main events that led to the modern, thriving, cosmopolitan city it has become. This first edition covers the history of Djakarta, from the earliest human habitation, up to the days of the Dutch, circa 1811 CE
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Amrapali is a renowned personality in the history of India. She was a courtesan in Vaishali, the capital of the Vajji Republic. The book attempts to uncover the geopolitical issues that even did not spare the enlightened Buddha. The 2500 year old story exposes a woman’s struggle against society and the fatal consequences that brought the world’s first republic to an end.
Traveling Asia: The Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo based tour of the Philippines includes a mini-guide to animals, food, shopping, and scenic shots from around the Philippines and tourist locations (such as the Banaue rice terraces.) This mini-guide won't cover Manila and mainly focuses on the north (Baguio, La Union, and Pangasinan.) I've included a few Tagalog words (with their English equivalents) and over 75 photos with descriptions