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Same Road Different Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,260. 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.
INDIABOOK Asian Quote Guide Book with 1000 useful proverbs, quotations and thoughtful insights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Great image ref quote book on Asian continent, perception and creation of Indian culture, identity, beliefs, Hinduism, fashion, history, environmentalism, education, philosophy, communities, Gandhi, Nehruism, freedom of faith, development and prosperity, Colonialism and battle for Independence, religious ethos, Sanskrit, metropolitan India, Cherrapunjee, advertising, mystic music and life style.
dMAC Digest Volume 6 No 1 - Djakarta Journal # 2
Price: Free! Words: 65,940. 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.
The United States Marines in the Occupation of Japan - Yokosuka Operation, Sasebo-Nagasaki Landings, Kyushu Occupation, Marine Withdrawal, Central Pacific Islands, Marianas, MacArthur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique monograph is a concise narrative of the major events which took place when Marine air and ground units were deployed to the main islands of Japan at the close of World War II.
Prince Bira
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Prince Bira won the 1936 Coupe du Prince Ranier, an event that later became the crown jewel of Formula One racing, renamed the Grand Prix of Monaco. Many of the auto races in which the Thai competed were entered privately. Among the most noteworthy of the cars he drove was a Simca-Gordini that had been painted the light blue and yellow that symbolized the Thai royal family. Another was a Maserati.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Japanese Americans in World War II: A National Historic Landmarks Theme Study - Historic Context, Relocation Centers, Detention Facilities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a unique federal report providing information on the facilities used in the World War II internment of Japanese Americans as part of the National Historic Landmarks Program of the National Park Service.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Personal Justice Denied, The Complete Official Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Aleuts, Recommendations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 277,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Personal Justice Denied, issued in December 1982, along with the Commission's recommendations, issued in June 1983.
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
2015 Pentagon Report: Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives - South China Sea, Japan, Senkaku Islands, Paracel, PLAN Navy, China's Spratlys Outposts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this newly released Pentagon report provides an up-to-date status of American Asia-Pacific maritime strategy, with detailed information about ongoing competing territorial and maritime claims in the South and East China Sea.
Traveling Asia: Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour of Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong includes over 90 pictures from several tourist sites and historic locations. A brief history or small amount of information is given before each group of pictures. Photos include various temples, a fishing village, Taipei 101, both Tokyo towers, and more.
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
Cái cười của người Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách như là một dòng nước trong lành, bên dòng sông cuộc đời cuộn chảy, giúp người đọc lắng trong tâm hồn, cười làm cho tinh thần sảng khoái, tỉnh táo, để bước tiếp trên con đường đi của mình.
War Stories: Tiananmen Square 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of covering the June 4th 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the question of whether any students were killed.
Trà - văn hóa đặc sắc Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Trà đối với người Trung Quốc không chỉ dùng để làm thuốc, giải khát mà còn là phương pháp tu thân, di dưỡng tính tình; là quốc hồn quốc túy; là đạo; là triết lý sâu xa, là sự hòa hợp giữa tiểu vũ trụ với đại vũ trụ, giữa mình với người, giữa bản thân với sự vật; là một môn nghệ thuật tổng hợp, tinh tế; là văn hóa giao tiếp, cách đối nhân xử thế, xác lập mối quan hệ tốt đẹp giữa người với người.
Even The Crazy Man Wept
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Keith Buckley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Even The Crazy Man Wept challenges the reader to see, in response to the genocide in Cambodia and its aftermath, compassion, sadness, love and righteous anger expressed by a remarkable man, Bob Maat, who shared his life with the poor during this time. The events and names in this book are real and form his reflections on 30 years of living with and caring for his neighbours.
Giants of Japan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 and represented by Regina Ryan. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Giants of Japan brings to life fifteen centuries of Japanese history through lively biographical sketches of the great men and women who have shaped this fascinating and complex country. Covering industry, the arts, religion, and politics, the book includes business titans such as Morita Akio, founder of Sony; creative giants such as Kurosawa Akira; and historical icons like Shotoku.
The Art of War for Today Vol II
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,010. Language: Australian English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Time is a valuable. Save time learning how to use the Art of War Forty-three chapters for your benefit. Drawn from life experiences, it is a perspective on the Art of War you will find nowhere else.. Benefit from this 2000 year old wisdom. Quickly understand how to immediately apply the lessons of Sun Tzu and The Art of War
Roe's India: Adventures in Surat
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Thomas Roe, the first English ambassador to India, has left behind a lively account of his stay in the country. But reading Roe’s memoir is not easy as the English of his time is almost a different language. The modern reader who is not a student of history may not be able to keep at it. I have tried to interpret Roe’s writing for her.