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One-Minute Story of Influential Chinese Historical Figures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a book telling brief stories of influential Chinese historical figures, including emperors, queens, ministers, generals and artists. Through their epic and legendary experiences, we could see the overall history they lived in and feel the magic of choice and destiny. In history, where we are least alone.
An Indian's Attempt to Understand China
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A book outlining the history and ethnic profile of China. It also looks at today's China in the light of the past. China appears to be much stronger than she is because of ignorance about the country. This book is intended to help the world understand China to be able to face up to her.
Strolling Down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Strolling down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings describes the colonial history of Burma under the British and the buildings built during that time, illustrated with colour photographs.
História do Japão: uma introdução
Price: Free! Words: 31,070. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
O livro pretende narrar historicamente a trajetória do Japão, enfatizando, de maneira introdutória, as contradições, conflitos, adaptações e criações desse país que sempre fascinou e despertou a curiosidade humana.
Research Prehistory of Vietnam under Chinese Classical Astronomy and Text
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,200. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book affirms that Nan Jiao 南交 , Jiao Zhi 交阯 , Xiang Jun 象郡 , Jiu Zhen 九真, and Ri Nan 日南 are united concepts related to Chinese Classical Astronomy.
História da Índia: uma narrativa do Vale do Rio Indo a Chandrayaan-1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Como narrar e interpretar esse colosso referido como a Índia? Seria ela apenas confinada às fronteiras atuais, ou devemos também considerar suas crenças e cultura pelo mundo? E quanto ao seu passado em que a Índia imbricou-se além de suas atuais fronteiras? A obra busca narrar historicamente a trajetória indiana desde os tempos de Harappa e Mohenjo-Daro até o período independente após 1947.
74,704 Catholics in Asia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
An Encyclopedia of Collected Stories. Two millennia worth of tales – from Ancient Rome to the Crusades, thru Colonialism to Nuclear War. From the Apostle Thomas in India, to Mother Teresa's Calcutta. From Saint Paul in Asia Minor to Saint Maximilan Kolbe in Japan. From Saint Helena and Saint Nicholas in Asia Minor, to Saint Francis Xavier and Thomas Merton in the Far East.
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.
Efficacy of Economic Sanctions: North Korea and Iran Case Study - Attempts to Prevent Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Types and Effectiveness of Sanctions, The Nine Commandments on Implementation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Since World War I, the popularity of using economic sanctions by western nations to influence the behavior of states not conforming to international norms has increased. The end of the Cold War renewed the zeal within the international community and unleashed a wave of new sanctions during the 1990s that earned it the "Sanctions Decade" title.
North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis - Juche Philosophy and the Military, Nuclear Six-Party Talks, DPRK Economy, China Investment, Kaesong Industrial Complex, Source of Funds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea's economic straits provide one of the few levers to move the country to cooperate in attempts by the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, and Russia to halt and dismantle its nuclear program. These five countries plus North Korea comprise the "six parties" who are engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK's development of a nuclear weapon.
Understanding and Managing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions: DPRK Regime Survival, Use as Deterrence, Leverage, Prestige, Great Power Status, New Approaches to the Rogue State, Kim Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The North Korean regime's 'hierarchy of nuclear motivations' including its perception of the security, leverage and prestige offered by the possession of nuclear weapons as well as the significant time and energies it has invested in developing a nuclear device, make an actual verifiable dismantling of this program unlikely.
LE VAN VIEN Le Tigre de Saigon
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
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.
Oil as a Weapon of the 21st Century: Energy Security and the U.S. Pivot to Asia-Pacific - Transportation and Cyber Vulnerabilities, Climate Change, Chokepoints, China, Japan, Russia, Europe, Arab Oil
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study examines the U.S. pivot to Asia to determine whether energy security issues are likely to complicate relations and/or lead to friction between the United States and China in the twenty-first century.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart - Ground Zero 02: Tsunami and Worse
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Unaware that the M 9.0 megaquake of March 11, 2011 was just the beginning of it all Yogan Baum narrowly escapes the ensuing tsunami. In search of his wife he slowly realizes the really bad news is still to come. Next morning the north-flying Chinooks overhead tell their own story. Reunited to his wife the flight from Fukushima is on. Japan is on the brink and the whole world is watching Dai-ichi.
Preventing Catastrophe: U.S. Policy Options for Management of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia - India and Pakistan Proliferation Threat, Strategic Delivery Capability, Conflict in Kashmir, NPT
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This paper highlights the threat in "The Nuclear Catastrophe," a gripping projection of the worst-case scenario on the current realities of the Indian subcontinent. Written a year after the "catastrophe," it vividly describes the events leading up to the disaster as well as the grim aftermath of a South Asian nuclear war.
INDIA IN GREECE BY Edward Pococke and FOREWORD 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
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
Bangkok People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
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.