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An Operational Analysis of the Pearl Harbor Attack - World War II Deception to Achieve Surprise, Reconnaissance and Intelligence Execution, Admiral Yamamoto, Japanese Aircraft Carriers Akaqi and Kaga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores the Pearl Harbor attack from an operational level of war perspective. Its purpose is to provide the reader with a Japanese viewpoint of the Pearl Harbor operation, and to determine if there were weaknesses with the plan and its execution.
Forged In Fire: Stories of Wartime Japan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Alexia Montibon-Larsson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's experience of World War II in Tokyo, Japan. Narrated by Rita Tomoko Montibon, it provides a rare glimpse into what life was like before the war and takes the reader on a journey through wartime as well as the American Occupation years that followed. Personal photographs, illustrations, references and resources enhance the reader's participation.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. 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.
The History of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests (Part I) 八九民运史(上)
Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 14, 2016 by Ge Yang 戈阳. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is the second edition of the previously published book entitled "Changes of Tiananmen _ The History of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests" by the same author. The first edition was completed in 1994 and published in 1996. This edition has updated the contents of the book with the past 20 some years' disclosed materials, personal interviews and researches
The Increasing Popularity of China Stamps
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A short article analyzing the reasons behind the increasing demand of China stamps in the market in recent years. This is part of a newly-published book on the same topic.
How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps - Part I
Series: How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Out of 60 million stamp collectors around the world, one third come from China. Wealthy Chinese are now beginning to buy back their heritage on a massive scale. Investors are laughing their way to the bank with significant gains on their China stamp portfolio. This book reveals everything you need to know about China stamps and how to build a solid collection for potential future liquidation.
How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps - Part II
Series: How to Collect & Invest in China Stamps. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Out of 60 million stamp collectors around the world, one third come from China. Wealthy Chinese are now beginning to buy back their heritage on a massive scale. Investors are laughing their way to the bank with significant gains on their China stamp portfolio. This book reveals everything you need to know about China stamps and how to build a solid collection for potential future liquidation.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
悪魔の土地:Ezochiの原始植民地化、日本の拡張の代替モデル
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Japanese. Published: May 25, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » World
日本は徳川幕府の下で団結したずっと前に、蝦夷(現代の北海道)の北の島があり、ネイティブの人々を疎外、侵略支配、金融、政治的利益のために日本人によって略奪されました。彼らは正式に、1800年代後半までは、何世紀にもわたって島を植民地化していない練習決して「プロト定着を。」
Mahabharata Sabhaparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In this book Pandavas are cheated by Kauravas in a game of dice and take all their wealth and banish them to forest for 14 years. I have recorded my study of Mahabharata second chapter Sabhaparva in this ebook. Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong.
Masanori Murakami Japanese Pitching Phenom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.
Musashi
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial
See the battleship that was recently found by Paul Allen, before and during her sinking.
Luận đoán tình yêu và sự nghiệp qua nhân tướng học
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách này giới thiệu với quý bạn phương pháp luận đoán nhanh, dễ nhớ, dễ vận dụng, của nhân tướng học, về những vấn đề liên quan đến đời sống : tình yêu, hôn nhân; gia đình, sự nghiệp và giao tiếp.