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China – The New Superpower
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 $1.99 USD. (33% off!) 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.
Countering a Chinese Coercive Campaign Against Taiwan - China's Preferred Military Option, U.S. Operational Response, PRC PLA Plans and Actions, Taiwan Relations Act, Joint Blockade Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rising tensions across the Taiwan Strait have increased the likelihood that China would use force in a crisis over the status of Taiwan. This paper argues that a coercive campaign is the most likely manner in which China would use force to achieve its political goals.
Armenia History, And Ancient Period
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Communist Era, a New Political Climate, Independence, Culture, Economy Government, Politics., Armenia travel and tourism, all the information related to Armenia for business, holiday resort and more are covered in this book
Maldives History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Adventure » General
Population, Economy, Tourism, Government and Politics
Azerbaijan History, Early History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Historical Background, Physical Environment, Population and Ethnic Composition, Language, Religion, Culture, Economy, Government and Politics
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.
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, 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.
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: $1.99 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: $1.99 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.
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