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Chữ nghĩa và sinh mệnh
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Chữ nghĩa gắn liền với sinh mệnh con người, con người hiểu nghĩa – lí đúng thì đi về nẻo thiện, không hiểu nghĩa - lí thì sa chân vào điều ác. Có bậc thánh nhân than rằng, suốt đời không thực hành hết đạo lí ẩn chứa trong chữ nghĩa, để tu thân, cứu người, cứu đời.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
The Duties of a King
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.
The Eleven Powers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
The Life of Mahabalipuram: Pulsing Stories Trapped in Stone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabalipuram is an Indian historical landmark, vastly important to Tamilian culture. Yet it has largely been forgotten by the long arch of history. This book serves to uncover and untangle the many fascinating narratives of the people and art that have populated that little town by the sea, both past and present. What results is an engaging look at a little-known piece of world history.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)?
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This writing has shown that the Dictators, Tyrans will not survive under the Modern Day Technologies and powerful Media: News, Television, Radio Broadcasting coupled with smarter and wiser population on the knowledge of Freedom and Democracy. The leaders that are lacking of True and Real Democracy ended up getting overthrown from the power by the PEOPLE and ultimately facing death.
Ancient China: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book on Ancient China is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient China learning about the culture, people, and dynasties of the civilization. Take an adventure to Ancient China and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
History of China - The Secrets Of The Forbidden City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Have you heard of the Forbidden City? Millions of tourists visit it every year in Beijing, China. It is known as the biggest palace on Earth. However, it also holds some of the darkest secrets that are kept in secret for nearly 600 years - not until today...
Pengenalan kepada Akulturasi Muslim Hindu di Bali
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Price: Free! Words: 9,220. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: July 3, 2014 and represented by MyPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Saya sungguh beruntung, karena di tahun 2011 ini berkesempatan mengunjungi kampung Muslim Gelgel di Bali. Saya sebut beruntung, karena kunjungan spesial ke kampung muslim Bali ini tentu sangat jarang dilakukan oleh Muslim lain di Indonesia.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
Symbols of China
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
A Combat of Ninja
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is made in order to let people all over the world who are interest in Ninjas know what “real Ninjas” were like. We narrowed down the theme to “battle” and explained the age that Ninjas lived in and introduced the tools and the weapons they actually used.
景福宫一路行:神兽远征队
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 您知道光华门入口处的獬豸(xiè zhì是首尔市的官方形象大使吗?除此之外,在禁川永济桥上有天禄、峨嵋山有不可杀伊(貘豹)、景福宫勤政殿天花板上有双龙盘踞着,左青龙、右白虎、北玄武、南朱雀,四方神与十二支神守护着景福宫,正在演着一场神兽的实时现场戏剧 。与追逐神兽的旅游作者--B级旅游一起参加韩国最初的神兽远征队,好不好?
1 Course Gyeongbokgung: Shinsu(sacred animal) Expedition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ Did you know that Haechi, the imaginary animal that stands guard at Gwanghwamun, is the official honorary ambassador of City Seoul? And there are other Shinsu’s (sacred animals) that present you with real-time live shows. Gyeongbokgung Palace. How about joining us for a Shinsu expedition with the very first guidebook to the sacred animals of Gyeongbokgung?
원코스 경복궁 : 신수(神獸)원정대
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: Korean. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 광화문 입구의 해치가 서울시 공식 홍보대사라는 걸 아십니까? 그 외에도 금천 영제교에는 천록이, 아미산에는 불가사리가, 근정전 천장에는 쌍룡이 웅크리고 있는 경복궁. 좌청룡, 우백호, 북현무, 남주작의 사방신과 십이지신이 지키는 경복궁에서는 신수들이 열연 중인 드라마가 실시간 생방 중입니다. 신수를 추적하는 여행작가, 삐급여행과 함께 대한민국 최초의 신수원정대에 탑승하시지 않겠습니까? ☆ 원코스 시리즈란?(원코스/1 Course/一路行/ワンコース) 테마여행신문 Theme Travel News(www.themetn.com)이 선보이는 여행 가이드북 시리즈. TTN은 국내 최초의 여행 전문 글로벌 퍼블리셔로써, 전세계의 여행가에게 한국의 아름다움을 소개합니다.
ワンコース德寿宮(トクスグン): 皇帝になった男
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: Japanese. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 德寿宮(トクスグン)はソウルが抱えた朝鮮時代の5大宮闕(宮殿)の中で、一番小さいが、一番熱かった歴史を記憶しているところです。日帝の貪欲と在外公館の暗闘が極度に至った近代 、高宗は妻を亡くした悲しみと毒殺の危険を耐え忍んで、ロシア公使館へ播遷するという恥辱を耐えなければなりませんでした。朝鮮王朝が幕を閉じ、大韓帝国が始まった德寿宮(トクスグン)で、石塀が続いている美しい石壇道のその後日談が繰り広げられます。
德寿宫一路行:成为皇帝的男人
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 位于首尔的朝鲜五大宫殿当中,德寿宫虽然规模最小,但它经历了最激烈的历史。在韩国近代史里,曾经有过国外使领馆之间的明争暗斗、日本帝国主义的贪婪,高宗忍受着失去夫人的悲伤,躲避毒杀的企图要忍辱躲避到俄罗斯公使馆。朝鲜王朝随着历史的波浪落幕,大韩帝国开始的这美丽的德寿宫,我们将展现石墙路背后的故事。 ★ 삐급여행 B级旅游 badventure(조명화 赵明和 Jo MyeongHwa) 现任主题旅游新闻总编辑/旅行作者 现任旅游讲师(micimpact学校、汉阳大学社会教育院、乐天文化中心等地方讲课) 前任越南航空韩国分公司营销部人员
1 Course Deoksugung: First & Last Emperor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ The Deoksugung Palace is the smallest palace among the five palaces of Joseon Dynasty. The book unfolds the behind stories of the beautiful stone wall at the Deoksugung Palace where the Joseon Dynasty ended and the history of the Korean Empire began.