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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: $1.88 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.
Chữ nghĩa và sinh mệnh
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Lilboox. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
“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
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: 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.