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The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century by Edwin Poon
Price: Free! Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
The Increasing Popularity of China Stamps by Richard Tang
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.
dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1 by Duncan MacDonald
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
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk by Rajiv Jha
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.
Mahabharata Sabhaparva by Srinivasa Prasad Pillutla
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.
The Duties of a King by Somdip Datta
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.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)? by soy taing
Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: 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.
Pengenalan kepada Akulturasi Muslim Hindu di Bali by Dhurorudin Mashad
Price: Free! Words: 9,220. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: July 3, 2014 and represented by MyPublishing. Categories: 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.
Symbols of China by George Birdsall
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
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.
Герои вчерашних дней by Vadim Nesterov
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Небольшая повесть о появлении русских на Амуре в XVII веке. Рассказ о том, почему мы туда пришли, и из-за чего ушли. О безнадежных боях, деревянных городах, пустых землях, немецком наемнике, ставшем казачьим атаманом и о первой и последней войне между Россией и Китаем.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui) by chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is firstname.lastname@example.org. feel free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4 - Diponegoro war by Duncan MacDonald
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The fourth edition of the dMAC Digest provides a concise biography of Java's Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855), who led a popular uprising against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830. Also we investigate the mosquito born disease Dengue Fever. It is estimated there are over 100 million cases of Dengue worldwide each year. As well, we look at Asthma. What is the connection between Asthma and athletics?
The Frank Jay Raven Story by Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard by Bob Martin
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 1920 adventurer and animal collector Frank Buck stood on a ship’s rolling deck, face to face with a leopard that had escaped its cage. Man and animal eyed each other. Buck was armed, but he didn’t want to shoot the leopard. He wanted to get it back into its cage. He knew, though, it might be easier to squeeze toothpaste back into its tube.
What is "Comfort Women"? by Nadeshiko Action USA
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If you come across a word "comfort women", this is the best reference. During World War II, prostitution was legal. Due to the historical and political oppositions, there is a misconception about so-called "Comfort Women". Comfort women exist even now. And this booklet should help you understand why.
Shanghai Manholes by Todd Lowe
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History by Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century(5.00 from 1 review)
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.