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Traders of the Golden Triangle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
During the latter half of the twentieth century the little-known and often lawless region where Laos, Burma, Thailand and China meet has become known and widely romanticised as ‘The Golden Triangle’. Originally a Western designation applied to the region because of its wealth in jade, silver, rubies, lumber, rare animal products and, above all, opium
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
Exploring Myanmar: Traveling the Dusty Roads of the New Burma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A story of troubled bus rides, dusty journeys, long boat tours, preschools on stilts, ancient pagodas, tea houses, fresh noodles, and the people met along the way. Myanmar is the last frontier of Southeast Asia travel. Information is spotty, and constantly changing. Although the guidebooks can provide practical information, they cannot come close to describing how it feels to travel the new Burma
By Ship, Train, Bus, Plane & Sometimes Hitchhiking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Veteran travel writer Walt Christophersen chronicles his experiences as he journeys around much of the world in the 1960s and 70s, with an emphasis on getting from one place to another. He hops across the Pacific visiting dozens of islands between Tahiti and Yap, sails down the Amazon and travels mostly overland from Beirut to Tokyo, witnessing Afghanistan at peace and Vietnam at war.
Evil in the Land Without
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Evil in the Land Without By Colin Cotterill A thrilling chase for a child abuser and murderer that spans three continents, Europe, Africa and Asia. The English detective's own family is at risk as he attempts to find a most evil man. Evil in the Land Without was Colin Cotterill's second novel published in 2003 by Asia Books.
Hurry on Sundown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the tale of many attempted entries into Burma to meet the people living life in political oppression. Unfortunately, the two visas that were granted came with limited timeframes. The first one barely allowed a whistle-stop tour of basic city centers, where we saw what they allowed us to see. Next up, a visit to the Three Parallel Rivers region of Yunnan Province, China, bordering North-Eas
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Between David and Goliath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
Over a decade of Ceasefire and Peace Talks between India and Nagalim; Peace Negotiations in Practice - The Indo-Naga experience
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
The Signature - Volume II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In the Signature two extremes are on the cards: one the insignificance of a signature given by a celebrity or and author, two and more importantly is the signature, the seal of agreement, between oppressed and oppressors, the former with the signature to be set free. The Signature draws attention to the outcome of a plot instigated to change the status quo so that the oppressed Boros, as per examp