Books tagged: central asia

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China's Economic Development Plan in Xinjiang and How it Affects Ethnic Instability - Economic Development in the Xuar, Uyghurs, Silk Road, Central Asia Resources, Han Migrants, Destabilizing Factors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
To decrease ethnic instability in Xinjiang, the Chinese government's plan is to economically develop the region. Xinjiang is rich in natural resources, is geographically significant and has a special economic zone.
Chaturanga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Chaturanga is an educational novel about a modern American boy who embarks on an adventure through Central Asia with his geologist father.
Singing My Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Bapalar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » World music
Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his childhood, his first travels abroad, his collaborations with Frank Zappa, and his work on the Genghis Blues motion picture.
Люди, принесшие холод 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Первая книга о Большой Игре
The Cotton Spies
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In March 1918 the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk removes Russia from WW1 but not the German and Turkish invaders searching for Russia’s natural resources. Russia is in civil war chaos. Britain must stop its enemies acquiring cotton, used in ordinance, but can do so only by sending intelligence missions into Russian Turkestan to gain the support of politicians, even of opposing parties.
The Jewel and the Ember: Love Stories of the Ancient Middle East
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A compelling collection of enlightening, joyful, painful, funny and heartrending love stories from throughout the ancient Middle East. These ten wonderful tales are not found in the familiar Arabian Nights, but are drawn from sources such as Zoroastrian Persia, the Turkish Oghuz, from folklore still told in Afghanistan and from epics and myths of the Bedouin peoples of Arabia.
It's Good to Be Carly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Other
It's Good to Be Carly is a superbly creative story that follows four friends named Carly through their typical day. There is a unique twist in this book as it teaches the reader simple Kazakh greetings by using English-sounding words. There are a variety of these play-on-words scenarios that will make speaking simple Kazakh phrases easy to remember. Kazakh is the native language of Kazakhstan.
Madame Einzige: Amor Fati
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Having recently been annexed into the new Russian-dominated super-state called the Eurasian Federation, oil-rich Central Asia has become the heart of a bloody geopolitical cycle of revolution and counter-revolution. A Nietzschean cypherpunk anti-heroine Madame Einzige is thrust onto the Central Asian killing fields in search of a nihilistic hacker-magus kidnapped and recruited by the CIA.
Travels with Checkpoints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Oran Burke has encountered a few too many troublesome officials on his travels, from a cash-loving Uzbek doctor to a casually dressed Bolivian border guard. His journeys have taken him through remote desert checkpoints and busy land crossings, coming into contact with an assorted bunch of people who’ve both helped and hindered his passage.
Of Battles Past (Amgalant #1)
Price: Free! Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
China has executed Ambaghai, the Mongols’ khan, on a hurdle with donkey ears and tail from the theatre, in mockery of the horse peoples of the steppe. It cries for hachi.