Books tagged: chinese history

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Iron Rice Bowl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Lorraine. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The name Loo Shang means ''the way to get riches''. For this child of a dispossessed Chinese family, there were no riches. His life was hard. An immigrant, alone, at age 14, his life was harder. Enriched with extensive exposition of Chinese history, customs and beliefs, Iron Rice Bowl is Loo Shang's inspiring story of struggle, challenges, and eventual success as the Australian, Tom Kwok.
Empress Wu Zetian, A Play in Three Acts
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Empress Wu's fascinating true story comes alive in this stage version based on the narrative biography "Empress Wu Zetian." Perfect for home schools, theater programs, and community theatres.
The Warning Bell
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » General
The Warning Bell is a piece of Historical Mashup Fiction, an historical "What if?", taking a true event in Chinese history and infusing it with zombies. Set during the tumultuous Taiping Rebellion, it is a short story about love and regret ... and zombies.
Chinese Festival 5: Double Seventh
What is Double Seventh Festival? Learn more about "Double Seventh Festival" in this TRI-lingual ebook! -- Learn about the most romantic story about Cowherd and Weaver Maid -- Learn about the origin of Double Seventh with over 2000 years of history -- Learn various cultural rituals and meanings for young women
Brushstrokes in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Claret. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This memoir of fictional Chinese artist, Little Winter, is written for her American daughter. It takes the story of Communist China beyond the death of Mao and for the first time in fiction shows the birth of the radical art movement,The Stars, in1979. Her haunting love story connects us to this time of hope for freedom of expression in China, and to a man frustrated by ‘being kept in small shoes'
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
The Tea Set
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Set in 1930s China, The Tea Set is the story of Siu-mui, a young Chinese woman with a powerful and controlling Warlord father. She rejects her father's attempts to marry her off, instead pursues her education in Shanghai. There she falls in love with her professor, a communist leader and the son of her father’s enemy. War throws them together, but family and Chinese tradition tear them apart.
Princess Yifan
Series: Worlds of Yifan. Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Royalty, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Yifan, like many eleven-year-old girls, wishes she was a Princess. Then she meets Vicky and becomes part of an adventure that began over two thousand years before. But who is Vicky? Is she Yifan from the future - or is she something even more mysterious? And even with Vicky's help, Yifan can't avoid the threats to herself and her family that the revelations of the past can bring.
The Perfect Tea Thief
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 1843, under the guise of a plant hunter for the British Horticultural Society, Robert Fortune's secret mission is to steal China's secrets of tea production, a brazen act of industrial espionage that will devastate China's 5,000-year-old civilization. He audaciously ventures into prohibited lands and pursues beautiful Jadelin from the House of Poe, unaware she is trained as a warrior.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.