Books tagged: chinese history

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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.
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.
China Photos and Reflections: A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Essay » Sociology
This photo narrative is a compilation of this author's experiences in China since 2001. During the past thirteen years I have had the opportunity to travel to China eight times, during which time I lived there a total of fourteen months. Those experiences are captured in my presentation, which contains a selection of photos that try to capture amazing China and its wonderful culture and people.
Twisted Edges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
It was the 14th century in ancient China where the powerful emperor Zyrius lived and ruled. His obedient wife Olla was continually crushed by her husband’s dominant manner. Over the years, she had become used to the way things were. In those days women knew their place and obeyed their husband without question. It was their way, their culture...
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.