Books tagged: east asia

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Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
A Very Late Gap Year In Taiwan
Price: Free! Words: 67,100. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
I quit my jobs as an Aerospace engineer and engineering graduate student to teach ESL in East Asia for one year. I only made it to ten months. If you are considering this as a career change, please learn from my many mistakes. Better yet: read about and laugh at my many mistakes from the comfort of your own home.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
The Illustrated Art of War: Sun Tzu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
Sun Tzu’s Art of War has been read and appreciated by a host of military men and philosophers down through the ages. More recently, it has become popular as a manual for business success and guide to boardroom battles, seen by many as a lodestar in achieving success in the ruthless world of competitive capitalism.
Ten Poems about East Asia & Kitsch Nebula Ampersands And
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Move over Buddha! Here comes Chiaia! The book of poems is broken into two parts. Part one is a travelogue told in a haiku-like style covering Malaysia to Korea. Part Two is a more aggressive mantra with terror-laden conversations between a Person and a Mushroom, Odes to things such as Kitsch Technology and For the Sake of It, and experimental poems filled with codes and HTML text.
Common Foundations of American and East Asian Modernisation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,840. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International / economics
Alexander Hamilton’s profound influence on American life is well- documented. Less well-appreciated is the story of how Hamilton’s works travelled abroad; leaders in Germany, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea came to keenly appreciate the relevance of Hamilton’s works to the modernisation challenges facing their own nations.