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Voices from the Twelfth-Century Steppe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A case study in the craft of historical fiction. My experience between the primary sources and the historians. This essay is both an interpretation of The Secret History of the Mongols, from which I have worked for fifteen years, and a commentary on one creative writer’s interactions with the body of secondary work on this source: the three-way conversation between source, novelist and historians.
The Mughal Empire
Series: In Brief. Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Turkic-Mongol warlord Babur invaded Hindustan in 1526 and founded the great Mughal Empire. This book tells the history of the Empire from its beginnings to its dissolution by the British following the Indian Uprising in 1857. Written in a clear and accessible style and complete with maps and charts, it should appeal to the general reader.
Mongolia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Mongolian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Genghis Khan, Ulaanbaatar, Darhan, Mongol, Gutul, Altai, Hentiyn, Hangayn, Gobi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mongolia.
The Spy, The Dwarf & The Mongol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,310. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a medieval tale of monarchs, codes, myth and murder, explaining one of the greatest mysteries of the age. Join this epic journey which takes you from the camp of Genghis Kahn through the heart of the Templars, to the very King of England. An original story which might just make you question what you think you know about history.
Borrowed Expressions
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The English language owes much of its richness to the countless expressions borrowed from other tongues, and Japan has made some notable contributions to the lexicon. Very few native speakers of English are aware, however, of the etymology of some of the Japanese words they use. How many people would have realised, for example, that “karaoke” is partly a corruption of English?
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
Listening to Spirit Wisdom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
The Masters of the Spirit World, a large group of guides on the other side, answer questions from all over the world. There are essays on communicating with spirits, and soul interviews of famous people of the past, channeled by Toni Ann Winninger. Those interviewed are Genghis Khan, the Mogul Emperor; Dorothea Dix, the mental health pioneer; and Thomas Jefferson, third President of the USA.
The Return of the Free
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Out of the steppe came a lone rider. A man of destiny whose prowess would change the world of the Bachyan nomads forever. He was not an enemy come to destroy the Bachyan, but a prodigal son returned to lead them to victory over those who would enslave them. The time of destiny is at hand and only a leader of legendary powers can prevail. Who will be that man?
Yassa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
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Temujin is a ruthless man bound by only one law that he wrote himself: Yassa. This law demands loyalty of friends, spouses, and family. There is only one punishment for breaking Yassa law: death. Genghis faces a difficult decision when his best friend wants to steal Börte, the woman he loves. Will he keep to the law or bend it for a friend?