Books tagged: imperialism

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Fighting Global Tyranny -- Where Are The Women?
Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Fighting Global Tyranny asks who controls the global empire and the role women must play in fighting this tyranny . It examines its origins and evolution: historically, politically, philosophically, financially, and, most important, who’s pulling the strings. This exposé is not for the fainthearted. It will challenge most people’s deeply held beliefs of how the world works. Women, in particular,
Understanding Our Government, And What to Do About It.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,540. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A brief people's history followed by complicity of those behind government leads to a chapter with a dictionary of words and phrases used by government and media with an explanation of what each truly means. The necessary changes provided by a peaceful revolution are presented with suggestions made as to how it is possible either as individuals or with some organizations that are already involved.
Heretic
Price: Free! Words: 222,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
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A story of militarism, theocracy, slavery, and imperialism, Heretic details the lives of the noble ruling class in an empire who believes the world was set forth for them alone, along with giving glimpses of their subjects and their land.
Remembering Turinam
Price: Free! Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Salai returns to his childhood home with turbulent questions — he leaves with a mission. Originally published in "We See A Different Frontier", this short story received an honorable mention in Gardner Dozois’s "The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Thirty First Edition".
The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
A Late Monsoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
Understanding Ancient India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Social science
Do you need a 'simple' understanding of debates and issues related to history of ancient India? This book is the answer, as it contains answers related to issues such as nature of state, social formation, urbanization, historiography, and more prominently Indo Aryan debate. The work has attempted to cover the most recent aspects related to history of ancient India.
The Blackguard
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of Ben Garrido's three novels about broken identity, The Blackguard follows young engineer Marcus Hunyadi as he tries to separate Nevada’s ancient and isolated town of Enclave from its immense natural resources, protect a child of tainted blood, and attain the power he craves.
The Question of Sovereignty: A Study of Chinese and British Negotiating Positions with Regard to the Colonisation and Decolonisation of Hong Kong
Price: Free! Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a study of the collision of Britain's 'imperialism of free trade' with China's sovereignty over Hong Kong from the time of the Colony's occupation in 1842 to the signing of the Joint Declaration in 1984.