all ebooks in category: Asian History

Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China
English | June 13th, 2019 | ISBN: 1787632059, 1787630536 | 336 pages | EPUB | 17.39 MB

'Man does for the reader that most difficult of tasks: he conjures up an ancient people in an alien landscape in such a way as …

The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century
English | November 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1324003294 | 304 pages | EPUB | 2.53 MB

How did one of the world's "buzzy hotspots" (Fodor's 2013) become one of the top ten places to avoid (Fodor's 2018)? Precariously positioned between China …

The Cow in the Elevator: An Anthropology of Wonder
2018 | ISBN: 0822370794, 0822370646 | English | 296 pages | PDF | 5 MB

In The Cow in the Elevator Tulasi Srinivas explores a wonderful world where deities jump fences and priests ride in helicopters to present a joyful, …

Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45 (New Vanguard, Book 248)
English | July 27th, 2017 | ISBN: 1472818164 | 48 pages | EPUB | 16.79 MB

In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for …

Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0812984803 | EPUB | pages: 256 | 3.5 mb

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers …

The Mamluks 1250-1517 (Men-at-Arms Series 259)
Osprey Publishing | 1993 | ISBN: 1855323141 | English | 48 pages | PDF | 14.72 MB

Men-at-Arms Series 259 In Europe the Mamluks of Egypt are remembered as so-called 'Slave Kings' who drove out the Crusaders from the Holy Land; but …

Geographies of Anticolonialism: Political Networks Across and Beyond South India, c. 1900-1930
English | ISBN: 1119381541 | 2019 | 184 pages | PDF | 947 KB

A fresh approach to scholarship on the diverse nature of Indian anticolonial processes. Brings together a varied selection of literature to explore Indian anticolonialism in …

«The Ravens» by Christopher Robbins
English | ISBN: 9781908556301 | EPUB | 3.5 MB

"These are the heroes no one told you about" - Tom Clancy. Officially the war in Laos did not exist - both North Vietnam and …

Your Country, Our War: The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan
English | ISBN: 0190879408 | 2019 | 298 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Journalists are actors in international relations, mediating communications between governments and publics, but also between the administrations of different countries. American and foreign officials simultaneously …

Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India
2018 | ISBN: 9387693287, 9387693236 | English | 360 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

'Elegant, lucid and funny, this book will appeal to as many readers as there are desires.'–Shohini Ghosh 'The history of desire in India, ' writes …