all ebooks in category: Historical Asian Biographies (11)

Prisoner of the Samurai: Surviving the Sinking of the USS Houston and the Death Railway
English | April 3rd, 2018 | ISBN: 1612005977 | 224 pages | EPUB | 8.11 MB

Courage on the River Kwai—the inspiring true story of one marine's resilience in a World War II POW camp following the Battle of the Sunda …

Emperor of Japan
English | ISBN: 023112340X | 2002 | 928 pages | EPUB | 23 MB

When Emperor Meiji began his rule, in 1867, Japan was a splintered empire, dominated by the shogun and the daimyos, who ruled over the country's …

The Man Who Stayed Behind
English | ISBN: 0822326671 | 2001 | 496 pages | PDF | 33 MB

The Man Who Stayed Behind is the remarkable account of Sidney Rittenberg, an American who was sent to China by the U.S. military in the …

«The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China» by Hannah Pakula
English | ISBN: 9781439154236 | EPUB | 2.7 MB

With the beautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame Chiang Kai-shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the twentieth century, this is the …

Insight Guides Pakistan (Travel Guide eBook) (Insight Guides), 4th Edition
English | January 1st, 2020 | ISBN: 1789193028 | 370 pages | EPUB | 23.60 MB

Travel made easy. Ask local experts. Comprehensive travel guide packed with inspirational photography and fascinating cultural insights. From deciding when to go, to choosing what …

The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire [Repost]
English | March 1, 2011 | ISBN: 0307407160 | 336 pages | EPUB | 2.44 MB

The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. Yet sometime near the end of the century, censors …

Nehru (Routledge Historical Biographies)
English | August 2nd, 2004 | ISBN: 041525017X, 0415250161 | 328 pages | EPUB | 0.48 MB

This engaging new biography dispels many myths surrounding Nehru, and distinguishes between the icon he has become and the politician he actually was. Benjamin Zachariah …

The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China
English | ISBN: 1439148945, 1439148937 | November 16, 2010 | EPUB | 860 pages | 16 MB

With a beautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame Chiang Kai-Shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the twentieth century, this is the …

The Pillow Book of Sei Shōnagon
English | April 15, 1991 | ISBN: 0231073372 | EPUB | 423 pages | 12.4 MB

The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon is a fascinating, detailed account of Japanese court life in the eleventh century. Written by a lady of the …

The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong: The Autobiographical Writings of a Crown Princess of Eighteenth-Century Korea, 2nd Edition
English | September 14, 2013 | ISBN: 0520280482 | EPUB | 400 pages | 12.2 MB

Lady Hyegyong's memoirs, which recount the chilling murder of her husband by his father, form one of the best known and most popular classics of …