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Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India (Myth and Poetics) by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

In Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India, Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger analyzes six representative Indian folklore genres from a single regional repertoire to show the influence of their intertextual relations on the composition and interpretation of artistic performance. Placing...

Genre: Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 424 pages / Free from 11 December 2019  

Te Ninden by Wan-Cheung Yi

The Imjin War, 1592…

Korea’s Joseon Dynasty falls to myriads of samurai under the hand of the Japanese warlord Taiko-sama. Despite Japan’s victories, ninja master Ryo Uguisu witnesses a different type of war dominated by Korea on the seas. Trained in the Korean languag...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 820 pages / Free from 11 December 2019  

A Bowl for a Coin: A Commodity History of Japanese Tea by William Wayne Farris

A Bowl for a Coin is the first book in any language to describe and analyze the history of all Japanese teas from the plant’s introduction to the archipelago around 750 to the present day. To understand the triumph of the tea plant in Japan, William Wayne Farris begins with its cultivati...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Industries & Professions, History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 248 pages / Free from 11 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

The Saburo Hasegawa Reader by Matthew Kirsch

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.The Hasegawa Reader is an open access companion to the bilingual catalogue copublished with Th...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Asia / Size: 175 pages / Free from 10 December 2019  

Multiculturalism in the British Commonwealth: Comparative Perspectives on Theory and Practice by Richard T. Ashcroft

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Genre: History, Asia, Europe, UK, World, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Practical Politics / Size: 305 pages / Free from 10 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

A Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism by George E. Dutton

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.  A Vietnamese Moses is the story of Philiphê Binh, a Vietnamese Catholic priest who in 1796 traveled from Tonkin to t...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 352 pages / Free from 09 December 2019  

Most Popular Chinese Recipes Quick & Easy: How to cook Chinese recipes and save on restaurant and takeout bills! by Lili Weng

The Chinese cookbook that helps you to cook like a native and save on restaurant and takeout bills!This Chinese recipe cookbook focuses on the dishes that all lovers of Asian cooking claim as their favorites. Dishes that we crave for when we are looking for a more appetizing and fulfilling...

Genre: Food & Drink, Regional & International, History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 81 pages / Free from 09 December 2019   Rating: 1.00 / 5 1 review

Dead Men Don't Bite: An Ennin Mystery #82 by Ben Stevens

A lunatic drives her country towards utter destruction.A short-story; a warning.''Seb Becker'' is the pseudonym of a very well-known author, who has had enough....

Genre: Fiction, Political, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Travel, Continental Europe, Dystopian / Size: 7 pages / Free from 09 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

THE ART OF PEACE: An Illustrated Biography about Prince Iyesato Tokugawa (Expanded Edition) by Stan S. Katz

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Genre: History, Asia / Size: 66.12 mb / Free from 09 December 2019  

The Empire of Japan viewed from the World history: This book enables you to win the debate with Chinese or Korean people concerning the Japanese modern history. by Suan Maimoto

The content and aim of this book are roughly as follows.1. To understand the background of the imperialism established in the Great Powers (European nations, USA and Russia) who played the greedy competition of getting more and more colonies in all over the World in the 19th century.2. To ...

Genre: History, Asia / Size: 311 pages / Free from 09 December 2019  

omar ibn al-khattab by ali muhammed

Umar Ibn Al-Khattab was the second Caliph of the Muslim Ummah and the first Muslim leader to be called the Commander of the Faithful. After the death of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), his closest friend Abu Bakr became his successor and led the Muslims for around two years...

Genre: History, Asia / Size: 544 pages / Free from 09 December 2019  

Geisha: The Secret History of a Vanishing World by Lesley Downer

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 384 pages / Free from 08 December 2019   Rating: 4.50 / 5 40 reviews

Language of the Snakes: Prakrit, Sanskrit, and the Language Order of Premodern India (South Asia Across the Disciplines) by Andrew Ollett

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Language of the Snakes traces the history of the Prakrit language as a literary phenomenon, starting from its cultiva...

Genre: Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 290 pages / Free from 08 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Outcasts of Empire: Japan's Rule on Taiwan's "Savage Border," 1874-1945 (Asia Pacific Modern Book 16) by Paul D. Barclay

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Outcasts of Empire unveils the causes and consequences of capitalism’s failure to “batter down all Chinese walls...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 322 pages / Free from 08 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

A Students Guide to Knowing More than Your Martial Arts Master: Academic Information for the Physical Training by Losik PhD, Len

A Student's Guide to Knowing More than Your Martial Arts Master fulfills he author's desire to make conveniently available to the martial arts student or Instructor the analysis that will increase the student's, Instructor's and Master Instructor's knowledge and wisdom that are training at...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Sport, Individual Sports, Teen & Young Adult, Sport & Outdoors / Size: 207 pages / Free from 08 December 2019  

Child's Play: Multi-Sensory Histories of Children and Childhood in Japan by Sabine Frühstück

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Few things make Japanese adults feel quite as anxious today as the phenomenon called the “child crisis.” Various...

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 286 pages / Free from 08 December 2019  

Hindu Pluralism: Religion and the Public Sphere in Early Modern South India (South Asia Across the Disciplines) by Elaine M. Fisher

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. In Hindu Pluralism, Elaine M. Fisher complicates the traditional scholarly narrative of the unification of Hinduism....

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Hinduism / Size: 262 pages / Free from 08 December 2019  

Ancient Japan: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient History of Japan, Their Ancient Civilization, and Japanese Culture, Including Stories of the Samurai, Shōguns, and Zen Masters by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education / Size: 22.72 mb / Free from 07 December 2019   Rating: 4.40 / 5 3 reviews

The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura

“The Philosophy of Tea is not mere aestheticism in the ordinary acceptance of the term, for it expresses conjointly with ethics and religion our whole point of view about man and nature. It is hygiene, for it enforces cleanliness; it is economics, for it shows comfort in simplicity rathe...

Genre: History, Asia / Size: 55 pages / Free from 07 December 2019   Rating: 3.60 / 5 152 reviews

Genghis Khan: His Life, Death, Conquests, and Legacy (Genghis Khan) by Patrick Auerbach

What do you remember from your history classes? You may remember a quick discussion laid out about world leaders who dominated by sheer evil. You might be more apt to remember the fictional stories that have been written or worse turned into a movie or TV show. Many of the facts and histor...

Genre: History, Ancient, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 58 pages / Free from 07 December 2019   Rating: 3.00 / 5 3 reviews

Chinese Working-Class Lives: Getting By in Taiwan (The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues) by Hill Gates

Taiwan’s working class has been shaped by Chinese tradition, by colonialism, and by rapid industrialization. This book defines that class, explores that history, and presents with sensitive honesty the life experiences of some of its women and men. Hill Gates first provides a solid and i...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 272 pages / Free from 07 December 2019  

The History of India in 50 Events: (Indian History - Akbar the Great - East India Company - Taj Mahal - Mahatma Gandhi) (Timeline History in 50 Events Book 4) by Stephan Weaver

Home to the world’s most ancient religions and practices, India is indeed a nation enriched with a fascinating history. The subcontinent has hosted a legion of great empires, monumental battles, religions, cultures, foreign invasions and much besides.

Inside you will learn a...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 77 pages / Free from 06 December 2019   Rating: 3.30 / 5 3 reviews

Life In Japan: Understanding the Culture and The Breathtaking Lifestyle of Being Japanese by Tom Stewart

Life In Japan
This is a Book For anyone interested in the Fascinating Culture of Japan The Small Country which makes huge contributions to the world from the astounding technology to the unique Japanese food. This is for anyone interested in moving to Japan for Studies or someone wis...

Genre: Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 34 pages / Free from 06 December 2019   Rating: 2.70 / 5 5 reviews

THE SUFI KING OF HINDOSTAN by REYAZ NADEEM

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Islam / Size: 1.04 mb / Free from 06 December 2019  

Genghis Khan: A Life From Beginning To End (One Hour History Military Generals Book 3) by Henry Freeman

☆ Genghis Khan ☆
Genghis Khan was the most unlikely of conquerors. An orphan of the Mongolian Steppes, his rise went all but unnoticed by all the great powers around him. His people had been divided and discounted by the Chinese dynasties to his south and completely dismissed by ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Nonfiction / Size: 33 pages / Free from 06 December 2019   Rating: 3.90 / 5 4 reviews

On Eastern Crossroads (Legends and Prophecies of Asia) by Agni Yoga Society

In the traditions of all peoples there have been legends of pilgrims who set stones along their path in order to find their way back to the source. “On Eastern Crossroads,” may be regarded in this light, and we feel that each of these superb fragments so carefully gathered by her adds ...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality / Size: Unknown / Free from 05 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Fifty Shades of Gei: An Ennin Mystery #46 by Ben Stevens

芸 (gei) - 'art'者 (sha) - 'person'芸者 - 'geisha'A dying geisha describes her stormy affair with a Yakuza boss - and what she did to him when he tried to leave her...Based upon a true story.This is the 46th Ennin Mystery.The AMAZON US #1 Bestseller - The Ennin Mysteries: Collected Sto...

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Mystery, Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Travel / Size: 9 pages / Free from 05 December 2019   Rating: 2.50 / 5 2 reviews

Creating the Intellectual: Chinese Communism and the Rise of a Classification by Eddy U

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Creating the Intellectual redefines how we understand relations between intellectuals and the Chinese socialist revol...

Genre: History, Asia, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Ideologies / Size: 247 pages / Free from 05 December 2019  

Life In India: Traditions Culture and Bollywood by Tom Stewart

This is a complete guide for all aged readers out there who wish to know more about the glorious life in India. From their traditions to culture and even sacred acts that most of us never knew about! Have you ever looked deeper into the nitty gritty details of a certain or specific traditi...

Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Hinduism, Travel / Size: 47 pages / Free from 04 December 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Heritage in the Urban Scenario: The Historic Villages of Delhi (Architectural Dissertations Book 2015) by Rahul Arora

“Delhi has more layers of culture, civilization, history and built fabric than any other city in the world.” (DDA website)

When thinking about the heritage of Delhi, the first images that comes to the mind, are those of Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutub Minar or the Humayun’s...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering / Size: Unknown / Free from 04 December 2019  

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