Category Archives: Asia

Trans-Himalaya: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet, Volume 1

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Frommer’s Moscow and St. Petersburg (Frommer’s Complete)

Frommer’s Moscow & St. Petersburg features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you. Our author, a former Moscow-based AP correspondent, hits all the highlights, from Red Squaqre to the Hermitage. She’s checked out both cities’ best … Continue reading

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The Balkans: A History of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Rumania and Turkey

This book was written in 1915. This was a time that saw many significant events that affected the Balkans. Written by four different authors from different locations, here is their preface to “The Balkans”. PREFACE The authors of this volume … Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Osama bin Laden: A Biography offers a concise, fact-based portrait of a man whose rise from obscurity to notoriety coincides with some of the most traumatic events of the 21st century. It follows bin Laden’s story from his life in … Continue reading

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Frommer’s China (Frommer’s Complete)

Our expert authors, longtime residents in and frequent travelers to China, share their candid opinions on what’s worth your time and what’s?not. Frommer’s China takes you from the Great Wall, to the terracotta warriors of Xi’an; from hidden Buddhist caves … Continue reading

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Army of the Republic of Vietnam 1955-75 (Men-at-Arms)

Rottman’s latest title discusses the original reorganization of Vietnam forces, from the original colonial structure implemented by the French into the first national army of Vietnam. Complete with a detailed history of the command structure and orders of battle, Rottman … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India

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Japan in World History (New Oxford World History)

Japan in World History ranges from Japan’s prehistoric interactions with Korea and China, to the Western challenge of the late 1500s, the partial isolation under the Tokugawa family (1600-1868), and the tumultuous interactions of more recent times, when Japan modernized … Continue reading

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Coins of Japan

This is the great classic work “Coins of Japan”, the authoritative source that is cited by everybody else. This book is being reprinted because it is almost impossible to obtain. Many libraries who claim to have it turn out not … Continue reading

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China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

The need to understand this global giant has never been more pressing: China is constantly in the news, yet conflicting impressions abound. Within one generation, China has transformed from an impoverished, repressive state into an economic and political powerhouse. In … Continue reading

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