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50 things to do in Agra (50 Things (Discover India) Book 6)

by David Riley

Agra forms a part of the golden triangle in India, famous for its tourism (other cities include Delhi and Jaipur.) It consists of 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and the Taj Mahal (one of the 7 wonders of the world.)

The Taj Mahal forms the face of Agra, and its tourism, in the form of the most beautiful Mausoleum ever built. But there is more to Agra than just visiting the Taj. And this book attempts to uncover the ‘hidden jewels’ of Agra, as well as a list of 50 things you could do while you’re in the city.

So, discover these ‘unseen monuments’ in your next visit of Agra, and you’ll find that you see the city in a whole new way, and admire its historicity even more.

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Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction, Travel
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

The History of Macau and Hong Kong

by Robert .J.Kinge

This book is about the history of Macau and Hong Kong from the beginning of time to present day. Key topics it lists are: Before ColonialWorld War Two Post World War TwoPost ColonialDuring ColonialHong Kong independence Movement from start to present day...

Genre: History, Asia, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 26 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Pia: The Inspirational Journey Of An Indian Bride - An Incredible Story of Love, Pain, and Passion

by Pia Panchal

When Pia is married into a wealthy family, at a young age, she quickly learns that the only way to survive in this brave, new world is to find her voice. What follows is the incredible, true story of how one woman married, immigrated, and found her purpose on foreign shores.Pia: The Inspirational Journey Of An Indian Bride will take you on a trip through the years. Follow Pia’s story, as she experiences heartbreak, passion, and childbirth. Discover how Pia found strength and courage in the darkest moments, escaping the shadow of an arranged marriage, and becoming her own, confident person.This heartfelt and beautiful account, of a journey from India all the way to England, captures the essence of human spirit, and the indomitable love of a mother. Pia’s honest approach to her own life ...

Genre: History, Asia
Size: 108 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

Surrogate of Betrayal

by Eric Redmon

It was the war that caused Nate to hold his own brother’s face in the crosshairs of his sniper rifle. How could any man be put in that position? He truly loved his only brother. Surrogate of Betrayal is a saga of duty, devotion, and love that follows three soldiers as they are enlisted by a country that will turn its back on them. Three go to war in Vietnam, but only two return. After running away for years, it was past time for Nate to tell his brother’s grandson, Jeff, what he had done. Step into the line of fire and live with them to see the battles waged even after coming home. Share with them as their families rally to their defense. Live through the joys and the tears as Redmon’s characters portray the reality of war and the casualties it takes on mind and soul. Turn the pages ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Asia, Military, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War & Military
Size: 364 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Nara Japan, 767-770: A Translation from Shoku Nihongi

by Ross Bender

In 769 the Empress Shotoku received a report that the oracle of Hachiman in Kyushu had decreed that her Buddhist advisor, the priest Dokyo, should be made emperor. She sent Wake no Kiyomaro to distant Usa to verify the oracle. However, he brought back an oracle saying that only one of imperial blood should accede to the throne. Dokyo was exiled, and Empress Shotoku died in 770. Japan in the 8th century experienced sudden and intense economic and cultural growth. At the eastern terminus of the Silk Road, the islands participated in a cosmopolitan East Asian sphere, receiving new innovations in art, architecture, law, and religion from both Tang China and the Korean peninsula. The disruption was so extreme that some have compared this period to the modern Meiji era, when Japan opened itself ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Asia
Size: 341 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Nara Japan, 764 - 766: A Translation from Shoku Nihongi

by Ross Bender

In 764 Fujiwara no Nakamaro (also known as Emi no Oshikatsu) launched a short-lived rebellion that was smashed by forces loyal to the Retired Empress Koken. Koken then deposed the titular Emperor Junnin, Nakamaro's puppet, and exiled him to Awaji. The following year she retook the throne as Empress Shotoku.Japan in the 8th century experienced sudden and intense economic and cultural growth. At the eastern terminus of the Silk Road, the islands participated in a cosmopolitan East Asian sphere, receiving new innovations in art, architecture, law, and religion from both Tang China and the Korean peninsula. The disruption was so extreme that some have compared this period to the modern Meiji era, when Japan opened itself to the West and rapidly transformed itself into a modern nation. Nara wa...

Genre: History, Ancient, Asia
Size: 279 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

The Fall of Saigon: The History of the Battle for South Vietnam’s Capital and the End of the Vietnam War

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsThe Vietnam War could have been called a comedy of errors if the consequences weren’t so deadly and tragic. In 1951, while war was raging in Korea, the United States began signing defense pacts with nations in the Pacific, intending to create alliances that would contain the spread of Communism. As the Korean War was winding down, America joined the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, pledging to defend several nations in the region from Communist aggression. One of those nations was South Vietnam. Before the Vietnam War, most Americans would have been hard pressed to locate Vietnam on a map. South Vietnamese President Diem’s regime was extremely unpopular, and war broke out between Communist Nor...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Asia
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

History's Greatest Conquerors: Genghis Khan (World's Conquerors Book 1)

by Walter J. Scott

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 67 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

The Great Game: Afghanistan, British India and the Hundred Year War for India's Northern Frontier

by G.S. Goraya

The Great Game refers to the hundred year geostrategic contest between Britain and Russia for control of Eurasia in the 19th century. The arena for the Great Game was all the lands, kingdoms and nations between the two Empires. At the beginning of the Great Game the territories of British India and Tsarist Russia were separated by a distance of almost 1,500 miles. At the end, all that remained between the two was Afghanistan - which at its narrowest, was a sliver of a 15 mile corridor, agreed upon mutually by the two behemoths to keep them apart. Afghanistan emerged as a modern nation, with its current territorial form, during the era of the Great Game. As a frontier state, Afghanistan was the stage on which the most powerful actors in this greatest geopolitical drama in the history of ...

Genre: History, Asia
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Taj Mahal: A History From Beginning to Present

by Hourly History

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Genre: History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

One Night Stand

by J. S. Cooper

**STANDALONE BOOK with no cliffhanger**

New Sexy Standalone from New York Times Bestselling Authors Helen Cooper and JS Cooper

It was only supposed to be one night!

We met at a wedding. He was hot. And I’d been in a year’s drought.

He smiled. We got drunk.We flirted. We hooked up. I left early the next morning without saying goodbye. It was only meant to be a one night stand. I didn’t want the awkward morning after moment. Not at all.

Then I went home for the weekend. And he was there. Sitting on the couch chatting to my dad. Turns out he was more than just a stranger. Turns out that my one night stand was about to cause a whole heap of trouble. Turns out that it never just stops with one night.

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, Literature & Fiction, Mysteries & Detectives, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Comics & Graphic Novels, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Quick & Easy, Special Occasions, Humor
Size: 221 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Under the Cherry Blossoms: An Introduction to Japanese Tree Folklore

by Christopher Kincaid

Murder. Love. Sacrifice. From stories about a willow who falls in love with a human to an old samurai who kills himself so his beloved tree can live, Japanese folklore venerates trees. Beyond the sakura, the famous cherry tree, Japanese farmers told stories about the trees that welcomed them home and supported every aspect of their lives. Trees not only support our lives by providing building materials, food, and warmth, but they also teach us how to be human....

Genre: History, Asia, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 85 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

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 special emphasis on women’s rituals, she looks at the relationship between the framework and organization of indigenous genres and the reception of folklore performance. The regional repertoire under examination presents a strikingly female-centered world. Female performers and characters are active, articulate, and frequently challenge or defy expectations of gender. Men also confound traditional gender roles. Flueckiger includes the translations of two full performance texts of narratives sung by fem...

Genre: History, Asia, Historical Study, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 424 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Nara Japan, 758-763: A Translation From Shoku Nihongi

by Ross Bender

Japan in the 8th century experienced sudden and intense economic and cultural growth. At the eastern terminus of the Silk Road, the islands participated in a cosmopolitan East Asian sphere, receiving new innovations in art, architecture, law, and religion from both Tang China and the Korean peninsula. The disruption was so extreme that some have compared this period to the modern Meiji era, when Japan opened itself to the West and rapidly transformed itself into a modern nation. Nara was the capital for most of the century; it was an urban center with a population of about 100,000. The years 758-63 saw the abdication of Empress Koken and the accession to the throne of Emperor Junnin. Although Junnin was the titular ruler until 764, historians regard him as the puppet of the powerful noble...

Genre: History, Ancient, Asia
Size: 342 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

McALISTER'S WAY - Free Serialisation Vol. 06

by Richard Marman

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Genre: History, Asia, Military, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Nonfiction, Romance, Teen & Young Adult, War & Military
Size: 56 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Hirohito: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Hirohito* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Japanese Emperor Hirohito is one of history’s most enigmatic figures. He led the Japanese during the darkest point of their history as they joined forces with the fascism of Nazi Germany and Italy. Upon Japan’s defeat most believed that Emperor Hirohito would stand trial for the war crimes he was accused of presiding over. But the trial never happened. Instead, to the surprise of the whole world—and most likely Hirohito himself—he was placed back on his throne and allowed to administer affairs in Japan until the day he died peacefully in 1989. How did all this come about? Read further to discover the life and the legend of Japan’s most...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 38 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Rocky Versace American Soldier

by Carl Bianchi

Humbert "Rocky" Versace was the first prisoner of war to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during captivity.

Showing incredible will and resolve, Versace remained defiant in the face of Viet Cong interrogations for over two years before his captors decided to execute the man whose spirit they could not break....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 20 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.10 / 5
3 reviews

Carlos Hathcock : American Sniper

by Amy Paulsen

There are few names at the top of the list of military war heroes as well known or inspiring than Carlos Hathcock. His career, skills and tactics have had an enormous impact on military strategies across the armed services. A devoted Marine, he couldn’t have known how much he would change the face of military strategy for not only his branch but the Army and Navy as well. A war hero, landmine survivor, multiple sclerosis sufferer, Sergeant Hathcock certainly had an impressive life. The stories of his escapades in the jungles of Vietnam precede the quiet and gentle man and serve as a startling contradiction. He was a sniper who didn’t like killing, but he was damn good at it....

Genre: History, Asia, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 15 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.10 / 5
3 reviews

Robert Howard American Soldier

by Aaron Miller

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Genre: History, Asia, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 16 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

John Basilone & Other Soldiers: A Collection of Military Heroes

by Richard Scott Marcus

A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN SOLDIER MILITARY HEROICSJOHN BASILONEWar brings out the best and the worst in people. With the United States participating in countless wars over the years, there have been quite a few exceptional soldiers who have been able to shine during combat, having done their due diligence to protect their country and fellow troop members. Giovanni “John” Basilone was a war hero whose actions in the Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima campaigns of the WWII earned him two medals; the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross...This is his story.CHUCK MAWHINNEYCharles “Chuck” Mawhinney holds the record for the most confirmed kills by a United States Marine Corps sniper. He recorded 103 confirmed kills and 216 “probable kills” during his 16 month service in the Vietnam W...

Genre: History, Asia, Military
Size: 98 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

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Genre: History, Asia, Australia & Oceania
Size: 15 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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 cultivation and goes on to describe the myriad ways in which the herb was processed into a palatable beverage, ultimately resulting in the wide variety of teas we enjoy today. Along the way, he traces in fascinating detail the shift in tea’s status from exotic gift item from China, tied to Heian (794–1185) court ritual and medicinal uses, to tax and commodity for exchange in the 1350s, to its complete nativization in Edo (1603–1868) art and literature and its eventual place on the table of every Japanese hou...

Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, Industries & Professions, International, History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 248 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Bhagat Singh - Pakistan's Unsung Hero: The Punjabi Hero of India-Pakistan

by Muhammad Arslan Ashraf

The case for the official recognition of Bhagat Singh, a common hero of India and Pakistan who was born and sentenced in the area came to be known as Pakistan. In the recent years, many Pakistanis have stood up for this cause. The Shadman Chowk or roundabout, the spot which was previously a part of Lahore Central Jail and the same spot where Bhagat Singh was hanged, has become a symbol of this recognition struggle....

Genre: History, Asia, World, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

The Philippine–American War: A Captivating Guide to the Philippine Insurrection That Started When the United States of America Claimed Possession of the Philippines after the Spanish–American War

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Philippine–American War between 1899–1902, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!The Philippine-American War of 1899–1902 was a dramatic, world-changing conflict that shaped the century to come and revealed the early stirrings of America’s drive for global power. The conflict and its aftershocks continue to influence the Philippines and the wider region to this day, leaving a legacy of governance, society, and economic organization. The Philippines today is an important American ally and a counterbalance to the growing Chinese power in South Asia, but the history between the United States and the Philippines has not always been as friendly as some may imagine—in fact, American-Filipino history is soaked in blood and d...

Genre: History, Asia, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 119 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

THE BALAKOT CASE FILE (CASE FILES SERIES Book 1)

by D MAYNE

A FACTUAL DEPICTION OF WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED IN THE BALAKOT STRIKES AND THE SUBSEQUENT SKIRMISH BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN WITH REFERENCES TO CREDIBLE RESOURCES...

Genre: History, Asia
Size: 5 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Silent Heroes: When Love and Values Are Worth Fighting for

by Patricia Furstenberg

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Genre: History, Asia, Literature & Fiction, World Literature, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War & Military, Asian
Size: 370 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

The Original Five Kwans of Korean Martial Arts: The Founders, Styles and their Evolution

by Losik PhD, Len

The Original Five Kwans of Korean Martial Arts provides a history of the 5, out of the many, major and minor - 1945 era Korean martial art Kwans that taught Tang Soo Do, Kong Soo Do and Kwon Bup and Chuan Fa styles and the internal conflicts between the Korean martial arts community and the new, independent, post Japanese occupation, Korean government that was secretly working against the martial arts community to bring a government created national style of martial arts called Taekwondo to the Olympics as the Japanese government was doing with Judo. Other chapters include each Korean Kwan's creation, history and evolution and an original set of Hyungs for each of the many Kwans. The author describes in detail the two versions of each of five Korean Kwans as they are converted from indepen...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Exercise & Fitness, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Individual Sports, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 198 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

If I Didn't Know Better (Callaway Cousins)

by Barbara Freethy

The New York Times bestselling family series The Callaways continues with IF I DIDN'T KNOW BETTER, another heartwarming and page-turning romance by #1 NYT Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy.

Mia Callaway thought she had the perfect guy and the perfect job...until she didn't. After a run of bad luck, Mia is looking for an escape, so she agrees to go to Angel's Bay to clean out her aunt's house. She has no idea that the wounded soldier next door and his adorable, but also wounded, daughter are about to change her definition of perfect. Add in stolen art, a family secret, and a town where miracles can happen, and Mia's escape turns out to be the greatest adventure of her life.

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Ethnic & National, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Regional U.S., Specific Groups, Travel, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Cul
Size: 274 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Worlds Apart

by Humphrey Trevelyan

A fascinating account of Peking and Moscow in the 1950s and 1960s from the British Ambassador himself.Lord Trevelyan was head of the British diplomatic mission in Peking in the early ’50s, and Ambassador in Moscow in the early ’60s. He gives an inside view of a pivotal time in East-West relations. In China he describes the problem of ‘recognition’, the aftermath of Korea, the dangers of the Taiwan situation, his efforts on behalf of the British detained in China and the sensational incidents which occurred in the early years of the new Chinese Government. On the Soviet Union he gives the story of the Test-ban treaty, the diplomatic manoeuvres on Laos and Vietnam, and a brilliant analysis of Soviet foreign policy, as well as fascinating accounts of life in Moscow. The book closes wi...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Asia
Size: 277 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

History of India: A History In 50 Events

by Hourly History

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Genre: History, Asia, World, Nonfiction
Size: 2.40 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2021 onward PDT/PST 

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