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Silat Ikhtiar - The South East Asian Martial Art By Jerome Blanes
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A clear and concise manual with over 800 illustrations. The training manual of the South East Asian Martial Art Silat Ikhtiar with all the techniques including hand-fighting and the weapons: Pisau,... More > Badek, Parang and Keris. An inspirational collectors item even for people who do not train in the art of Silat. Unlike many Silat styles, Silat Ikhtiar does not claim to be directly in line with a famous hero or icon of Asian or South East Asian history. Silat Ikhtiar does also not claim to be a ‘complete’ system. It is merely a tool that can be used in many situations. The objective of Silat Ikhtiar was to introduce a functional, usable and progressive style which still retains traditional and cultural aspects. Silat Ikhtiar has its own unique design weaponry and batik fabric. This document is meant for anybody who is interested to learn more about Silat Ikhtiar and for students as an aid in remembering and studying the art. See www.silatikhtiar.blogspot.com< Less
Unsung Hero: The Story of Colonel Young Oak Kim By Woo Sung Han
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The story of Col. Young Oak Kim reveals the hidden truth about the role of Asian Americans in World War II and the Korean War. Kim, a Korean American, led the famous 100th Infantry Battalion in... More > World War II. He was instrumental not only on the frontlines of war, but also as a humanitarian. Kim spent the rest of his retired years helping others.< Less
Unsung Hero: The Story of Colonel Young Oak Kim By Woo Sung Han
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The story of Col. Young Oak Kim reveals the hidden truth about the role of Asian Americans in World War II and the Korean War. Kim, a Korean American, led the famous 100th Infantry Battalion in... More > World War II. He was instrumental not only on the frontlines of war, but also as a humanitarian. Kim spent the rest of his retired years helping others.< Less
Unsung Hero: The Col. Young O. Kim Story By Woo Sung Han
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The story of Col. Young Oak Kim reveals the hidden truth about the role of Asian Americans in World War II and the Korean War. Kim, a Korean American, led the famous 100th Infantry Battalion in World... More > War II. He was instrumental not only on the frontlines of war, but also as a humanitarian. Kim spent the rest of his retired years helping others.< Less
Biracial Super Hero: Kenny’s Sexy People By Kenny L. Keys
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The past twelve years of my life has been spent photographing complete strangers that I’ve met out and about. While working on my Changing Faces under the Sun collection, I met many attractive... More > individuals: some Asian, some White, some Black, some bi-racial or multi-ethnic, some from the Latino culture, some of Arab descent, some males, and some females. This book will showcase a tall, slim, biracial male that reminds me of Superman. This was his only session, and he did a great job. There are 164 images in this book; there are no footnotes or captions.< Less
Samurai Baby: The Adventure Begins By Marcus Robinson
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Samurai Baby is a children's action adventure book with a unlikely hero and role model for children. A ten month old baby is given super human powers by five magical dragons transforming the baby... More > into a samurai super hero with superhuman strength, speed, intelligence, martial arts skills, and the power of compassion. Along with her trusty super cat, Samurai Baby battles the notorious drug dealer Albino Jones, bent on polluting the school with drugs.< Less
Mongol Oral Narratives By Nassenbayer et al
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Origins (of man, wind, Ursa Major, eclipses, deities, the horse-head fiddle); general narratives; monsters, ghosts, and demons; lamas, humor, the tricksters Shagder and Balgansang, the epic hero... More > Geser and thirty fables fill the pages of this delightfully illustrated (by the Mongol artist Danzan) volume.< Less
The Skinback Fusiliers By Unknown Soldier
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This book – short, funny, bitter and uncompromising – retells the real experiences of three young men who join the army because they think it will deal them better hands than life has... More > offered so far. All perfectly intelligent, if short on education, they accept recruitment promises on pay, job training, and future prospects. Andy is white, Ashton is black, and Shahid is a Blackburn Asian. They do not expect that they will ever be friends. In fact they have to be – and close and vital allies. The novel charts, through a series of actions and events, their growing awareness of how deeply they have been conned, and the vanishing opportunities for doing anything about it. Far from being trained as heroes, they come to see themselves as cannon fodder, face savers, and sacrificial lambs. They are paid, pro rata, far less than the minimum wage, and charged for their accommodation and their food. Their prospects, among other things, are to leave the army as a pale pink vapour in the air, or go home in a body bag.< Less
Arabian Nights By Anonymous
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Arabian Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and... More > medieval Arabic, Persian, Indian, Turkish, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature. Some of the stories of The Nights, particularly "Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp", "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" and "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor", while almost certainly genuine Middle-Eastern folk tales. The tales vary widely: they include historical tales, love stories, tragedies, comedies, poems. Numerous stories depict Jinns, Ghouls, Apes,[5] sorcerers, magicians, and legendary places, which are often intermingled with real people and geography, not always rationally. The narrator's standards for what constitutes a cliffhanger seem broader than in modern literature. While in many cases a story is cut off with the hero in danger of losing his life or another kind of deep trouble.< Less

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