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El Borak - Son of the White Wolf By Robert E. Howard
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Francis X. Gordon is called “El Borak” – the Swift – by the untamed tribesmen of Central Asia and the Middle East. The nickname describes his speed with sword and revolver,... More > the latter skill perfected in an earlier career as a Texas gunman. A freelance adventurer who sometimes rides into trouble alone, sometimes with a small band of dedicated friends.< Less
El Borak - Sons of the Hawk By Robert E. Howard
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Francis X. Gordon is called “El Borak” – the Swift – by the untamed tribesmen of Central Asia and the Middle East. The nickname describes his speed with sword and revolver,... More > the latter skill perfected in an earlier career as a Texas gunman. A freelance adventurer who sometimes rides into trouble alone, sometimes with a small band of dedicated friends.< Less
Video Games and the Global South By Phillip Penix-Tadsen
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Video Games and the Global South redefines games and game culture from south to north, analyzing the cultural impact of video games, the growth of game development and the vitality of game cultures... More > across Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, the Indian subcontinent, Oceania and Asia.< Less
Video Games and the Global South By Phillip Penix-Tadsen
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Video Games and the Global South redefines games and game culture from south to north, analyzing the cultural impact of video games, the growth of game development and the vitality of game cultures... More > across Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, the Indian subcontinent, Oceania and Asia.< Less
Great Lives 16: Genghis Khan By History World
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He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia. After founding the Mongol Empire and being proclaimed "Genghis Khan", he started the Mongol invasions that resulted... More > in the conquest of most of Eurasia. These included raids or invasions of the Kara-Khitan Khanate, Caucasus, Khwarezmid Empire, Western Xia and Jin dynasties. These campaigns were often accompanied by wholesale massacres of the civilian populations – especially in Khwarezmia. By the end of his life, the Mongol Empire occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China.< Less
150+ Ethnic Folk Costumes - Vintage Photo Album By Babette Abbeywood
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A collection of over 150 early photos and historic postcard images of traditional national dress from around the world. Scenes of native cultural heritage including exotic and ritual costumes, tribal... More > dancers, nomads, wedding ceremonies, everyday village life, nobility, children and adult portraits from China, India, Japan, SE Asia, Africa, Egypt, France, Central Europe, Russia, Native and Latin Americans, many dating from the 19th century. Educational and entertaining for fans of history, travel, fashion and ethnography. Fascinating to browse on your notebook or ebook reader. Includes tasters from other titles in our ebook series.< Less
The Relief of Chitral By G. J. (George John) Younghusband
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, KCSI KCIE (31... More > May 1863 – 31 July 1942) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual writer. He is remembered for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; especially the 1904 British expedition to Tibet, led by him, and for his writings on Asia and foreign policy. Younghusband held positions including British commissioner to Tibet and President of the Royal Geographical Society. Francis Younghusband was born in 1863 at Murree, British India to a British military family, being the brother of Major-General George Younghusband and the second son of Major-General John W. Younghusband and his wife Clara Jane Shaw. Clara's brother, Robert Shaw, was a noted explorer of Central Asia. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Younghusband< Less
A Short History of China: Illustrated By D. C. Boulger
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"As China has now fairly taken her place in the family of nations, it is unnecessary to elaborate an argument in support of even the humblest attempt to elucidate her history. It is a subject to... More > which we can no longer remain indifferent, because circumstances are bringing every day more clearly into view the important part China must play in the changes that have become imminent in Asia, and that will affect the security of our position and empire in that continent. A good understanding with China should be the first article of our Eastern policy, for not only in Central Asia, but also in Indo-China: her interests coincide with ours and furnish the sound basis of a fruitful alliance." D. C. Boulger, 1893< Less
A Window In Radcliffe By Mansoor Shah
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Mansoor currently works as an academic and a management consultant. He resides in Radcliffe Greater Manchester U.K. He describes his heritage as a product of the Ottoman Empire; his paternal side... More > from Bokhara Central Asia and with maternal roots, which are Indian and Turkish. He has travelled extensively in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America with a particular interest of cultural enrichment of shared values that enhance our life’s journey! His collection of poems are influenced by the works of eastern writers such as Rumi and Sadi . Mansoor tries humbly on their philosophy of encouraging deeper thought and exploring ourselves spiritually in the context of self-improvement.< Less
An Improbable Journey: A True Story of Courage and Survival During World War II By Susan Schenkel,Ph.D.
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A wealthy, prominent German-Jewish family was torn apart, first by suicide, then by Hitler. At sixteen, Siddi, the youngest, was left on her own in Nazi Germany. Through an extraordinary chain of... More > events, she found herself in Central Asia. Through an equally extraordinary chain of events, Leon, a handsome Polish Jew, also found himself in Central Asia. Siddi and Leon met and fell in love. They struggled to survive hunger, homelessness, deadly epidemics, a black market economy, and Soviet police harassment. After the war, they managed to get from Central Asia to a displaced persons camp in Southern Germany. Along the way, they had a baby. In the DP camp, this Jewish couple developed a friendship, which defied the hatreds of the time, with a German woman and put their baby girl into her care. Many vignettes describe the people in Siddi and Leon’s different worlds: the sister who met King Edward VIII; the puritanical daughter of a brothel owner; the Jewish friend who survived living underground in Berlin.< Less

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