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An American East Indian in Alief By Sharad Patel
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The surviving comic works by Sharad Kant Patel created between 6th and 9th grades in Alief, Houston TX. Featuring his versions of "Alien", "American Werewolf in London",... More > "E.T.", and "Return of the Jedi." All artwork is printed at 100% actual size. Note the comics reflect the violent content of the movies and are not suitable for young children. The preview here is a section of pages out of order.< Less
Sailing East: West-Indian Pirates in Madagascar By Baylus C. Brooks
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Five West-Indian pirates attempt to recapture 17th-century pirate glory on the East-Indian isle of Madagascar. Edward England, Edward Congdon, Olivier LeVasseur, and Richard Taylor sail to Madagascar... More > in 1720 and join with Jasper Seager to make havoc against the East-Indian Company. These are the stories of their misadventures and lives. Some lived opulently - some died horrible deaths. They met Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and the native Betsimisaraka with whom they shared their short lives. They also captured a Portuguese Viceroy, the Fort at Delagoa, East-India Company officials, including an angry Scottish captain, and traded with a Royal Navy Commodore intent upon an illicit trade in gold and jewels!< Less
Sailing East: West-Indian Pirates in Madagascar By Baylus C. Brooks
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Five West-Indian pirates attempt to recapture 17th-century pirate glory on the East-Indian isle of Madagascar. Edward England, Edward Congdon, Olivier LeVasseur, and Richard Taylor sail to Madagascar... More > in 1720 and join with Jasper Seager to make havoc against the East-Indian Company. These are the stories of their misadventures and lives. Some lived opulently - some died horrible deaths. They met Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and the native Betsimisaraka with whom they shared their short lives. They also captured a Portuguese Viceroy, the Fort at Delagoa, East-India Company officials, including an angry Scottish captain, and traded with a Royal Navy Commodore intent upon an illicit trade in gold and jewels!< Less
Sailing East: West-Indian Pirates in Madagascar By Baylus C. Brooks
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Five West-Indian pirates attempt to recapture 17th-century pirate glory on the East-Indian isle of Madagascar. Edward England, Edward Congdon, Olivier LeVasseur, and Richard Taylor sail to Madagascar... More > in 1720 and join with Jasper Seager to make havoc against the East-Indian Company. These are the stories of their misadventures and lives. Some lived opulently - some died horrible deaths. They met Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and the native Betsimisaraka with whom they shared their short lives. They also captured a Portuguese Viceroy, the Fort at Delagoa, East-India Company officials, including an angry Scottish captain, and traded with a Royal Navy Commodore intent upon an illicit trade in gold and jewels!< Less
The Indian Hundi By James F Frayne
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Hundis refer to financial instruments which evolved on the Indian sub-continent and appear to have been in use there from at least the sixteenth century. They were used in trade and credit... More > transactions and, as such, were used as remittance instruments for the purpose of transfer of funds from one place to another. In the days of the Princely States and the British Raj these hundis served as Travellers Cheques. What makes hundis so interesting is the sheer variety of them and the uses to which they were put. As a safety precaution, moreover, they were usually written in an elaborate script which only bankers knew how to read and write. They are still used in India today, even though the resources of modern banking are available for most commercial transactions.< Less
COWBOY AND INDIAN By Darryl Sollerh
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SILVER MEDAL AWARD WINNER "Highly recommended... A book that will stay with you a long time." READERS' FAVORITE REVIEWS When Billy, a down-on-his-luck rodeo rider with a saddle-bag full of... More > unrealized dreams wakes up in an emergency room to find both his legs have been broken in a freak accident, he thinks his life is over. Which is exactly how Mira, a smart, beautiful, East-Indian-bred physical therapist feels, barely surviving here on an expired visa against her family's wishes, watching her dreams fade like a Texas sunset. Yet this is exactly how Billy and Mira end up in a shotgun relationship of necessity -- each feeling hog-tied by circumstances, each hellbent to find a new reason to hope -- only to soon find themselves battling each other, confusing, rattling and exposing them in ways they would have never dreamed possible...< Less
The Shadow of the East By E. M. Hull
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Englishman Barry Craven is in India when he falls in love with Indian girl and marries her. But when an old sweetheart arrives on the scene, Craven is torn between the two. The choice he must make... More > will have dire consequences for one of the women and put Craven himself in danger.< Less
East of Tomorrow By Martin Wandersee
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An 8.5 x 11 colored booklet of Martin's adventure in far west Alaska, in sight of Russia. Features pictures of the working life among the native Diomede Eskimos. Martin had joined the adventure of... More > building a number of new homes for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.< Less
Czars of the East By Kisholoy Roy
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Czars of the East is a humble tribute to two of the greatest exponents of Indian cricket who hail from the Eastern zone of India. They are icons not just for the youth in this country; rather their... More > popularity extends across various demographic segments simply because of the way they have approached the game, conducted themselves on the field and off it and have been exemplary in making all of us understand the true essence of leadership. They are none other than Sourav Ganguly and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. This book has two major sections – the one dedicated to Sourav Ganguly and the other to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Each such section further discusses a biographical account of the two players under several heads like The Formative Years, Marriage and After, On Top of the Game, Brand Endorsements, Miscellaneously Yours, Statistically Yours followed by a Picture Gallery dedicated to each of these two czars of Indian cricket.< Less
The Ideals of the East By Kakuzo Okakura
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"ASIA is one. The Himalayas divide, only to accentuate, two mighty civilisations, the Chinese with its communism of Confucius, and the Indian with its individualism of the Vedas. But not even... More > the snowy barriers can interrupt for one moment that broad expanse of love for the Ultimate and Universal, which is the common thought-inheritance of every Asiatic race, enabling them to produce all the great religions of the world, and distinguishing them from those maritime peoples of the Mediterranean and the Baltic, who love to dwell on the Particular, and to search out the means, not the end, of life."< Less

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