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Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 2 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 13-24, all published in 2006< Less
Ancient Chiang Mai Volume 3 By Andrew Forbes & David Henley
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The beautiful old walled city of Chiang Mai, set amid the forested mountains and fertile valleys of northern Thailand, is the historic capital of the former Lan Na Kingdom. Founded in 1296 by King... More > Mangrai the Great, it did not become fully part of Thailand until 1939, and even today the region retains a distinctly different character, with its own language, culture, cuisine and even temperament. Although around 40 times smaller than Bangkok, Chiang Mai remains the nation's cultural capital, as well as its most attractive and historically significant city. The authors have both lived in Chiang Mai for more than twenty years together with their Thai families, and consider Chiang Mai to be their home. In 2005 they began writing a series of articles entitled 'Ancient Chiang Mai' examining the history, culture and traditions of Chiang Mai and of its graceful and friendly people, the Northern Thais. The present study brings together 'Ancient Chiang Mai' articles 25-36, all published in 2007< Less
"That's India" By Milos Subotincic
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While roaming through this wonderful world for many years Milos found India to be the greatest challenge. Discover why!
"That's India" By Milos Subotincic
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While roaming through this wonderful world for many years Milos found India to be the greatest challenge. Discover why!
"historical compendium" By goodwin daniel aniekan
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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres and sharing the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and shares... More > the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa. Asia covers an area of 44,579,000 square kilometres (17,212,000 sq mi), about 30% of Earth's total land area and 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area.< Less
Joan's Autobiography By Joan Fleming Anders
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Born and raised in Canada, Joan Fleming earned a B.Sc. in Nutrition from U. Manitoba. She worked in her field in Montreal, England, Toronto, Urbana, and Chicago. In 1955 she married Edward Anders, a... More > cosmochemist at the University of Chicago, raised two children, and traveled extensively in North America, Europe, and Asia. After retirement the couple lived in Switzerland for 8 years and finally settled in Northern California.< Less
Darius the Great: Classic Children Book By Jacob Abbott
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Darius I, the Great was the third king of the Achaemenid Empire. He held the empire at its peak, when it included much of West Asia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, parts of the Balkans... More > (Bulgaria-Romania-Panonia), portions of north and northeast Africa including Egypt (Mudrâya), eastern Libya, coastal Sudan, Eritrea, as well as most of Pakistan, the Aegean Islands and northern Greece/Thrace-Macedonia. Darius ascended the throne by overthrowing the alleged magus usurper of Bardiya with the assistance of six other Persian noble families; Darius was crowned the following morning. The new king met with rebellions throughout his kingdom and quelled them each time. A major event in Darius's life was his expedition to punish Athens and Eretria for their aid in the Ionian Revolt and subjugate Greece. Darius expanded his empire by conquering Thrace and Macedon and invading Scythia, home of the Scythians, nomadic tribes who invaded Media and had previously killed Cyrus the Great.< Less
A Theological Study of The Book of Galatians By Arch Bishop D.A. Miller, D.D. Ph.D.
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Paul's letter is addressed "to the churches in Galatia" (Galatians 1:2), but the location of these churches is a matter of debate. A minority of scholars have argued that the... More > "Galatia" is an ethnic reference to a Celtic people living in northern Asia Minor, but most agree that it is a geographical reference to the Roman province in central Asia Minor, which had been settled by immigrant Celts in the 270s BC and retained Gaulish features of culture and language in Paul's day. Acts of the Apostles records Paul traveling to the "region of Galatia and Phrygia", which lay immediately west of Galatia. However, some scholars question Acts' historicity. The main theme was that the people of Galatia have turned away from Paul's teachings. Scripture says that the churches of Galatia were founded by Paul himself. The Galatians appear to have been receptive to the teaching of these newcomers, and the epistle is Paul's response to what he sees as their willingness to turn from his teaching.< Less
ANDRE MAITRE By GaleriaZero -contemporary art
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Born on August 31, 1949 in Bienne, Switzerland, the artist is autodidact. Since 1969 his works have been shown around Europe, Northern Africa, South, Central and North America, Australia and... More > Asia... Exhibitions achieved from 1969 on this day more of 100. To Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, San Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, United States of America, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Canada, Australia, Germany, Austria, China, Bulgaria, Italy, India, Denmark … Since 1999, I do computer drawing and I have my online work to www.maitreandre.com.< Less
The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon By Samuel White, Sir Baker
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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: Henrietta Ann Bidgood MartinSir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS,... More > FRGS (8 June 1821 – 30 December 1893) was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin (today's South Sudan and Northern Uganda) between Apr. 1869 – Aug. 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mostly remembered as the discoverer of Lake Albert, as an explorer of the Nile and interior of central Africa, and for his exploits as a big game hunter in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Baker wrote a considerable number of books and published articles. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Baker< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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