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Travelogues 2003-2006 By Philip Sen
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From 2003 to 2006, Philip Sen travelled extensively in Asia. Starting in South East Asia, he then spent two years in China before concluding his journey in India. This book is a collection of his... More > travel journalism from this period, with pieces from publications such as The Sunday Times. Visit the author's home page at http://www.philip-sen.com< Less
Travelogues 2003-2006 By Philip Sen
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From 2003 to 2006, Philip Sen travelled extensively in Asia. Starting in South East Asia, he then spent two years in China before concluding his journey in India. This book is a collection of his... More > travel journalism from this period, with pieces from publications such as The Sunday Times. Visit the author's home page at http://www.philip-sen.com< Less
Ichiban Number One: Perspectives On Japan's Pursuit of Power 1867-1945 By Arne Markland
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When Commodore Matthew Perry came to Japan requesting trade opportunities, the startled Japanese were awakened out of centuries of slumber, and new leaders began to think of dominating all of Asia... More > --- and perhaps even the four corners of the world. Their goal: to be ichiban (number one). Expansion of the Empire was necessary, of course, because the Home Islands could not provide the necessary raw materials needed to accomplish such ambitious goals. One of the greatest shortages was oil, and when the U.S. placed an oil embargo on Japan in the summer of 1941, Japanese militarists were willing to go to war with the U.S., and consequently planned a six-month-long campaign of surprise attacks and naval night battles. The Japanese already had significant strongholds in Asia, and their military forces were ready, but there was one thing they hadn't planned on: the ability of America to respond so quickly.< Less
Ichiban Number One: Perspectives On Japan's Pursuit of Power 1867-1945 By Arne Markland
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When Commodore Matthew Perry came to Japan requesting trade opportunities, the startled Japanese were awakened out of centuries of slumber, and new leaders began to think of dominating all of Asia... More > --- and perhaps even the four corners of the world. Their goal: to be ichiban (number one). Expansion of the Empire was necessary, of course, because the Home Islands could not provide the necessary raw materials needed to accomplish such ambitious goals. One of the greatest shortages was oil, and when the U.S. placed an oil embargo on Japan in the summer of 1941, Japanese militarists were willing to go to war with the U.S., and consequently planned a six-month-long campaign of surprise attacks and naval night battles. The Japanese already had significant strongholds in Asia, and their military forces were ready, but there was one thing they hadn't planned on: the ability of America to respond so quickly.< Less
Outlast the Rain By Robert Reynolds
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Navy service school buddies ship off to Vietnam and find themselves temporarily abandoned upon their arrival. It’s an ominous welcome to Da Nang. The young men are eventually assigned to a... More > security police unit protecting Navy interests within the city. A tightknit group in the beginning, as time passes personalities clash and tension increases. Frequent rocket attacks and grueling shifts keep the men on edge. Personal differences cause dissension within the group. Financial opportunities within the country’s thriving black-market prove tempting for some. An out of country visit only increases a risky involvement in the Southeast Asian underworld and an encounter with U.S. military and Vietnamese law enforcement authorities. Unforeseen events lead to a series of misfortunes and a sudden, unexpected conclusion. Outlast the Rain is a gripping, authentic tale of military life overseas; camaraderie and friendship, replete with greed, crime and betrayal in the exotic Far East during the Vietnam War era.< Less
Outlast the Rain By Robert Reynolds
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Navy service school buddies ship off to Vietnam and find themselves temporarily abandoned upon their arrival. It’s an ominous welcome to Da Nang. The young men are eventually assigned to a... More > security police unit protecting Navy interests within the city. A tight knit group in the beginning, as time passes personalities clash and tension increases. Frequent rocket attacks and grueling shifts keep the men on edge. Personal differences cause dissension within the group.Financial opportunities within the country’s thriving black-market prove tempting for some. An out of country visit only increases a risky involvement in the Southeast Asian underworld and an encounter with U.S. military and Vietnamese law enforcement authorities. Unforeseen events lead to a series of misfortunes and a sudden, unexpected conclusion. Outlast the Rain is a gripping, authentic tale of military life overseas; camaraderie and friendship, replete with greed, crime and betrayal in the exotic Far East during the Vietnam War era.< Less
Liz & Joe's Great Adventure By Joe Twinn
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The story of 4 months volunteer work in the developing country of East Timor. Adapted from a popular blog published at the time of the trip, this book describes this little visited country as it... More > recovers from 25 years of occupation by Indonesia.< Less
Images from Malaysia and beyond By Jerad Ford
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A thoughtful coffee table photography book of portraits and places in Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia taken from August 2008 - February 2010 by Jerad Ford, an expat living and working in Kuala... More > Lumpur.< Less
Liz & Joe's Great Adventure By Joe Twinn
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The story of 4 months volunteer work in the developing country of East Timor. Adapted from a popular blog published at the time of the trip, this book describes this little visited country as it... More > recovers from 25 years of occupation by Indonesia.< Less
Around Rakaposhi By Brian H. Jones
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'Around Rakaposhi' is the story of three years living in Pakistan, mostly in the remote Northern Areas (which could be called 'Pakistani Kashmir') which encompass the western Himalaya and Karakoram... More > regions. The book recounts incidents and insights from daily life, religion, travel, insurrection, and culture in regions that are difficult to access and which are visited by comparatively few outsiders.< Less

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