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Samurai A Concise History, Michael Wert

Samurai

by Michael Wert

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The idea of the sword-wielding samurai, beholden to a strict ethical code and trained in deadly martial arts, dominates popular conceptions o...

Unabridged: 3 hr 58 min
Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Published: 10/15/2019
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Korea A Very Short Introduction, Michael J. Seth

Korea

by Michael J. Seth

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Having spent centuries in the shadows of its neighbors China and Japan, Korea is now the object of considerable interest for radically differ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 30 min
Narrator: Paul Heitsch
Published: 04/14/2020
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Korean Mythology A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Korean Myths, Bernard Hayes

Korean Mythology

by Bernard Hayes

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This book is dedicated to exploring the gods and goddesses that the Koreans of old worshiped, and within it, you will find more information a...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
Narrator: Gareth Johnson
Published: 08/14/2018
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Chinese Triads, The: The History and Legacy of China's Most Famous Organized Crime Syndicates, Charles River Editors

Chinese Triads, The: The History ...

by Charles River Editors

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From running guns to white-collar crimes in cyberspace and illegal seafood, the Triads, the mafia of China, are potent figures in the world o...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/23/2020
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Notes From China, Barbara W. Tuchman

Notes From China

by Barbara W. Tuchman

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"Two hundred years ago China's imperial rulers sensed a threat to a past-oriented society in the dynamism of the West and tried to frustrate ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 51 min
Narrator: Rita Knox
Published: 01/17/2005
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Tibet – In a Nutshell, Jonathan Gregson

Tibet – In a Nutshell

by Jonathan Gregson

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‘In a Nutshell’, the new 1-CD audiobook series from Naxos AudioBooks, continues with a fascinating history of Tibet. Part of Chin...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: David Rintoul
Published: 06/01/2009
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The Qing Dynasty A Captivating Guide to the History of China's Last Empire Called the Great Qing, Including Events Such as the Fall of Beijing, Opium Wars, and Taiping Rebellion, Captivating History

The Qing Dynasty

by Captivating History

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Qing Dynasty, then pay attention...Succeeding the Ming dynasty in 1644, the Qing emper...

Unabridged: 3 hr 54 min
Narrator: Jason Zenobia
Published: 01/08/2020
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Battle of Sekigahara, The: The History and Legacy of the Battle that Unified Japan under the Tokugawa Shogunate, Charles River Editors

Battle of Sekigahara, The: The Hi...

by Charles River Editors

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On October 21, 1600, two massive Japanese armies, totaling an estimated 200,000 soldiers armed to the teeth with swords, yari (spears), arrow...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 01/06/2020
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Battle of Shanghai, The: The History and Legacy of the Battle that Started the Second Sino-Japanese War, Charles River Editors

Battle of Shanghai, The: The Hist...

by Charles River Editors

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On October 29, 1937, a large crowd of people gathered on the bank of the Wusong River in Shanghai to watch a spectacle, a life and death stru...

Unabridged: 1 hr 54 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 10/21/2019
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Miyamoto Musashi: The Life and Legacy of Japan’s Most Legendary Samurai, Charles River Editors

Miyamoto Musashi: The Life and Le...

by Charles River Editors

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“Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your vi...

Unabridged: 1 hr 36 min
Narrator: Jim Johnston
Published: 02/21/2020
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Government of India, Thomas Babington Macaulay

Government of India

by Thomas Babington Macaul...

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British politician Thomas Babington Macaulay had a lasting impact on the development of India as a British colony. He delivered this speech t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 47 min
Narrator: Peter Quest
Published: 04/26/2018
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China and the Attack on Canton, Richard Cobden

China and the Attack on Canton

by Richard Cobden

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After Chinese authorities seized the British vessel Arrow, the Brits responded by shelling the city of Canton. This action led to the Second ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 40 min
Narrator: Peter Quest
Published: 05/08/2018
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Chinese Mythology Chinese Myths, Dragons, Monkey Kings, Rituals, Legends, and Zodiac Signs, Bernard Hayes

Chinese Mythology

by Bernard Hayes

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In Chinese mythology, there is so much symbolism, and there are so many wise lessons to discover. It’s almost criminal that Western civ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 6 min
Narrator: Zachary Dylan Brow...
Published: 04/30/2018
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Japan and World War I: The History of the Japanese Empire’s Participation in the Great War, Charles River Editors

Japan and World War I: The Histor...

by Charles River Editors

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In the Second World War, Japanese forces ranged over an immense portion of the globe, from Hawaii to Sri Lanka, but during World War I, Japan...

Unabridged: 1 hr 55 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 06/04/2019
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Korean War A Captivating Guide to Korean War History, Captivating History

Korean War

by Captivating History

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Explore how the Korean War started, the aftermath, and the events in between!The narrative of the Korean War in the West, and particularly in...

Unabridged: 2 hr 3 min
Narrator: Duke Holm
Published: 10/31/2017
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Uighurs, The: The History and Legacy of the Turkic Muslim Minority Group in Asia, Charles River Editors

Uighurs, The: The History and Leg...

by Charles River Editors

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For the most part, the Uighurs are based in East Turkestan, more commonly referred to as the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of the People'...

Unabridged: 1 hr 40 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 08/20/2019
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Battle of Red Cliffs, The: The History and Legacy of the Decisive Battle Fought Near the Start of Ancient China's Three Kingdoms Period, Charles River Editors

Battle of Red Cliffs, The: The Hi...

by Charles River Editors

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At the forefront of the Three Kingdoms was one of ancient China’s most famous battles, fought in late 208 CE. An area of the Yangtze Ri...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 11/30/2019
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China: A History of China and East Asia (3rd Edition) Ancient China, Imperial Dynasties, Communism, Capitalism, Culture, Martial Arts, Medicine, Military, People including Mao Zedong, Confucius, and Sun Tzu, Adam Brown

China: A History of China and Eas...

by Adam Brown

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Have you ever wondered how China became the most populous and one of the most industrially active nations today?This is a historical rollerco...

Unabridged: 4 hr 6 min
Narrator: Sarah Moore
Published: 11/04/2017
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Battle of Shiroyama, The: The History and Legacy of the Samurai’s Last Stand in Japan, Charles River Editors

Battle of Shiroyama, The: The His...

by Charles River Editors

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On September 25, 1877, on a rain-soaked, muddy field in Kagoshima, Japan, a small group of proud samurai warrior rebels prepared for one last...

Unabridged: 1 hr 26 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 01/04/2020
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Mao Zedong A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Chairman of the Communist Party of China, the Cultural Revolution and the Political Theory of Maoism, Captivating History

Mao Zedong

by Captivating History

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Explore the captivating life of Mao Zedong.Mao Zedong is recognized alongside Chiang Kai-Shek and Sun Yat-Sen as one of the most influential ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 2 min
Narrator: Duke Holm
Published: 04/25/2018
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Sekigahara and Shiroyama: The History of the Battles that Unified and Modernized Japan, Charles River Editors

Sekigahara and Shiroyama: The His...

by Charles River Editors

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On October 21, 1600, two massive Japanese armies, totaling an estimated 200,000 soldiers armed to the teeth with swords, yari (spears), arro...

Unabridged: 2 hr 25 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 01/08/2020
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Boxer Rebellion, The: The History and Legacy of the Anti-Imperialist Uprising in China at the End of the 19th Century, Charles River Editors

Boxer Rebellion, The: The History...

by Charles River Editors

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The 19th century saw the rise of one of the largest, most powerful empires of the modern era. The sun never set on the British Empire, whose ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 55 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 07/18/2019
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Chinese Mythology Engaging Tales and Intricate Stories from China, Jane Hampton

Chinese Mythology

by Jane Hampton

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In this book in the series, the most important legends from China will come to light. You will read about the famous monkey who became a god ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 11 min
Narrator: Christopher Knight...
Published: 02/08/2020