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The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
The Perfect Tea Thief
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1843, under the guise of a plant hunter for the British Horticultural Society, Robert Fortune's secret mission is to steal China's secrets of tea production, a brazen act of industrial espionage that will devastate China's 5,000-year-old civilization. He audaciously ventures into prohibited lands and pursues beautiful Jadelin from the House of Poe, unaware she is trained as a warrior.
New Navy Fighting Machine in the South China Sea - How American Surface Combatants Can Defeat PLAN, People's Republic of China (PRC) Navy, Aegis, Airships, Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The western Pacific is home to many areas of growing contention. In the past, a predominant concern of the U.S. centered upon potential PRC military aggression towards Taiwan. However, speculation over oil and gas reserves embedded in the SCS has increasingly drawn attention to the waters between Vietnam and the Philippines.
Ancient China: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book on Ancient China is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient China learning about the culture, people, and dynasties of the civilization. Take an adventure to Ancient China and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
A Collection of English Editorials by a Chinese Editor-in-Chief
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Chinese is a very difficult language to the Westerners, so is English to the Chinese. Over 70 years ago, Sun, Jui-chin was a Chinese journalist who was appointed as a director and editor-in-chief from October 1945 to September 1946. This book contains 72 editorials.
History of China - The Secrets Of The Forbidden City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Have you heard of the Forbidden City? Millions of tourists visit it every year in Beijing, China. It is known as the biggest palace on Earth. However, it also holds some of the darkest secrets that are kept in secret for nearly 600 years - not until today...
From Heaven to Earth: Ancient Chinese History, 8500 – 1046 BC
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,280. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Where did China come from? What is China’s history? How did China become one of the leading countries of today? Those are great questions, and not always easy to answer. To do so you need to go back to the dawn of time and the very first people that came to ancient China. These ancient cultures existed as long as 10,000 years ago and you'll learn them all!
Symbols of China
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
2014 Defense Department China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space and Missiles, Force Modernization, Technology, Taiwan, Air Defenses, First Aircraft Carrier
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 196,890. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This important DOD report from June 2014 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military.
Thailand in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Thaksin Shinawatra, Military Coup, Military, U.S.-Thai Relations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Thailand, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Mao Tse-Tung and Operational Art During the Chinese Civil War - Red Army, Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalist Army, Communists in Peking
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the nature of operational art during the third and final phase of the Chinese Civil War, 1945-1949. During this period Mao Tse-Tung and the Red Army fought Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalist Army for the military and political control of China.
Kinh Dịch - Những phương pháp tự dự đoán nhanh
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kinh Dịch – Bát quái vốn bao la vạn tượng, không gì là không có ở trong đó, là kho thông tin vô tận của nhân loại; chúng ta sử dụng (để dự đoán) hoài không hết và không tốn kém tiền bạc, khác với những kho thông tin, những kênh, những phương tiện thông tin hiện đại khác!
景福宫一路行:神兽远征队
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 您知道光华门入口处的獬豸(xiè zhì是首尔市的官方形象大使吗?除此之外,在禁川永济桥上有天禄、峨嵋山有不可杀伊(貘豹)、景福宫勤政殿天花板上有双龙盘踞着,左青龙、右白虎、北玄武、南朱雀,四方神与十二支神守护着景福宫,正在演着一场神兽的实时现场戏剧 。与追逐神兽的旅游作者--B级旅游一起参加韩国最初的神兽远征队,好不好?
1 Course Gyeongbokgung: Shinsu(sacred animal) Expedition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ Did you know that Haechi, the imaginary animal that stands guard at Gwanghwamun, is the official honorary ambassador of City Seoul? And there are other Shinsu’s (sacred animals) that present you with real-time live shows. Gyeongbokgung Palace. How about joining us for a Shinsu expedition with the very first guidebook to the sacred animals of Gyeongbokgung?
The Paradox of Power: Sino-American Strategic Restraint in an Age of Vulnerability - China and the U.S., Chinese Nuclear Weapons, Space, Cyberspace, Strategic Power, Cyber Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book assesses the prospect of U.S.-Chinese competition in these domains (nuclear, space, and cyber) and develop three related analytic findings upon which their recommendations are built.
원코스 경복궁 : 신수(神獸)원정대
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: Korean. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 광화문 입구의 해치가 서울시 공식 홍보대사라는 걸 아십니까? 그 외에도 금천 영제교에는 천록이, 아미산에는 불가사리가, 근정전 천장에는 쌍룡이 웅크리고 있는 경복궁. 좌청룡, 우백호, 북현무, 남주작의 사방신과 십이지신이 지키는 경복궁에서는 신수들이 열연 중인 드라마가 실시간 생방 중입니다. 신수를 추적하는 여행작가, 삐급여행과 함께 대한민국 최초의 신수원정대에 탑승하시지 않겠습니까? ☆ 원코스 시리즈란?(원코스/1 Course/一路行/ワンコース) 테마여행신문 Theme Travel News(www.themetn.com)이 선보이는 여행 가이드북 시리즈. TTN은 국내 최초의 여행 전문 글로벌 퍼블리셔로써, 전세계의 여행가에게 한국의 아름다움을 소개합니다.
ワンコース德寿宮(トクスグン): 皇帝になった男
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: Japanese. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 德寿宮(トクスグン)はソウルが抱えた朝鮮時代の5大宮闕(宮殿)の中で、一番小さいが、一番熱かった歴史を記憶しているところです。日帝の貪欲と在外公館の暗闘が極度に至った近代 、高宗は妻を亡くした悲しみと毒殺の危険を耐え忍んで、ロシア公使館へ播遷するという恥辱を耐えなければなりませんでした。朝鮮王朝が幕を閉じ、大韓帝国が始まった德寿宮(トクスグン)で、石塀が続いている美しい石壇道のその後日談が繰り広げられます。
德寿宫一路行:成为皇帝的男人
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
★ 位于首尔的朝鲜五大宫殿当中,德寿宫虽然规模最小,但它经历了最激烈的历史。在韩国近代史里,曾经有过国外使领馆之间的明争暗斗、日本帝国主义的贪婪,高宗忍受着失去夫人的悲伤,躲避毒杀的企图要忍辱躲避到俄罗斯公使馆。朝鲜王朝随着历史的波浪落幕,大韩帝国开始的这美丽的德寿宫,我们将展现石墙路背后的故事。 ★ 삐급여행 B级旅游 badventure(조명화 赵明和 Jo MyeongHwa) 现任主题旅游新闻总编辑/旅行作者 现任旅游讲师(micimpact学校、汉阳大学社会教育院、乐天文化中心等地方讲课) 前任越南航空韩国分公司营销部人员
Assessing the People's Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era - Nuclear Missile Policy, Propaganda, Suppression of Dissent, Cyberspace, Space, Veterans Grievances, New Historic Missions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The papers in this book provide a valuable and insightful review of the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) many impressive advances over the past decade.