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National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spaces & Places 2.0 - JoburgPlaces provides insider's knowledge of how to make the most of your time in extraordinary Johannesburg. This guide for visitors and residents provides all the essential info for you to venture out confidently in order to experience the incredible pulse, people and places of the city.
From Jarrow to Java (on a beer scooter)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A book based on some of the unique characters and situations encountered in the course of a large construction project in East Java during a crucial time in Indonesia’s history .The cast includes all the usual suspects Europeans, Australians, Americans etc. but the starring roles are Indonesians.The account is based around the job, the impact on the area, the people, the ladies, the pubs, the prob
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Thai Lite
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The selected scribblings of S. Tsow - linguist, theologian, philosopher and sage-in-residence of the City of Angels - writes authoritatively and eloquently on the burning issues of our time: the scourge of cellphones, the escalating price of noodles, the inanity of political correctness, not to mention beer drinking, bad medicine, backpacking in the old days and the boisterous bedlam of Bangkok.
The Little Baobab: A Toubab in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A compilation of articles from the popular Little Baobab site. Simon Fenton relocated to Senegal and has been building a guest house against a back drop of floods, snakes and interfering witch doctors.
Athens - the Truth: Searching for Mános, Just Before the Bubble Burst
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Charmed for decades by the music of Oscar-winning Greek composer Mános Hadjidákis, David Cade explores Athens as news breaks at the end of 2009 that Greece is in serious financial difficulty. The author talks to Athenians, examines many of the city’s extraordinary attractions, and surveys key aspects of Greece’s modern history, its daily life, and its music.
Bodrum Peninsula Travel Guide: Turkey's Aegean Gem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Bodrum Peninsula on Turkey’s Aegean coast is the playground for thousands of discerning holiday-makers offering something for everyone – the beach bum, party animal, culture vulture or adrenalin junkie. The book is packed with meticulously researched facts & fun, sites & activities, eats & treats, must-dos & don’t-dos, both on & off the well-beaten track. It's the penultimate Bodrum Guide.
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Healing Rhinos and other Souls tells the story of a pioneering wildlife vet in the South African bushveld. It is a story of love and life; of nature and adventures; of humour, passion and understanding. It is a story about a man who was simply himself all his life, the story of a life well lived.
Loco in Yokohama
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Knife-wielding school girls, scrotum-seeking school boys, back-stabbing bimbos with big boobs...and some of the finest human beings this side of the globe! Yokohama has it all and Loco has lived it and is telling the tale, no holds-barred!
Trekking In The Annapurna Area Along The New NATT-Trails Which Avoid The Road
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Price: $8.05 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This Trekking Guidebook for the Annapurna area describes the NATT- trekking trails (= Natural Annapurna Trekking trail) which avoid the newly open roads. It includes Annapurna round / circuit, Tilicho lake, Annapurna Panorama trek & Poon Hill, Annapurna Basecamp trek ABC and the new Khopra Danda and Mardi Himal trek. This book will help you to find beautiful trekking trails beside the road.
Just One Cornetto: London to Sicily in a Small Motorhome
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Just one Cornetto is the delightful story of Keith and his wife Gail’s six-month, 11,000-kilometre winter journey round Italy including Sicily and his addiction to cream or chocolate filled cornetti. Who can resist encounters with Tony Blair’s friend; a ninety-year old boar hunter; or a local trying to get planning permission and being offered ‘help’ by a well-known organisation?
Mongolia: Travels in An Untamed Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border tracing the course of Yellow River.
A Traveler's Highway to Heaven: Exploring the History and Culture of Northern Spain on El Camino de Sanitago
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The perfect travel companion that adds historical and cultural meat to the bones of the hiker’s El Camino experience for those who yearn to course El Camino de Santiago without handling the rigors of walking the 800 kilometer Way.
Is that Billinge Lump?
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Series: Sell the Pig, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
It seemed like a good idea at the time. When British healthcare failed her ageing mother, eccentric writer Tottie decided to uproot her dysfunctional family and try again in France. But was France ready for her depressed dipsomaniac brother, her nearly nonogenarian mother who enjoyed saying “bum” and “bugger” and her elderly collie with a weak heart and his own blog?
Tales of Iceland -or- Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Matthew Trinetti. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
7 years after hearing Quentin Tarantino describe his trip to Iceland as “Supermodels working at McDonald’s,” American author Stephen Markley embarked on his own trip to Iceland with two friends, and adventure ensued. Tales of Iceland is the fastest, funniest memoir of an American experience in Iceland and required reading for anyone wishing to visit this strange, beautiful, & remarkable country.
Complete Guide to the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM, AFRICOM) - The Fight Against Terrorism, al-Qaida, Strategic Interests, Contingency Operations, ACOTA, Kony and LRA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The emerging role of the recently formed U.S. Africa Command is explored in this comprehensive ebook featuring a wide-ranging compilation of official documents.
Jousting with Windmills - A Journey into the Heart of Spain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Without a word of Spanish to his name, Mark was perfectly prepared to leave home behind and begin life in Spain teaching English. Under his arm was a copy of Don Quixote, which acted as his indirect guide to the nation's psyche. His ambition was to learn the language, travel the country, unlock Cervantes' novel and add to his outlook on life. What he hadn't counted on was precisely what happened.
China: Don't Go There Until...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
New Zealand Travel Guide 2013
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Travel information for locals exploring NZ or overseas visitors travelling to the country – this is the ultimate companion for discovering Kiwi activities, accommodation, transport, events and more. Packed with information about exploring the North Island and South Island of NZ.