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Những mẩu chuyện thú vị về vương quốc chữ Hán
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Thông qua những câu chuyện, những ví dụ cụ thể, những hình ảnh, giúp quý bạn hiểu thêm 9 vấn đề liên quan đến chữ Hán như sau : 1) Nguồn gốc chữ Hán. 2) Các thể chữ Hán. 3) Sinh hoạt người xưa qua chữ Hán. 4) Phương pháp cấu tạo chữ Hán. 5) Những chữ Hán quanh ta. 6) Góp nhặt chuyện chữ nghĩa.7) Chữ nghĩa kiêng kị và ngục tù. 8) Hình và chữ Hán. 9) Chữ số và văn hoá Trung Hoa.
Surviving Yolanda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
"If asked I say think the Wizard of Oz and multiply by ten. Not really, no amount of CGI effects can capture the reality of being under attack by such a primeval force." On November 8th 2013 typhoon Yolanda tore across the Philippines leaving thousands dead and total destruction in its wake. This is the story of how one English family dealt with this life changing event and survived...just.
A Perennial Stream
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Six great men, all originating from the same source, the same dynasty, carried the family through the great rise and equally great fall, a family that had come to live by strong values and had the courage to stand by their convictions through all. It’s a story of how finding love made members of this dynasty better people. It also serves as a social commentary on issues of the day.
Preparing for Upheaval in North Korea: Assuming North Korean Regime Collapse - Kim Family, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Songbun System, Juche Ideology, Pyongyang
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
It is important to know how the likelihood of environment in which post-conflict reconstruction efforts will be implemented. The viability of any contingency plan should be assessed, based on an assumption about the environment being in probable upheaval.
Kandahar Assassins: Stories from the Afghan-Soviet War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Assassinations are a near-daily occurrence in Afghanistan. Whether by rogue Afghan security forces or by lone individuals roaming the cities and districts, the threat of a target killing is very real. Kandahar Assassins offers an unparalleled view of this phenomenon from the perspective of the assassins. Published in 1986 in Pashto and a perennial classic in Kandahar's bookstores, Kandahar Assassi
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.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Military Equipment of North Korea: Illustrated Guide to North Korean Weapons including Artillery, Tanks, Airplanes, Armored Vehicles, Helicopters, Ships
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A superb Department of Defense publication, the Marine Corps Handbook providing an illustrated recognition guide to North Korean weapons.
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.
Cambodia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Khmer Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Phnom Penh, Pol Pot, Vietnamese Occupation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Cambodia.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Militancy in Pakistan: A Schizophrenic Problem - Taliban, Pashtun, War on Terror, Durand Line, Musharraf, Benazir Bhutto, Zia Al-Huq, India, Ayub Khan, Zulfikar Bhutto
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Pakistan has been using Islamic militant groups as a foreign policy tool against Afghanistan and India over the past sixty years; however, the events of 9/11 created a paradigm shift on the way Pakistan dealt with such groups.
History as the Architect of the Present: What Made Kashmir the Nucleus of South Asia Terrorism? India-Pakistan Conflict and its Impact on U.S. Homeland Security - al-Qaeda, Partition of India
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ever since the partition of India in 1947 by the British, India and Pakistan remain locked in an enduring conflict over Kashmir. This conflict is tied to destabilization of South Asia.
Falcon at the Court of Siam
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Set toward the end of the seventeenth century, Falcon at the Court of Siam recounts the true story of Constantine Phaulkon, a Greek of low birth who spectacularly rose to fame, and infamy, as King Narai's favourite courtier - in effect, if not in name, First Minister of Siam. No other foreigner, before or since, has ever held such a position of power and influence in Siam.
Government Actions in the Demise of the Thugs (1829-1835) and Sikh Terrorists (1980-1993) and Lessons for the United States - Terrorism in India, Kali, Punjab, Gandhi, al-Qaeda Comparisons
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The history of the successful counterterrorism campaigns against the Thugs [1829-1835] and Sikh terrorists [1980-1993] show a number of commonalities in the actions taken by the governments in power at that time.
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.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.