Books tagged: history of china

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Notes Towards a Fatalist Theory of Decapitation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This quirky, brief historical fiction retells the life of Major-General Charles "Chinese" Gordon -- best-known for stubbornly ignoring orders and dying at Khartoum in 1885 in a quixotic effort to resist Muslim rebels. A charismatic religious crank and do-gooder, Gordon gained distinction leading the Ever Victorious Army against Christ's Younger Brother in China during the Taiping Rebellion.
A Bridge to the Mountain
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This story of evangelist and musician, Paul Chang, hangs on a background of Chinese history and culture. We meet young Paul (Chang Bao-wha) fleeing China ahead of the Communist army; he reaches Hong Kong and the West. In China, his father died in a communist prison. An educated Paul later returns to China to see his father's memory 'rehabilitated' and to make a mark on the growing Chinese Church.
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.
The New Superpower China
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China? It seems modern China is a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity.
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...