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Hong Kong, What If...?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
If just one or two small things had differed, prior to the 1997 hand-over to China, Hong Kong would likely still be a British colony. The book is divvied into three sections: #1. History of HK from 17th century. #2. History of the actual hand-over, and #3. Fictitious account of how things could have differed if Britain's 'Iron Lady' hadn't acted like pewter, and instead stood up to the Chinese.
Manhole Manifesto: A Deeper Push
Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Using the Shanghai Municipal Council's (S.M.C.) Annual Reports spanning nearly 100 years, Manhole Manifesto: A Deeper Push builds in the areas Shanghai Manholes, the original book in this series, did not cover, the numbers, costs and people behind the manholes.
The World Famous Genghis Khan was a Kyrgyz
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Scholars agree that the Kyrgyz are one of the most ancient peoples in Central Asia. In fact, they were mentioned as Gekun (or Ko-kun) or Jiankun (or Chien-kun) in Chinese records of the Han period as early as 201 B.C. Since then, history has seen many great events. As for the Kyrgyz, according to available sources, in 840 A.D. they created their own Great Kyrgyz Khaganate.
One-Minute Story of Influential Chinese Historical Figures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a book telling brief stories of influential Chinese historical figures, including emperors, queens, ministers, generals and artists. Through their epic and legendary experiences, we could see the overall history they lived in and feel the magic of choice and destiny. In history, where we are least alone.
An Indian's Attempt to Understand China
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A book outlining the history and ethnic profile of China. It also looks at today's China in the light of the past. China appears to be much stronger than she is because of ignorance about the country. This book is intended to help the world understand China to be able to face up to her.
A Politically Incorrect History of Hong Kong
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Everything you know about Hong Kong history is wrong. Did Britain colonize the wrong place? What did karaoke have to do with refugees? And where can I get one of those cool Handover t-shirts? Find out the alternative truth in this action-packed book of cartoon stories. Read it now, before it's too politically incorrect to do so!
Let's All Shut Up and Make Money! Hong Kong's Last 100 Days as a British Colony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The 1997 Hong Kong handover was no laughing matter...or maybe it was! Cartoonist Larry Feign chronicled Hong Kong's last 100 days under British rule for the British press, Time Magazine, and others. The full series, plus much more, appears in this fascinating, infuriating, hilarious 20th anniversary edition. You'll laugh almost as loud as Chinese leaders laugh at Kong people's calls for democracy!
Mao Zedong - The Secrets of the Chinese Revolution and China - The New Superpower
Series: History Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mao Zedong was one of the greatest leaders of China's history. By the time he died in 1976, he had profoundly changed the course of history. In this eBook you will learn more interesting facts about the revolution in China. Many people says that he was responsible for the deaths of perhaps 60 million people. Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China?
History of China
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of China is often presented in four major parts. First on is the prehistory. Prehistory describes the period, when china was not unified as a single empire. Various parts surrounding modern Beijing were ruled by multiple independent emperors. In 2100 BC, these parts were conquered by Xia dynasty and empire of china was formed.
Oil as a Weapon of the 21st Century: Energy Security and the U.S. Pivot to Asia-Pacific - Transportation and Cyber Vulnerabilities, Climate Change, Chokepoints, China, Japan, Russia, Europe, Arab Oil
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study examines the U.S. pivot to Asia to determine whether energy security issues are likely to complicate relations and/or lead to friction between the United States and China in the twenty-first century.
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
China – The New Superpower
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
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. China, in general, has been one of the most intriguing countries in the world for most of its history. The most populous nation of the world.
Du Yuesheng The Lord of Shanghai
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese secret societies were transformed into criminal organizations that would monopolize many trades. The most prestigious of them will bear the name of Green Band. And the most prestigious of the heads of the Green band will be Du Yuesheng, Du the big ears for his detractors.
History's Role in Operational Design and Planning: How Germany's Failed Invasion Provides Insight into U.S. and Chinese Perspectives on Anti-Access Area Denial A2AD - China's Strategy and Capabilities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The 1940 battle space between Germany and Great Britain provides a different design perspective for the US A2AD problem. Germany's struggles during Operation SEALION provide insight into China's attitude towards strategy, unrestricted warfare, PLAAF and PLAAN A2AD challenges, and ethnic ties with Taiwan.
Mơ và thực trong tiểu thuyết Kim Dung
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tình yêu và thù hận, thiện ác, vinh và nhục, thật và giả, sự đố kỵ và khoan dung, những ràng buộc quy phạm truyền thống và tự do cá nhân, công thức máy móc và con người sống động, nhân tài và nô tài, nhập thế và xuất thế, quá khứ và hiện tại, hữu hạn và vô hạn, ước mơ và hiện thực… Những cặp mâu thuẫn trên buộc các nhân vật phải chọn lực; có những nhân vật chọn lựa sang suốt nhưng cũng có những nh
The Rise of China's Middle Class and the Prospects for Democratization - Lipset's Economic Modernization Theory, ASEAN, Taiwan, Transition, Confucius versus Realists, Industrialization, Urbanization
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Since Deng Xiaoping instituted economic reforms under the "reform and open" policy in 1978, the Chinese Communist Party has overseen a gradualist approach to modernizing China's economy. A new Chinese middle class has emerged with China's economic reforms and economic growth.
The American Factor in the Evolution of China's Maritime Doctrine - Chinese Maritime and PRC Naval History, Imperialism, Cold War, Sino-Soviet, Islands, Cultural Revolution, Vietnam, East Asia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the birth of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, American military strategy, foreign policy, and naval presence in East Asia, have all had a significant effect on the evolution of China's naval development, strategy, and maritime doctrine.
String of Pearls: Meeting the Challenge of China's Rising Power across the Asian Littoral - Chinese Look Seaward, Sea Lines of Communication, South China Sea, Gwadar, Diaoyutai (Senkaku) Islands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China's rising maritime power is encountering American maritime power along the sea lines of communication (SLOCs) that connect China to vital energy resources in the Middle East and Africa. The "String of Pearls" describes the manifestation of China's rising geopolitical influence through efforts to increase access to ports and airfields.
Places and Bases: The Chinese Navy's Emerging Support Network in the Indian Ocean - Oman, Aden, Yemen, Djibouti, Karachi, Pakistan, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Singapore, PLAN Port of Call, Counterpiracy
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines potential sites that would support the Chinese Navy (PLAN) for port of call duties or logistics.
Ngũ đại binh thư Trung Hoa (Lục thao,Tôn Tử, Ngô Tử, Tam lược, Tân thư)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách đã tập hợp năm cuốn binh pháp lừng danh kim cổ: 1. Khương Tử Nha – Lục thao. 2. Tôn Võ – Tôn Tử binh pháp. 3. Ngô Khởi – Ngô tử. 4. Hoàng Thạch Công – Tam lược. 5. Gia Cát Lượng – Tân thư.