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Nonfiction » History » Asian » China
Hong Kong, What If...? by Ken Albertsen
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.
China Simplified: History Flashback by CS Publishing LLC
Price: $7.88 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Gain valuable insights into today's China with this fast-read exploration of Chinese history—the revolutionary ideas of its most celebrated philosophers, the bold visions of its dauntless leaders, and the pivotal events which shaped the modern nation.
Manhole Manifesto: A Deeper Push by Shanghai.Manholes
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 by Begish Amatov, Sr
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 by Yanan Zhao
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 by Anil Chawla
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.
The South China Sea (SCS) Territorial Disputes: Catalyst for a United States - Vietnamese Security Partnership - Strategy, Policy, Provocations and Challenges, Role of Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As the rebalancing of U.S. power towards the Asia-Pacific occurs, the potential for conflict has increased in the South China Sea (SCS) due to China's assertiveness. In response, the United States has made its intentions clear about its objectives in the region.
China and North Korea: A Peculiar Relationship - Cheonan, Significance as Buffer State, Nuclear Brinksmanship, Potential for Collapse and Mass Migration, Reunification, China's Coercive Capability by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Beijing organized the six-party talks in 2003 and persuaded North Korea to participate, much of the international community has applauded China's leadership in attempting to stabilize the region. However, some experts have mistaken China's preference for a non-nuclear Korea as indication that Beijing's policy goals are more similar to U.S. policy goals than is accurate.
El Show de Mao by Eduardo R. Lafforgue
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuatro décadas han pasado desde la muerte de Mao Tse-tung. La Revolución Cultural trató de reescribir la historia, no lo consiguió. Chou EnLai invitó a Richard Nixon y se abrió al turismo. En 1975 pasé 17 días en China, de Cantón a Pekín. Anticipaba visitas cargadas de historia, arte y ópera. Mi viaje fue muy distinto. Solo el Pequeño Libro Rojo resistió el choque con la realidad: ¡era rojo!
Modern Day Sino-Soviet Split: Russia's Role in the U.S. Pivot Towards Asia - Combining History and a Realist Interpretation of International Relations for Consideration of Russian Role by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
As the United States pivots toward Asia, U.S. national security professionals must include Russia and Sino-Russian relations as a vital part of any strategy to manage China. In January 2012, the United States announced a strategic shift towards the Asia-Pacific because U.S. economic and security interests are increasingly linked to developments in Asia.
Never Let the Opportunity to Prepare for a Crisis Go to Waste: The Need for Proactive Measures in the Asia-Pacific Region and Pacific Command (PACOM) to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States will be a stakeholder in resolving the natural disasters in USPACOM. To posture the US Military resources effectively during Phase 0, the pre-crisis phase, the United States should nurture its relationship with the Philippines in terms of disaster preparation. In doing so, the United States military will posture itself in an advantageous position.
A Politically Incorrect History of Hong Kong by Larry Feign
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 by Larry Feign
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!
The Army and the Need for an Amphibious Capability – Role in the Pivot to the Pacific, Defeating Aggression, DOTMLPF Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Though national strategic guidance does not specify the need for the United States Army to maintain an amphibious capability, joint doctrine does task the Army with providing landing forces as part of larger, joint amphibious operations.
The Dragon's Reach: An Assessment of the People's Republic of China's Expeditionary Capabilities – Chinese Force Projection, Liberation Army Threats to U.S. Interests, Anti-Access/Area Denial Plans by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
When reading security related journals and newspapers on China, the spectre of China's rising military comes to the forefront. While some of these articles can be written off as sensational, the potential for a Chinese military threat is not absurd.
Rebalance to the Pacific: Case for Greater Amphibious Capabilities in U.S. Army – Response to Geopolitical Tensions with China, Anti-access/Area Denial in Asia-Pacific, Operation Chromite Case Study by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The study concludes that the current geopolitical and military environment within the context of China's geopolitical tensions and military modernization requires greater amphibious capabilities within the US Army.
Mao Zedong - The Secrets of the Chinese Revolution and China - The New Superpower by Matt Green
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?
How Will Vietnam's Economic Relationship and Dependency on China Affect its Response to China's Increasing Threat to its Sovereignty? ASEAN Free Trade Area and the Chinese Communist Party by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Vietnam's economic liberalization since the adoption of the Doi Moi has helped Vietnam's economy blossom. As a result of its economic liberalization, Vietnam has become more dependent on China for its economic growth and stability.
The Advanced Surface Force Fleet: A Proposal for an Alternate Surface Force Structure and its Impact in the Asian Pacific Theater - Naval Expeditionary Amphibious Warfare, Power Projection, Sea Strike by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study addresses how an alternate surface fleet comprised of aircraft carriers (CVNs), guided missile destroyers (DDGs), and enhanced San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ships (eLPD 17s) of an "equal replacement procurement cost" compare in 14 measures of capabilities to the planned 2040 U.S. fleet, and how the two fleets compare in Asian Pacific Theater operations.
History of China by IntroBooks
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.