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El Show de Mao
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Environmental Protest and Civil Society in China - Social Media, Environmental Activists, Distance from Beijing, Protests, Internal Migration, Environmental Degradation, NGOs, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have conceded that environmental issues are an area in which people may publicly challenge governmental and commercial actions; however, the movement does not yet appear to have undergone a significant, positive change of scale.
The Elusive China-Japan-South Korea Free Trade Agreement - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Global Trade, State-led Regionalism, GATT, WTO, Japanese Agricultural Interests, Sino-Japanese Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
East Asia has become a major hub for global trade. At the center of this East Asian factory are three nations-China, Japan, and South Korea-which have benefited the most economically. Yet, despite transnational value chains and the trilateral political cooperation that binds these nations, they have yet to conclude a trilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
Beyond Demographics is Destiny: Understanding Economic Mitigation Strategies for Demographic Change in China - Case Studies Germany, Japan, Russia, Fertility, Mortality, Aging Population, Labor Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
The favorable demographics that have contributed to China's rapid economic growth are changing. China's working-age population is currently peaking and within two decades its overall population will begin to shrink.
China's Economic Development Plan in Xinjiang and How it Affects Ethnic Instability - Economic Development in the Xuar, Uyghurs, Silk Road, Central Asia Resources, Han Migrants, Destabilizing Factors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
To decrease ethnic instability in Xinjiang, the Chinese government's plan is to economically develop the region. Xinjiang is rich in natural resources, is geographically significant and has a special economic zone.
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.
Chinese Submarine Modernization: Indian, Japanese, and U.S. Responses - PLAN Fleet, Threats, Conventional and Nuclear Subs, Jin, Han, Shang Class, Weapons Payload, SLBM, Sizzler, Anti-Sub Aircraft
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Nations in the Asia-Pacific region are modernizing their naval fleets, and many are choosing to use submarines as the centerpiece of these plans. China, one of the most influential nations in the region, has upgraded its submarine force, and it is important to analyze the impact this modernization effort will have on the stability of the region.
The Impact of Middle-Class Consumption on Democratization in China and Northeast Asia - Korea, Taiwan, Consumerism, Appeasing the Wealthy, Aspirational Lifestyles, Party Corruption, Inequality
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,940. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Despite four decades of astonishing economic growth, China's authoritarian government remains firmly entrenched in power. This fact challenges modernization theory, which anticipates that as countries become wealthier they will also become more democratic.
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.