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National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Vegan City Guides Taipei
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Vegan City Guides. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian and Vegan
Vegan City Guides Taipei contains detailed information of where to eat and shop in Taipei, an insider's advice on what to expect as a vegan travelling to Taipei, what to expect from Taiwanese cuisine and how to know if it is vegan-friendly, more Taipei resources for the vegan traveller, a list of useful translations and a handy map showing the location of every establishment listed in the guide.
We don't need history
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
China: Don't Go There Until...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view
You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
When Dreams and Fear Collide
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.
2013 China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Attacks on American Military, Technology, People's Republic of China Force Modernization, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This important DOD report from May 2013 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2013 report, this unique ebook compilation includes seven other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2012.
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
Ten Months in Guangxi
Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by El Chupacabra Independent. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A record and journal of one traveler's adventures, misadventures, life, time, and more. Follow the author through a ten month journey in southeast China.
CHINGLISH: The Joys of Chinese English
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Oleander Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chinglish is an affectionate look at the strange, charming, tortured and often nonsensical English that is affectionately known as Chinglish. "Trushing name is the first consumers are the highest" as one instruction manual for a motorbike begins. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Chinese to get their heads around the complexities of the English language.
Kingdom of Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's Republic of China.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
A Quick Guide to Teaching English in China
You set the price! Words: 6,820. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This short, 6500 word handbook is designed to give people wanting to go to China to teach English an idea of what to expect. It covers the differences--the pros and cons--of going to work for a public school versus a training school in China. It will help you decide which one appeals to you more and outlines the visa requirements and qualifications you'll need to work there.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 2 -- Sentences Phrases Words
Series: Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This 102 pages book covers 6 daily conversation situations: Eating, Interview, Phone Call, Inviting, Shopping and Vacation with a total of 400 sentences, 250 phrases and words.
2012 People's Republic of China: Military and Security Developments Annual Report to Congress, People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Capabilities, Earlier Reports to 2006
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This important DOD report from May 2012 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2012 report, this unique ebook compilation includes six other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2011.
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
China or Bust! a rookie's guide to living and surviving in China as an ESL teacher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Lana, little travelled, staid, bored, was desperate for some excitement in her life. She and her husband stunned the family by going to China as ESL teachers. Read about the fabulous experiences they had travelling and teaching. This book also contains much information for anyone planning to visit China or go there to work, either as a teacher or in any other fiel
A Daoist Journey into China: journal of a voyage into the interior
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
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A study of the Chinese concept of the dao ('the Way'), this unusual book is set against a 10,000-mile unescorted trip through the China of the 1980s, tinkling bicycles everywhere--no cars, no high rises and a typical income of $20 a month--were the norms. On a meditational journey that took him to temples and monasteries, Schwartz seeks to describe the experience of meditation from the 'inside.'