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Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Asia » China
Living in Shanghai (notes from an expat's wife) by Alexandra Khoo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An expat's wife account of living in the most cosmopolitan city of China - Shanghai. Encompassing many aspects of a foreigner's life, each chapter is accompanied by colourful photos for dramatic illustrations. This book is an easy and quick read for anybody who wish to understand life in Shanghai city.
La China No Existe: Observación Comparativa de la Realidad Moderna en China y lo Panorama Económico, Social y Político en Portugal by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
Este libro se muestra altamente relevante y necesario para los empresarios y políticos de cualquier país, buscando establecer comercio y investimento en China, sino también para aquellos que quieren vivir y trabajar en este país.
China Doesn’t Exist: Comparative Observation of the Reality in Modern China and the Economic, Social and Political Overview in Portugal by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
This book shows itself highly relevant and necessary for businessmen and politicians of any country, seeking to establish trade and investment with China, but also for those who want to live and work in this country.
Chinese Expressions for Emotions and Feelings by Hongyang（Canada）/ 红洋（加拿大）
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. 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 your emotions and feelings in Chinese? This book can help you overcome the challenges of learning Chinese by providing you with necessary words, phrases, and sentences that can be applied to various real-life situations.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze by Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy by Progressive Management
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 by Jeff J. Brown
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 by Tara DeAugustine
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 by Martijn De Waal
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... by Rob Walters
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 by Philippe E.
Price: $2.99 USD. 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 by Janice Warren
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 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 by Alastair Scott
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 by Daniel Andersen
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 by Henry Hao
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.
English/Chinese: The Pillow Book of Carmen Garcia - Enhanced Edition by Alfonso Borello
Series: Foreign Languages - Enhanced Edition, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: Simple English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This short story is in English and includes 300 Chinese words right before the English equivalent and they are typed in 60 percent gray; there's no need to hover on the words, so that you can grasp the meaning right away. Please read more in the Author's notes inside the sample.
Kingdom of Sharks by Andrew Johnston
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 by Tracy Zhang
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!