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Countering China's Economic Statecraft in the South China Sea and Straits of Malacca - Countering Chinese President Xi Jinping's Vision, SCS Claimants' Military Expansion, One Belt One Road Initiative
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States assesses the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca as vitally important to the world economy due to their location and the amount of trade that passes through the two bodies of water each year. China also believes its security and prosperity is tied to these two bodies of water.
China's Role in Wildlife Trafficking and the Chinese Government's Response - Protection of Endangered Species Elephant Ivory, Rhino Horns, Tiger Bones, Traditional Asian Medicine, CITES Regulation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Overlooked, under-policed, and highly lucrative, international wildlife trafficking has become a low-risk/high-return illegal trade estimated at $7 billion to $23 billion annually. While China's share of this trade is unknown due to the trade's illicit nature, China is widely recognized as the world's largest market for trafficked wildlife products.
Africa: China's Newest Stage for Great Power Competition - Chinese Practicing Unrestricted Warfare (UW) to Achieve Extended Military Operational Reach, Xi Jinping's Chinese Dream and Grand Strategy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Africa
China's investment, development, and growing influence in Africa has significant consequences to the United States. China competes using unrestricted warfare. Thus, investment does not guarantee sustainable growth for African countries and potentially destabilizes economies.
Daoism to Maoism and Everything in Between: Operational and Strategic Thinking in the People's Republic of China - Influence on Sun-Tzu, Mao Zedong's Marxism, National Security, President Xi Jinping
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
After two centuries of humiliation and loss, the People's Republic of China is now a major political and economic actor. Western observers expected China to liberalize with economic growth, and for China's rise to be peaceful. China's economy is now second only to the United States.
Indigenous Weapons Development in China's Military Modernization - Report on Anti-Satellite Systems (ASAT), Dongfeng Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile (ASBM), Stealth Fighter Aircraft, Yuan-class Submarine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This authoritative report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. China's process of modernizing its armed forces has involved the development of indigenously designed weapons systems—some of which appeared to undergo a process of development, procurement, and/or deployment that outpaced the estimates of U.S. and other foreign observers.
U.S. - China Relations in 2019: A Year in Review - Experts on Hong Kong Protests, Trade Frictions and Trump Tariffs, Chinese Military Activities and Modernization, Regional Security Issues with Taiwan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,860. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This authoritative report with the input of nine esteemed experts has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. A hearing on September 4, 2019 reviewed key developments in the U.S.-China relationship in 2019. Panel 1 evaluated developments in China's political economy and the impact of U.S.-China trade frictions on the Chinese economy.
Ганто или Лунный Меч Самурая
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: Russian. Published: September 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Япония, 8 век нашей эры. Судьба императорского палача Ганто внезапно становится ключом к продвижению новой религии.
Law on the Rocks: International Law and China's Maritime Disputes - Exhaustive Analysis of Claims to Senkaku and Paracel Islands, Scarborough Shoal, Chinese Legal Warfare, Japan, Vietnam, Philippines
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Maritime disputes in the Western Pacific have increased tensions among East Asian states. This thesis uses three case studies to investigate two questions: first, whether China's maritime claims and behavior align with international legal principles governing maritime disputes, and second, which IR framework best describes China's behavior related to its maritime disputes.
Empress Wu Zetian Activity Book
Series: The Legendary Women of World History: Activity Books, 5. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Learn all about Empress Wu Zetian and test your knowledge of Tang dynasty China when you download this free puzzle book based on "Empress Wu Zetian" by Laurel A. Rockefeller. Includes answer key.
Of Ancient Mountains and Seas Volume 1: Southern Highlands 山海经卷一:南山经
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
This is a casual translation of volume 1 of Shan Hai Jing (《山海经》) , the Southern Highlands
Journey Around Lake Biwa, 8: Saba Kaido Road, Obama, & Kyoto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This issue features Saba Kaido Road. The Saba Kaido Road refers to the road used to transport mackerel caught in Wakasa Bay from Obama in Fukui Prefecture to Kyoto in the capital.
India's Grand Strategy: Ambitions and Capacity - Countering China's Rising Influence in South Asia and Indian Ocean Region, Indira and Gujral Doctrines, Tanham's Mandala System of Strategic Thinking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There currently exists a critical consensus that India's leaders lack a grand strategy to direct internal and external policies. Recent literature focuses increasingly on this issue to address the question of India's ability to counter China's rising influence in South Asia and the Indian Ocean Region.
Asian State Responses to China's Space Power Strategy - Military and Civilian Space Programs of India (ISRO), Japan, and Vietnam, Launch Vehicles, Nuclear and BMD, Navigation Satellites, ASAT Weapons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
China's rise as a space power has coincided with its quest for hegemony in the Indo-Pacific. Advances in China's space capabilities constitute a threat to regional states' national security, economic competitiveness, and national prestige.
Power to Xi: How Xi Jinping Consolidated Political Power in the People's Republic of China - History of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Political Evolution from Mao to Xi, Anti-Corruption Campaign
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World leaders
In March 2018, the Chinese National People's Congress voted to abolish presidential term limits, paving the way for Chinese President Xi Jinping to rule the country indefinitely. This decision was but one part of a broader trend of power centralization taking place within the People's Republic of China.
Crouching Bear, Hidden Dragon: China, Russia, and Security Dilemma Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa - Exploring the Nature of Sino-Russian Competition, Russia's Reliance on Chinese Oil and Gas Market
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The collapse of the Soviet Union left the United States as the preeminent global power. China's rise has marked it as the primary threat to the United States' top position, but its economic rise alone has not been enough, and it found a ready partner in Russia to bolster its balancing efforts.
Social Implications of Korean Reunification: Population Migration, Social Integration, and Discrimination - Vastly Contradictory and Incompatible Korean Societies, Class System Issue, Carpetbagging
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Existing literature on the topic of a potential Korean reunification focuses primarily on three major areas of concern: the impact to regional and international security, fiscal costs analysis, and anticipation of various reunification scenarios. Assuming a unification under Seoul's guidance, this study will seek to bridge a gap that exists in the field by examining the likely social implications.
Pearls of the Orient 2
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Poetry » Asian poetry
77 pieces, 2oo+ photos & 7oo p. of myth & legend, history, photo essays, poems & humor…Bali’s Basakih Dragon; Bagan’s secrets; Hanoi’s Old Quarter; the Strings of Yangon; Khmer stone carvings; Shanghai’s skyline; the Voluptuous Burmese Alphabet; sumo & cockfighting; LPB alms; KL’s ambition; HK Filipinas; the Great Wall, by dynasty; Tiger Balm; the princess turned goddess, Guan Yin…& more
Sino-Indian Relations: A Tale of Two Asian Giants - Historical Analysis of Discord and 1962 Border War, Cooperation, Competition, Conflict, 2017 Doklam Border Standoff, Unresolved Territorial Disputes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In the last decade, China and India have risen to prominence in the Indo-Pacific region, requiring U.S. policymakers, subject matter experts, and military officials to shift their attention toward understanding this critical relationship. The maintenance and stability of the Indo-Pacific region depend on the dynamics of the Sino-Indian relationship.
dMAC Digest Vol 6 No 1a Jakarta Journal #2 Amended
Price: Free! Words: 65,870. Language: Australian English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The recorded history of Indonesia dates back over two thousand years. This is the 2nd Journal, covering events from the British invasion of Batavia in 1811 CE, up to the granting of Indonesian Independence.
Japan and South Korea Security Cooperation: Drivers and Obstacles - Influence of China, North Korea and United States, Impact of Public Opinion and Domestic Leaders, Shared Animosity and DPRK Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Japan and South Korea's bilateral security relationship has experienced periods of both cooperation and friction. Despite several contemporary similarities, expanded security cooperation between these two countries remains elusive. Clarifying why Japan and South Korea pursue cooperation at some times but avoid it at others provides a deeper understanding of the relationship.