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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.
Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan - Okinawa Mondai, Fact and Fiction, Over-attribution of Crimes to U.S. Forces Japan Military and Civilian Personnel, SOFA-Related Incidents, Impacts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that Japanese media disproportionately finds United States Forces Japan (USFJ) military and civilian personnel and their dependents responsible for accidents and crimes. The study examines how and why this pattern of reporting occurs.
At Periscope Depth: Exploring Submarine Proliferation in Southeast Asia - Case Studies of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam - Undersea Diesel Electric Subs, Philippines and Thailand
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Submarine proliferation in the post-Cold War environment has led to an exponential increase in the number of regional submarine operators and begs the question: Were these submarine purchases made for deterrence, enforcement, prestige, or a combination of the three?
Asian History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The significance of the study of the history of Asia requires no exceptional prominence, principally with the rise of China, India and Japan as main supremacies of this continent. The Asian history could be seen as the combined history of many diverse outlying littoral regions such as, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East connected by the internal frame of the Eurasian steppe.
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: 12,920. 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.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart - Ground Zero 02: Tsunami and Worse
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Unaware that the M 9.0 megaquake of March 11, 2011 was just the beginning of it all Yogan Baum narrowly escapes the ensuing tsunami. In search of his wife he slowly realizes the really bad news is still to come. Next morning the north-flying Chinooks overhead tell their own story. Reunited to his wife the flight from Fukushima is on. Japan is on the brink and the whole world is watching Dai-ichi.
The Role of the Military in Myanmar's Political Economy - Burma History, Tatmadaw, Colonial Rule, Socialist Period, Market Liberalization, Ethnic Insurgency, Coup, Private Enterprise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of Myanmar's military, the Tatmadaw, in the country's political economy. Using a hybrid of the new institutional economics and the developmental state model as the analytical framework, a historical comparative analysis reveals that the Tatmadaw was a major actor with a dominant role in shaping Myanmar's political economic institutions.
Chinese Cyber Espionage: A Complementary Method to Aid PLA Modernization - Hacker Groups, Hactivists, PLA Modernization, Information Warfare Militias, Document 27 Blueprint, Military Platforms
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In the last two decades, Chinese cyber espionage has cultivated a significant reputation in cyberspace for its high-volume, illicit exploitation of defense technology. At the same time, the PLA has also rapidly modernized its naval, fighter jet, and air defense technologies.
Chinese Infrastructure in South Asia: A Realist and Liberal Perspective, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, PRC One Belt - One Road Strategy, Silk Road Initiative, Roads, Railways, Ports
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Despite being promoted by China as the creation of a win-win environment throughout the Indian Ocean region, realist scholars argue that China's motivations are to utilize this infrastructure to create overseas bases, threaten India's perceived sphere of influence, and increase Chinese influence by challenging the regional order.
China's Role in Counter-Piracy Operations: Gulf of Aden (GOA), Southeast Asia, Cooperating with Other Navies, PLAN Modernization, ASEAN Economic Relationship, Somali Piracy, Mahanian Philosophy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China has neither joined the Combined Maritime Forces task force in the GOA to combat piracy nor been completely transparent about its maritime strategy in either region. There are varying theories about what is motivating China's behavior. Why is China involved in counter-piracy operations?
China – The New Superpower
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China? It seems modern China is a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity. China, in general, has been one of the most intriguing countries in the world for most of its history. The most populous nation of the world.
Preventing Catastrophe: U.S. Policy Options for Management of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia - India and Pakistan Proliferation Threat, Strategic Delivery Capability, Conflict in Kashmir, NPT
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This paper highlights the threat in "The Nuclear Catastrophe," a gripping projection of the worst-case scenario on the current realities of the Indian subcontinent. Written a year after the "catastrophe," it vividly describes the events leading up to the disaster as well as the grim aftermath of a South Asian nuclear war.
Balancing on the Pivot: How China's Rise and Offshore Balancing Affect Japan's and India's Roles as Balancers in the Twenty-First Century - Military, Nuclear, Self-defense Forces, Pakistan Role
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States is poised to pivot eastward to meet the demands of China as a rising challenger. The question I raise here is, how viable would an alternative grand strategy in Asia be?
INDIA IN GREECE BY Edward Pococke and FOREWORD BY BHARAT SOMAL
You set the price! Words: 125,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
HOW GREEK CIVILIZATION ORIGINATED FROM INDIA. India In Greece Or, Truth In Mythology: Containing The Sources Of The Hellenic Race, The Colonization Of Egypt And Palestine, The Wars Of The Grand Lama And The Buddhistic Propaganda In Greece (English)(Hardcover, Edward Pococke)
PROSPEROUS BRITISH INDIA BY WILLIAM DIGBY, FOREWORD BY BHARAT SOMAL
You set the price! Words: 226,490. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
'Prosperous' British India, more completely titled Prosperous' British India: A Revelation from Official Records, was a book published in 1901 by British author William Digby that described the economic conditions prevailing in British India in the latter half of the nineteenth century under British rule.It used official government statistics to illuminate the falling incomes and increasing impove
Bangkok People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
Du Yuesheng The Lord of Shanghai
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese secret societies were transformed into criminal organizations that would monopolize many trades. The most prestigious of them will bear the name of Green Band. And the most prestigious of the heads of the Green band will be Du Yuesheng, Du the big ears for his detractors.