Books tagged: china

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Around the World on the QE2: The Last of the Great Ocean Liners
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A personal account of the the ship's last world cruise, with many photos. Places visited include the Taj Mahal, Jaipur,Mount Parnassus, Cape Horn, Egypt, Easter Island, Hong Kong,the Great Wall, Dubai, Salalah, Safaga, Valencia, Lisbon, Fort Lauderdale, Barbados, Salvadore da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan,Tahiti, Moorea, Pitcairn Island,Tonga, New Zealand,and Australia
Introduction to China's Industrial Parks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
China’s rapid economic growth has attracted the attention of foreign investors all over the world, and the flow of foreign investment into China has had much to do with the country’s establishment of development zones and industrial parks.
Overview of China's Economy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
The reform that started in late 1978 has turned China into the fastest growing major economy in the world. In 2008, China’s GDP grew 9.0% and reached RMB 30.1 trillion (US$4.4 trillion ). In the same year, China’s economy was the third-largest economy in the world, 20% larger than Germany’s. China is expected to replace Japan as the world’s second-largest economy in 2010.
Living in China
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
China has long been regarded as a state of etiquette and ceremonies. Many proverbs relating to the importance of good manners have been passed down generation after generation: “civility costs nothing” and “courtesy demands reciprocity” are among the most popular.
Investing in China
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
There are three main types of foreign-invested enterprises, namely, the equity joint venture (EJV), the cooperative joint venture (CJV) and the wholly-owned foreign enterprise (WOFE). Together, they are referred to as foreign-invested enterprises or FIEs.
2012 The Awakening
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 114,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young woman finds herself at the center of a global human awakening. Filled with self doubt, exhileration, fear, and limitless possibility, her adventure leads into a storm of danger. Unknown to her, humanity is experiencing the same self doubt and unraveling of their lives, as they too are experiencing this massive shift in consciousness. Deepak Chopra called 2012 The Awakening "A Gift!"
Journey to Lhasa in Tibet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
An ancient, beat-up, rusty Chinese bus is the transport to Lhasa from Nepal. It providing an unforgettable travel experience. Visit the ten storey high Potala Palace once the home of the Dalai Lama and his Summer Palace and the monasteries of Sera and Deprung.
Beijing City of Emperors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Visit Beijing the seat of 24 Emperors and experience the highlights of Chinese culture, history and foods. Try the night Food markets and experience the full ceremony of Peking Duck. Walk the Great Wall of China and visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games.
China Silk Road Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travelling by train across the Silk Road from Beijing to Kashgar is an established tourist route. It offers adventure, history and an opportunity to meet some of the cultures that you’ll find along the Silk Road. This is the story of a couples quest to meet these people, of experiencing their culture and their foods. The journey ends as they connect up with the Karakorum Highway into Pakistan.
The Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The history of the Terracotta Warriors is one of China’s most intriguing mysteries. Since the first remains were found in 1974, excavation of the site has continued. In the last 10 years a number of significant breakthroughs have been made, including advances in protecting the colors of the warriors. Hundreds of new excavations have found an amazing collection of animals, people and artefacts.