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ChinAlive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Charlie Evers is a tenth grade student at an international school in Shanghai, China. He will never finish his last research assignment. The life Charlie Evers took for granted is over. His new life--that of a conspirator, terrorist, and refugee--is certain to earn him a date with the executioner. But his death will not be free. Charlie's family will be charged for the bullet if they wish to recla
The South China Sea (SCS) Territorial Disputes: Catalyst for a United States - Vietnamese Security Partnership - Strategy, Policy, Provocations and Challenges, Role of Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As the rebalancing of U.S. power towards the Asia-Pacific occurs, the potential for conflict has increased in the South China Sea (SCS) due to China's assertiveness. In response, the United States has made its intentions clear about its objectives in the region.
Medieval Queens
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Collections. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The middle ages come to life in this beautiful boxed set consisting of "Empress Wu Zetian," "Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, the Warrior Princess of Deheubarth," and "Empress Matilda of England."
Flawed Decisions: The Korean War September - November 1950 - Successful Amphibious Assault at Inchon Followed by Inappropriate Course of Action, Hasty Plan, X Corps to Wonsan, Red China Intervenes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This paper argues that General MacArthur's decision making after Inchon, between 15 September and late November 1950, was flawed and led to the selection of an inappropriate course of action for operations in North Korea.
The Level Playing Field
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,750. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A book of foreign intrigue. The Samurai are not dead, nor is the Japanese Emperor an impotent symbol. A secret army using weapons of finance and psychological control, as well as murder, explain Japan's domination of foreign trade. Scott Maxwell discovers this hidden society, seeing democratic elections uphold the façade, manipulating business, foreign trade, the judiciary. But does America win?
Smart Cities Movement in BRICS
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Urbanisation creates as many opportunities for societies as it does a gamut of challenges. Globally, more and more nations are pondering the concept of a ‘smart city,’ and examining the suitability of applying so-called smart solutions to the multifaceted problems of cities.
Through the Dragon's Gate
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean O'Hara is now a prominent psychiatrist in London, but she grew up in a humble tenement flat in Hong Kong in the 1960s. Jean developed a fascination for medicine and moved to the UK to attend medical school. This book is her account of a childhood steeped in the culture of China, and first steps in a career in medicine.
Avoiding a Nuclear Catastrophe: WMD Weapons Threat from North Korea, Iran, Terrorists, Russia, China, Treaties, Role of Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), Strengthening the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An estimated 35 countries have nuclear weapons, highly enriched uranium, and/or stockpiles of plutonium on their soil. Although four out of every five nuclear weapons that have been built since 1945 have retired from service, the world is still awash in nuclear weapons.
Modern Day Sino-Soviet Split: Russia's Role in the U.S. Pivot Towards Asia - Combining History and a Realist Interpretation of International Relations for Consideration of Russian Role
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
As the United States pivots toward Asia, U.S. national security professionals must include Russia and Sino-Russian relations as a vital part of any strategy to manage China. In January 2012, the United States announced a strategic shift towards the Asia-Pacific because U.S. economic and security interests are increasingly linked to developments in Asia.
La Sankta Biblio
Price: Free! Words: 759,740. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / Language Study
LA Sankta Biblio Paralela Esperanta-Ĉina Biblio Kompilis Wang Chongfang Bitigis Mao Zifu