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Bucket & Broom in China
Price: Free! Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
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A very funny, light-hearted fictional diary/blog, seen through the eyes of misfit twenty-something Simon Broom. After starting a microbiology course, Simon lands a English teaching job in Shanghai, China, and heads off on a life-changing adventure with quirky girlfriend Julie Bucket. The story covers eight months in the young couple's lives as they struggle to find themselves in an alien culture.
The Rise of China's Middle Class and the Prospects for Democratization - Lipset's Economic Modernization Theory, ASEAN, Taiwan, Transition, Confucius versus Realists, Industrialization, Urbanization
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Since Deng Xiaoping instituted economic reforms under the "reform and open" policy in 1978, the Chinese Communist Party has overseen a gradualist approach to modernizing China's economy. A new Chinese middle class has emerged with China's economic reforms and economic growth.
The American Factor in the Evolution of China's Maritime Doctrine - Chinese Maritime and PRC Naval History, Imperialism, Cold War, Sino-Soviet, Islands, Cultural Revolution, Vietnam, East Asia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the birth of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, American military strategy, foreign policy, and naval presence in East Asia, have all had a significant effect on the evolution of China's naval development, strategy, and maritime doctrine.
Peeking Through the 10/40 Window
Price: Free! Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by Michael Taylor. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
"Peeking Through the 10/40 Window" is an eye opening book that will likely change the way you look at missions. There is a great need to be met, and a great Saviour to be shared!
China Box
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,610. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Fifteen years ago, Casey Collins’s Polish lover was murdered and she lost heart for the war against terror. After 9/11, the State Department intelligence analyst knew she’d also lost her touch. Now, she works in tiny US embassies far from Washington, doing routine admin work that numbs her. The highlight of her day is happy hour. Until Colonel Holger Sorensen limps into the American Club of Dhaka.
Dancing with the Dragon: U.S.-China Engagement Policy - Mutual Distrust, Asia-Pacific Geopolitics, Appeasement and Rebalancing, History and Culture, People's Republic of China's (PRC) Perspective
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper analyzes the effectiveness of the current U.S. engagement policy with China that has been implemented since 1972. Is the engagement policy an appeasement policy? Is China's rise causing the downfall of the United States? Is this a zero-sum game or does it provide a win-win solution for both sides?
Strategic Aggression: Conditions That Could Trigger Aggressive Military Action by the People's Republic of China (PRC) - Case Studies of Interwar Germany, Modern China, Secrecy, PLA, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
China continues to develop high technology weapons systems and force projection platforms that are widening its military advantage over its neighbors and could possible deny American military access to the region in the event of conflict. China's true ambitions and long-term strategy are difficult to discern, as it is intentionally secretive about its military development and foreign policy.
Rare Breed: A Chinese Jewish Quest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
We, as readers, even as historians, too often assume that the Jewish experience unfolded only in the Middle East and in Europe and North America. In this we are missing an entire page of Jewish history. The time has come that we look to the East, to fill in this missing page, to publish the memoirs and diaries and history that tell of the experience of the Jewish people in the eastern world.
String of Pearls: Meeting the Challenge of China's Rising Power across the Asian Littoral - Chinese Look Seaward, Sea Lines of Communication, South China Sea, Gwadar, Diaoyutai (Senkaku) Islands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China's rising maritime power is encountering American maritime power along the sea lines of communication (SLOCs) that connect China to vital energy resources in the Middle East and Africa. The "String of Pearls" describes the manifestation of China's rising geopolitical influence through efforts to increase access to ports and airfields.
Russia's Revival: Ambitions, Limitations, and Opportunities for the United States - Vladimir Putin's Record, Corruption Complex, Military, Near Abroad, China, Iran, Implications for United States
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Independent Russia is approaching the start of its third decade of post-Soviet existence. After the economic chaos of the Boris Yeltsin decade and the recovery and stabilization of the Vladimir Putin decade, Russia's leaders have high ambitions for a return to great power status in the years ahead.