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No Ugly Chicks
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A 65-year old American called Johan, who is posing as an ESL teacher in China in order to find a wife, believes that he's doing ugly women a favor if he dates them. But when an ugly woman says "No" to him, Johan’s pride is wounded and he stalks her to church, a place he vowed never to go.
Evaluation of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) for Open-Ocean Antisubmarine Warfare - History of ASW, Threats, North Korea, China, Russia, Noise Control, Range and Endurance, Data Link, Improvements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report evaluates the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and its potential to fulfill the open-ocean anti-submarine warfare (ASW) mission. It is unknown whether the LCS platform can support open-ocean ASW. This report examines which LCS variant, Freedom or Independence, is more suitable for open-ocean ASW.
The Taxol Thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For three decades, the FDA denied approval of a first-in-class drug, "taxol," condemning thousands of breast-cancer victims to certain death. The Taxol Thief is the story of one couple's attempt to evade that fate by smuggling taxol from China through Russia.
United States and Chinese Economic Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Analysis - Conventional Aid Attached to Structural and Social Reform, Profit-driven Trade, Western Model Challenged
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Much has been written about Chinese enterprise in sub-Saharan Africa, most bad and some good, which is mainly due to the profit-driven approach, where aid distribution is tied to trade, directly or indirectly. The United States' relationship to the region is fundamentally different, following a Western model of conditional aid attached to structural and social reform.
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: 12,980. 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 Crazy Dumplings Cookbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Red Empress Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Asian, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Quick & Easy
The Crazy Dumplings Cookbook features over 100 recipes with some of the craziest and most delicious dumpling filling recipes you will ever see.
Changing Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship: China's Economic Interest in Latin America, Military Cooperation, U.S. Trade with Mexico, American Foreign Policy Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Current research indicates a growing Chinese interest in Latin America that has driven tighter economic and organizational involvement in the region. Arguably, this growing relationship has challenged United States' hemispheric policy.
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.