Books tagged: china

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Countering a Chinese Coercive Campaign Against Taiwan - China's Preferred Military Option, U.S. Operational Response, PRC PLA Plans and Actions, Taiwan Relations Act, Joint Blockade Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rising tensions across the Taiwan Strait have increased the likelihood that China would use force in a crisis over the status of Taiwan. This paper argues that a coercive campaign is the most likely manner in which China would use force to achieve its political goals.
The Brittle Limit, the complete novel
Price: Free! Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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CIA Action & Adventure in Cambodia: A mysterious American death in the Cambodian jungle. A disgraced CIA operative. A vengeful Khmer Rouge warlord. All while the clock ticks back to Year Zero.
Why the Chicken Crossed the World: 18 Surprising Secrets from China on Success, Wealth, and Happiness
Pre-release—available August 31, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brilliant collection of hilariously poignant true stories illustrate what China teaches us about happiness, wealth, love, power, and getting what you want. Based on a successful, witty blog by a Chinese-American expatriate in Shanghai, these impactful insights loved by worldwide readers illuminate how China changes your world at home.
Bucket & Broom in China
Price: Free! Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
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.
China Box
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,550. 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.