Books tagged: chinese

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科学家解说道德经(The Interpretation of Tao Te Ching by a Modern Scientist)
Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
本书用通俗易懂的语言,从现代人和现代科学的角度解读了《道德经》里蕴含的深刻哲学思想,并剥离了其神秘主义外衣。读者通过本书将能更深刻的理解老子的智慧和现代科学的思想,并一窥这些思想对于国家,社会和人生的应用。 This book (written in Chinese) presents the interpretation of Tao Te Ching from the perspective of modern science, without common mystical beliefs. Through this book, the readers could gain a deep understanding on Lao Tzu's wisdom and the ideas of science, and their applications in our lives.
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.
Shanghai Affair (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Wei Liang is a man of the world in 1930’s Shanghai, balancing the demands of filial piety and modern living. His greatest challenge though won’t be what to do with his life, but rather whom to spend it with in this story of tradition vs. transition.
Legend of the River Soul: The Secrets of the Zhujiang River 江灵传说: 三江起源之珠江篇
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
滇南一梦苍山尽,蜀地千年洱海空。 利剑融冰化三朵,神刀斩雪成玉龙。 蓝月有情迷真性,红土无边竞从容。 霸业不成王侯馁,唯余流水自向东。
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.
Young and Malay: Growing Up in Multicultural Malaysia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of nine essays by young and 'youngish' Malays who are artists, novelists, lawyers, politicians, journalists, and social activists is a compelling read for observers and researchers of contemporary Malay and Malaysian politics and culture. ​
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.