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The Growth of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy: Impacts and Implications of Regional Naval Expansion - PLAN Force Modernization Destabilization of East Asia, Maritime Strategy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
In response to the need for sea access, the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) is undergoing an expansion and force modernization process intended to ensure China's access to vital sea lines of communications (SLOCs).
Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Muslim World
Price: Free! Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Edited by Juline Beaujouan This e-book is the fruit of the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (IMEIS) third annual conference on the theme “Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Muslim World”. It gathers insights from academics, analysts and field observers, and offers a multidisciplinary overview of the current situation of the Muslim World.
Joy Met Thailand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is travelling Essay. Called “the country of smiles”, Thailand has transformed into a great tourist destination. The country abounds in historic sites and charming resorts. It is a convenient place to visit with plenty of reasonably-priced accommodations and restaurants. It is a country that foreigners first think of as one of their favorite countries to visit among the Asian countries.
Explaining Meiji Japan's Top-Down Revolution (1868) - Reshaped Foreign Policy and Centralized Military by Conscripting Soldiers from Across the Country, Asserting Regionally with Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Meiji Japanese leaders consisted of an oligarchy that strived to overcome Western imperialist pressures in Asia. They did so by overturning some deeply rooted Tokugawa-Era traditions in Japanese society and replaced them with Western ones. They understood that Western norms dictated world affairs.
Comparing Rising Powers: The Case of Pre-World War II Japanese Nationalism and Contemporary Chinese Nationalism - China's Role as the Next East Asian Hegemon with the One Belt, One Road Initiative
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Where Japan's approach to nationalism failed in interaction with international institutions, China has succeeded, and a united China may very well be the next East Asian hegemon. Will Chinese nationalism result in war?
The Jade Menagerie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Reading this book business people will save time, money, career and lives in East Asia. Asian studies or MBA students will understand the business culture and ethic. Government employees will learn how to reduce corruption. Knowing your opponent is half the game. Enjoy a comical western view of the East Asian business subculture.
The use of Chinese characters in the Japanese and Korean writing systems
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
This paper discusses the use of Chinese characters in Japanese and Korean writing systems. Chinese, Japanese and Korean are distinct languages in Asia. Speakers of the three languages are not able to understand one another through verbal communication, but the common use of Chinese characters in their writing systems allows them to be mutually comprehensible to a certain extent through writing.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off until May 22, 2020!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.