Books tagged: imperialism

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Social Harmony as Measured by Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
This lecture shows how the character and quality of music reflects the harmony of its society, especially the prospects for love and happy marriage. Since the 1920s and early to mid 1930s, American music has deteriorated in step with the decay of the American Empire. Computers are also and everywhere to blame. It shows too what we --and especially China --must do to get music back on track.
Vietnam Past and Present: The North
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years.
Vent'anni senza Muro - Dagli Imperi della Guerra Fredda agli Imperi del XXI secolo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: Italian. Published: March 11, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Saggio storico sugli Imperi della Guerra Fredda e il suo proseguo fino ad oggi.
The Question of Sovereignty: A Study of Chinese and British Negotiating Positions with Regard to the Colonisation and Decolonisation of Hong Kong
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Price: Free! Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a study of the collision of Britain's 'imperialism of free trade' with China's sovereignty over Hong Kong from the time of the Colony's occupation in 1842 to the signing of the Joint Declaration in 1984.
The Blackguard
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The first of Ben Garrido's three novels about broken identity, The Blackguard follows young engineer Marcus Hunyadi as he tries to separate Nevada’s ancient and isolated town of Enclave from its immense natural resources, protect a child of tainted blood, and attain the power he craves.
Understanding Ancient India
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Social science
Do you need a 'simple' understanding of debates and issues related to history of ancient India? This book is the answer, as it contains answers related to issues such as nature of state, social formation, urbanization, historiography, and more prominently Indo Aryan debate. The work has attempted to cover the most recent aspects related to history of ancient India.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
A Late Monsoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
Remembering Turinam
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Salai returns to his childhood home with turbulent questions — he leaves with a mission. Originally published in "We See A Different Frontier", this short story received an honorable mention in Gardner Dozois’s "The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Thirty First Edition".