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Hey! I'm Shaun and I'm Annoying!
Price: Free! Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is what happens when a man, free of his student loans and out of his comfort zone, travels the world for an entire year. What he finds out about his reality and mindset forces him to change from the boy he was to the man he is.
City Maps Taipei Taiwan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 300. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
City Maps Taipei Taiwan is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map.
Education and EFL in Taiwan: Policy and Practice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A focus on systemic problems & issues of EFL teaching/learning in Taiwan. Despite goal posts constantly shifting, nothing changes: rote learning, exams, hierarchic structures, culturally-based vis-a-vis earned respect, cheating/plagiarism, credentialism, profiteering, linguistic incompetence,& political infighting persist. Despite 9yrs of EFL many college graduates are not competent in English.
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing States and Groups of Concern - Case Studies of Russia, China in the Taiwan Strait, Nuclear-armed Iran, North Korea, Triad, Hussein and Gulf War Lessons, Zero Nukes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Deterrence thinking has evolved from the Cold War to the present. During the period from 1945-1991 when the United States sought to deter attacks by the U.S.S.R. and Warsaw Pact, U.S. nuclear forces were fielded primarily to prevent nuclear war or escalation of war.
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.
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.
A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
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.
Journey Across Asia: Taiwan
Series: Journey Across Asia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
A journey across Taiwan, through the eyes of a novice traveller. Taipei, Shilin Night Market, Jiufen, Shifen, Green Island, Taidong. A journey that took three years to select and compile, reminises the past and thinking about the future.
Scramble in the South China Sea (SCS): Regional Conflict and U.S. Strategy - Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Paracel, Spratlys, ASEAN
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book focuses on six states - the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Indonesia - and examines the drivers of regional conflict and sources of instability and competition in detail.