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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.
Closing the Gap: The Effect of China's Rise on Taiwan's Independence Policy - PRC Growing Military Capability, Taipei Policy, ROC Domestic Politics and Movements, Defense Programs, Procurements
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the shifts in Taiwan's independence policy since 1991 to determine whether Taipei has been more restrained at times of military vulnerability.
Prince Yifan
Series: Worlds of Yifan. Price: Free! Words: 40,350. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Prince Shen Teal is looking forward to seeing his annoying older brother married to the eldest daughter of the Queen of Taiwan. He's not enjoying the long sea voyage on the tall-masted European ship The Unicorn, where the food is even more nauseating than the motion of the waves. But when one day he wakes up in another World, in the body of a girl, he finds that his problems are just beginning.
원코스 대만 용산사 : 타이완 타이페이 시리즈 11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: Korean. Published: November 18, 2015 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
용산사가 오늘날에는 대만인 뿐 아니라 대만을 찾는 여행객에게도 한번쯤은 들러야할 관광지로 주목받는 이유는 무엇일까? 대만 전역에 셀 수도 없이 크고 작은 사당, 사찰, 사원이 있음에도 불구하고, 왜 용산사가 특별한가? 그 이유를 하나하나 파헤쳐 보는 것은 단순히 대만의 유명한 사찰을 방문하는 것을 넘어서, 대만인과 대만문화를 이해하는 계기가 될 것이다. 첫 번째, 용산사는 대만 최고(最古)의 사찰이다. 둘째, 용산사는 중국아닌 중국같은 ‘타이완 사찰’이다. 셋째, 용산사는 소원을 잘 이루어주기로 이름난 ‘소원성취명당’이다. 누구나 가지만 아무도 모르는 대만 용산사. 삐급여행과 함께 용산사로 특급여행을 떠나보시지 않겠습니까?
The Triangle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,000. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Triangle is a riveting story of international espionage where the sinister motives of three countries intersect, bringing dire consequences for the environment and the lives of those involved. A young couple are brought together by their desire to stop the loss of marine life, and end up in a fight for their own.