Asia
epub |eng | 2015-11-05 | Author:Bruce Riedel [Riedel, Bruce]

Galbraith's and Kennedy's Response On October 20 Ambassador Galbraith was in London to give a speech. He was staying at the Ritz Hotel when “a lad” from the U.S. Embassy ...
( Category: Politics & Government April 25,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-31 | Author:Yoshimi Yoshiaki

FROM NITTSŪ TRANSPORT AGENCY CLERK TO RETSU CORPS COMMUNICATIONS UNIT FROM CENTRAL CHINA TO BURMA On March 21, 1941, Sakimoto Takashi joined the 13th Telegraph Regiment of the Central China ...
( Category: Asia April 24,2018 )
epub |eng | 1992-04-01 | Author:Donald M. Nicol [Nicol, Donald M.]

The Emperor Constantine ... died fighting. He was a wise and moderate man in his private life and diligent to the highest degree in prudence and virtue, sagacious as the ...
( Category: Middle East April 24,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2018-01-02 | Author:Mark Edward Lewis

Once the gates of Hades slam shut, they never open again. Though there be a thousand kinds of food placed on our grave- mounds, How can they alleviate the hunger ...
( Category: Europe April 24,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:John S. Major & Constance A. Cook

Focus: The Book of Changes Just as oracle bones are indelibly associated with the Shang dynasty, the Book of Changes (Yijing or Zhouyi) system of divination is firmly associated with ...
( Category: Asia April 24,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-04-24 | Author:Ben Hubbard

The naginata typically featured a 30–60 cm (12–23 inch) long, curved blade attached to a long shaft. The blade was forged in the same way as a katana. The popularity ...
( Category: Military April 24,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-04-23 | Author:Lopez, Donald S., Jr.

The importance of Tibetan tradition for our time and for the spiritual development of humanity lies in the fact that Tibet is the last living link that connects us with ...
( Category: Buddhism April 23,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2011-03-02 | Author:Sir Rodric Braithwaite

Though not as important as the Salang route, the western highway which led from Kushka in Uzbekistan to Herat, Shindand, and Kandahar also had to be kept open. It was ...
( Category: Asia April 23,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Arlene Chan

Volunteers, including Valerie Mah, set up the Dragon Mall on Elizabeth Street in Old Chinatown in 1970 as a fundraising event for the Mon Sheong Foundation. Generally, the Chinese could ...
( Category: Asia April 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-07-20 | Author:Zheng Wang

Before 1949, Chinese athletes attended three Olympic Games altogether, but every time came back with failure. They did not get even one medal. A foreign newspaper once put out a ...
( Category: Politics & Government April 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-06 | Author:Timothy P. Maga, Ph.D.

SHOCK AND AWE As early as 1965, economic policy expert Anthony Solomon, along with Harvard University School of Business, sponsored a special seminar on financing the Vietnam War. Their recommendations ...
( Category: Military April 23,2018 )
mobi |eng | 1998-11-10 | Author:Elizabeth Becker [Becker, Elizabeth]

Even though Pol Pot’s belief in his own infallibility led him to think he was stronger than ever, this was the opposite of the truth. From the records kept on ...
( Category: Asia April 22,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2015-01-14 | Author:Michael Dylan Foster

FIGURE 11. Ninmenju. Original illustration by Shinonome Kijin. The process demonstrates one of many ways in which “Japanese” yōkai come into being. It turns out that a seemingly indigenous monster ...
( Category: Asia April 22,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-22 | Author:David H. Mould [Mould, David H.]

seven Father of Apples Welcome to Almaty? For travelers in the mid-1990s, Almaty airport was not a welcoming port of entry. Flights from Europe arrived in the wee hours of ...
( Category: Travel Writing April 22,2018 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Terry Hunt [Hunt, Terry]

Figure 7.7. Stone foundation of a typical “boat-shaped house,” or hare paenga. Our excavations of the deposits within hare paenga foundations located near Ahu Akahanga and along the northwest coast ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania April 21,2018 )

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