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epub |eng | 2018-08-18 | Author:Brian Vandemark

Rostow had no hesitation about emphasizing his own opinions in the paperwork he submitted to the president. He had been secretly promoting himself for months through starry-eyed back-channel memos to ...
( Category: Military September 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-11-09 | Author:Ben Macintyre

10 THE MAHARAJA’S AMBASSADOR Dost Mohammed Khan demanded the return of the rich and fertile province of Peshawar, and sent an elegantly aggressive warning to Ranjit Singh: “If out of ...
( Category: Asia September 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-10-27 | Author:Kwon, Heonik;

The 4.3 Incident has only recently become a publicly acknowledged historical reality among the islanders, in contrast to past decades during which the subject remained strictly taboo in public discourse.7 ...
( Category: Asia September 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Stueck, William;

PERSPECTIVES AND PROSPECTS On the eve of reaching agreement with the Communists on item 2, Ridgway told Washington that “our future bargaining potential” has been “substantially weakened.” “It is particularly ...
( Category: Military September 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2004-03-14 | Author:Ouyang, Xiu; Davis, Richard;

Li Cunjin Native to Zhenwu, Li Cunjin [d. C.E. 922] had the original surname Sun and personal name Chongjin. Taizu obtained him in the conquest of Shuozhou, only to confer ...
( Category: Asia September 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Felicity Goodall

A separate line of camps was constructed for Indians. The two routes became known as the White and Black routes,51 although in the governor’s official report on the crisis it ...
( Category: Military September 18,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-08-29 | Author:Jonathan Dimbleby [Dimbleby, Jonathan]

This ‘understanding’ had allowed Lord Young, among others, to nurture his relationship with China – even when, as a member of the Cabinet, he was subject to the bar on ...
( Category: Asia September 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-10-02 | Author:Bovingdon, Gardner;

GOVERNMENT RESPONSES Between 1980 and 1997, the governments in Beijing and Ürümci made concessions in only four instances to matters raised during demonstrations. After a series of protests by Han ...
( Category: Asia September 14,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Paul French

* * * 24 Plum rains; gold fever. The annual plum rains, the meiyu, hammer Shanghai in July 1939, steaming off the sidewalks as the newly arrived humidity evaporates the ...
( Category: True Crime September 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-12 | Author:Edward Burman

9 WHAT IS IN THE MAUSOLEUM? The title of this chapter presupposes an answer to the apparently much simpler question, what in the mind of kings and emperors of that ...
( Category: Archaeology September 13,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-04-10 | Author:Stephen Earle [Earle, Stephen]

The prana can be stopped by way of retention after exhalation.… We breathe out, gradually and intensely, in a very spontaneous, flowing manner, and then do not breathe in; this ...
( Category: Asia September 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-28 | Author:Bruce Feiler [Feiler, Bruce]

The next morning when we arrived at the base of the mountain a little after ten o’clock, people were visible at every turn. According to a popular saying, every person ...
( Category: Social Sciences September 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2004-03-31 | Author:Inazo Nitobe [Nitobe, Inazo]

I refrain from quoting other examples, for I know I could do only scant justice to the pearly gems of our literature, were I to render into a foreign tongue ...
( Category: Philosophy September 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 1947-09-06 | Author:Ruth Benedict

( Category: Anthropology September 7,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Matthieu Ricard

When I arrived for the first time, Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Rinpoche told me that the night before he had dreamt of meeting the first Khyentse, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. “It is ...
( Category: Leaders & Notable People September 6,2018 )

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