Asia
epub |eng | 2016-04-06 | Author:Ross, Robert S.; Bekkevold, Jo Inge;

Recentralizing a Foreign Policy Issue China’s behavior in the maritime sphere since 2009 has complicated China’s external relations and in many cases has led to heightened tensions with its neighbors ...
( Category: Politics & Government February 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-23 | Author:David Pilling

10 The Promised Road Kumiko Shimotsubo dated the start of what she called ‘the ice age’ to the winter of 1995. Like Haruki Murakami, she regarded that tumultuous year as ...
( Category: Asia February 15,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Geoff Childs

TAX, RITUALS, AND SPIRITUAL SECURITY Although the details vary from place to place, most Tibetan villages have devised some sort of tax system to make sure that public coffers are ...
( Category: Anthropology February 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Sun-Tzu [Sun-Tzu]

20. When you plunder a countryside, let the spoil be divided amongst your men; Sun Tzu wishes to lessen the abuses of indiscriminate plundering by insisting that all booty shall ...
( Category: Military February 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 1997-03-15 | Author:Adeline Yen Mah [Mah, Adeline Yen]

CHAPTER 15 Fu Zhong You Yu Fish Swimming in a Cauldron A few weeks before I left London, I wrote to Professor McFadden, Lo Mac, at Hong Kong University medical ...
( Category: Asia February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 1991-01-01 | Author:John Keay [Keay, John]

ii In deciding against the forcible occupation of Divi Island the Madras Council had taken into consideration the extent and vulnerability of its other territorial commitments. Besides Fort St David ...
( Category: Asia February 13,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-02-02 | Author:Janet Gyatso

Coda.4 The central figures of plates 9 and 12, showing the tantric channels. The captions for the main figure of plate 9 only point to the bloodletting and vulnerable vessels. ...
( Category: Anthropology February 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-25 | Author:Luo Guanzhong [Guanzhong, Luo]

Lu Su reports back to Zhou Yu, telling him of the apparent success of his mission. Zhou Yu, confident that this time, at last, he has fooled Kong Ming, sets ...
( Category: Classics February 11,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Man

15 A NEW CAPITAL BEIJING WAS NO one’s first choice as a capital – too far North, no good rivers – until the Mongols’ predecessors, the Jin, invaded from Manchuria ...
( Category: Politics & Government February 10,2019 )
azw3, mobi, epub |eng | 2017-04-11 | Author:Lynn Vincent & Roger Hill

CHAPTER 28 A COUPLE OF days into the jingle truck recovery, Hill was waiting for the last of the lowboy trailers to show up when MAJ Smith called him into ...
( Category: Military February 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-04 | Author:Parag Khanna

5 Asians in the Americas and Americans in Asia The United States was founded by migrants from across the Atlantic, but in the nineteenth century Asians streamed in from across ...
( Category: International February 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Aranya, Hariharananda Swami [Aranya, Hariharananda Swami]

( Category: Philosophy February 1,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Jinwung Kim [Kim, Jinwung]

Economic Changes As a colony of the expanding Japanese empire, Korea was primarily a source of raw materials and food, but it also provided markets for Japan’s industrial development. With ...
( Category: Asia February 1,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:M. K. Gandhi

The house was built after the Western model and the rooms rightly had no outlets for dirty water. Each room had therefore chamber-pots. Rather than have these cleaned by a ...
( Category: Asia January 31,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-07 | Author:Robert W. Thurston [Thurston, Robert W.]

Sultan Ahmet (Blue) Mosque, Istanbul, built 1609–1616. Every Western European traveler to Istanbul after 1616, and probably almost every traveler to the “East,” would have seen this imposing mosque on ...
( Category: Anthropology January 29,2019 )