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CEO, China

by Kerry Brown

China has become the powerhouse of the world economy, its incredible boom overseen by the elite members of the secretive and all-powerful communist party. But since the election of Xi Jinping as General Secretary, life at the top in China has ...

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Chaim Weizmann

The Zionist Dream

by T. G Fraser

<p>The Arab-Israeli conflict has been one of the most defining features of recent world history, flaring up into open war fare yet again in Gaza at the end of 2008 and provoking large-scale demonstrations in the streets of cities across the ...

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Chaitanya

A Life and Legacy

by Amiya P. Sen

<p>A saint, a reformer, an avatar of Lord Krishna—Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1533) is perceived as all these and many others. In this book on Chaitanya, Amiya P. Sen focuses on the discourses surrounding the mystic’s life, which ended rather ...

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Charlemagne's Practice of Empire

by Jennifer R. Davis

<p>Revisiting one of the great puzzles of European political history, Jennifer R. Davis examines how the Frankish king Charlemagne and his men held together the vast new empire he created during the first decades of his reign. Davis explores how

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Chasing the Chinese Dream

Stories from Modern China

by Nick Holdstock

<p>China is undergoing the biggest and fastest societal and economic change in human history. Driving this dizzying transformation is the idea of the 'Chinese Dream', the promise that in the new China, anyone can make it. Journalist and writer ...

ISBN: 9781786722201

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Child Custody in Islamic Law

Theory and Practice in Egypt since the Sixteenth Century

by Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim

<p>Pre-modern Muslim jurists drew a clear distinction between the nurturing and upkeep of children, or 'custody', and caring for the child's education, discipline, and property, known as 'guardianship'. Here, Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim analyzes how ...

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Children of the Stone

The Power of Music in a Hard Land

by Sandy Tolan

<p><em>Children of the Stone</em> is the unlikely story of Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a boy from a Palestinian refugee camp in Ramallah who confronts the occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger ...

ISBN: 9781408853054

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China

A Modern History

by Michael Dillon

<p>China's transformation in the last few decades has been perhaps the most remarkable -- and most controversial -- development in modern history. Barely a century removed from the struggling and out-dated Qing Empire, China has managed to ...

ISBN: 9780857730312

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China and Maritime Europe, 1500–1800

Trade, Settlement, Diplomacy, and Missions

by John E. Wills, Jr, John Cranmer-Byng, Willard J. Peterson, Jr & others

<p>China and Maritime Europe, 1500–1800 looks at early modern China in some of its most complicated and intriguing relations with a world of increasing global interconnection. New World silver, Chinese tea, Jesuit astronomers at the Chinese ...

ISBN: 9781139012294

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China and the Chinese in Popular Film

From Fu Manchu to Charlie Chan

by Jeffrey Richards

<p>There's a folk memory of China in which numberless yellow hordes pour out of the 'mysterious East' to overwhelm the vulnerable West, accompanied by a stereotype of the Chinese as cruel, cunning and depraved. Hollywood films played their part ...

ISBN: 9781786720641

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China and the West

Hope and Fear in the Age of Asia

by Fokke Obbema

<p>China sees its relations with the West as absolutely crucial to its future. This wider relationship, between the new world and the old, is changing the global political and economic landscape. But can Europe and China overcome their cultural ...

ISBN: 9780857739223

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China's Borderlands

The Faultline of Central Asia

by Steven Parham

<p>This region - which marks the meeting of China and post-Soviet Central Asia - is increasingly important militarily, economically and geographically. Yet we know little of the people that live there, beyond a romanticised 'Silk Road' sense of ...

ISBN: 9781786721259

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China's Civil War

A Social History, 1945–1949

by Diana Lary

<p>China's Civil War is the first book of its kind to offer a social history in English of the Civil War in 1945–9 that brought the Chinese Communist Party to power. Integrating history and memory, it surveys a period of intense upheaval and ...

ISBN: 9781316234631

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China's Conservative Revolution

The Quest for a New Order, 1927–1949

by Brian Tsui

<p>In this ambitious examination of the complex political culture of China under Guomindang rule, Brian Tsui interweaves political ideologies, intellectual trends, social movements and diplomatic maneuvers to demonstrate how the Chinese ...

ISBN: 9781108169233

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China's Crisis Behavior

Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War

by Kai He

<p>Since the end of the Cold War, China has experienced several notable interstate crises: the 1999 'embassy bombing' incident, the 2001 EP-3 mid-air collision with a United States aircraft, and the Diaoyu/Senkaku dispute with Japan. China's ...

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China's Economic Engagement in North Korea

by Bo Gao

<p>This book addresses growing tensions in Northeast Asia, notably between North Korea and China. Focusing on China’s economic participation in North Korea’s minerals and fishery industries, the author explores the role of China’s sub-state and ...

ISBN: 9789811308871

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China's Forgotten People

Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

by Nick Holdstock

<p>On 28 October 2013 a jeep ploughed through a busy crowd before exploding in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. The Chinese authorities identified the driver as a Uyghur – one of an Islamic ethnic minority, 10 million strong, who live in China's ...

ISBN: 9780857738158

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China's Global Rebalancing and the New Silk Road

by B. R. Deepak

<p>This collaborative volume? discusses the One Belt One Road, or the New Silk Road, initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping from the perspectives of the Belt and Road countries. This initiative has been viewed as a re-globalization drive by ...

ISBN: 9789811059728

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China's New Strategic Layout

by Ming Xin

<p>This book, based on the Chinese dream and its basic principles, global significance, path of implementation and practical requirements, systemically explains China’s Four-Pronged Comprehensive Strategy. The Four-Pronged Comprehensive Strategy

ISBN: 9789811065323

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China's Next Strategic Advantage

From Imitation to Innovation

by George S. Yip, Bruce McKern, Dominique Jolly & others

<p><strong>A book for everyone who does business with China or in China.</strong></p> <p>The history-making development of the Chinese economy has entered a new phase. China is moving aggressively from a strategy of imitation to one of ...

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