Download Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in by Lester W. Grau, David M. Glantz, National Defense University PDF

By Lester W. Grau, David M. Glantz, National Defense University Press

This choice of vignettes used to be written by means of Soviet junior officials describing their reports scuffling with the Mujahideen guerillas. it isn't a background of the Soviet-Afghan conflict, yet snapshots of wrestle as noticeable by way of younger platoon leaders, corporation commanders, battalion commanders and armed forces advisers.

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Download Asian Resorts by Akihiko Seki, Elizabeth Heilman Brooke PDF

By Akihiko Seki, Elizabeth Heilman Brooke

Be it the mountain sizzling spring retreats of Japan or the crystal transparent waters of the Pacific, this exploration takes you to the main beautiful motels round Asia. besides breathtaking images taken via the writer, Asian Resorts contains unique tales according to firsthand interviews. This e-book drops you into a dream international of the therapeutic powers of a usual spa, the clean air that incorporates woodland hikes, the superb wonders of snorkeling amidst tropical coral reefs, and the easy joys of fishing, golf, unique cooking and extra.

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Download Foreign Language Teaching in Asia and Beyond: Current by Wai Meng Chan, Kwee Nyet Chin, Titima Suthiwan PDF

By Wai Meng Chan, Kwee Nyet Chin, Titima Suthiwan

This half publication makes a speciality of the technological know-how and paintings of overseas language educating in Asia and past. half 1, "Theoretical origin and research", examines theoretical and empirical study that has or will form language instructing. experiences draw from paintings in linguistics and moment language acquisition study. "Classroom perform and review studies", half 2, turns to new and leading edge advancements in curricular and lecture room perform, utilizing qualitative and quantitative methods and drawing from theoretical examine partly one.

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Download Espresso with the Headhunters by John Wassner PDF

By John Wassner

The indigenous humans of Borneo use blowpipes and poisoned arrows. They put on "pan-handle" haircuts, stay in communal dwellings and a few tribes have mastered the artwork of creating themselves "invisible" within the jungle. yet certainly, they've got a name as fearsome headhunters. Having forged apart his Armani denims and acquired up the entire jungle apparatus he may perhaps locate, the writer units off to event and discover the wilds of Borneo, one of many final quite unknown locations in the world. His purely situation: even if he will be capable of finding an honest cup of coffee within the jungle. yet lifestyles within the desert seems to be rather agreeable - with very good (if strange) meals, all-night longhouse events, drunken natives and breathtaking atmosphere. In a trip that took year of making plans and guidance, the writer takes at the effective Rajang river, vacationing up its many tributaries into the center of Borneo - vacationing distant longhouses, remoted frontier cities, executive outposts, logging camps and nomadic tribes deep within the jungle.

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Download Industrialization and Challenges in Asia by Kankesu Jayanthakumaran PDF

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran

This ebook offers a much-needed evaluation of Asia’s fiscal progress and its demanding situations within the context of post-war industrialization. within the early Nineteen Nineties, the realm financial institution (1993) well-known 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) (Japan, the Asian tigers, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand) and named them the ‘Asian fiscal miracle’. within the fresh prior, the time period ‘emerging economies’ has been common to consult the high-growth economies, and comprises China, India, Mongolia and Vietnam. during this rush in the direction of excessive development, the opposed results of industrialization are frequent, yet have been disregarded. the key problem is to collect a complete photo of Asia’s development, considering the opposed outcomes. eventually, this publication examines demanding situations for the way forward for Asia's improvement: the worldwide monetary situation and concrete poverty and inequality.

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Download A Short History of Asia, Second Edition by Colin Mason PDF

By Colin Mason

The peoples of Asia now make up greater than half the world's inhabitants. they're more and more well-educated, and winning in each quarter of recent alternate and know-how. Their impression within the remainder of the realm is usually changing into larger. Colin Mason offers a readable and transparent advent to their background and traditions, from prehistory correct as much as the current day. This completely revised, up-to-date and accelerated re-creation comprises the titanic alterations and additions made precious via the fast-changing scene in Asia, rather China's expanding prominence in international affairs. There are new chapters on Afghanistan and Taiwan, and on global conflict and its value in Asia, in addition to large transforming of the chapters at the countries of South Asia. Maps and illustrations now additionally improve the textual content all through, making this the basic consultant to the historical past of a desirable continent and its peoples.

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Download Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change by Clifford Geertz PDF

By Clifford Geertz

In a heavily saw learn of 2 Indonesian cities, Clifford Geertz analyzes the method of financial switch by way of humans and behaviour styles instead of source of revenue and creation. one of many infrequent empirical experiences of the earliest levels of the transition to trendy monetary development, "Peddlers and Princes" deals very important proof and generalizations for the economist, the sociologist, and the South East Asia expert.

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Download Thailand. The Golden Kingdom by William Warren et al, Luca Invernizzi Tettoni PDF

By William Warren et al, Luca Invernizzi Tettoni

Thailand has many claims at the name "Golden Kingdom." it's a state of shimmering wats, its monarchy continues to be deeply respected and it exerts a magic all of its own. This e-book captures that magic with lovely images of all elements of Thai existence, and makes an amazing memento for any customer to the rustic. incorporated are sections on heritage and geography, in addition to the cultural and non secular history that's specific to Thailand. Sections on gala's and collectibles, and a portrayal of Thai–style artwork and structure are choked with element. Thailand: The Golden Kingdom portrays either the Thai humans and their appealing domestic in a cornucopia of colour and design.
This quantity is a beautiful visible illustration of all elements of the Thai existence and tradition. writer and long–term resident William Warren, offers an insightful evaluate of the historical past and geography of the dominion, in addition to a close exploration of the wealthy culture of Thai arts and crafts,...

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