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Pieces of China By Peter Lighte
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These snapshots of bygone days gathered in Pieces of China very much resonate in the present. Told in a deceptively breezy voice by Peter Lighte - unlikely Ming scholar and unlikelier banker - his... More > stories illuminate shadows of the Cultural Revolution, the hilarity of bureaucracy, the complexity of relationships and the daily adventures of a young man who thinks he somehow fits into a world beyond the looking glass. All profits from Pieces of China will be donated to Half the Sky, a foundation which seeks to bring a caring adult into the life of each orphan in China - www.halfthesky.org.< Less
Beijing-Ancient to Modern By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 5 History of Beijing 10 Prehistory 11 Pre-Imperial History 13 Early Imperial History 18 Liao and Jin Dynasties 23 Yuan Dynasty 28 Ming Dynasty 36 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of... More > Beijing 40 Qing Dynasty 47 The Boxer Rebellion 50 The Republic of China 56 1920s 62 Cultural Revolution 64 Tiananmen Square 67 Economic Boom 68 Environment 69 Geography 71 Climate 74 Cityscape 79 Architecture 82 Politics of Beijing 84 Economy 85 Demographics 91 Culture 94 Places of Interest in Beijing 99 Media 105 Sports 107 Transport in Beijing 109 Education 117< Less
Beijing-Ancient to Modern By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 5 History of Beijing 10 Prehistory 11 Pre-Imperial History 13 Early Imperial History 18 Liao and Jin Dynasties 23 Yuan Dynasty 28 Ming Dynasty 36 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of... More > Beijing 40 Qing Dynasty 47 The Boxer Rebellion 50 The Republic of China 56 1920s 62 Cultural Revolution 64 Tiananmen Square 67 Economic Boom 68 Environment 69 Geography 71 Climate 74 Cityscape 79 Architecture 82 Politics of Beijing 84 Economy 85 Demographics 91 Culture 94 Places of Interest in Beijing 99 Media 105 Sports 107 Transport in Beijing 109 Education 117< Less
Quotations From Chairman Mao Zedong (The Little Red Book): A New Translation by Daniel Deleanu By Mao Zedong
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A new translation into English of one of the most influential books of all time, a bestseller surpassed in the number of copies printed only by the Bible.
THIS IS A TRIAL By Raef Aminiasi
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Random selections of poems written through out the year of 2010, tackling past demons, society, love in a new light.
Jesus Christ's Last Words (Selected Odes) By Johnny Noir
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Revolutionary Odes of Contemplation and Transgression
O'know - Finally I'm Black By Students of Truth
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A text of true information and Nubian Liberation. It stands to Reason that we are in the last days of the rule of the moon cycle. We are entering the cycle of Revolution and the Return of the Gods.
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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Finally in hardcover! An American’s account of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, culture... More > and the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the Americans were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less
Shadows Over Iran: A personal account 1976-83 By Tim Francis
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This true account started as a love story with many obstacles in its way such as nationality, religion and differing cultures and developed into becoming a witness to major historical events.... More > Starting in London in 1975, falling in love and then marrying in Iran in 1977 the story is initially of how life was in the time of the Shah and then the rising storm of unrest as the country erupted into full blown revolution culminating in the change of regime in early 1979. Following this the events of the first four years of the Islamic Republic and the rapidly changing cast of personalities involved are described in conjunction with the US hostage crisis, other revolutionary events and war all taking place in the same country whilst a major construction project involving large numbers of expatriates was ongoing in its own little world. In addition the effect of the upheavals on everyday life are described together with the abrupt termination of this in 1983.< Less
Visions of Love By James Barnes
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On the horizon there is a movement of love growing: a people who know they are loved, and who have set their lives wholeheartedly on becoming love, never to be dissuaded. The movement of love... More > springing up in our generation will eclipse all other moves of God. We have been destined to turn the world upside down as we become the living expression of the thoughts of God’s heart. It is a simple calling, yet none stands more compelling, and we have the full backing of the heavens! Imagine a community of lovers living open hearted and free. Imagine a culture that heals all our brokenness and builds homes for all God’s children. In these visions and thoughts we are exploring our hopes and dreams: how we can see this potential realised and make this our lifelong journey?< Less

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