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Revitalising the Silk Road: China’s Belt and Road Initiative By Richard T. Griffiths
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A silk road connected Europe and Chinese civilizations thousands of years ago, and it reshaped much of the world’s commerce and culture. In 2013, the president of China, Xi Jinping, proposed... More > using his nation’s financial power, industrial capacity, and diplomatic leverage to create a modern-day version of the ancient road. With freight trains trundling along thousands of kilometers of railway linking Chongqing in the East to the Dutch border, in the West, the effects of such a pathway are already being seen. At sea China is building new, modern ports and harbours in Malaysia, Pakistan and Greece. New pipeline snake through Kazakhstan and Myanmar. The effects of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative are being felt in countries as far away as Indonesia and Bulgaria, and from the beginning, Chinese authorities have said the initiative will ultimately cover sixty-five countries with a combined population of 4.4 billion people.< Less
Revitalizing the Silk Road: China's Belt and Road Initiative By Richard T. Griffiths
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A silk road connected Europe and Chinese civilizations thousands of years ago, and it reshaped much of the world’s commerce and culture. In 2013, the president of China, Xi Jinping, proposed... More > using his nation’s financial power, industrial capacity, and diplomatic leverage to create a modern-day version of the ancient road. With freight trains trundling along thousands of kilometers of railway linking Chongqing in the East to the Dutch border, in the West, the effects of such a pathway are already being seen. At sea China is building new, modern ports and harbours in Malaysia, Pakistan and Greece. New pipeline snake through Kazakhstan and Myanmar. The effects of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative are being felt in countries as far away as Indonesia and Bulgaria, and from the beginning, Chinese authorities have said the initiative will ultimately cover sixty-five countries with a combined population of 4.4 billion people.< Less
Cape Verde Islands: Historical Visits By Andreas Heuijerjans
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When I visited Santiago the first time in 2002, I had already read some travel guides and was interested to see all the beautiful places. After I did see many of these places and met many of its... More > people, I became more and more interested in Cape Verde's special history. The Portuguese discovered the islands in 1460 and they were almost immediately colonized. From then on a particular mixing of people from West-Africa and Europe were the continuous ingredients of Cape Verde's culture. My personal interest is in re-experiencing the historical development of Cape Verde's culture. A fine way for me to do this, is by reading primary accounts, accounts of people who tell directly from their own experiences. I would like to share with you a dozen of these accounts of famous and unknown travelers to the Cape Verde Islands, which stretch out over the period from 1498 to 1855. 2nd Ed: added journey by Jean Francois Michel (Dutch text). 3rd Ed: added text by Major A.B. Ellis of the 1st West India Regiment.< Less
E bèrdat di Boneiru - De waarheid van Bonaire By Curvin George
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This second edition has been revised especially for Dutch readers. Bonaire is one of several Caribbean islands with a Dutch colonial past and homeland of author, Curvin George. The author shares his... More > views on cultural mindsets and social issues which many may still consider too sensitive to discuss openly. He takes readers on his personal journey to discover inner truths and how people (ab)use the notion of truth. This debut work offers a fresh way of looking at the island's social bottlenecks and challenges people to renew their thinking. The content is bilingual for readers of Dutch and Papiamento, which are both spoken on Bonaire.< Less
La nina robada [Spanish] By Hendrik Conscience
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: The Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library (Dutch:... More > Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience) is the repository library of the city of Antwerp. It is named after the Flemish writer Hendrik Conscience, whose statue adorns the library. The library conserves books and magazines to keep them forever available.The history of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, which was called the City Library until 2008, goes back to 1481. The collection contains more than one million books. The most extraordinary collection areas are Dutch literature, history of the Netherlands, early printed books (pre-1830), Flemish folk culture, art in the Netherlands, and works about Antwerp ("Antverpiensia").The library originated in the fifteenth century, Over the centuries, the collection grew steadily. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Conscience_Heritage_Library< Less

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