• Business, Economics & Law
      December 2017

      Transforming Travel

      Realising the potential of sustainable tourism

      by Jeremy Smith

      Transforming Travel combines stories from leading companies, interviews with pioneers and thinkers, along with thorough analysis of the industry's potential to make lasting, positive change. - A unique collection of case studies and stories of the most successful, inspirational, impactful and innovative travel businesses in the world. - A vital presentation of the latest research and statistics on the positive impacts and potential of transformative, sustainable tourism, - A positive and realistic vision of the scope of tourism to promote sustainable development at a time when travel and interaction with foreign cultures is facing numerous existential challenges. Written in a highly engaging style Transforming Travel presents an urgent argument for transforming tourism so it might reach its potential to promote tolerance, restore communities and regenerate habitats, while providing a vital guide for anyone looking to develop the successful sustainable tourism enterprises and destinations needed to do so.

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

      Blond Boy; Red Lipstick

      by Geoff Bunn

      This is a love story, deliberately pitched at a mainstream audience and at a level far removed from the dark and often sordid world of transsexual prostitution on Bois de Boulogne in Paris. The idea is to subtly lead the reader into this setting and give them an insight into the life of a transsexual. In this first book, we meet the Narrator and Alley – a vivacious young boy with bleach blonde hair and red lipstick. The two begin a gentle romance. Issues such as homophobia are only touched upon, rather than explored fully. By the time readers finish the book, they will know the characters, be interested in them, and they will have some empathy towards and a little more understanding of transsexuals. Blond Boy; Red Lipstick is the first of two, where the sequel, already planned out, will be a darker story (albeit with a happy ending).

    • Literature & Literary Studies

      A Brief History of Tang Poetry

      by Li bo

      Covering various poetry schools and poets of Tang Dynasty, and interpreting main themes and literary characteristics of great works with the selected fifty-two Tang poems from fifty-two well-known Tang poets, this book is intended to systematically show you the overall status of the social and cultural life of ancient Chinese and inner world of the spirit in the Tang Dynasty. This book is outstanding both in professionalism and readability with its in-depth explanation and exquisite writing style, and good enough to be an introductory book on poetry, culture, and history of Tang Dynasty.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences

      Animals in Notes

      by Lu Chunxiang

      The author of this book wishes people to conduct the principles of equality with all kinds of beings by treating animals very well and having very deep love for life. He wrote this book on the topics of animals of which some were as big as elephants and some as small as bees and of which they could be summed up into fifty sorts and more, including birds and beasts. All the contents came widely from every field. But most of them were from the historical notes beginning in Han Dynasty up till Qing Dynasty, as from, for instance, Characters of Living Creatures written by Feng Menglong, Farming Record in South Village by Tao Zhengyi, Study in Mountains . Feather Collection by Peng Dayi, etc.The book is in lucid and lively style to make it interesting and significant.

    • September 2018

      The Antarctic Exploration

      by zhang jingming

      Antarctica, also known as the Seventh Continent, is the last continent discovered and the only continent with no human settlement. The popular science animation is based on abundant actual scientific research data on the Antarctic, with 100 episodes in total. Each episode explains one knowledge point of the Antarctic with cartoon penguins as the protagonists, such as what is the Antarctic magnetic, the production of Antarctic light, the climate of the Antarctic, the food chain of the Antarctic creatures, and etc. The audience can pack up and tour with the penguins to dig into the secrets of the mysterious Antarctic.

    • Moxa-moxibustion of Shan Guimin

      by Shan Guimin

      This book is about moxa-moxibustion of Shan Guimin, whose treating methods by moxa-moxibustion has cured the diseases of one hundred million. Ms. Shan Guimin is very famous in China and ober 100 million people have kept healthy by following her way of moxa-moxibustion.

    • August 2012

      A New Practical Acupuncture and Moxibustion

      by Kong Zhaoxia

      The book deals with the basic knowledge and skills of acupuncture and moxibustion as well as their therapeutic treatment of common diseases in clinics, including the fundamental theory of traditional Chinese medicine, such as Zangxiang, meridians, collaterals, acupuncture points, outline of Bianzheng, principle of acupuncture treatment, regular patterns of acupoint allocation, etc. Concise and easy to understand, this book can be used by Chinese medical personnel who want to learn English about acupuncture and moxibustion. It can be used as a text book for foreign students to learn Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion.

    • Health & Personal Development
      July 2018

      Read me first

      Before you write the next chapter in the story of you

      by Lisa Stephenson

      Have you ever heard someone say, ‘If only life came with a set of instructions’? Success coach Lisa Stephenson has – hundreds of times. Almost every client utters this at some point in some form. Read Me First is the book she now gives them. It is also the book she wishes someone had given her when she found herself suddenly single with three young children and needing a new plan. Read Me First will challenge your thinking then provide a structured way to reflect and take action. You’ll find quotes for inspiration and questions to ask yourself. Most importantly this is about doing the work on you – do that, and you will grow, you will change, and you will succeed. When you change, so does the world around you. That is Lisa’s promise. This book alone will NOT change your life, but YOU can, especially after reading this first.

    • June 2016

      Look Forward to Spring Breeze

      by Ge Fei

      Latest work by Chinese Borges. 2016 China National Book Award. The gradual transition, conflict and confusion between the rural and urban China. Ru Li Zhao is a simple yet scenic village in Jiangnan, known as the ancient home of wealthy and distinguished families. From the perspective of a youth, this novel recorded the town’s gradualchange from simplicity to complexity. Depicting individual fate and town crises, the story spans for more than a half century, revealing its possible future. As “Avant-garde” author, Ge Fei attempts to explore new ways of narration. Following “native China” facing extinction, Looking Forward to Spring Breeze grants a new perspective on the ethics and historical development of modern villages.

    • January 2017

      Blue Bird Short Story Collection

      by Li Jingze

      Blue Bird Short Story Collection is a collection of proses and reviews, a verification and analysis of history and also an imaginary fction. Li Jingze explored into the historical texts like an archaeologist, collecting their traces and fragments and composed a picture of China’s complicated past. He looked for people hidden in history who bridged communications between Eastern and Western civilizations. With “Sinking, dragon Saliva and roses”, he draws our eyes to the ancient past; we are likely to be fascinated with “silver trees in Buxie district” or go on a long journey with “Eight Beats of Ganzhou Song” in our mind; most probably, we would pay attention to Matteo Ricci, the Christian missionary. In imagination, the past things vividly present themselves before our eyes and the ancient people fly across like blue birds, their routes and gestures deeply engraved in our minds.

    • March 2016

      Bell Tower and Drum Tower

      by Liu Xinwu

      A story within one day – from 5 a. m. to 5 p. m. A vivid picture of secular life in Beijing. Winner of Mao Dun Literature Prize. Everything begins in an archaic quadrangle dwelling in Beijing, where Xue Jiyue’s mother gets up early to prepare for the son’s wedding banquet.Other characters show up one after another. After narrating their behaviors during the day, the author goes back and tells about their past, with a special concern about the influences from vicissitudes of time, especially how the Cultural Revolution changed those individuals’ courses of life.The Bell Tower and Drum Tower stand there still, witnessing all of those earthshaking changes.

    • March 2016

      Archways on the Old Street

      by Liu Xinwu

      An extraordinary literary experiment influenced by Dream of the Red Chamber. Author’s personal favorite。 Shanghai Literature Award Best Novel. Jiang Yingbo, the eldest daughter of the Jiang family lives a life full of ups and downs. She had her age of innocence, but later gets fettered by the triviality of life; she used to be overwhelmed by passions, but becomes busy coping with various difficulties after marriage. Her brothers and sisters, each with distinct personalities and life choices, journey to their own destinations, some preserve idealism, while others bend their heads towards life. The Culture Revolution is still a key factor which influences those characters’ life. The archways on the old street is a symbol, representing all the vicissitudes the Jiang family experiences during 30 years.

    • December 2017

      Wake Me Up at 9 AM

      by A Yi

      The title comes from a Borges interview, in which Borges planned to write a short story entitled Wake Me Up At 9 AM but he didn’t write it at last. A Yi borrowed this title. In A Yi’s story, looped in the night of his birthday, Hong Yang asks his wife Jin Yan to wake him up at nine AM the next morning, but he doesn’t wake up any longer. The book recalls how Hong Yang, an illiteracy who has been simply considered as an outlaw, becomes well known in the town by taking advantage of his violence and necessary schemes, with the narrative of a hurried and perfunctory funeral. Love, belief, brotherhood and affection have nothing to do with him. The novel makes a scroll-type portrayal of the vanishing village and people living in the village by virtue of him.

    • February 2017

      China Shield

      by Chen Kui

      “China Competitiveness” series is an important cultural project including six volumes entitled: China Bridges, China Tunnels, China Shield, China High-Speed Railways, China High-End Equipment, China Innovators. The series focuses on the major achievements in the field of domestic infrastructure, interspersed with constructive thinking and historic breakthrough. This illustrated edition has over 40 QR video codes printed on the pages of each volume, providing instant access via a mobile phone for the readers. The books will be a bridge for the world to better understand China and China’s industries.

    • June 2015

      My Uncle Zhou Enlai

      by Zhou Erliu

      My Uncle Zhou Enlai honestly and sincerely records the bounds and influence of Zhou Enlai’s conduct, behavior and idealism from the perspective of author Zhou Erliu’s family history, personal experiences, and strong data proof. This new, over 200,000-word book is divided into seven sections including “The Zhou Family’s Social Standing”, “I and Uncle Zhou Enlai and Aunt Deng Yingchao”, “The Storms of Building the Nation”, “The Time of the Cultural Revolution”, “An Eternal Reminiscence”, “The Correction and Clarifcation of Historical Facts”, and “Carrying out the Wishes of the Deceased”. The author Zhou Erliu received nurturing and aid for many years from Mr. and Mrs. Zhou Enlai, and was the closest nephew to Prime Minister Zhou Enlai at work and in life. He was deeply influenced by them and possessed an innumerable amount of precious firsthand news and information, all these establishing the basis for the true emergence of Zhou Enlai in his book. This book has countless exclusive historical facts revealed for the frst time, including the influence of Zhou Enlai’s ancestors on him, a pillow side book from his last days along with his aspiration to write the novel Family Branch, his thoughts and views revealed in front of his family from the establishment of the New China to the “Cultural Revolution”, Deng Yingchao’s telling of the true cause for Zhou Enlai’s passing, and more.

    • October 2014

      An Anthology of the Twentieth Century Chinese Literature

      by Wang Ning

      Co-published with Springer, An Anthology of the Twentieth Century Chinese Literature is a major Chinese Literature Going-Out Project. It is funded by the State General administration of Press,Publication, Radio, Film and Television(SGAPPRFT) in China. The anthology contains six volumes: Novels, Novelettes and Short Stories, Poetry, Drama, Prose and Literary Theory Criticism. In this anthology, there are well-chosen representative works written by leading Chinese authors or literature theory critics in the 20th century, including dozens of Chinese literary masters such as Lu Xun, Mao Dun, Ba Jin, Lao She, Shen Congwen and Qian Zhongshu. This anthology is aimed at systematically introducing the overall perspective of Chinese literary creation and theoretical criticism in the 20th century, promoting the development of Chinese literature to the whole world. It is comparable to The Norton Anthology of World Literature and The Longman Anthology of World Literature.

    • June 2017

      Chinese Civilazation: A Reader

      by Liu Dong

      Presenting belief and philosophy, society and social class, city and architecture, literature and art, medicine and nursing, cooking and food, etiquettes and folk customs, this book explores the deep meaning of Chinese civilization in a comprehensive way.

    • August 2015

      The Crystallization of Chinese Opera

      by The Nanjing Musuem

      This is a complete catalogue of the exhibition The Crystallization of Chinese Opera, enhanced by high-quality images of more than 150 pieces (sets) of cultural relics related to various kinds of traditional Chinese operas, including UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Peking Opera and Kun Opera. Exhibition objects are carefully selected and arranged to show the characteristics of Chinese opera in different regions and different times, as well as the role opera played in Chinese people’s daily life. Images of the colorful sculptures and statues, costumes, puppet figures, script books, movable stage, stage props, as well as decorative objects painted with opera scenes, will enable the audience to perceive the charm of various operas.

    • February 2005

      A Theory of Moral Capital: the Core Theme of Ethical Economics

      by Wang Xiaoxi

      This book is an original work of the author’s 20-year academic quintessence with unique perspectives and logical arguments. There are both philosophical analyses and exploration of practical applications in this book. Guided by Marxist historical materialism, the author shows the function and effect of morality by analyzing and defining moral domain. He also explains the fact that economic development requires moral support by analyzing the inseparable logical connection between economics and morality. Moreover, the author researches moral capital and its route to achieving value multiplication in economic activities, and structures an application and evaluation index system for moral capital in enterprises. He also discusses the basic strategy for enterprises to accumulate and manage their moral capital.

    • August 2013

      The Crucial Ten Years: Chinese Experience of Cultural Heritage Protection

      by Shan Jixiang

      Consisting of three volumes, Crucial Ten Years mainly focuses on China urban design, China cultural heritage preservation and museums establishment. The preservation of our cultural heritage has never been this important due to the acceleration of the urbanization process. With his solid experience, Jixiang Shan, the author, has revealed the importance of heritage and museum establishment in a brand new way. This book was sponsored by Chinese government as a national publishing project.

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