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China And The Middle East

Author : James M. Dorsey
ISBN : 9783319643557
Genre : Political Science
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This book explores China’s significant economic and security interests in the Middle East and South Asia. To protect its economic and security interests, China is increasingly forced to compromise its long-held foreign policy and defence principles, which include insistence on non-interference in the domestic affairs of others, refusal to envision a foreign military presence, and focus on the development of mutually beneficial economic and commercial relations. The volume shows that China’s need to redefine requirements for the safeguarding of its national interests positioned the country as a regional player in competitive cooperation with the United States and the dominant external actor in the region. The project would be ideal for scholarly audiences interested in Regional Politics, China, South Asia, the Middle East, and economic and security studies.

World Heritage Craze In China

Author : Haiming Yan
ISBN : 9781785338052
Genre : Social Science
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There is a World Heritage Craze in China. China claims to have the longest continuous civilization in the world and is seeking recognition from UNESCO. This book explores three dimensions of the UNESCO World Heritage initiative with particular relevance for China: the universal agenda, the national practices, and the local responses. With a sociological lens, this book offers comprehensive insights into World Heritage, as well as China’s deep social, cultural, and political structures.

The Great Wall Of China

Author : Arthur Waldron
ISBN : 9781316264539
Genre : History
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This is the first full scholarly study of the Great Wall of China to appear in any language, and it challenges many deeply held ideas about Chinese history. Drawing both on primary sources and on the latest archaeology, the book first demonstrates that the standard account of the Great Wall is untrue and misleading and then presents a convincing new account. It begins by tracing the various walls and systems of frontier defences that existed in early Chinese history, and shows how the greatest of these achieved a mythical symbolic stature which long survived the Wall itself. A striking concluding chapter traces how the true history of the Wall was lost in the early twentieth century as it was gradually transformed into a Chinese national symbol explained through historical myth. The book is an important contribution to the history of China's defensive policy, and her ideological attitudes, and will be of interest both to students of Chinese history and of international relations in the pre-modern world.

The Chinese Century

Author : D. Scott
ISBN : 9780230583948
Genre : Political Science
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This book looks ahead to consider the most likely results of the encounter between China and the international system. Environmental, cultural and perceptual matters are considered as well as more traditional economic and military issues. Underpinning the book is the question will the 21st century be 'China's Century', for China and the world?

A Companion To Heritage Studies

Author : William Logan
ISBN : 9781118486665
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A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Featuring a substantial framework-setting essay by the editors and contributions from an international array of scholars, including some with extensive experience in heritage practice through UNESCO, World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and national heritage systems, this Companion offers a cutting-edge guide to this emergent and increasingly important field that is global in scope, cross-cultural in focus and critical in approach. The selected essays have been innovatively organized into three sections on the expansion, use and abuse, and the recasting of heritage. The Companion covers all of the key themes in research, including old and new outlooks on cultural heritage and its management, heritage as a form of cultural politics, emergence of critical heritage studies, the role of heritage in times of rapid change and conflict, heritage in environmental protection, the rise of intangible heritage, museums and digital heritage, World Heritage and tourism, and heritage ethics and human rights. A Companion to Heritage Studies will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars of anthropology, archaeology, and cultural studies, as well as anyone interested in better understanding the historical, social, and political significance of heritage.

Emergency And Trauma Care For Nurses And Paramedics

Author : Kate Curtis
ISBN : 9780729579827
Genre : Medical
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Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

Professional Photoshop 6

Author : Dan Margulis
ISBN : PSU:000044794675
Genre : Computers
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An electronic prepress master reveals how to get the most out of Photoshop Renowned among graphic design professionals for his technical grounding and ability to clearly explain difficult principles and techniques, Dan Margulis has updated his bestselling book, Professional Photoshop 5, to help readers quickly master Photoshop 6 and learn how to take full advantage of its latest tools and capabilities. Rather than focusing on program features, Dan Margulis builds on a solid foundation of classic design concepts and skills. This new edition has been substantially expanded to include coverage of issues surrounding image handling for devices other than offset printers, such as final output on desktop color printers, high-volume copiers, and large-format printers for outdoor displays.

Towards Pax Sinica

Author : Kok Kheng Yeoh
ISBN : UCBK:C104888903
Genre : China
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This book examines and critically analyzes the regional political and economical implications of the rise of China from the perspectives of her Northeast and Southeast Asian neighbours, the rural and urban developmental dilemmas and challenges the Asian giant is facing on the domestic front, as well as the future of the country's continued odyssey of development, modernization and reform against the backdrop of consequential policy responses at momentous critical junctures and subsequent State policy development within the context of the exigencies engendered by ethnoterritoriality and the interplay of the central State and peripheral nationalism.

Professional Photoshop 5

Author : Dan Margulis
ISBN : 047132308X
Genre : Computers
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"This book is the last word on CMYK color in Photoshop...This guy is a bona fide CMYK genius."-David Biedny, world's leading Photoshop RGB expert and creator of "Photoshop Inside & Out" video training series, and Bert Monroy and Nathan Moody Photoshop Channel Chops "A definitive book for anyone concerned with using Photoshop to produce great-looking photographs."-Michael Kieran, author of The Color Scanning Success Handbook and Understanding Desktop Color All the filters, selection techniques, and other bells and whistles won't matter if you can't make the image look good in print. When the first edition of Professional Photoshop published, it not only changed the workflow of professional photographers and retouchers, but also attracted non-experts with its intuitive, interactive approach. This fully revised edition continues emphasizing by-the-numbers correction, and teaches: * Use of CMYK curves to boost detail where it's needed most * Precision control of unsharp masking * Channel blending to build contrast * The pivotal role of the black plate * Control of every facet of the separation process * How to cope with the new color settings of Photoshop 5 * The unwanted color and how to exploit it * The power of correction in the LAB colorspace * How to handle prescreened originals * Converting color originals into snappy black and whites * Restoration of older, damaged artwork * Duotones and other uses of spot colors

Msdn Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X006150486
Genre : Computer software
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