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- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 32.99
China's Unequal Treaties offers a study, based on primary sources, of the linguistic development and polemical uses of the expression 'Unequal Treaties' to refer to the treaties written between 1842 and 1943. Although the expression has occupied a central position in both Chinese collective memory and English historiographies, China's Unequal Treaties... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99
The United States and China offers the first comprehensive synthesis of the history of U.S.-Chinese relations from initial contact to the present. Balancing the modern (1784?1949) and contemporary (1949? ) periods, Dong Wang retraces centuries of interaction between two of the world?s great powers from the perspective of both sides. She examines... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 38.99
As the first co-educational institution of higher learning in China, Lingnan University made monumental strides in the education of Christian women, and it created a viable alternative to traditional Chinese models. Wang contends that Lingnan University found ways to adapt and 'layer' a Christian presence at a time when the nationalization and secularization... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book mainly focuses on the theoretical and experimental study of non-Fourier heat conduction behavior. A novel thermomass theory is used as the theoretical basis, which provides a general heat conduction equation for the accurate prediction of non-Fourier heat conduction. In order to prove the validity of this thermomass theory, a large current... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 111.00
This book introduces the current state of research on dark energy. It consists of three parts. The first part is for preliminary knowledge, including general relativity, modern cosmology, etc. The second part reviews major theoretical ideas and models of dark energy. The third part reviews some observational and numerical works. The aim of this book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 190.00
Efficient measurement plays a vital role in any sort of production but there is a dearth of both applications and in-depth research relating to the container port industry. This book analyzes the relationship between ownership, competition and port efficiency by applying traditional theories in industrial organization and examining them empirically.... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 40.00
This eight-chapter monograph intends to present basic principles and applications of biomechanics in bone tissue engineering in order to assist tissue engineers in design and use of tissue-engineered products for repair and replacement of damaged/deformed bone tissues. Briefly, Chapter 1 gives an overall review of biomechanics in the field of bone... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
The European Union is China?s largest trading partner, and Chinese views of the EU are of crucial importance in shaping how the relationship will develop in the future, especially as the new Chinese leadership takes power. This book presents the findings of an extensive research project into the views of both elite groups, in government, business,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
Large dam construction has significant environmental and social impacts at different scales. As the largest developing country in the world, China has built about half of the world's large dams, and more are expected to be built over the next two decades to meet the country's rapidly growing demand for energy. This book summarizes and updates information... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00
In the context of systems and control, incomplete information refers to a dynamical system in which knowledge about the system states is limited due to the difficulties in modelling complexity in a quantitative way. The well-known types of incomplete information include parameter uncertainties and norm-bounded nonlinearities. Recently, in response... more...