Northeast Indian Railways during World War II:
This book describes for the first time the complexity of the Northeastern Transbaikalia province of Russia. This province is one of the largest Early Proterozoic metallogenic provinces on Earth. It comprises three extra large deposits: Cu-sandstones Udokan, Fe-Ti-V and Cu-PGE Chiney, and REE Katugin. This book is a research study and includes geological, mineralogical, and geochemical data obtained by the authors from 30 field trips in the region, using XRF, ICP-MS, La-ICP-MS, EPMA, and the study of Sr, Nd, U-Pb isotopes in rocks and minerals. It demonstrates the complicated origin of Cu deposits comprising 50 Mt copper concentrated in sedimentary and magmatic rocks in this area.
Ethnic Life-Worlds in North-East India:An Analysis Prasenjit Biswas, Chandan Suklabaidya
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Though scarcely mentioned in the world of early 21st century politics, Manchuria represented a key region of Asia during the first half of the 20th century. Once the heartland of the fierce Manchu empire, this northeastern Chinese region´s rich natural resources made it a prize for nations in the process of entering the modern age, and three ambitious nations in the midst of such a transformation lay close enough to Manchuria to attempt to claim it: Japan, Russia, and China. For countries attempting to shake off their feudal past and enter a dynamic era of industrialization, Manchuria´s resources presented an irresistible lure. With immense natural resources coupled to economic activity more concentrated than elsewhere in China, this region, abutting Mongolia, Korea, the Yellow Sea, and the Great Wall "accounted for 90 percent of China´s oil, 70 percent of its iron, 55 percent of its gold, and 33 percent of its trade. If Shanghai remained China´s commercial center, by 1931 Manchuria had become its industrial center." (Paine, 2012, 15). Thus, it´s not altogether surprising that Japan´s invasion of Manchuria in 1931 resulted from a long, complex chain of historical events stretching back to the late 19th century. Approximately 380,000 square miles in extent, Manchuria came into Imperial Russia´s possession in 1900 due to the Boxer Rebellion in China, but the Russians held it only briefly; their defeat in the Russo-Japanese War shook loose their control from important parts of Manchuria by the end of 1905. The Japanese gained two important footholds in Manchuria thanks to their victory. One consisted of Port Arthur (renamed Ryojun by the Japanese), an economically and strategically vital harbor city on the Liaodung Peninsula, plus the peninsula itself. The other comprised the South Manchurian Railway, which the Russians gave to the Japanese as a prize of war, in lieu of a cash indemnity. The Japanese subsequently formed the So... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Colin Fluxman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/074460/bk_acx0_074460_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
North Korea and Northeast Asia:Asia in World Politics
The International Relations of Northeast Asia:Asia in World Politics
The United States and Northeast Asia:Debates, Issues, and New Order Asia in World Politics
Mickey and Gina are a blue-collar couple with the whole world ahead of them until Mickey´s drinking and Gina´s unrealized dreams tear them apart. Set against a backdrop of American history from the turbulent ´60s through the ´80s AIDS crisis, Northeast Local is a bittersweet journey through marriage, divorce, and its aftermath. An L.A. theatre Works full-cast performance, starring Amy Pietz, Kevin Kilner, Judy Blue, Linda Kimbrough, Lusia Strus, Greg Vinkler, Ann Whitney, and Kenny Williams. Directed by Susan V. Booth. Recorded before a live audience by L.A. Theatre Works. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rengin Altay, Jane Maclver, Ed Shea, John Thompson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000389/pf_latw_000389_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.