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Parasites and their vectors: A special focus on Southeast by Yvonne A. L. Lim, Indra Vythilingam (auth.), Yvonne Ai Lian

By Yvonne A. L. Lim, Indra Vythilingam (auth.), Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Indra Vythilingam (eds.)

Southeast Asia is a sector the place a myriad of infections are endemic. it's a hotspot sector for parasitic illnesses. at the moment, info on parasitic infections and vectors present in Southeast Asia is sporadic and there was no try and commonly collate and combine those information. Gaps in our wisdom, which come with sickness styles, transmission dynamics and vectors nonetheless exist. This e-book highlights parasitic illnesses which are unusual to Southeast Asia, pinpoints similarities and modifications among illness styles within the respective member international locations and supply info on new rising parasitic ailments during this zone. severely, this booklet will heighten knowing of parasitic illnesses and their vectors during this varied quarter and this data can be major for destiny local learn efforts during this field.

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Frommer's South Korea by Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

By Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

This can be the only and in basic terms commute consultant you want to South Korea.

Frommer's South Korea offers the whole evaluation of insider wisdom on the place and what to go to during this stunningly attractive state, all in meticulous element to indicate you in the direction of the simplest that it has to offer.

Packed with unique, outspoken and sincere studies, this consultant grants the lowdown on what's worthy it slow and what's now not, offering broad listings of lodging, points of interest and eating places round South Korea's towns and cities no matter what your budget.

-The most sensible traditional wonders from scorching springs to limestone caves

-Advice on how one can steer clear of the touristy and the inauthentic, and spot the genuine center of South Korea

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Southeast Asia: Lonely Planet Phrasebook by San San Hnin Tun, Lonely Planet Phrasebooks

By San San Hnin Tun, Lonely Planet Phrasebooks

Southeast Asia…many faces, many locations, many ways to get tounge-tied. From Hue to Vientiene, from Phuket to Phnom Penh, flip your commute demanding situations into unforgettable experiences.Handier than chopsticks, more cost-effective than a cyclo journey, tastier than a chilli & lemongrass noodle dish, this phrasebook will get you everywhere.Our phrasebooks offer you a accomplished mixture of useful and social phrases and words in additional than one hundred twenty languages. Chat with the locals and detect their tradition - a assured option to increase your shuttle adventure.

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The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of by Blaine Harden

By Blaine Harden

From the New York Times bestselling writer of Escape From Camp 14, Blaine Harden tells the riveting tale of Kim Il Sung's upward thrust to energy, and the courageous North Korean fighter pilot who escaped the legal nation and introduced the 1st MiG-15 into American hands
In The nice chief and the Fighter Pilot, ny instances bestselling writer Blaine Harden tells the riveting tale of the way Kim Il Sung grabbed strength and plunged his kingdom into warfare opposed to the U.S. whereas the youngest fighter pilot in his air strength was once enjoying a high-risk video game of deception—and escape.
As Kim ascended from Soviet puppet to godlike ruler, No Kum Sok noisily pretended to like his nice chief. that's, till he swiped a Soviet MiG-15 and brought it to the american citizens, no longer understanding they have been delivering a $100,000 bounty for the warplane (the similar of approximately one million
dollars today). The theft—just weeks after the Korean conflict led to July 1953—electrified the area and incited Kim's bloody vengeance.
During the Korean warfare the USA brutally carpet bombed the North, killing millions of civilians and giving the Kim dynasty, as Harden unearths, the fact-based narrative it should use to at the present time to promote paranoia and hatred of Americans.
Drawing on files from chinese language and Russian documents concerning the function of Mao and Stalin in Kim's shadowy upward thrust, in addition to from neverbefore- published U.S. intelligence and interrogation records, Harden supplies us a heart-pounding break out event and a wholly new strategy to comprehend the world's longest-lasting totalitarian state.
From the Hardcover edition.

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Romania, A Country Study by Federal Research Division

By Federal Research Division

Walachia and Moldavia remained remoted and primitive for a few years after their founding. schooling, for instance, was once nonexistent, and faith used to be poorly prepared. apart from an extraordinary industry middle, there have been no major cities and little flow of cash. In time, notwithstanding, trade built among the lands of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea quarter. retailers from Genoa and Venice based buying and selling facilities alongside the coast of the Black Sea the place Tatars, Germans, Greeks, Jews, Poles, Ragusans, and Armenians exchanged items. Walachians and Moldavians, besides the fact that, remained frequently agricultural humans.

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Espresso with the Headhunters by John Wassner

By John Wassner

The indigenous humans of Borneo use blowpipes and poisoned arrows. They put on "pan-handle" haircuts, stay in communal dwellings and a few tribes have mastered the paintings of constructing themselves "invisible" within the jungle. yet exceptionally, they've got a name as fearsome headhunters. Having forged apart his Armani denims and purchased up all of the jungle apparatus he might locate, the writer units off to event and discover the wilds of Borneo, one of many final fairly unknown locations in the world. His simply trouble: even if he will be capable of finding an honest cup of coffee within the jungle. yet existence within the wasteland seems to be really agreeable - with very good (if strange) meals, all-night longhouse events, drunken natives and breathtaking atmosphere. In a trip that took year of making plans and practise, the writer takes at the effective Rajang river, vacationing up its many tributaries into the center of Borneo - vacationing distant longhouses, remoted frontier cities, govt outposts, logging camps and nomadic tribes deep within the jungle.

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