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The Development of Eco Cities in China
Author: Underaglassmoon

The Development of Eco Cities in China
Springer | Development Studies | Nov. 18 2016 | ISBN-10: 9811022860 | 329 pages | pdf | 4 mb

Editors: Liu, Juke, Sun, Weiping, Hu, Wenzhen (Eds.)
Brings together the latest contributions from a group of top scholars working on the issue of eco-city development in China
Argues that constructing eco-cities is the only sustainable path for China’s urbanization
Presents the Chinese wisdom and practice of “making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
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City of War: The Story of John Rabe (2009)
Author: Someonelse

City of War: The Story of John Rabe (2009)
480p BRRip | AVI | 720x304 | XviD @ 1877 Kbps | AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | 02:14:26 | 2,24 Gb
Lang: English (Original)-Cantonese-Mandarin-German-Japanese-Ukrainian (mono-audio) | Subs: English (.srt - for non-English parts)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War | 7 wins & 4 nominations | France, China, Germany

Oscar-winning director Florian Gallenberger explores the crucial role that foreigners played in helping countless Chinese escape a fate worse than death in this period docudrama concerning the 1937 invasion of Nanking by the ruthless Japanese Imperial Army. Casually known by historians as the "Rape of Nanking," the relentless assault on the then-Chinese capitol found countless men, women, and children slaughtered with a ferocity that shocked the entire world. Yet, despite the violence that surrounded them, some people refused to sit by silently as the innocents perished.
One of those people was German engineer and Nazi party member John Rabe, who earned the nickname "The Schindler of China" for constructing a vast safety zone in which nearly a quarter of a million civilians sought sanctuary. Details
New Urban China (Architectural Design)
Author: horusx

New Urban China (Architectural Design)
Academy Press | 2008-11-03 | ISBN: 0470751223 | 136 pages | PDF | 17 MB

China is undergoing a process of unprecedented urbanisation, with cities often being built from scratch in just three to five years. It is projected that 400 new cities will be built over the next 20 years with newly urbanised populations of over 240 million. So rapid and intense is this process that consumption of energy and natural resources is outstripping supply, posing unique challenges for the creation of sustainable cities. This issue focuses on how cities are being ‘Made in China’ today and how their development is to impact on the future of cities worldwide.
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BBC - Secrets of the Forbidden City (2009)
Author: Tutorial

BBC - Secrets of the Forbidden City (2009)
PDTV | 720 x 416 | .AVI/XviD @ 1540 Kbps | 1 h 30 min | 1.10 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, History

Documentary detailing the creation of Ming Emperor Yongle's palace, the Forbidden City. Forged from hundreds of thousands of timbers felled in the remote corners of his empire, and massive stones dragged across ice from the frozen north, Yongle marshalled a million workers to his vision. At 180 acres and with 9000 rooms, it remains the greatest palace on Earth. For five centuries, what went on behind its blood red walls was forbidden to all but the intimate court of the Emperor. Details
China Low-Carbon Healthy City, Technology Assessment and Practice
Author: arundhati

Weiguang Huang, Mingquan Wang, "China Low-Carbon Healthy City, Technology Assessment and Practice"
2016 | ISBN-10: 3662490692 | 230 pages | PDF | 6 MB
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The Habitable City in China: Urban History in the Twentieth Century (Politics and Development of Contemporary China)
Author: thingska

The Habitable City in China: Urban History in the Twentieth Century (Politics and Development of Contemporary China) by Toby Lincoln
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137554703, 9781137554703 | 231 Pages | PDF | 2.70 MB
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Bruce Brubaker - Inner Cities: Music for Piano by John Adams and Alvin Curran (2003)
Author: Designol

Bruce Brubaker - Inner Cities: Music for Piano by John Adams and Alvin Curran (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 279 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 214 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Arabesque Recordings | # Z6776 | Time: 01:19:06

Bruce Brubaker artistic skill and understanding of this music is beyond reproach and will thrill any fan of the collected composers work on this CD. The sound quality is outstanding as well. Bruce Brubaker has recorded two CDs on the Arabesque label in a continuing series exploring modern American piano music. The most recent, Inner Cities , was released in September 2003, and includes Brubaker's transcription of Pat Nixon's aria from Adams's opera, Nixon in China . The previous CD, Glass Cage , with pieces by Glass and Cage, was named one of the ten best releases of 2000 by The New Yorker magazine.
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History Channel - China: Dynasties and Mysteries (1996)
Author: Tutorial

History Channel - China: Dynasties and Mysteries (1996)
DVDRip | 704 x 528 | .AVI/XviD @ 3000 Kbps | 2x~43mn | 1.36 GB
Audio: English AC-3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, History

Uncover some of the oldest riddles of the ancient world. China is a land filled with mystical legends, stunning treasures and ancient history. To gain an insight into this intriguing culture we explore two of China s most famous ancient wonders the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden Palace. Details
BBC - China On Four Wheels (2012) [repost]
Author: ParRus

BBC - China On Four Wheels
SAT-Rip | 720 x 416 | .AVI/XviD @ 663 Kbps | ~2x60 min | Audio: English AC-3 128 kbps, 2 channels | 1.07 GB
Genre: Documentary

Anita Rani and Justin Rowlatt embark on two epic car journeys across China, navigating congested cities and winding mountain roads, to explore how the country's economic growth, symbolised by its booming car industry, is affecting people's lives.
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Global Research of Cities
Author: Underaglassmoon

Global Research of Cities: A Case of Chengdu
Springer | Economics | November 25, 2015 | ISBN-10: 9812879803 | 205 pages | pdf | 2.61 mb

by Peter Taylor (Author), Pengfei Ni (Author), Kai Liu (Author)
Presents an insightful analysis by the national think tank of China concerning the global approach of major Chinese cities
Uses Chengdu, a significant city in the context of China’s development process, as a representative example
Features supporting case studies
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