Empires at War A Short History of Modern Asia Since World War II

Empires at War gives a dramatic narrative account of how “Modern Asia” came into being. Ranging over the whole of Asia, from Japan to Pakistan, the modern history of this important region is placed in the context of the struggle between America and the Soviet Union. Francis Pike shows that America’s domination of post-war Asia was a continuation of a 100-year competition for power in the region. He also argues cogently that, contrary to the largely “Western-centric” viewpoint, Asian natio…

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A Short Grammar of Greenkeeping: Fundamental principles influencing turfgrass growth and maintenance

Every turfgrass manager knows that temperature, light, water, and fertilizer will influence the growth rate of the grass. Because the growth rate, and adjustments to it, are what finally produce the desired playing surfaces, it is critically important to understand how these factors can be adjusted. This book explains how the influence of air temperature, photosynthetic light, plant water status, and leaf nitrogen content can be thought of and communicated as a grammar: the fundamental pr…

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