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- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 26.95
This is a unique collection of essays highlighting Iraq?s social, political and military history from a purely Iraqi perspective. Dr. Ali al-Wardi (1913-1995) attended the American University of Beirut in 1943 and then traveled to the United States to attain his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Sociology at the University of Texas in 1948 and 1950... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 96.00
How does the Iraq War affect the future world order? And what kinds of problems has this war brought about, and what is needed to remedy these problems, so as to reconstruct an order in Iraq and beyond? This present volume is a collection of essays exploring these issues, written by leading scholars in their respective fields. Importantly, the Iraq... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Ama Adhe's spirit soars over national and cultural boundaries. Her tenacious struggle to remain human in the face of inhuman torture and deprivation while imprisoned by the Chinese for 27 years inspires any reader fortunate enough to encounter this remarkable woman's story. The Voice that Remembers features additional material on Tibet and China... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 40.00
this book presents a picture focused on the T'ang period, one of China's acknowledged golden ages. Within a looser web of globalization, the T'ang period and its dynamics offers a distant mirror of our own time. An argument in world history may thus cast light on issues in contemporary politics. more...
- Hong Kong University Press 2004; US$ 40.00
This is a book for everyone with an interest in the recent history of Hong Kong and in an exceptional man who played a major part in that history as he ploughed a distinctive and individual, and sometimes controversial, path from District Officer to Acting Governor to Hong Kong Affairs Advisor. more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 23.95
Nowhere in the world is Chinas rapid rise to power more evident than in Africa. From multi-billion dollar investments in oil and minerals to the influx of thousands of merchants, labourers and cheap consumer goods, Chinas economic and political reach is redefining Africas traditional ties with the international community. This book... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
The book weaves the genres of travel essays and travel guides into a comprehensive narrative about the cultural mosaic of the capital of China. The author leads the reader through palaces, temples, back streets and markets whilebringing back to living memory forgotten or overlooked Peking customs, stories and beliefs. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99
The electrifying true story of the pursuit for the man behind al Qaeda?s suicide bombing campaign in Iraq Kill or Capture is a true-life thriller that tells the story of senior military interrogator Matthew Alexander?s adrenalinefilled, ?outside the wire? pursuit of a notorious Syrian mass murderer named Zafar?the leader of al Qaeda in northern... more...