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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 75.00
It is not possible to fully understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened in the 1950?s. The third volume in Melvyn Goldstein's History of Modern Tibet series, The Calm before the Storm , examines the critical years of 1955 through 1957. During this period, the Preparatory Committee for a Tibet... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
This collection of stories of American men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan reveals their personal experiences as military combat personnel. Their stories are told through interviews, plus information from questionnaires and official military documents. more...
- Rough Guides 2013; US$ 29.99
The Rough Guide to China covers of all of mainland China including Tibet, along with the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau. Clear, detailed maps show all listed arrival points, accommodation, restaurants and sights, while boxes provide bilingual keys. Use it to explore the sophisticated nightlife emerging in Beijing and Shanghai,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 149.99
The Historical Dictionary of Iraq, Second Edition covers the history of Iraq through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several hundred cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
For Dan Coakley, Iraq ticked all the boxes. It had a mad dictator, a secret police that left the Gestapo far behind in terms of brutality and sadism and a temperature range that varied from minus fifteen to plus fifty degrees Celsius. Dan was asked to be the Technical Manager of the electricity sector, the largest module of the largest aid programme... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00
First published in 1965. These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art, philosophy, religion and economic, political, and social change. Volume Three includes: · Liao P'ing and the Confucian Departure from History... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
First published in 1958 These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art, philosophy, religion and economic, political, and social change. Volume One includes: · The critique of Idealism · Science and Ch'ing empiricism... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
This book looks at the planning and execution of the U.S. military's exit from Iraq and the transition of responsibilities to the Iraqi government, U.S. embassy, Office of Security Cooperation, USCENTCOM, and other U.S. departments and agencies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
This work draws on a wide range of Chinese and Japanese sources to analyse the uncertain loyalties and complex internal pressures that drove Sino-Japanese interaction in prewar north China. It examines the shifting understandings of the North China problem in its practical, political and moral aspects, and challenges existing assumptions concerning... more...