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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
This book investigates the role and the impacts of armies and military regimes in the Middle East. It argues that one of the main causes of the slow and stagnated economic development in the region is high military expenditure perpetuated by strong grips of armies on the politics of the region. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 104.90
This book presents a genealogy of the social networks and power struggles of the major influential group of Indonesian-educated Muslims called "intelligentsia". In this effort, the longue durée approach is combined with an interactive, inter-disciplinary and inter-textual method to better understand the various underlying impulses and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 13.58
Savour the tantalizing flavours of Andhra cuisine While Hyderabadi cuisine with its distinctive Mughlai flavour is famous around the world, food from the other parts of Andhra, one of India?s largest and culturally most diverse states, remains relatively unknown. In this addition to the Penguin series on Indian food and customs, the author brings together... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This book contributes to, and refocuses, public debates about the incorporation of plural approaches into the English legal system by examining a secular method of dispute resolution practised by the Kurdish Peace Committee in London. The pluralistic approach is seen by Kurdish communities in the UK as widely applicable elsewhere, and in a possible... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 59.90
Lim Kim San's name is linked inextricably to Singapore's public housing. This is entirely appropriate because he played a crucial role in the success of the Housing Board, which transformed both the countrys physical landscape and gave Singaporeans a tangible stake in the future of their young nation. However, important though Lim's... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 65.90
Geography has moulded Singapores self-definition, much as it has shaped the contours of the rest of Southeast Asia, a region that lies south of China and east of India. Placed within overlapping Sinic and Indic zones, Singapore's entrepôt role has served both. Today, as China and India emerge simultaneously as rising powers, a port city... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 53.90
Singapore is America's closest security partner in Southeast Asia. The United States has decided to help India become a major world power in the twenty-first century, an objective that is furthered by the nuclear agreement between them. Singapore's relationship with India is an increasingly pertinent feature of Southeast Asias political... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 24.90
A bomb attack on a hotel. A bomb in a taxi. Or a bus. Like the London 7 July 2005 bomb attacks. Or if a plot to bomb an MRT station succeeds.How would we react? Would Singaporeans stay calm? And united? Or would ethnic fault lines crack?Building networks of trust in good times is crucial. Building social resilience is important in keeping Singapore... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 35.00
Europe's mythical origins lie in Zeus' abduction of the Asian princess Europa. Down the real centuries, Asia has played a crucial role in the making of Europe - as an object of Orientalist fantasy and colonial desire, but also of the spread of the liberating values and humane letters associated with the continent. In this book, a lifelong admirer... more...
- White Cloud Press 2010; US$ 19.95
This collection presents, for the first time in English, a compilation of seven centuries of the mystic hymns of Turkey?s rebellious Sufi poets. At the time Rumi was writing in ancient Anatolia, many other great mystics in the region were also composing wild, ecstatic, and controversial poems that were shared among the people as spiritual songs. Many... more...