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- Tom Doherty Associates 2013; US$ 7.99
Hong Kong-a marriage of East and West, where the old blends with the new, where ancient Chinese culture and civilization linger below towering structures of steel and concrete. Beth O'Connor, former US Olympian and Harvard graduate came to Hong Kong the wife of the heir apparant to the Chang family empire. Hated in a culture where appearance is everything... more...
- Scribner 2013; US$ 26.00
Vivid and alive, Cristina García?s new novel transports readers to Cuba, to Miami, and into the heads of two larger-than-life men?a fictionalized Fidel Castro and an octogenarian Cuban exile obsessed with seeking revenge against the dictator. In King of Cuba, the National Book Award finalist and author of Dreaming in Cuban, writing at the top... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
"Birmingham is probably the most thoroughly segregated city in the United States. Its ugly record of brutality is widely known. Negroes have experienced grossly unjust treatment in the courts. There have been more unsolved bombings in Negro homes and churches in Birmingham than in any other city in the nation." Martin Luther King, Jr.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
Squeezed between powerful neighbours, for decades Mongolia played the role of buffer state. Its full independence in 1990 offered new opportunities for both economic growth and the restoration of Mongolian identity. But with a huge land area, poor infrastructure and a small population, the new republic is highly vulnerable and also dependent on international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Member states of ASEAN - the Association of South-East Asian Nations - have developed a distinctive approach to political and security co-operation, which builds on the principles of sovereign equality, non-intervention and non-interference, quiet diplomacy, mutual respect, and the principle of not involving ASEAN in mediating bilateral disputes among... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Based on culture-related themes derived from the author's psychotherapeutic work with young Chinese-American professionals, this important book relates personal problems and conditions to specific sources in Chinese and American cultures and the immigration experience. Unique and practical, this is a nonclinical work that will help Asian Americans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The Myth of the Lazy Native is Syed Hussein Alatas? widely acknowledged critique of the colonial construction of Malay, Filipino and Javanese natives from the 16 th to the 20 th century. Drawing on the work of Karl Mannheim and the sociology of knowledge, Alatas analyses the origins and functions of such myths in the creation and reinforcement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Western political scientists have tended to neglect the ethnic dimension in China, and have overemphasized the development from large empire to unified nation. This book brings together a number of case studies on the ethnic and regional dimensions of Chinese politics and society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The essays in this book focus on political strategies, pedagogical models, and community programs that enable adult ESL learners to become vital members of North American society. This is particularly important in our present time of contraction and downsizing in the education of non-native speakers. The authors represent a broad range of programs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
The continuing success of this series, highly regarded by scholars and the general reader alike, has prompted The Japan Society to commission this fourth volume, devoted as before to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of Anglo-Japanese relations. The appearance of this volume... more...