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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.95
Peter Dale Scott examines the many ways in which war policy has been driven by ?accidents? and other events in the field, in some cases despite moves toward peace that were directed by presidents. This book explores the ?deep politics? that exerts a profound but too-little-understood effect on national policy outside the control of traditional democratic... more...
A Provincial History of the Ottoman Empire: Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in the 19th CenturyTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Provincializing the history of the Ottoman Empire, this book provides a critical approach to the projects of ?modernity? that took place in the Eastern Mediterranean over the past two centuries. Leaving their mark on this period are; the turmoil of insurgency in Greece and Egypt, a growing intervention of European Powers in Eastern Mediterranean... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99
At the intersection of literary, cultural, and postcolonial studies, this volume looks at French perceptions of 'Indochina' as they are conveyed through a variety of media including cinema, literature, art, and historical or anthropological writings. The volume is long awaited, as France's memory of 'Indochina' is understudied compared to its relationship... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 18.26
Hauptbeschreibung "Ich hatte meine Waffe auf Automatik gestellt. Deshalb kann man nicht sagen, wie viele man erschossen hat. Ich habe vielleicht 10 oder 15 von ihnen erschossen." - "Männer, Frauen und Kinder?" - "Männer, Frauen und Kinder." - "Und Babys?" - "Und Babys." - "Sind Sie verheiratet?" - "Ja." - "Kinder?" - "Zwei." - "Wie alt?" - "Der Junge... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 25.90
Since it began in 2008, the dispute over the temple of Preah Vihear and its adjacent area has envenomed Thai-Cambodian relations. Puangthong R. Pawakapan argues that initially Thai-Cambodian cooperation on the temple had begun within the framework of Thailands strategy to become a regional economic centre and leader. It was the first time in... more...
- Hellgate Press 2013; US$ 14.95
Once Upon a War: The Diary of a Waiting Wife, is a heartfelt memoir that relates how the author's family and many others survived separation from loved ones during the Vietnam War. Together, they awaited their husbands' return in Schilling Manor, a residence designated especially for the families, located in Salina, Kansas. There has never... more...
- Intercultural Press 2005; US$ 22.95
Vietnam is faced with pressing political social and economic problems but is full of promise and potential ''pulsating with energy and steeped in dreams.'' Research included interviews and surveys of Vietnamese professionals who have extensive experience with foreigners, and expatriates from numerous Western nations living and working in Vietnam. more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
The American experience in the Vietnam War has been the subject of a vast body of scholarly work, yet surprisingly little has been written about how the war is remembered by Vietnamese themselves. The Country of Memory fills this gap in the literature by addressing the subject of history, memory, and commemoration of the Vietnam War in modern day... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
This beautifully crafted and solidly researched book explains why and how the United States made its first commitment to Vietnam in the late 1940s. Mark Atwood Lawrence deftly explores the process by which the Western powers set aside their fierce disagreements over colonialism and extended the Cold War fight into the Third World. Drawing on an unprecedented... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00
While most Americans might still think of Vietnam as little more than the site of a war, such broad typecasting glosses over a complicated and frequently misrepresented country. This volume brings the nation's dynamic history, society and religious institutions to the page. more...