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- Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 26.95
Since the age of Alexander the Great, waves of foreign armies have invaded the Middle East and South Asia to plunder their vast treasures. In Imperial Designs , Deepak Tripathi offers a powerful and unique analysis of how this volatile region has endured the manipulation and humiliation of war, especially since World War I and the fall of the Ottoman... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
On August 17, 1945, Indonesia proclaimed its independence from Dutch colonial rule. Five years later, the Republic of Indonesia was recognized as a unified, sovereign state. The period in between was a time of aspiration, mobilization, and violence, in which nationalists fought to expel the Dutch while also trying to come to grips with the meaning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
Britain emerged from World War II dependent economically and militarily upon the US. Egypt was the hub of Britain's imperial interests in the Middle East, but her inability to maintain a large garrison there was clear to the indigenous peoples. These essays track the decline of the empire. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book examines the role of the international community in the handover of the Dutch colony of West Papua/Irian Jaya to Indonesia in the 1960s and questions whether or not the West Papuan people ever genuinely exercised the right to self-determination guaranteed to them in the UN-brokered Dutch/Indonesian agreement of 1962. Indonesian, Dutch, US,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
At the heart of this book is the problem of war termination. The British experience in Indonesia in the 1960s represents an illuminating case study of the difficulties associated with strategy and the successful termination of conflicts. The value of this book lies in two areas: as a contribution to the literature on British counter-insurgency operations... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 48.52
Hauptbeschreibung Winslow Williams Clifford ist einer der wenigen Historiker, die sich bisher auf der Basis von theoretischen Ansätzen der Geschichte und Kultur des sogenannten Mamlukensultanates (1250–1517) gewidmet haben. In diesem Band erscheint nun posthum seine 1995 an der University of Chicago eingereichte Dissertation. Durch die... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 59.00
Managing Indonesia's Transformation: An Oral History is an account of Ginandjar Kartasasmita's career in the Indonesian government, both under President Suharto and in the post-Suharto era. Based on all the ministerial positions in which Kartasasmita has served the government, the book provides readers candid insights into the domestic... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 3.63
Bar Codes Mark Relfe's book 'The New Money System: 666' implies that the average barcode has satanic significance. Can it really be that these codes apparently indicate 666; the mark of the devil and his coming cashless economy? Bank of Commerce and Credit International After John Kerry undertook an investigation into BCCI and delivered his report... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
This revised third edition provides an analysis of Suharto's New Order from its inception to the emergence of B.J. Habibie as President. The author reassesses the New Order's origins and its military roots and evaluates the considerable economic changes that have taken place since the 1960s. He examines Suharto's politics and, in a new chapter, the... more...