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  • China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policyby Razak Abdullah

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People?s Republic of China. This book analyses the process of the establishment of diplomatic relations... more...

  • Iraq in Turmoilby Youssef H. Aboul-Enein

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    This is a unique collection of essays highlighting Iraq?s social, political and military history from a purely Iraqi perspective. Dr. Ali al-Wardi (1913-1995) attended the American University of Beirut in 1943 and then traveled to the United States to attain his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Sociology at the University of Texas in 1948 and 1950... more...

  • China's Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africaby Dr Seifudein Adem; Professor Timothy M Shaw

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are, on the one hand, the Sino-pessimists who see China as a giant vacuum-cleaner, sucking up Africa?s resources in order to fuel its own rapid industrialization, and destroying Africa?s development potential in the process. On the other hand, the Sino-optimists see China as the ultimate savior... more...

  • T'ang Chinaby S.A.M. Adshead

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00

    this book presents a picture focused on the T'ang period, one of China's acknowledged golden ages. Within a looser web of globalization, the T'ang period and its dynamics offers a distant mirror of our own time. An argument in world history may thus cast light on issues in contemporary politics. more...

  • Politics and Traditional Cultureby Janette Ai

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00

    This book examines the political use of China's traditions by the party-state in contemporary China. It argues that the party-state has taken an official Marxist stance in terms of the political use of tradition. Besides looking at the official Marxist stance, this book also looks at critiques of the party-state's use of traditions by... more...

  • China in Africaby Chris Alden

    Zed Books 2007; US$ 23.95

    Nowhere in the world is China’s rapid rise to power more evident than in Africa. From multi-billion dollar investments in oil and minerals to the influx of thousands of merchants, labourers and cheap consumer goods, China’s economic and political reach is redefining Africa’s traditional ties with the international community. This book... more...

  • China Fights for the Worldby J. Gunnar Andersson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1939, is an account of J. Gunnar Andersson?s travels in China from 1914 to 1927 while he was serving as a mining advisor to the Chinese government. Andersson discusses China?s political and economic situation at the time, including the fight for unity, and the future of the region. This book will be of interest to students... more...

  • Lost Colonyby Tonio Andrade

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    During the seventeenth century, Holland created the world's most dynamic colonial empire, outcompeting the British and capturing Spanish and Portuguese colonies. Yet, in the Sino-Dutch War--Europe's first war with China--the Dutch met their match in a colorful Chinese warlord named Koxinga. Part samurai, part pirate, he led his generals to victory... more...

  • The Dragon and the Eagleby Sunny Auyang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This stimulating, uniquely organized, and wonderfully readable comparison of ancient Rome and China offers provocative insights to students and general readers of world history. The book's narrative is clear, completely jargon-free, strikingly independent, and addresses the complete cycles of two world empires. The topics explored include nation formation,... more...

  • China's Changing Trade Elasticitiesby Jahangir Aziz; Xiangming Li

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    China's sectoral trade composition, product quality mix, and import content of processing exports have all changed substantially during the past decade. This has rendered trade elasticities estimated using aggregate data highly unstable, with more recent data pointing to significantly higher demand and price elasticities. Sectoral differences in these... more...