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- BRILL 2011; US$ 334.00
This is an extensive study, supplemented by an edition of relevant sources, of the diplomatic contacts between Poland-Lithuania and the Crimean Khanate between the early 15th and the late 18th century. It contains a chronology of mutual relations, a formal analysis of various types of documents, and a glimpse into the working of the Crimean chancery,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50
The book provides an overview of the history of the Philippines from the period of Spanish colonial domination to the present and analyzes the twenty-year Marcos record and the causes of the downfall of the Marcos regime. The essays will greatly aid the general reader in understanding the Philippine-American relationship. Originally published in... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 15.98
In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief but pivotal Six Day War. CURSED VICTORY is the first complete history of the war's troubled aftermath - a military occupation of the Palestinian territories that is now well into its fifth decade.... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 238.00
The second volume of this intercultural comparative encyclopedia is devoted to the actors behind ?medieval? foundations in Latin Europe, Byzantium, the Islamic lands, Judaism, and the multi-religious world of India. Individual chapters address religiousmerits and worldly ambitions, remembrance and cults, charity and education, foundation... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00
On the evening of September 17, 1948, a car carrying Count Folke Bernadotte, the first United Nations?appointed mediator in the Middle East, traveled up a narrow Jerusalem street. As the car shifted gears for the climb toward the New City, an Israeli Army jeep nosed into the road, forcing Bernadotte?s car and the two following him to come to a full... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99
In The Death of Attila , the great Hun leader dominates the late Roman world; in his shadow, a Hun warrior and a German princeling form a fragile comradeship. When Attila dies, the world around them crumbles, and the two men face terrible choices. more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 21.99
Like Charles II, the sick man of Europe was 'an unconscionable time dying.' Time and time again from the seventeenth century observers predicted the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, yet it outlived all its rivals. As late as 1910 it straddled three continents. Unlike the Romanovs, Hohenzollerns or Habsburgs, the House of Osman was still recognised... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 28.99
Indonesia, a nation of thousands of islands and almost 250 million people, straddles the junction of the Pacific and Indian oceans. Current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has presided over 6 per cent average yearly growth of its economy, to surpass $1 trillion. If this rate continues, Indonesia will join the world's ten biggest economies in a... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 33.99
The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked the international community. The two communist nations had seemed firm political and cultural allies, but the twenty-nine-day border war imposed heavy casualties, ruined urban and agricultural infrastructure, leveled three Vietnamese cities, and catalyzed a decadelong conflict. In this groundbreaking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Winner of the prestigious Yoshida Shigeru Prize 1999 for the best book in public history when it was published in its original Japanese, this book presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of Japan?s international relations from the end of the Pacific War to the present. Written by leading Japanese authorities on the subject, it makes extensive... more...