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  • China: A History (Volume 1)by Harold M. Tanner

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 17.95

    Available in one or two volumes, this accessible, yet rigorous, introduction to the political, social, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of the development of Chinese civilization from its beginnings to the present day. Each volume includes ample illustrations, a full complement of maps, a chronological table,... more...

  • The Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asiaby Cemil Aydin

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 49.99

    In this rich intellectual history, Cemil Aydin challenges the notion that anti-Westernism in the Muslim world is a political and religious reaction to the liberal and democratic values of the West. Nor is anti-Westernism a natural response to Western imperialism. Instead, by focusing on the agency and achievements of non-Western intellectuals, Aydin... more...

  • Bloodsby Wallace Terry

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.99

    "Simply the most powerful and moving book that has emerged on this topic." UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL The national bestseller that tells the truth of about Vietnam from the black soldiers' perspective. An oral history unlike any other, BLOODS features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race were sent off in disproportionate... more...

  • The Rum Seljuqsby Songul Mecit

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Charting the expansion of the Rum Seljuqs from rulers of a small principality to a fully- fledged sultanate ruling over almost the whole of Anatolia, this book demonstrates how ideology, rather than military success, was crucial in this development. The Rum Seljuqs examines four distinct phases of development, beginning with the rule of Sulaym?n... more...

  • Sectarian Politics in the Persian Gulfby Lawrence G. Potter

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 25.99 US$ 22.35

    Sunni-Shia relations in the GCC countries are analysed by the contributors in the wake of recent protests in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere. more...

  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern Worldby Jack Weatherford

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 16.00

    The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader whose conquests joined backward Europe with the flourishing cultures of Asia to trigger a global awakening,... more...

  • Prehistoric Steppe Adaptation and the Horseby Marsha Levine; Colin Renfrew; Katie Boyle

    McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research 2008; US$ 40.00

    This volume examines the origins of horse husbandry and pastoralism in the Eurasian steppe, and provides a wide-ranging overview of issues surrounding the development of Central European societies from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. more...

  • Zhuangzi: The Essential Writingsby Zhuangzi; Brook Ziporyn

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 14.95

    Ideal for students and scholars alike, this edition of Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu) includes the complete Inner Chapters, extensive selections from the Outer and Miscellaneous Chapters, and judicious selections from two thousand years of traditional Chinese commentaries, which provide the reader access to the text as well as to its reception and interpretation.... more...

  • Literacy and Orality in Ancient Greeceby Rosalind Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Explores the role of written and oral communication in Greece. more...

  • Aristotle: Introductory Readingsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin; Gail Fine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1996; US$ 13.95

    Drawn from the translations and editorial aids of Irwin and Fine's Aristotle, Selections (Hackett Publishing Co., 1995), this anthology will be most useful to instructors who must try to do justice to Aristotle in a semester-long ancient-philosophy survey, but it will also be appropriate for a variety of introductory-level courses. Introductory... more...