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  • Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Worldby Rebecca F. Kennedy; C. Sydnor Roy; Max L. Goldman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.95

    By offering fluent, accurate translations of extracts and fragments from a wide assortment of ancient texts, this volume allows a comprehensive overview of ancient Greek and Roman concepts of "otherness," as well as Greek and Roman views of non-Greeks and non-Romans. A general introduction, thorough annotation, maps, a select bibliography, and an index... more...

  • Mythologyby Edith Hamilton; Aphrodite Trust; Apollo Trust

    Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 20.00

    The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes. Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human... more...

  • Stateless in Shanghaiby Liliane Willens

    Earnshaw Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    With vivid firsthand descriptions of Asia’s most cosmopolitan city from the 1920s to the 1950s, this recollection chronicles Liliane Willens' life and trials in Shanghai as China collapsed under the weight of foreign invaders and civil war. Engaging and often humorous, this unique memoir relates Willens' experiences as a Jewish Russian living in early... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Cultural Revolutionby Guo Jian; Yongyi Song; Yuan Zhou

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 102.90

    The Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China started in 1966 and lasted about a decade. This revolutionary upsurge of Chinese students and workers, led by Mao Zedong, wreaked havoc in the world's most populous country, often turning things upside down and undermining the party, government, and army while simultaneously weakening the economy,... more...

  • Midnight's Furiesby Nisid Hajari

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 15.10

    Like the Rape of Nanking, the partition of India was a dramatic, bloody crisis that remains a key historical faultline today. more...

  • The Ben Cao Gang Muby Shizhen Li

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    This is the original Chinese edition of the  Ben cao gang mu. C ompiled in the second half of the sixteenth century by a team led by the physician Li Shizhen (1518–1593) on the basis of previously published books and contemporary knowledge, the  Ben cao gang mu  is considered the largest encyclopedia of natural history in a long tradition of Chinese... more...

  • Migration and Integration in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Australiaby Juliet Pietsch; Marshall Clark

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    This volume brings together a group of scholars from a wide range of disciplines to address crucial questions of migration flows and integration in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Australia. Comparative analysis of the three regions and their differing approaches and outcomes yields important insights for each region, as well as provokes new questions... more...

  • Khubilai Khanby Morris Rossabi

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    Living from 1215 to 1294, Khubilai Khan is one of history’s most renowned figures. Morris Rossabi draws on sources from a variety of East Asian, Middle Eastern, and European languages as he focuses on the life and times of the great Mongol monarch. This 20th anniversary edition is updated with a new preface examining how twenty years of scholarly and... more...

  • The Democracy of the Deadby Roger T. Ames; David L. Hall

    Open Court 2015; US$ 34.99

    The Democracy of the Dead challenges conventional thinking about China and its relations with the West. According to David Hall and Roger Ames, it is a mistake to assume that a future modernized China will also be essentially Westernized . It is wrong to supposed that the only hope for enhanced rights and liberties for individual Chinese lies... more...

  • Social and Political Change in Revolutionary Chinaby David S. G. Goodman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 48.00

    This history provides the first book-length study and the first county-level analysis of social and political change in the Taihang Base Area during the key years of the War of Resistance to Japan. David S. G. Goodman explores revolution as process, arguing that the CCP was successful because of its management of revolutionary incrementalism. In particular,... more...