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  • Khubilai Khanby Morris Rossabi

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    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$ 49.99

    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...

  • Southeast Asiaby Milton Osborne

    Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 19.08

    A lively and easy to read guide to Southeast Asian history written by one of the world's pre-eminent historians of the area. more...

  • Javanese Culture and the Meanings of Localityby Bagoes Wiryomartono

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99

    The book analyzes various aspects of Javanese culture and society, including its history, customs, arts, architecture, polity, and society. This study strongly emphasizes the importance of local cultures over global monoculture and examines how localities have adapted to foreign influences. more...

  • The Gateby Francois Bizot

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    In 1971 a young French ethnologist named Francois Bizot was taken prisoner by forces of the Khmer Rouge who kept him chained in a jungle camp for months before releasing him. Four years later Bizot became the intermediary between the now victorious Khmer Rouge and the occupants of the besieged French embassy in Phnom Penh, eventually leading a desperate... more...

  • An Introduction to Literary Ottomanby Korkut Bugday

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.95

    This represents the first modern introduction to literary Ottoman available in English. The author has devised this textbook to provide a course of lessons, readings and exercises to take the student from beginner to intermediate level. The book features numerous readings taken from historiography, historical, literary, journalistic and legal sources... more...

  • Social and Foreign Affairs in Iraq (Routledge Revivals)by Saddam Hussein

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1979, prior to the Iran-Iraq war, this important collection of speeches explains some of the strategic foundations of Iraq?s foreign and internal policies under the Ba?th Arab Socialist Party. This work concerns itself with aspects varying from advice on youth ? ?Let us win the young to safeguard the future? ?,to speeches on Iraq?s... more...

  • The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)by Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

    BRILL 2007; US$ 166.00

    This social history of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) sheds new light on the interplay between political and academic leaders and academic organization in the Reform era (1978 - ), and provides new insights into the changing character of the Chinese Communist Party in academic life.? more...

  • Asian Juggernautby Brahma Chellaney

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    In Asian Juggernaut , the revelatory and important International Bestseller by Brahma Chellaney, a renowned authority on Asia?s political and economic development offers an incisive and insightful analysis of the region?s pivotal role on the world stage. Examining the rise of China, India, and Japan as preeminent powers and their key position... more...