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  • Southeast Asian Historyby D.R. SarDesai

    Avalon Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    Designed to stand on its own, or to accompany the seventh edition of D. R. SarDesai's Southeast Asia: Past and Present , this updated reader includes classic and recent works on the history of Southeast Asia. SarDesai has selected literary and historical writings that address crucial controversies in the region of Southeast Asia. The readings are... more...

  • Visions of Ryukyuby Gregory Smits

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    Between 1609 and 1879, the geographical, political, and ideological status of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (modern Okinawa) was characterized by its ambiguity. It was subordinate to its larger neighbors, China and Japan, yet an integral part of neither. A Japanese invasion force from Satsuma had conquered the kingdom in 1609, resulting in its partial incorporation... more...

  • I Didn't Make A Millionby Whitey Smith

    Earnshaw Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    Whitey Smith was a jazz drummer from San Francisco who landed in Shanghai in 1922, just in time to help ignite the Jazz Age in one of the world's most entertainment-crazed cities. It is said he brought Jazz to China, and that claim is arguably true. This memoir tells the story of his amazing life and adventures in Shanghai nightlife in the 1920s and... more...

  • Playing Warby Sabine Frühstück

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    In Playing War , Sabine Frühstück makes a bold proposition: that for over a century throughout Japan and beyond, children and concepts of childhood have been appropriated as tools for decidedly unchildlike purposes: to validate, moralize, humanize, and naturalize war, and to sentimentalize peace. She argues that modern conceptions of war insist on... more...

  • Will the Boat Sink the Water?by Chen Guidi; Wu Chuntao

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 24.00

    The Chinese economic miracle is happening despite, not because of, China's 900 million peasants. They are missing from the portraits of booming Shanghai, or Beijing. Many of China's underclass live under a feudalistic system unchanged since the fifteenth century. They are truly the voiceless in modern China. They are also, perhaps, the reason that... more...

  • Southeast Asiaby D R SarDesai

    Avalon Publishing 2012; US$ 20.00

    Southeast Asia: Past and Present offers a balanced and readable account of the region from ancient to modern times, covering traditional history as well as current events. D. R. SarDesai avoids overemphasizing the importance of the period of European colonial rule as he introduces us to the regions and peoples of Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei,... more...

  • The Class of 1761by Iona Man-Cheong

    Stanford University Press 2004; US$ 62.50

    A rich and engaging study of one graduating class of the imperial examination system of eighteenth-century China. 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...