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  • Bahasa Reformasiby Arndt Graf

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 40.46

    In "Bahasa Reformasi", Arndt Graf analyzes the political rhetoric of post-Suharto Indonesia from the first wave of major protests against the Suharto government in 1997 to the Wahid presidency in 1999?2001. In this period, New Order types of political communication were challenged by grassroots supporters of the "reformasi" movement with their own... more...

  • Avoiding the Dire Straitsby Mathieu Torck

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 46.24

    Scurvy is known to be one of the most gruesome pathological phenomena that, in the course of centuries, has made innumerable victims. Long distance seafaring operations, war zones, prisons and crop failures all created breeding grounds for the vitamin C defi ciency disease, which was commonly characterized by swelling and bleeding gums and internal... more...

  • Baghdadby Justin Marozzi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    In Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood , celebrated young travelwriter-historian Justin Marozzi gives us a many-layered history of one of the world's truly great cities - both its spectacular golden ages and its terrible disasters 'Justin Marozzi is the most brilliant of the new generation of travelwriter-historians' - Sunday Telegraph... more...

  • In Exile from the Land of Snowsby John Avedon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 18.95

    Tibet, ?the roof of the world,? had been aloof and at peace for most of its 2,100 years. But in 1932, the Thirteenth Dalai Lama, in his final testament, warned: ?It may happen that here, in the center of Tibet, religion and government will be attacked both from without and from within.? By the time his successor was enthroned in 1950, the Chinese occupation... 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...

  • The Volunteersby Anthony David; Jon Marcus

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

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  • The City Besiegedby Israel Eph'al

    BRILL 2009; US$ 116.00

    Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare, this book examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the ancient Near East. It incorporates lexical study and military thinking and focuses on the technology of warfare and human behavior in a state of emergency. more...

  • John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811?1057by John Skylitzes; John Wortley

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    The first complete English translation of John Skylitzes' Middle Byzantine chronicle, with introductions and notes, first published in 2010. more...

  • The River of Lost Footstepsby Thant Myint-U

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 16.99

    For nearly two decades Western governments and a growing activist community have been frustrated in their attempts to bring about a freer and more democratic Burma--through sanctions and tourist boycotts--only to see an apparent slide toward even harsher dictatorship. But what do we really know about Burma and its history? And what can Burma's past... more...

  • Understanding Gandhiby Usha Thakkar; Jayshree Mehta

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 25.95

    Understanding Gandhi is a collection of interviews of six of Mahatma Gandhi’s closest associates—J.B. Kriplani, Raihana Tyabji, Dada Dharmadhikari, Sushila Nayar, Jhaver Patel and Sucheta Kripalani. The interviewees reflect on Gandhi’s ideas in the light of changes that took place in India after Independence. These interviews have been... more...