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  • Vietnam and the South China Seaby Do Thanh Hai

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Studies of the escalating tensions and competing claims in the South China Sea overwhelmingly focus on China and its increasingly assertive approach, while the position of the other claimants is overlooked. This book focuses on the attitude of Vietnam towards the South China Sea dispute. It examines the position from a historical perspective, shows... more...

  • Franco-Israeli Relations, 1958-1967by Gadi Heimann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since the Sinai campaign, France had been Israel's ally, providing advanced weapons and granting political support and economic aid. When Charles de Gaulle returned to lead France in 1958 during the Algerian War, Israeli leadership faced a challenge to maintain the friendship in light of the President's insistence on re-establishing French influence... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese Historyby Michael Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 400.00

    China has become accessible to the west in the last twenty years in a way that was not possible in the previous thirty. The number of westerners travelling to China to study, for business or for tourism has increased dramatically and there has been a corresponding increase in interest in Chinese culture, society and economy and increasing coverage... more...

  • Chinas Trauma ? Chinas Stärkeby Paul U. Unschuld

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 8.88

    Paul U. Unschuld bietet eine kulturhistorisch begründete Analyse der politischen Geschichte Chinas der vergangenen zwei Jahrhunderte. Ein erster Teil beschreibt die verschiedenen Traumata, die dem Land im 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert durch ausländische Interventionen zugefügt wurden. In der zweiten Hälfte werden die Ursachen offen gelegt, die zu... more...

  • Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhismby Richard D. McBride

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    ?ich??n (1055-1101) is recognized as a Buddhist master of great stature in the East Asian tradition. Born a prince in the medieval Korean state of Kory? (960-1279), he traveled to Song China (960-1279) to study Buddhism and later compiled and published the first collection of East Asian exegetical texts. According to the received scholarly tradition,... more...

  • The PKK-Kurdistan Workers? Party?s Regional Politicsby Ali Balci

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book presents a theoretical framework to study dissident ethnic movements? imagination of world politics, with a special focus on the PKK as a case study. Dissident ethnic movements are not only a challenge to the existing hegemonic power, but they also produce an alternative closed society based on different ethnic imagination. Instead of taking... more...

  • Architects of Buddhist Leisureby Justin Thomas McDaniel; Mark Michael Rowe

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia. Creative religious improvisations designed by Buddhists have been produced both within and outside of monasteries across the region?in Nepal, Japan, Korea, Macau, Hong Kong,... more...

  • Britain and a Widening War, 1915-1916by Dr Peter Liddle

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    In a series of concise, thought-provoking chapters the authors summarize – and make accessible – the latest scholarship on the middle years of the Great War – 1915 and 1916 – and cover fundamental issues that are rarely explored outside the specialist journals. Their work is an important contribution to advancing understanding... more...

  • The Loyalist Problem in Revolutionary New Englandby Thomas N. Ingersoll

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    A new history of Loyalism using revolutionary New England as a case study. more...

  • The Cambridge History of Modernismby Vincent Sherry

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 128.00

    Provides a conceptually coherent understanding of 'modernism' to incorporate multiple genres and individuals in transatlantic and pan-European locations. more...