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  • Pacific Crossingby Elizabeth Sinn

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 45.00

    During the nineteenth century tens of thousands of Chinese men and women crossed the Pacific to work, trade, and settle in California. Drawn initially by the gold rush, they took with them skills and goods and a view of the world which, though still Chinese, was transformed by their long journeys back and forth. They in turn transformed Hong Kong,... more...

  • Der Irak-Krieg 2003 im Lichte der Wiederkehr des gerechten Krieges.by Jan-Andres Schulze

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 67.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Der "gerechte Krieg" und seine widersprüchliche Bewertung - hochaktuelles wie klassisches Thema der Politischen Theorie - stehen im Mittelpunkt der vorliegenden Studie. Jan-Andres Schulze zieht bei der Frage nach der Legalität bzw. Legitimität des Vorgehens der USA gegen den Irak 2003 die bedeutendsten historischen und zeitgenössischen... more...

  • Look What I See! Where Can I Be?: Visiting Chinaby Dia L. Michels

    Platypus Media 2013; US$ 8.99

    Baby takes an enchanting trip to China with her family. Each day, she wakes from her nap to see extraordinary things: the Great Wall, a Terra Cotta Warrior, the Forbidden City. The family travels from place to place exploring Chinese history, culture, and heritage. more...

  • Foreign Relations of the PRCby Robert G. Sutter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 34.99

    This cogent but comprehensive book examines the international relations of the People?s Republic of China since its founding in 1949. Noted scholar Robert G. Sutter provides a balanced assessment of the country?s recent successes and advances as well as the important legacies and constraints that hamper it, especially in nearby Asia?long the focus... more...

  • Chinese Women Traversing Diasporaby Sharon K. Hom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    The contributors to this volume were born in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong; they have been immigrants, foreign students, settlers, permanent residents, citizens, and-above all-"travelers." They are both geographic inhabitants of various overseas diaspora Chinese communities as well as figurative inhabitants of imagined heterogeneous and hybrid communities.... more...

  • A Concise History of Hong Kongby John M. Carroll

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99

    John M. Carroll's engrossing and accessible narrative explores the remarkable history of Hong Kong from the early 1800s through the post-1997 handover, when this former colony became a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The book explores Hong Kong as a place with a unique identity, yet also a crossroads where Chinese... more...

  • Voyage to a Stricken Landby Sara Daniel

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    In June of 2002, war looms and Saddam Hussein still has a brutal grip on a nation in disarray. Sara Daniel travels the length and breadth of Iraq, following the fast-evolving events and interviewing people from all walks of life and all religious and political affiliations: from the Kurds in the north to the rising new politicians in Baghdad and... more...

  • The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Societyby Wali Aslam

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book evaluates American foreign policy actions from the perspective of great power responsibility, with three case studies: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone strikes in Pakistan and the post- 9/11 practice of extraordinary rendition. This book argues that the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, American drone attacks in Pakistan and the practice... more...

  • The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793by Rogério Miguel Puga

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 50.00

    For more than four centuries, Macau was the centre of Portuguese trade and culture on the South China Coast. Until the founding of Hong Kong and the opening of other ports in the 1840s, it was also the main gateway to China for independent British merchants and their only place of permanent residence. Drawing extensively on Portuguese as well as British... more...

  • The Tree That Bleedsby Nick Holdstock

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57

    In 1997 a small town in a remote part of China was shaken by violent protests that led to the imposition of martial law. Some said it was a peaceful demonstration that was brutally suppressed by the government; others that it was an act of terrorism. When Nick Holdstock arrived in 2001, the town was still bitterly divided. BACK COVER: 'There is... more...