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  • Macartney at Kashgarby Pamela Nightingale; C.P. Skrine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1973. This book describes the career of Sir George Macartney, who spent twenty-eight years at the turn of the nineteenth century as British representative in Sinkiang, China's most westerly province. Macartney was in a unique position to observe political and diplomatic manoeuvres by the key players trying to establish a sphere... more...

  • Modern History Mongolia Hbby Bawden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Mongols at China's Edgeby Uradyn E. Bulag

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 49.99

    This important study explores the multifaceted experience of Mongols in China, past and present, as their identity balances precariously between historical memory and their contemporary position as an ethnic minority. Uradyn E. Bulag assesses the intricate relationship between socialism and nationalism that generates both resistance and complicity... more...

  • One Country, Two Systems In Crisisby Wong

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 34.99

    'One Country, Two Systems' in Crisis elucidates how China's intervention in Hong Kong after the British handover in 1984 has curtailed Hong Kong's civil liberties; how freedom of speech is at the mercy of the government; and how deception has turned the 'Pearl of the Orient' into the rubber stamp of the Chinese Communist Party. more...

  • Operation Hotel Californiaby Mike Tucker; Charles Faddis

    Lyons Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    The untold story of the CIA's secret mission inside Iraq to prepare for the invasion of Iraq--from the secret team leader who led the 2003 mission. more...

  • 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...

  • People of Ancient Assyriaby Jørgen Læssøe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the contribution of this people to world culture merely an... more...

  • Pilgrimagesby Maria N. Ng

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 22.00

    Pilgrimages is a timely account of the author's childhood in the 1950s and 60s in two colonial outposts. It also provides critical analysis of the autobiographical genre. more...

  • Political Development in Hong Kongby Ngok Ma

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 65.00

    This book reviews the political development of Hong Kong before and after 1997, in particular the evolution of state-society relations in the last two decades, to analyze the slow development of democracy and governance crisis of Hong Kong after 1997. more...

  • Raum und Zeit der Städteby J. Friedrich Battenberg; Helmuth Berking; Franz Bockrath; Mikael Hard; Andreas Hoppe; Franziska Lang; Martina Löw; Annette Rudolph-Cleff; Dieter Schott; Michael Stahl; Marie Christin Wedel; Andreas Hoppe

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 23.34

    Städte sind in einer spezifischen Landschaft angesiedelt, welche sich mit ihnen verändert und sie ihrerseits prägt. Ihre Bewohner durchleben eine eigene Geschichte durch die Jahrhunderte, in denen sich verschiedene Formen der Vergesellschaftung, des Handels und des kulturellen Lebens herausbilden. In diesem Band fragen Historiker, Architekten, Soziologen... more...