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- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 26.95
This is a unique collection of essays highlighting Iraq?s social, political and military history from a purely Iraqi perspective. Dr. Ali al-Wardi (1913-1995) attended the American University of Beirut in 1943 and then traveled to the United States to attain his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Sociology at the University of Texas in 1948 and 1950... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 102.00
How does the Iraq War affect the future world order? And what kinds of problems has this war brought about, and what is needed to remedy these problems, so as to reconstruct an order in Iraq and beyond? This present volume is a collection of essays exploring these issues, written by leading scholars in their respective fields. Importantly, the Iraq... more...
- Publish Green 2013; US$ 6.99
This book chronicles how a passion for flying shaped my life. Flying gave me a foucus and a skill set that opened many doors, provided frequent opportunities to meet legends of aviation, famous celebrities and world leaders. At the height of my career and in the prime time of my life, I experienced a horrific crash in a jet plane with a miraculous... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are three differing perspectives. On one hand Sino-pessimists view China as a giant, feeding on Africas resources to fuel its own industrialization. On the other hand, Sino-optimists see China as a benevolent state capable of developing the continent. In the middle sit the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00
this book presents a picture focused on the T'ang period, one of China's acknowledged golden ages. Within a looser web of globalization, the T'ang period and its dynamics offers a distant mirror of our own time. An argument in world history may thus cast light on issues in contemporary politics. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 40.00
This is a book for everyone with an interest in the recent history of Hong Kong and in an exceptional man who played a major part in that history as he ploughed a distinctive and individual, and sometimes controversial, path from District Officer to Acting Governor to Hong Kong Affairs Advisor. more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 23.95
Nowhere in the world is Chinas rapid rise to power more evident than in Africa. From multi-billion dollar investments in oil and minerals to the influx of thousands of merchants, labourers and cheap consumer goods, Chinas economic and political reach is redefining Africas traditional ties with the international community. This book... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00
The book weaves the genres of travel essays and travel guides into a comprehensive narrative about the cultural mosaic of the capital of China. The author leads the reader through palaces, temples, back streets and markets whilebringing back to living memory forgotten or overlooked Peking customs, stories and beliefs. more...