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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People?s Republic of China. This book analyses the process of the establishment of diplomatic relations... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 27.00
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...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 9.95
A Marine squadron commander prepares his men for combat and on the second day of the Gulf War, is shot down by a Surface to Air Missile and captured by the Iraqis. As a pilot, senior Marine and squadron Commanding Officer, Acree is a goldmine of the tactical information that the iraqis so desperately needed. Though he is brutally beaten and tortured... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are, on the one hand, the Sino-pessimists who see China as a giant vacuum-cleaner, sucking up Africa?s resources in order to fuel its own rapid industrialization, and destroying Africa?s development potential in the process. On the other hand, the Sino-optimists see China as the ultimate savior... 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 76.00
This book examines the political use of China's traditions by the party-state in contemporary China. It argues that the party-state has taken an official Marxist stance in terms of the political use of tradition. Besides looking at the official Marxist stance, this book also looks at critiques of the party-state's use of traditions by... 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...