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  • Tail of the Stormby Alan Cockrell

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Within days of Saddam Hussein?s invasion of Kuwait, the far reaching arm of American airpower sprang into action. The skyscapes of the North Atlantic, Europe, and the Mediterranean became laced with the contrails of great jets flowing day and night toward the Persian Gulf. From the skies, manpower and material poured onto the bleak sands under... more...

  • This is Shanghaiby Alexander Barrett

    Microcosm Publishing 2015; US$ 4.99

    This is Shanghai is a first hand account of expat life in China's (and the world's) largest city. Like a guidebook, it helps newcomers and visitors discover the city; but instead of making quickly-outdated lists of restaurants and museums, Alexander Barrett takes you on a tour of the essential facets of existence in Shanghai. Follow him through the... more...

  • The Path of the Empressby Christine Li; Ulia Krautwald

    Rockpool Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Christine Li , MD, studied sinology and medicine before spending five years studying traditional Chinese medicine in Shanghai and Peking. She works as a doctor and writer in Hong Kong, Hamburg, and Santa Fe. Ulja Krautwald spent several years as a researcher in medical sociology. For many years she has worked in the field of Far Eastern healing... more...

  • The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Propertyby Laurie Rush; Luisa Benedettini Millington

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 45.00

    First comprehensive study of Italy's "art police", an organisation devoted to protecting cultural artefacts. more...

  • The Endgameby Bernard Trainor; Michael Gordon

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    The Endgame is the gripping and authoritative account of the secret military and political effort to pull Iraq from the precipice of full-scale civil war. The book fuses unrivalled access to the in-fighting of Washington policymakers with analysis of strategizing by the generals and hard-fought operations on the battlefield. Along with access... more...

  • The Mandate of Heavenby Nigel Harris

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    The essential Marxist history of China under Mao. more...

  • China and the Chineseby Graham Anton Earnshaw; Herbert Allen Giles

    Earnshaw Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    Herbert Giles was one of the most prominent Sinologists of the late 19th century and early 20th century and China and the Chinese was in its era one of the best-selling and most authoritative books on the topic. Originally published in 1902, Giles? commentary on all thing Chinese, based on six lectures delivered at Columbia University in New York,... more...

  • All About: Formidable First Chinese Dynastiesby P. S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49

    This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for people living in ancient China during the periods known as the Mythological, Historical and First Dynasty period of the Imperial era. It covers the Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Zhou Dynasty, Qin Dynasty and Han Dynasty with information about the emperors who ruled... more...

  • China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policyby Razak Abdullah

    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...

  • Where Chiang Kai-shek Lost Chinaby Harold M. Tanner

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    The civil war in China that ended in the 1949 victory of Mao Zedong?s Communist forces was a major blow to US interests in the Far East and led to heated recriminations about how China was "lost." Despite their significance, there have been few studies in English of the war's major campaigns. The Liao-Shen Campaign was the final act in the struggle... more...