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- 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...
- 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 Like a guidebook, it helps newcomers and visitors discover the city; but instead of making quickly-outdated lists of restaurants and museums, Alexander Barrett takes you on a tour of the essential facets of existence in Shanghai.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... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 45.00
First comprehensive study of Italy's "art police", an organisation devoted to protecting cultural artefacts. more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
Taiwan's specific situation in Asia is the source of its thorn past. Situated in the South East of China, Taiwan was at the crossroads of many maritime routes and squeezed between its neighbors, China and Japan. After centuries of foreign occupation, Taiwan has a unique history. Taiwan, Art and Civilization sheds light on Taiwan's beautiful scenery... more...
- Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 11.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...