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  • The "One China" Dilemmaby Peter Chow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    The new developments across the Taiwan Strait have illuminated the dilemma of the 'One China' policy, which could mislead to inconsistent or even contradictory policies, and result in devastating military confrontation between China and the U.S. and possibly Japan. more...

  • The 2008 Battle of Sadr Cityby David E. Johnson; M. Wade Markel; Brian Shannon

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    In 2008, U.S. and Iraqi forces defeated an uprising in Sadr City, a district of Baghdad with ~2.4 million residents. Coalition forces? success in this battle helped consolidate the Government of Iraq?s authority, contributing significantly to the attainment of contemporary U.S. operational objectives in Iraq. U.S. forces? conduct of the battle illustrates... more...

  • The 2008 Battle of Sadr Cityby David E. Johnson; M. Wade Markel; Brian Shannon

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 2.99

    Using primary sources and interviews with those involved in the fighting and its aftermath, the authors describe the 2008 Battle of Sadr City, analyze its outcome, and derive implications for the conduct of land operations. Their analysis identifies factors critical to the coalition victory over Jaish al-Mahdi and describes a new model for dealing... more...

  • 400 Million Customersby Carl Crow; Paul French

    Earnshaw Books 2008; US$ 7.99

    Probably the best selling book on doing in business in China ever – and undoubtedly the best ever written – Carl Crow?s 400 Million Customers is both amusing and informed. First published in 1937, 400 Million Customers is the distillation of the experiences of one of the most successful foreign businessmen ever to wash up on the China coast. Crow... more...

  • The A to Z of Taiwan (Republic of China)by John F. Copper

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    I>The A to Z of Taiwan (Republic of China) offers insight into Taiwan's situation through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a map, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, places, events, political parties, and institutions, as well as major political, economic, social, and cultural aspects... more...

  • Abandoned Japanese in Postwar Manchuriaby Yeeshan Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    This book relates the experiences of the zanryu-hojin - the Japanese civilians, mostly women and children, who were abandoned in Manchuria after the end of the Second World War when Japan?s puppet state in Manchuria ended.  It examines their eventual repatriation, alongside issues of war memory and war guilt, and the worldviews of the zanryu-hojin,... more...

  • Aborigines of Taiwanby Josiane Cauquelin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Based on extensive field research over a period of twenty years, this is the first comprehensive study of the Puyuma people of Taiwan. The Puyuma belong to the Austronesian peoples, which today number less than 370,000. In Taiwan, they are the least known of the aboriginal groups, numbering only 6000, and inhabiting the Southeastern province of Taitung.... more...

  • Abu Ghraib After the Scandalby Salvatore Anth Esposito

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    In March 2003 the United States military launched an invasion of Iraq. Months afterwards rumors began circulating about human rights violations in military prison facilities throughout occupied Iraq. In January 2004, an Army MP serving in Abu Ghraib Prison left a disc containing photographs of prisoner abuse on the bed of a military investigator. The... more...

  • Academic National in China and Japanby Margaret Sleeboom

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 195.00

    The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations. Academic Nationals in China and Japan explores human categories, how academics classify themselves and how they divide the world... more...

  • Access - Das Verschwinden des Eigentumsby Jeremy Rifkin; Klaus Binder; Tatjana Eggeling

    Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 10.56

    Rifkin analysiert die gesellschaftlichen und wirtschaftlichen Umwälzungen in gewohnter Schärfe und entwirft ein eindrucksvolles Bild der Access-Gesellschaft: Aus Märkten werden Netzwerke, wir streben nicht mehr nach Eigentum, sondern nach Verfügbarkeit. Ein neuer Kapitalismus entwickelt sich, kulturelle Ressourcen werden in käufliche Erlebnisse verwandelt.... more...