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  • Afghanistan Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 16.80

    Whether planning your own trip to Afghanistan, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • United States and Britain in Diego Garciaby Peter H. Sand

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    The coral atoll of Diego Garcia (British Indian Ocean Territory) today is a pivotal US naval and air base for all Middle East operations (Afghanistan, Iraq, and potentially, Iran). This book, largely based on hitherto unpublished source material, describes the build-up of the base - starting with a secret US-UK bilateral deal in 1966; the deportation... more...

  • Iran's Influenceby Elaheh Rostami-Povey

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    There is a saying in Arabic: me and my brother against my cousin, and me and my cousin against the outsider. Iran’s Influence is the first comprehensive analysis of the role that Iran plays in Middle Eastern and global politics. Expert Iranian author Elaheh Rostami-Povey provides a fascinating introduction to one of the Middle East’s most... more...

  • Dynamics of the Cold War in Asiaby Tuong Vu; Wasana Wongsurawat

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book focuses on the neglected cultural front of the Cold War in Asia to explore the mindsets of Asian actors and untangle the complex cultural alliances that undergirded the security blocs on this continent. more...

  • Iran: the Looming Crisisby Emanuele Ottolenghi

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 13.31

    In August 2002 the National Council of the Resistance in Iran (NCRI) revealed in Washington to a stunned world how advanced Iran's nuclear programme was. And in September 2009 US President Barack Obama exposed yet another clandestine nuclear site there, bringing the possibility of a nuclear arsenal ever closer. For seven fruitless years the international... more...

  • Iran, The Green Movement and the USAby Hamid Dabashi

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 26.95

    Iran, the Green Movement and the USA presents the paradox that the USA faces in dealing with Iran over its nuclear armament: negotiate, and legitimize Ahmadinejad’s otherwise troubled presidency; resort to sanctions or military strikes, and altogether destroy the budding civil rights campaign of the Green Movement. Either way, as leading Iranian... more...

  • Reading Asian Art and Artifactsby Paul Nietupski; Joan O'Mara; Roger T. Ames; Teodora O. Amoloza; Patricia J. Graham; Sandy Kita; Helena Kolenda; Karil J. Kucera; Ellen Johnston Laing; Stanley L. Mickel; Mary-Ann Milford-Lutzker; Samuel K. Parker

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    Asian art and material artifacts are expressive of cultural realities and constitute a 'visible language' with messages that can be read, interpreted, and analyzed. These essays by scholars of Asian art, philosophy, anthropology, and religion focus on objects held in ASIANetwork schools. The collections are reflective of Asian societies, historical... more...

  • Becoming Asiaby Alice Miller; Richard Wich

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    At the conclusion of World War II, Asia was hardly more than a geographic expression. Yet today we recognize Asia as a vibrant and assertive region, fully transformed from the vulnerable nation-states that emerged following the Second World War. The transformation was by no means an inevitable one, but the product of two key themes that have dominated... more...

  • South Asia's Weak Statesby T. V. Paul

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    A comprehensive assessment of the multifaceted security challenges faced by the South Asian states by linking it to the weak state problem of the region. more...

  • Asia Aloneby Simon S. C. Tay

    Wiley 2010; US$ 35.00

    An insightful examination of the changing relationship between Asia and the United States In this lucidly written and thought-provoking book, author Simon Tay highlights the accelerating trends that point to Asia increasingly forging its own path, independent of the United States. He also describes the fundamental changes and new policy directions... more...