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  • Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95

    From one of the world's leading historians?a comprehensive narrative of the 3,000 years that have formed Asia's people, culture, and global destiny Tracing its origins in Mesopotamia to its modern role on the global geopolitical stage, historian Arthur Cotterell offers a compelling, lively, and readable account of one of the most culturally diverse,... more...

  • Sustainable Developmentby Paul Sillitoe

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    With growing evidence of unsustainable use of the world's resources, such as hydrocarbon reserves, and related environmental pollution, as in alarming climate change predictions, sustainable development is arguably the prominent issue of the 21st century.  This volume gives a wide ranging introduction focusing on the arid Gulf region, where the... more...

  • Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asiaby Deborah Mayersen; Annie Pohlman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ?century of genocide?, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the issue through two central themes. Bringing together... more...

  • Old World Empires: Cultures of Power and Governance in Eurasiaby Ilhan Niaz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book is a sweeping historical survey of the origins, development and nature of state power. It demonstrates that Eurasia is home to a dominant tradition of arbitrary rule mediated through military, civil and ecclesiastical servants and a marginal tradition of representative and responsible government through autonomous institutions. The former... more...

  • Security Arrangements in the Persian Gulfby Mahboubeh Sadeghinia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2011; US$ 14.57

    The strategic and economic characteristics of the Persian Gulf have made it of critical importance to all the states bordering its coastline, as well as the entire world's economy and political life. Its significant geopolitical situation, in addition to its dominant position as an energy source and gateway for global energy, has caused the Gulf to... more...

  • Zivilgesellschaft in Subsahara Afrikaby Walter Eberlei

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der ?arabische Fruhling? hat vielfaches Erstaunen uber die Kraft zivilgesellschaftlicher politischer Arbeit ausgelost. So unbemerkt wie das Pulverfass in Nordafrika entstand, so unbeachtet scheinen auch die gesellschaftspolitischen Dynamiken in den Landern sudlich der Sahara zu sein. Die Wahrnehmung politischer Entwicklungen in diesem armsten Teil... more...

  • Conflict in Afghanistanby Frank A. Clements

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00

    This work is a comprehensive A-Z study of the history of conflict in Afghanistan from 1747 to the 21st century. It considers the origins and root causes of conflict in Afghanistan, the country's cultural and ethnic structure, and the important subjects of geography and climate. more...

  • Islamby Vartan Gregorian

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 18.95

    After World War II, leading western powers focused their attention on fighting the ?Red Menace,? Communism. Today, as terrorist activity is increasingly linked to militant Islamism, some politicians and scholars fear a ?Green Menace,? a Pan-Islamic totalitarian movement fueled by monolithic religious ideology. Such fears have no foundation in history,... more...

  • A Short History of Asiaby Colin Mason

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 115.00

    This second edition of Colin Mason's successful A Short History of Asia includes the substantial changes and additions made necessary by the fast-changing scene in Asia, particularly China's increasing prominence in world affairs. more...

  • International Relations in South Aisaby Navnita Chadha Behera

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 39.95

    This collection explores ‘state of the art’ methods to understand International. Relations in South Asia, from disciplinary, pedagogic and epistemological standpoints. It probes alternative methods to comprehend international politics in the region:. through constructivism, critical theories, post-colonial traditions of thought. and feminist... more...