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  • Asian Rivalriesby Sumit Ganguly; William Thompson

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    The most typical treatment of international relations is to conceive it as a battle between two antagonistic states volleying back and forth. In reality, interstate relations are often at least two-level games in which decision-makers operate not only in an international environment but also in a competitive domestic context. Given that interstate... more...

  • The Portuguese Empire in Asia, 1500-1700by Sanjay Subrahmanyam

    Wiley 2012; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    Featuring updates and revisions that reflect recent historiography, this new edition of The Portuguese Empire in Asia 1500-1700 presents a comprehensive overview of Portuguese imperial history that considers Asian and European perspectives. Features an argument-driven history with a clear chronological structure Considers the latest developments... more...

  • Boundaries, Dynamics and Construction of Traditions in South Asiaby Federico Squarcini

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 130.00

    This collection of essays features a significant selection of the specialized fields of knowledge that have shaped classical South Asian intellectual history, focusing on the different and complex processes employed during the ?invention?, construction, preservation and renewal of a given tradition. more...

  • Early Interactions between South and Southeast Asiaby Pierre-Yves Manguin; A Mani; Geoff Wade

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 77.90

    This book takes stock of the results of some two decades of intensive archaeological research carried out on both sides of the Bay of Bengal, in combination with renewed approaches to textual sources and to art history. To improve our understanding of the trans-cultural process commonly referred to as Indianisation, it brings together specialists of... more...

  • Namensregister / Name Indexby Michael Hepp

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 224.00

    Expatriation Lists As Published in the Reichsanzeiger, 1933-45: Name Index. more...

  • ASEAN-Russiaby Victor Sumsky; Mark Hong; Amy Lugg

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 68.90

    In 2012, Russia assumes the Chairmanship of APEC, and is keen to build on its memberships of both the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). Russia is geographically and historically part of Asia and the Asia Pacific, and has been a dialogue partner of ASEAN since 1996. Still, the obstacles of distance and languages have led ASEAN... more...

  • The Post-Colonial States of South Asiaby Amita Shastri; A. Jeyaratnam Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This text discusses the principal political and constitutional questions that have arisen in the states of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka following fifty years of independence. In Sri Lanka the pressing problems have been around the inter-ethnic civil war, experiments with constitutional designs, widespread prevalence of corruption and... more...

  • In Search of Better Governance in South Asia and Beyondby Ishtiaq Jamil; Steinar Askvik; Tek Nath Dhakal

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 199.00

    The pursuit for better governance has assumed center stage in developmental discourse as well as reform initiatives of all organizations working for the public welfare, and includes such issues as service delivery and responding to citizens? needs and demands. In the era of globalization, multilevel and new modes of governance are changing the traditional... more...

  • Creating the Arabian Gulfby Paul J. Rich

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 41.99

    Whether called 'Arabian' or 'Persian,' the Gulf is one of the most politically important regions of the world, and its history is necessary in understanding the contemporary Middle East. Paul Rich draws on previously closed archives to document the actual heritage of the area and dispel the myths, showing that the influences of Britain and India are... more...

  • Die islamische Welt bis 1500by Tilman Nagel

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 35.00

    Die islamische Welt stellt für Europa eine zweifache Herausforderung dar: Sie ist seit dem Mittelalter ein mächtiger Gegner und Rivale, und sie verlangt von dem nach Erkenntnis der Geschichte strebenden Europäer, den eigenen Horizont zu überschreiten. Ihre Entstehung und der Verlauf ihrer Geschichte von den Anfängen bis etwa 1500 stehen im Mittelpunkt... more...