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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95
For centuries, the major poweres of the West were seduced by theallure of the countries of "the Far East". Spices, textiles, silkand tea were the staples of East- West trade. But competitionbetween Western traders eventually caused military intervention inAsian affairs and the establishment of colonial empires. Theseactions have shapred the history... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. Dilip Hiro describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed, gives an incisive account of the first Gulf War, and provides... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
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...