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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...

  • Western Power in Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 111.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Namensregister / Name Indexby Michael Hepp

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 210.00

    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$ 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...

  • Nationalism in Asia and Africaby Elie Kedourie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Published in the year 1974, Nationalism in Asia and Africa is a valuable contribution to the field of Middle Eastern Studies. more...

  • Iran under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)by Dilip Hiro

    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...