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  • Engaging the Muslim Worldby Walter Douglas; Jeanne Neal

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 29.99

    Public diplomacy supports the interests of the United States by advancing American goals outside the traditional arena of government-to-government relations. Since 9/11, with the rise of al Qaeda and other violent organizations that virulently oppose the United States, public diplomacy in Muslim-majority countries has become an instrument to blunt... more...

  • Creating the Arabian Gulfby Paul J. Rich

    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...

  • War and State Terrorismby Mark Selden; Alvin Y. So

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99

    Tracing the course of conflicts throughout Asia in the past century, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism. Challenging states' definitions of terrorism, which routinely exclude their own behavior, the book focuses especially on the nature of Japanese and American wars and crimes of war.... more...

  • Islamic Central Asiaby Scott C. Levi; Ron Sela

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    Islamic Central Asia is the first English-language anthology of primary documents for the study of Central Asian history. Scott C. Levi and Ron Sela draw from a vast array of historical sources to illustrate important aspects of the social, cultural, political, and economic history of Islamic Central Asia. These documents?many newly translated and... more...

  • Comprehensive security in Asiaby K.R. Radtke; R. Feddema

    BRILL 2000; US$ 195.00

    This is an examination of "Comprehensive Security" as a policy that goes beyond the requirements of military defence against a particular "enemy" to stress the need to take into account other aspects vital to national stability: food, energy, environment, communication and social security. more...

  • Excavations at Tall Jawa, Jordan. Volume 1, The Iron Age townby P.M.M. Daviau

    BRILL 2003; US$ 303.00

    Located in a strategic position on the southern flank of the Ammonite hill country, the earliest settlement at Tall Jawa dates to the Iron I period (1100-900 BC). This volume presents the final report of six seasons of excavations at Tall Jawa in central Jordan. more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 107.95

    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...

  • Pakistan - Zwei Wege der Liebeby Ulrike Christian

    Traugott Bautz 2006; US$ 14.74

    0. Einleitung1. Zur Geschichte Pakistans1.1. Die Anfänge der islamischen Kolonisierung in Indien - Hinduismus versus Islam 1.2. Die Zeit der Moghul-Dynastie1.3. Die Suche nach Identität unter britischer Herrschaft1.4. Die Entstehung eines neuen Staates Pakistan2. Annemarie Schimmel2.1. Primäres Interesse der Studentin und geistige Entwicklung bezüglich... more...

  • Is Australia an Asian Country?by Stephen FitzGerald

    Allen & Unwin 1997; US$ 19.95

    The author shows what can be done to change Australia into a society which will hold an honoured place in the region: a small, independent nation contributing as an equal partner to a community of Asian nations. more...

  • The Battle for Asiaby Mark T. Berger

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95

    This book is a history of the Asian region from 1945 to the present day which delineates the various ideological battles over Asia's development. more...