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  • The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Filmby Diana Dimitrova

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition of being the "other," of the process of "othering" and of the representation of "otherness" and its religious, cultural and ideological... 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...

  • Iran under the Ayatollahsby 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...

  • The Politics of Islamic Reassertionby Mohammed Ayoob

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    The Iranian Revolution has catalysed the preconceptions holding sway in the Western World about the character of Islam and its politics, based as they are on a mixture of imagined cultural superiority and a latent fear of a resurgence similar to the Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth centuries of the long Ottoman domination of Eastern Europe.... more...

  • Asia-Pacific in the New World Orderby Christopher Brook; Anthony McGrew

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Asia-Pacific in the New World Order critically explores the notion that a distinctive regional power bloc is developing linking countries bordering the Pacific, with East Asia at its core. This student-friendly volume sheds light on the complex interplay between global, regional and national forces which have transformed the Asia-Pacific area into... more...

  • Asianism and the Politics of Regional Consciousness in Singaporeby Leong Yew

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Over the last two decades, Singapore has undergone a substantial degree of ?Asianization?. Apart from participating in the Asian values debate of the 1990s, re-visioning itself as ?New Asia? and a global-Asian hub, and establishing Asian identities for the commodities it consumes and produces, Singapore has also repurposed its modernity, cultures,... more...

  • In the Direction of the Gulfby Mordechai Abir; Aryeh Yodfat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This text analyzes the USSR's interest in the countries of the Persian Gulf. The book places such interest within the context of the USSR's relations with the Arab world and the complexities of power politics. more...

  • American Sanctions in the Asia-Pacificby Brendan Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Sanctions are a persistent ? many would argue increasingly central ? component of American efforts to shape foreign policy outcomes in the Asia-Pacific. The use of sanctions in the context of two of the most pressing regional security issues currently on Washington?s radar ? the ongoing North Korean nuclear crisis and the management of China?s emergence... more...

  • Rethinking Iranby Kamran Matin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Critically deploying the idea of uneven and combined development this book provides a novel non-Eurocentric account of Iran?s experience of modernity and revolution. Recasting Iranian Modernity presents the argument that Eurocentrism can be decisively overcome through a social theory that has international relations at its ontological core. This... more...

  • Global Muslims in the Age of Steam and Printby James L. Gelvin; Nile Green

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    The second half of the nineteenth century marks a watershed in human history. Railroads linked remote hinterlands with cities; overland and undersea cables connected distant continents. New and accessible print technologies made the wide dissemination of ideas possible; oceangoing steamers carried goods to faraway markets and enabled the greatest long-distance... more...