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  • Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Centuryby Christine Halse

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ?globally competent?, ?Asia literate? citizens who have the capabilities to live,... more...

  • China's Coming War with Asiaby Jonathan Holslag

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95

    Jonathan Holslag is a Professor of International Politics at the Free University of Brussels. His work focuses on international political economy, regional security in Asia, and the relations between Europe and Asia more...

  • Greater Khorasanby Rocco Rante

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Regional toponym of the Sassanid era, Xvârâsân defined the ?Eastern lands?.? The archaeological and historical researches showthe culture of this region changed through the time. This work presents the most recent results of the researches of the monuments, territory and material culture of this vast region. more...

  • The Punditsby Derek Waller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    On a September day in 1863, Abdul Hamid entered the Central Asian city of Yarkand. Disguised as a merchant, Hamid was actually an employee of the Survey of India, carrying concealed instruments to enable him to map the geography of the area. Hamid did not live to provide a first-hand count of his travels. Nevertheless, he was the advance guard of... more...

  • Anglo-American Policy toward the Persian Gulf, 1978–1985by Tore T. Petersen

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    For many commentators and historians the announcement of the Carter Doctrine signaled the end of the British presence and the final transfer of power to the United States in the Persian Gulf. But on the ground the reality was different. After the announcement of the British leaving the Persian Gulf in 1971, formal positions were replaced by informal... more...

  • Unmasking Administrative Evilby Guy Adams; Danny Balfour

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue that the tendency toward administrative evil, as... more...

  • South Asia in the World: An Introductionby Susan S Wadley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This first book in the new Foundations in Global Studies series offers a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to South Asia. The variations in social, cultural, economic, and political life in this diverse and complex region are explored within the context of the globalising forces affecting all regions of the world. In a simple... more...

  • The New US Strategy towards Asiaby William T Tow; Douglas Stuart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Barack Obama?s "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, economic, and diplomatic contexts, was launched with much fanfare in 2011. Implicit in the new strategy is both a focus on China ? engagement with, and containment of ? and a heavy reliance by the United... more...

  • The Persian Gulf in Modern Timesby Lawrence G. Potter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    This book explores the historiography, ports, and peoples of the Persian Gulf over the past two centuries, offering a more inclusive history of the region than previously available. Restoring the history of minority communities which until now have been silenced, the book provides a corrective to the 'official story' put forward by modern states.... more...

  • The Lonely Warby Nazila Fathi

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99

    Nazila Fathi worked for two decades as an Iranian correspondent for The New York Times before being forced to flee the country in 2009 at the height of the Green Revolution. Currently a writer for NPR and Foreign Policy and a commentator for Persian Language Voice of America television, she has held fellowships at Harvard University?s Belfer... more...