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  • The United States and Asiaby Robert G. Sutter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99

    This book offers a cogent overview of U.S. relations with Asia. Noted scholar Sutter provides a balanced analysis of post?Cold War dynamics in Asia. He assesses how the United States has responded to Asia?s growing strength while at the same time trying to maintain its leading position as an Asian power despite China?s rising influence. more...

  • Prehistoric Mobility and Diet in the West Eurasian Steppes 3500 to 300 BCby Claudia Gerling

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    The West Eurasian steppes in the Eneolithic, the Early Bronze and the Iron Age were largely inhabited by communities believed to show an elevated level of spatial mobility that is often linked to their subsistence economy. Questions concerning the mobility and migration as well as the diet and economy of these communities were approached... more...

  • Self-Sacrificeby Struan Stevenson

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.65

    ‘There is much we can learn from Stevenson?s disturbing account of mistakes, duplicities and blunders that have led directly to the rise of ISIS and the catastrophic events that now engulf the Middle East.? – From the Foreword by Patrick J. Kennedy Struan Stevenson served as a Conservative MEP for Scotland from 1999 to 2014. During those years he... more...

  • Forms of Conflict and Rivalries in Renaissance Europeby David A. Lines; Marc Laureys; Jill Kraye

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Marc Laureys ist Professor für Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie an der Universität Bonn. Dr. David A. Lines ist Lektor für Italian Studies an der Universität Warwick und spezialisiert auf Philosophie der Renaissance.   Reihe Super alta perennis. Studien zur Wirkung der Klassischen Antike - Band 017 more...

  • A Political and Economic Dictionary of South Asiaby Jivanta Schottli; Subrata K. Mitra; Siegried Wolf

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 305.00

    Thanks to its emerging markets, nuclearization and the internet revolution, South Asia is increasingly at the forefront of current affairs. This invaluable reference source seeks to make the region accessible to business travellers as well as to the general reader. The range of subjects to be covered includes major political processes and events of... more...

  • Squandered Opportunityby Thomas Juneau

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Islamic Republic of Iran faced a favorable strategic environment following the US invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003. Its leadership attempted to exploit this window of opportunity by assertively seeking to expand Iran's interests throughout the Middle East. It fell far short, however, of fulfilling its long-standing ambition of... more...

  • 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$ 19.95

    China?s ambition is to rise peacefully. Avoiding fierce conflicts with its Asian neighbors is essential to this goal. Jonathan Holslag makes a brilliant case for the geopolitical dilemma facing the rising China, and his argument that China will likely enter into major conflict with Asia is compelling and thoughtful. Both Chinese experts and decision-makers... more...

  • Greater Khorasanby Rocco Rante

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Khorasan, ?Lands of the East?, refers to the northeastern region of Iran. In the early Islamic period, the term ?Khorasan? came to be used for a much larger area, reaching into Central Asia well beyond the Oxus river, encompassing large parts of northern Afghanistan, and even extending to southeastern Iran. This volume brings together... 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...