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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
This book studies the house of prisoners at the city of Uruk during the revolt against king Samsu-iluna (ca. 1741?1739 BC). The history of this period is not widely known and there is no previous comprehensive treatment of the institution under consideration. The analysis of some 410 documents dated or attributable to Rim-Anum of Uruk, one of the rebel... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 23.33
Hauptbeschreibung China ist in den letzten 30 Jahren zu einem global player der Weltwirtschaft und -politik aufgestiegen. Gerade die riesigen Devisenreserven und modernen Großstädte prägen die westliche Wahrnehmung der Volksrepublik. Seit kurzem erhält China keine Entwicklungsgelder mehr von Deutschland und einigen anderen Staaten. Über dem wirtschaftlichen... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 39.99
This definitive anthology casts Sinophone studies as the study of Sinitic-language cultures born of colonial and postcolonial influences. Its transnational and comparative essays by such authors as Rey Chow, Ha Jin, Leo Ou-fan Lee, Ien Ang, Wei-ming Tu, and David Wang address debates concerning the nature of Chineseness while introducing readers to... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
At the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, 13-year-old Nanchu watched Red Guards destroy her home and torture her parents, whom they jailed. She was left to fend for herself and her younger brother. When she grew older, she herself became a Red Guard and was sent to the largest work camp in China. There she faced primitive conditions, sexual harassment,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
The only critical guide to the theory and method of Mesopotamian archaeology, this innovative volume evaluates its theories, methods and approaches from its origins in the nineteenth century up to the present day. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 45.00
During the nineteenth century tens of thousands of Chinese men and women crossed the Pacific to work, trade, and settle in California. Drawn initially by the gold rush, they took with them skills and goods and a view of the world which, though still Chinese, was transformed by their long journeys back and forth. They in turn transformed Hong Kong,... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 74.68
Hauptbeschreibung Der "gerechte Krieg" und seine widersprüchliche Bewertung - hochaktuelles wie klassisches Thema der Politischen Theorie - stehen im Mittelpunkt der vorliegenden Studie. Jan-Andres Schulze zieht bei der Frage nach der Legalität bzw. Legitimität des Vorgehens der USA gegen den Irak 2003 die bedeutendsten historischen und zeitgenössischen... more...
- Platypus Media 2013; US$ 8.99
Baby takes an enchanting trip to China with her family. Each day, she wakes from her nap to see extraordinary things: the Great Wall, a Terra Cotta Warrior, the Forbidden City. The family travels from place to place exploring Chinese history, culture, and heritage. more...