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  • Sri Lankaby Robert Barlas; Nanda P. Wanasundera

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 14.39

    A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Sri Lanka more...

  • The Spitting Imageby Jerry Lembcke

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 26.00

    One of the most resilient images of the Vietnam era is that of the anti-war protester often a woman spitting on the uniformed veteran just off the plane. The lingering potency of this icon was evident during the Gulf War, when war supporters invoked it to discredit their opposition. In this startling book, Jerry Lembcke demonstrates that not a... more...

  • Nationalism and Post-Colonial Identityby Anshuman A Mondal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    How have nations and nationhood become the dominant form of political organization today? What is the role of culture in nationalism? In what ways have the ideological development of nationalisms in the post-colonial world shaped understandings of contemporary political problems such as the rise of radical Islam, communalism, and the failure of secular-liberal... more...

  • The Sole Spokesmanby Ayesha Jalal

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 37.00

    'Ayesha Jalal's book is an important scholarly account of ? the partition of India in 1947.' American Historical Review more...

  • Modern History of the Kurdsby David McDowall

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95

    _?... the best single narrative history of the Kurds ... it certainly belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in the Middle East.?_ - *Washington Post Book World*The division of the Kurdish people among four modern nation states - Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran - and their struggle for national rights have been constant themes of recent Middle East... more...

  • Ethnic Relations and Nation-Building in Southeast Asiaby Leo Suryadinata

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 75.90

    Ethnic/racial relations have been a perennial theme in Southeast Asian studies. Current events have highlighted the tensions among ethnic groups and the need to maintain ethnic/racial harmony for national unity. This book analyses ethnic/race relations in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, with special reference to the roles of ethnic Chinese in nation-building.... more...

  • In the Forestby Vishvajit Pandya

    UPA 2009; US$ 74.99

    This extraordinary book brings long years of ethnographic engagement with the Ongee and the Jarawa, otherwise known as the Andaman Islanders, to render an intimate history of their contact with traders, colonialists, global tourists and the developmental state. ?Veena Das more...

  • Nepalby Krishna P. Bhattarai

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 36.00

    The information-packed volumes in this series provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture while taking readers on a voyage of discovery to far-away lands. more...

  • Travel Seoul, South Koreaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses,... more...

  • Expats and citizensby Ingo Forstenlechner

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book aims to describe the setting of labour markets in the Arabian Gulf as the basis for the understanding the relationship between expatriates and the indigenous workforce. It also examines the future of the expatriate-citizen relationship and suggestions for future research in this area and provides valuable insights from new perspectives... more...