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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book examines the campaigns by people in the United States on behalf of those seeking peace for East Timor. Through interviews with activists and intellectuals involved in the movement from 1975 to 1999, it explores ?momentum? and ?turning points? as perceptions in the minds of individual movement actors. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99
Why did the most advanced civilization in the world lose its power and fall under the domination of others? This book examines how Middle Easterners responded to Western challenges in war, technology, religion and other areas between the 18th and 20th centuries. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Mohandas Gandhi was a small man, but he helped bring about large-scale change in the world. Through peaceful acts of disobedience, Gandhi helped free India from British rule. See how Gandhi made extraordinary personal sacrifices and be inspired by his passion and peaceful ways. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00
This new series teachers students about the most important geographic concepts and shows them how people are affected by and respond to economic, social, and political forces--"at both the global and local scales. The authors are educators who have been trained to teach geography at the high school or college levels. This series meets national... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Thailand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It also faces major challenges. Prostitution, drugs, and HIV/AIDS are significant social issues. Environmental problems include deforestation, and water and air pollution. This book investigates these issues, as well as the physical, cultural and social features of this emerging nation. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2007; US$ 15.05
Almost 200 years ago, an Englishman by the name of Stamford Raffles landed on the shores of Singapore and the rest, shall we say, is history. A decade ago, another Englishman came to Singapore and left behind a wholly different kind of legacy. "Notes from an even Smaller Island", "Scribbles from the Same Island" and "Final... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
The papers in this volume all result from field work in the Indian Himalayas and the TAR conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Unit, Austrian Science Fund. While the research goals were established within the framework of transdisciplinary research, each scholar approaches scientific problems according to the methodologies associated with their... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 116.00
Deals with the early modern Dutch-Thai interactions as told by the merchants of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) who concurrently tried to find a balance between their 'partnership' with and 'sense of differences' from the Thai elite. This book presents a study of Ayutthaya's history. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 116.00
Presents a study of Dutch and British colonial intervention on Sri Lanka in the period 1780-1815. This book provides a characterisation of the functioning and growth of the colonial state in a period of transition. It focuses on the local reforms in the Dutch administration and policymaking on the island prior to the take-over by the British. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 1983; US$ 13.99
About the Book The text takes the reader systematically through the wedding of Babas to Nyonyas in full traditional style. Beginning with the matchmaking process and ending with post-nuptial parties, Cheo Kim Ban discusses the significance and beauty of each ritual, highlighting the symbolism behind the paraphernalia used. The author also traces, wherever... more...