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- 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
This is a city that is full of architectural wonders, ancient and modern, on both sides of a flourishing river. It is full of rare contrasts. The saffron-robed monks wander along congested sidewalks where ladies of the night ply their trade. The smartly dressed European businessperson towers over the short Thai street trader. It is religious and risqué.... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70
Die Hauptstadt der k.u.k. Monarchie galt als die Kulturstadt Europas und war ein beliebtes Reiseziel. Anton Holzers Reiseführer nimmt den Leser mit auf eine einmalige Zeitreise - ins Wien um 1900. In 13 Stadtspaziergängen führt er die Besucher zu zahlreichen Sehenswürdigkeiten der Stadt. Wir flanieren durch die prächtige Ringstraße, besuchen das Opernhaus,... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 32.18
Hauptbeschreibung Treasure and treasure hunting are vast themes in literature and culture, yet have so far not received much sustained and coherent academic interest. The present collection of essays approaches treasure and treasure hunts in literature and culture from the Renaissance to the present. It asks questions about the legal, social, and... more...
- 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...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80
This is a new edition of a highly popular guide to correct diplomatic and social usage to help readers navigate the complex system of titles and ranks in Malaysia, as well as be aware of its cultural traditions and differences. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 74.90
From 2001 to 2006, Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra transformed Thailand's international role from one of obscurity into a kind of regional hegemon. Thaksin's diplomatic ambitions were reflected in his myriad of grandiose foreign policy initiatives, designed to locate Thailand at the forefront of regional politics and reinstall the Thai sphere... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 59.90
Thailand's political problems attracted international attention when yellow shirted anti-Thaksin protestors closed down Bangkok's international airports in November 2008; the following April pro-Thaksin red shirts prevented an ASEAN-East Asia Summit, and clashed violently with the army in the streets of Bangkok. Conflict between groups for... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 59.90
This book is an innovative analysis of regime maintenance and transformation in Malaysia. It goes beyond familiar approaches centred on communal politics, or the corporate workings of Malaysia Inc., to stress the importance of power maintenance -- tracing a path from consociational bargaining, to authoritarian UMNO dominance, to Dr Mahathir's personal... more...