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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...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 18.30
Von der Revolution 1918 zum Palästina-Konflikt - Zeugnisse eines wachen Geistes. Armin T. Wegner war ein exemplarischer Zeuge des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er hat die Grausamkeiten und Unmenschlichkeiten des Totalitarismus buchstäblich am eigenen Leibe erfahren und hat Zeit seines Lebens Widerstand geleistet - Widerstand des Geistes, wie er ihn verstanden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and the region's languages, religions, and global connections.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 170.00
Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues that the diffusion of interpretations and techniques... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99
Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals involved in the Arab Spring, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Arab citizens were called to join the revolt during the second half of 2011, while the revolutionary moment was still unfolding. Their... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2015; US$ 46.50
Hamengku Buwono IX, the late Sultan of Yogyakarta Special Province, is revered by Indonesians as one of the great founders of the modern Indonesian state. He leaves a positive but in some ways ambiguous legacy in political terms. His most conspicuous achievement was the survival of hereditary Yogyakartan kingship, and he provided rare stability and... more...
- Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.99
?Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements,? write Edwin and Mary Brown in their extraordinary account of the 1915 Singapore Mutiny. ?We left for home, had a tiffin, and went to our rooms for a lie-off, having arranged to go for a good walk when the heat of the day was over. We had our tea, and at 5 pm got into the... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 82.37
Auf die traumatisierende Nachricht von der Eroberung Konstantinopels (1453) reagierten die deutschen und europäischen Fürsten mit hektischer Betriebsamkeit. In kurzer Folge traten Reichstage zusammen, die vor dem Hintergrund der Bedrohung die Frage nach einer "europäischen Identität" aufwarfen. Mit den von Johannes Helmrath und Gabriele Annas... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
In this innovative book, Keith Watenpaugh connects the question of modernity to the formation of the Arab middle class. The book explores the rise of a middle class of liberal professionals, white-collar employees, journalists, and businessmen during the first decades of the twentieth century in the Arab Middle East and the ways its members created... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Spanning more than a millennium, this anthology gathers literary sources from across the entire region of Southeast Asia. Its 24 selections derive from a variety of genres and reflect the diverse range of cultural influences the region has experienced. The literary excerpts illustrate the impact of religious and ideological currents from early Buddhism... more...