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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The first full-length exposition of what it terms a global city-global risks nexus, this volume crosses disciplinary boundaries to draw upon research from Security Studies; Geography; Sociology; and Urban Studies. Innovative in its approach integrating theories about Global Cities with those positing a Global Risk Society, Yee-Kuang Heng positions... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 55.95
One of the most troubling but least studied features of mass political violence is why mass violence often recurs in the same place over long periods of time. Douglas Kammen explores this pattern in Three Centuries of Conflict in East Timor , studying East Timor?s tragic past, and focusing on the small district of Maubara. This book combines an... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95
Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of the World's Largest Archipelago Indonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia and has the fourth largest population in the world after the United States. Indonesian history and culture are especially relevant today as the Island nation is an emerging power in the region with a dynamic... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 10.66
At a time when the Middle East dominates media headlines more than ever - and for reasons that become ever more heartbreaking - Shifting Sands brings together fifteen impassioned and informed voices to talk about a region with unlimited potential, and yet which can feel, as one writer puts it, 'as though the world around me is on fire'? Collecting... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2015; US$ 9.30
Indonesien ist ein Land mit unzähligen Facetten, in dem sich rund 300 verschiedene Völker auf mehr als 17 500 Inseln verteilen. Die viertgrößte Bevölkerung der Welt ist zu knapp 90 Prozent muslimisch lebt aber in einer säkularen Demokratie. Zehn Luxuslimousinen in einem Vier-Personen-Haushalt sind genauso alltäglich wie eine zwölfköpfige Familie, die... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95
Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000?323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. Integrates the most up-to-date research, and includes a richer selection of supplementary materials Addresses the wide variety of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Investigating the emergence of a specific mestiza/mestizo whiteness that facilitates relations between the Philippines and Western nations, this book examines the ways in which the construction of a particular form of Philippine whiteness serves to deploy positions of exclusion, privilege and solidarity. Through Filipino, Filipino-Australian, and... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95
Island of Bali is now available with a foreword by Professor Adrian Vickers which puts the book into context for a modern audience. First published in 1937, Island of Bali is still regarded by many as the most authoritative text on Bali and its fascinating people. Included is a wealth of information on the daily life, art, customs and religion... more...
- Saqi 2015; US$ 14.57
In this timely and important book, Abdel Bari Atwan draws on his unrivalled knowledge of the global jihadi movement and Middle Eastern geopolitics to reveal the origins and modus operandi of Islamic State. Based on extensive field research and exclusive interviews with IS insiders, Atwan offers a comprehensive review of the group?s organisational... more...