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  • Classical Civilizations of South-East Asiaby Vladimir Braginsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    With particular emphasis on history, religion, literature and arts, this collection provides a multifaceted and representative picture of the classical civilizations of South-East Asia which will be of interest for comparative and cross-disciplinary studies in this field, as well as providing a number of historical and literary documents and translations... more...

  • Future Trends in East Asian International Relationsby Quansheng Zhao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    The world has undergone significant change since the end of the Cold War. One such development is that the Asia-Pacific has become increasingly prominent in international affairs. This comprehensive study provides a detailed understanding of key issues, actors and future trends in the region. more...

  • Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politicsby John Bragg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focussing on events in the Anatolian town of Tokat during the final two decades of the great Ottoman legal and administrative reforms known as the Tanzimat (1839-76), this book applies elements of social networking theory to analyze and assess the establishment of local governments across the Middle East. The author?s key finding is that the state?s... more...

  • Cyprus and International Peacemaking 1964-1986by Farid Mirbagheri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Debating Democratization in Myanmarby Nick Cheesman; Nicholas Farrelly; Trevor Wilson

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 51.87

    s Myanmar (Burma) democratizing, or is it moving towards a new form of authoritarianism, perhaps one more consonant with other contemporary authoritarian regimes in Asia?Coming at a critical time, and one of growing interest in this Southeast Asian country among researchers and policy-makers, Debating Democratization in Myanmar addresses this complex... more...

  • Singapore: World Cityby Kim Inglis

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99

    With stunning photographs and insightful commentary this travel pictorial and Singapore travel guide captures the dynamism of a remarkable Pacific nation. In just a few short decades, Singapore has transformed itself from a tiny island off the coast of mainland Asia into a global superpower in banking, IT, education, biotech, transportation and... more...

  • A History of Southeast Asiaby Arthur Cotterell

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 27.99

    A History of Southeast Asia narrates the history of the region from earliest recorded times until today, covering present-day Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia and East Timor. Concisely written and filled with historical anecdotes, this authoritative volume is presented in three parts,... more...

  • The Origins of the Russo-Japanese Warby Ian Nish

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.95

    The Russo-Japanese war of 1904-5 has been seen as the turning point of the development of the modern world. Written by a specialist in Japanese diplomacy, this book has been described by the Times Higher Education Supplement as 'diplomatic history at its very best'. more...

  • "In den wilden Bergschluchten widerhallt ihr Pfeifen"by Otto Meister; Silvia Agnes Meister; Paul Hugger; Ursula Meister; Thomas Wagner; Gabriela Zehnder

    Limmat Verlag 2014; US$ 37.99

    Neben den britischen Eisenbahnstrecken im südlichen Afrika gehört die Yunnan-Bahn in Ostasien zu den ehrgeizigsten und spektakulärsten kolonialen Eisenbahnprojekten des vergangenen Jahrhunderts. Auf insgesamt 855 Schmalspurkilometern überquert der Zug von Haiphong (Vietnam) nach Kunming (China) nicht weniger als 173 Brücken und durchfährt 158 Tunnel.... more...

  • Perspectives on the South China Seaby Murray Hiebert; Phuong Nguyen; Gregory B. Poling

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 41.99

    The South China Sea is arguably one of the world?s most dangerous regions, with conflicting diplomatic, legal, and security claims by major and mid-level powers. CSIS brings together an international group of experts to provide a diverse and wide-ranging set of perspectives on the region and to explore possibilities for future cooperation. more...