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  • The Making of Southeast Asiaby Amitav Acharya

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 77.90

    Amitav Acharya has written a splendidly ambitious book. Travelling from the discipline of International Relations to the historiography of Southeast Asia and back again, it draws upon a range of methodologies to analyse the issue of identity in the configuration of Southeast Asia. But it provides more than an academic assessment. With this book, Acharya... more...

  • The Malaysby Anthony Milner

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    Just who are ‘the Malays’? This provocative study poses the question and considers how and why the answers have changed over time, and from one region to another. Anthony Milner develops a sustained argument about ethnicity and identity in an historical, ‘Malay’ context. The Malays is a comprehensive examination of the origins... more...

  • Michael Leiferby Chin Kin Wah; Leo Suryadinata

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 115.90

    Michael Leifer who died in 2001 was undisputedly the doyen of Southeast Asian Studies. He has left behind a very rich legacy of works on the Southeast Asian region — ASEAN, regional order and conflict, great power policies towards the region, maritime security in Southeast Asia, and studies of the domestic policies of individual Southeast Asian... more...

  • Northeast Asian Regionalismby Christopher M. Dent; David W. F. Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Examines both actual and potential developments in North-East Asian regionalism, from various levels and fields of analysis, considering cooperative and integrative structures and processes. Particular reference is made to the contemporary experience of Europe, which provides important models of cooperation and integration in both the government and... 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...

  • Ottoman Izmirby Sibel Zandi-Sayek

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 83.00

    Between 1840 and 1880, the Eastern Mediterranean port of Izmir (Smyrna) underwent unprecedented change. A modern harbor that welcomed international steamships and new railway lines that transported a cornucopia of products transformed the physical city. Migrants, seasonal workers, and transient sailors thronged into an already diverse metropolis, helping... 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...

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

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Portuguese and Luso-Asian Legacies in Southeast Asia, 1511-2011, vol. 1by Laura Jarnagin

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 64.90

    "In 1511, a Portuguese expedition under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque arrived on the shores of Malacca, taking control of the prosperous Malayan port-city after a swift military campaign. Portugal, a peripheral but then technologically advanced country in southwestern Europe since the latter fifteenth century, had been in the process of establishing... more...

  • The Problem of Describing Relations Between the United States and Southeast Asian Nationsby Charmaine G. Misalucha

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    This book shows how political speech acts carry consequences in diplomatic relations. Focusing on interactions between the United States and Southeast Asian countries, the author shows that often the more powerful country does not get its way. American foreign policy is usually viewed as being uncompromising and hegemonic, but in reality, it strikes... more...