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  • Social Dynamics in the Highlands of Southeast Asiaby Francois Robinne; Mandy Sadan

    BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00

    Drawing on long term fieldwork and research in communities from Assam through to Laos, this book offers a different level of reappraisal of the work of Edmund Leach and offers a significant contribution to the development of a new regional anthropology of Southeast Asia. more...

  • East Asia's Haunted Present: Historical Memories and the Resurgence of Nationalismby Tsuyoshi Hasegawa; Kazuhiko Togo

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 75.00

    This collection of essays by leading scholars from Japan, China, South Korea, and the United States examines how and why bitter historical memories have resurfaced in recent years as freshly virulent and contentious issues between Japan and its neighbors?especially China and South Korea. Moreover, it seeks to identify what set of conditions and what... more...

  • Identity and Ethnic Relations in Southeast Asiaby Chee Kiong Tong

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Modern nation states do not constitute closed entities. This is true especially in Southeast Asia, where Chinese migrants have continued to make their new homes over a long period of time, resulting in many different ethnic groups co-existing in new nation states. Focusing on the consequences of migration, and cultural contact between the various ethnic... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00

    This examination of developments in North-East Asian regionalism looks at security, international relations, international political economy and politics, together with historical, social and cultural factors. more...

  • Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese Since World War IIby Jennifer Cushman; Gungwu Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1988; US$ 37.00

    In June 1985, a symposium, Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese since World War II was held at the Australian National University in Canberra. This volume includes many of the papers from that symposium presented by ANU scholars and those from universities elsewhere in Australia, North America and Southeast Asia. Participants looked at... more...

  • Strategic Currentsby Yang Razali Kassim

    S Rajaratnam School of International Studies 2008; US$ 34.90

    Southeast Asia may be going through a new phase. The region is experiencing new challenges as well as changes in its geostrategic and economic environment. Such changes have become more evident over the last few years, as manifested in a range of issues such as climate change, ASEAN identity, regionalism and religion. This volume reflects some of what... more...

  • A Different Inequalityby Diane Austin-Broos

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 27.26

    An exploration of why both the right and left of politics have so failed remote Aboriginal Australians and why until policymakers and researchers take into account both cultural difference and inequality, we will not come anywhere near closing the gap. more...

  • The Work of the UN in Cyprusby Oliver P. Richmond; James Ker-Lindsay

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00

    The United Nations has rarely been given a fair hearing with regard to its work in Cyprus. Despite competing demands for its limited resources being challenged by the local parties and at the mercy of contradictory political directions at the international level, the UN has actually achieved more than is generally realized. This is the first volume... more...

  • Eastern Turkey & the Black Sea Coastby Samantha Lafferty

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions. -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it could... more...

  • Turkey's Aegean Coastby Samantha Lafferty

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions. -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it... more...