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  • Case Study: North Koreaby Karl Stingeder

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    North Korea: a ruthless politic actor and true threat to the world - or at least that's how the Western hemisphere sees it. Yet our factual knowledge of this post-Leninist and totalitarian regime is extremely limited and relatively distorted; it is largely circumstantial evidence and judgmental speculation that accounts for our perception of this East... more...

  • The Changing Face of Southeast Asiaby Amry Vandenbosch; Richard Butwell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Southeast Asia, whose alienation might tilt the balance of power in favor of the Communist bloc, has become the focus of American foreign policy. Amry Vandenbosch and Richard Butwell here trace the development of the eight nations which comprise Southeast Asia and appraise their current role in international affairs. Although led to adopt state forms... 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...

  • China?s Rise and Regional Integration in East Asiaby Yong Wook Lee; Key-young Son

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    With featuring far-reaching diversities and disparities among the regional states in their political, economic and social systems and cultural and religious orientations, East Asia is a microcosm of international society at large. Nevertheless, there are unique dynamics unfolding in East Asia at the turn of the twenty-first century, namely the rise... more...

  • Civilizations in Embraceby Amitav Acharya

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 42.90

    This study revisits one of the most extensive examples of the spread of ideas in the history of civilization: the diffusion of Indian religious and political ideas to Southeast Asia before the advent of Islam and European colonialism. Hindu and Buddhist concepts and symbols of kingship and statecraft helped to legitimize Southeast Asian rulers, and... more...

  • 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...

  • Conjunctures and Continuities in Southeast Asian Politicsby N. Ganesan

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 45.37

    In their evolution of political structures and life, countries often undergo significant conjunctures, major events that reorder political structures and norms. The examination of such conjunctures offers an important methodological framework to uncover and document changes that have significantly altered the political template of a country. This collection... more...

  • Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARFby Ralf Emmers

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Emmers questions the dichotomy implicit in this interpretation and investigates what role the balance of power really plays in such cooperative security arrangements and in the calculations of the participants of ASEAN and the ARF. He offers a thorough analysis of the influence the balance of power has had on the formation and evolution of the ASEAN... more...

  • CultureShock! Myanmarby Saw Myat Yin

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.75

    CultureShock! Myanmar is an illuminating guide to the culture and customs of Myanmar, offering readers a peek into this often-forgotten Asian country. Even though Myanmar has relaxed its restrictions on foreign visitors, the country is still relatively isolated compared to the rapidly globalising world. Find out how the Myanmar people cope with the... more...

  • Cyprus: An island cultureby Artemis Georgiou

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 44.95

    This volume, introduced by Edgar Peltenburg, presents the results of latest research by young scholars working on aspects of Cypriot archaeology from the Bronze Age to the Venetian period. It presents a diversity excavation, material culture, iconographic and linguistic evidence to explore the themes of ancient landscape, settlement and society; religion,... more...