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  • The Japanese Mindby Roger J. Davies; Osamu Ikeno

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    In The Japanese Mind , Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon others' benevolence), amakudari (the nation's... more...

  • Post-War Bosniaby Dr Florian Bieber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    Ten years after the end of the war in Bosnia, ethnicity continues to matter and the country remains dependent on international intervention. The Dayton Peace Accord signed in 1995 successfully ended the war, but froze the ethnic conflict in one of the most complex systems of government in the world. The book provides an in-depth analysis of governance... more...

  • Love's Riteby Ruth Vanita

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    An examination of same-sex weddings and same-sex couple suicides in India. more...

  • Orientalismby Edward W. Said

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.95

    The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs. more...

  • Malaysia's Defeat of Armed Communismby Ong Weichong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Malayan Communist Party?s (MCP) decisive defeat in 1960 led many academics and Counterinsurgency (COIN) experts to overlook the resurrection of its armed struggle in 1968. Most scholars continue to regard the so-called ?Second Emergency? in Malaysia (1968-1989) as a non-event, and most of the recently published work on the MCP tends to focus on... more...

  • Indian Capitalism in Developmentby Barbara Harriss-White; Judith Heyer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Recognising the different ways that capitalism is theorised, this book explores various aspects of contemporary capitalism in India. Using field research at a local level to engage with larger issues, it raises questions about the varieties and processes of capitalism, and about the different roles played by the state. With its focus on India,... more...

  • Eurasian Integration ? The View from Withinby Piotr Dutkiewicz; Richard Sakwa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region. This book includes a range of substantive work from scholars based in the region, offering contrasting perspectives... more...

  • Asian American Athletes in Sport and Societyby C. Richard King

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    For more than a century, sporting spectacles, media coverage, and popular audiences have staged athletics in black and white. Commercial, media, and academic accounts have routinely erased, excluded, ignored, and otherwise made absent the Asian American presence in sport. This book seeks to redress this pattern of neglect, presenting a comprehensive... more...

  • The House Behind the Cedarsby Charles Waddell Chesnutt

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.99

    Although he appeared to most observers to be white, American author Charles Waddell Chestnutt had some African-American ancestry and thus was subjected to the limited opportunities, discrimination, and segregated living conditions that faced African-Americans in the United States throughout his life. An accomplished writer, Chestnutt created The House... more...

  • Impolite Conversationsby Cora Daniels; John L. Jackson

    Atria Books 2014; Not Available

    When was the last time you said everything on your mind without holding back? In this no-holds-barred discussion of America?s top hot-button issues, a journalist and a cultural anthropologist express opinions that are widely held in private?but rarely heard in public. Everyone edits what they say. It?s a part of growing up. But what if we applied... more...