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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theory and Practice of a Revolution offers theoretical discussion of revolutionary events and applies the resulting framework to a number of case studies from the Middle East. It deals with seventeen cases study from a range of Muslim and Arab states and provides a theoretical framework to study other situations... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 41.99
Webs of Power offers a fresh perspective on women in Southeast Asia. Although the book focuses on one village, it provides vital insights into the gendered processes of post-coloniality. By exploring the contestations and accommodations being made in rural villages by both men and women, Webs of Power reveals the processes at the heart of globalization... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 112.00
During the period of the Dutch East India Company's rule of the Spice Islands, Prince Nuku of Tidore stands out as the local hero who opposed the VOC's oppressive trade monopoly. This study analyzes how he succeeded in regaining independence for the Sultanate of Tidore by creating an alliance with the English and his Malukan and Papuan adherents. more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 6.99
Colin the librarian is an unremarkable little man, who one day at work finds a very rare, very unusual book. It does not belong to the library. On opening it he sees the title 'Colin's Book' and inside it is a beautiful blue bookmark with a red phoenix on it. The bookmark gives him extraordinary strength and resolve and leads him and his... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
This is a unique, systematic comparison of empires and of their consequences for sovereignty in the Middle East and Central Asia. It brings theory on empire and sovereignty to bear on empirical variation across the two regions. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 10.50
Het Arabisch-Israëlische conflict is ontstaan als onbedoeld gevolg van Brits koloniaal beleid. Externe partijen van uiteenlopende pluimage hebben zich ingespannen in dit conflict te bemiddelen, dikwijls echter met vrede als nevendoel, niet als hoofddoel. Zo stond voor Amerikanen en Britten in de jaren vijftig containment van de Sovjet-Unie centraal.... more...
- Rough Guides 2013; US$ 24.99
Make the most of the cultural and natural richness of Bali and Lombok with this comprehensive and up-to-date guide. The full-colour introduction shows off the islands' highlights, from dramatic cliff-top temples to sparkling white-sand beaches. Whatever kind of traveller you are, from beachcomber to eco-tourist, on a budget or money's-no-object, you'll... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This hugely successful, ground-breaking book is the first introductory textbook on the Modern Middle East to foreground the urban, rural, cultural and gender histories of the region over its political and economic history. Distancing himself from more traditional modernising approaches, Ilan Pappé is concerned with the ideological question of whom... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 23.99
Published with a new afterword from the author?the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions. All of these conflicts?including the hostilities between Arabs and Israelis, and the violent challenges posed by Iraq?s competing... more...