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  • A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BCby Marc Van De Mieroop

    Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95 US$ 38.96

    Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000–323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. Integrates the most up-to-date research, and includes a richer selection of supplementary materials Addresses the wide variety... more...

  • Tales of Old Bataviaby Kami Ehrich

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    The city of Jakarta, today the capital of Indonesia, has had other incarnations and other names, most notably as the regional headquarters of the Dutch East Indies when it was known around the world as Batavia. As the capital of the Netherlands? highly unlikely empire in the far east of Asia, Batavia was for 200 years the lynchpin for the international... more...

  • The Middle East and the Western Allianceby Steven L. Spiegel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume, first published in 1982, provides a comprehensive analysis of the problems affecting the interests of the Western Alliance (the North Americans, the Europeans and the Japanese), the Middle East states, and the Soviet Union. The authors, all internationally recognized experts in their fields, bring together different and distinctive perspectives... more...

  • Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle Eastby P.J. Vatikiotis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Three main themes are explored in this book, first published in 1984: the first is the problem of religion and politics as a major and long-standing preoccupation of Middle-easterners or Arab Muslims themselves; the second is that of the conflict-ridden inter-Arab and regional politics, approached largely from a local rather than an international... more...

  • Middle Eastern Themesby Jacob M. Landau

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This volume, first published in 1973, brings together a wide range of Professor Landau?s work on recent Middle Eastern history and politics, reflecting the breadth of the author?s concern and research. The first section deals with aspects of political organisation in the Middle East, largely Egypt, towards the end of the nineteenth century. A little-known... more...

  • The Arabs and the Westby Clare Hollingworth

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This volume by acclaimed war reporter Clare Hollingworth , first published in 1952, surveys the politics of an area which has produced, and is likely to produce, more wars that it can consume locally. After a historical opening, about the general situation during and after the war, the author devotes chapters to the different States, and writes in... more...

  • The Early History of the Ancient Near East, 9000-2000 Hans J. Nissen; Elizabeth Lutzeier

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 34.00

    Hans J. Nissen here provides a much-needed overview of 7000 years of development in the ancient Near East from the beginning of settled life to the formation of the first regional states. His approach to the study of Mesopotamian civilization differs markedly from conventional orientations, which impose a sharp division between prehistoric and historic,... more...

  • A Brief History of Indonesiaby Tim Hannigan

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of the World's Largest Archipelago Indonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia and has the fourth largest population in the world after the United States. Indonesian history and culture are especially relevant today as the Island nation is an emerging power in the region with a dynamic... more...

  • Indonesian Politics Under Suhartoby Michael R J Vatikiotis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    This revised third edition provides an analysis of Suharto's New Order from its inception to the emergence of B.J. Habibie as President. The author reassesses the New Order's origins and its military roots and evaluates the considerable economic changes that have taken place since the 1960s. He examines Suharto's politics and, in a new chapter, the... more...

  • The United Nations and the Indonesian Takeover of West Papua, 1962-1969by John Saltford

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the role of the international community in the handover of the Dutch colony of West Papua/Irian Jaya to Indonesia in the 1960s and questions whether or not the West Papuan people ever genuinely exercised the right to self-determination guaranteed to them in the UN-brokered Dutch/Indonesian agreement of 1962. Indonesian, Dutch, US,... more...