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  • Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movementby Shane Gunderson

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book examines the campaigns by people in the United States on behalf of those seeking peace for East Timor. Through interviews with activists and intellectuals involved in the movement from 1975 to 1999, it explores ?momentum? and ?turning points? as perceptions in the minds of individual movement actors. more...

  • Rufe in die Weltby Armin T. Wegner; Miriam Esau; Michael Hofmann; Michael Hofmann

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 17.81

    Von der Revolution 1918 zum Palästina-Konflikt - Zeugnisse eines wachen Geistes. Armin T. Wegner war ein exemplarischer Zeuge des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er hat die Grausamkeiten und Unmenschlichkeiten des Totalitarismus buchstäblich am eigenen Leibe erfahren und hat Zeit seines Lebens Widerstand geleistet - Widerstand des Geistes, wie er ihn verstanden... more...

  • The Middle East in the Worldby Lucia Volk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and the region's languages, religions, and global connections.... more...

  • Voices of the Arab Springby Asaad al-Saleh

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals involved in the Arab Spring, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Arab citizens were called to join the revolt during the second half of 2011, while the revolutionary moment was still unfolding. Their... more...

  • A Prince in a Republicby Ooi Kee Beng

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2015; US$ 46.50

    Hamengku Buwono IX, the late Sultan of Yogyakarta Special Province, is revered by Indonesians as one of the great founders of the modern Indonesian state. He leaves a positive but in some ways ambiguous legacy in political terms. His most conspicuous achievement was the survival of hereditary Yogyakartan kingship, and he provided rare stability and... more...

  • Europa, das Reich und die Osmanenby Marika Bacsóka; Anna-Maria Blank; Thomas Woelki

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 80.18

    Auf die traumatisierende Nachricht von der Eroberung Konstantinopels (1453) reagierten die deutschen und europäischen Fürsten mit hektischer Betriebsamkeit. In kurzer Folge traten Reichstage zusammen, die vor dem Hintergrund der Bedrohung die Frage nach einer "europäischen Identität" aufwarfen. Mit den von Johannes Helmrath und Gabriele Annas... more...

  • Being Modern in the Middle Eastby Keith David Watenpaugh

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In this innovative book, Keith Watenpaugh connects the question of modernity to the formation of the Arab middle class. The book explores the rise of a middle class of liberal professionals, white-collar employees, journalists, and businessmen during the first decades of the twentieth century in the Arab Middle East and the ways its members created... more...

  • Regional Powers in the Middle Eastby Henner Fürtig

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The Arab Spring as the initiator of far-reaching changes in the regional power constellation. more...

  • Illiberal Democracy in Indonesiaby David Bourchier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia charts the origins and development of organicist ideologies in Indonesia from the early 20th century to the present. In doing so, it provides a background to the theories and ideology that informed organicist thought, traces key themes in Indonesian history, examines the Soeharto regime and his ?New Order? in detail,... more...

  • The Other Arab-Israeli Conflictby Steven L. Spiegel

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict illuminates the controversial course of America's Middle East relations from the birth of Israel to the Reagan administration. Skillfully separating actual policymaking from the myths that have come to surround it, Spiegel challenges the belief that American policy in the Middle East is primarily a relation to events... more...