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- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 1983; US$ 13.99
About the Book The text takes the reader systematically through the wedding of Babas to Nyonyas in full traditional style. Beginning with the matchmaking process and ending with post-nuptial parties, Cheo Kim Ban discusses the significance and beauty of each ritual, highlighting the symbolism behind the paraphernalia used. The author also traces, wherever... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 32.18
Hauptbeschreibung Treasure and treasure hunting are vast themes in literature and culture, yet have so far not received much sustained and coherent academic interest. The present collection of essays approaches treasure and treasure hunts in literature and culture from the Renaissance to the present. It asks questions about the legal, social, and... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70
Die Hauptstadt der k.u.k. Monarchie galt als die Kulturstadt Europas und war ein beliebtes Reiseziel. Anton Holzers Reiseführer nimmt den Leser mit auf eine einmalige Zeitreise - ins Wien um 1900. In 13 Stadtspaziergängen führt er die Besucher zu zahlreichen Sehenswürdigkeiten der Stadt. Wir flanieren durch die prächtige Ringstraße, besuchen das Opernhaus,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22
Power and Prowess reexamines the formation of Sarawak in the middle of the nineteenth century, offering a detailed political history of the period as well as a new interpretation of the establishment of the state by James Brooke and the reactions of indigenous leaders and groups. more...
- Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80
This is a new edition of a highly popular guide to correct diplomatic and social usage to help readers navigate the complex system of titles and ranks in Malaysia, as well as be aware of its cultural traditions and differences. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 59.90
This book is an innovative analysis of regime maintenance and transformation in Malaysia. It goes beyond familiar approaches centred on communal politics, or the corporate workings of Malaysia Inc., to stress the importance of power maintenance -- tracing a path from consociational bargaining, to authoritarian UMNO dominance, to Dr Mahathir's personal... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 74.90
This book is a study of the political development of the Malaysian state of Sabah under the administration of Parti Bersatu Rakyat Jelata Sabah (Berjaya Sabah Peoples United Party), which controlled the state legislature between 1976 and 1985. It attempts to disentangle the three dominant themes within social scientific studies of Sabah:... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 74.90
This book captures Malaysia's foreign policy over the first fifty years and beyond since the date of the countrys formal independence in 1957. The author provides "macro-historical" narratives of foreign policy practices and outcomes over distinct time periods under the tenures of the five prime ministers. One chapter delves into... more...