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Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

Guests of the Sheik

An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2010)
US$14.55

A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of...

Life in Year One: What the World Was Like in First-Century Palestine

Life in Year One

What the World Was Like in First-Century Palestine

Penguin Publishing Group (2010)
US$7.27

For anyone who's ever pondered what everyday life was like during the time of Jesus comes a lively...

China: A History (Volume 1): From Neolithic Cultures through the Great Qing Empire,(10,000 BCE - 1799 CE)

China: A History (Volume 1)

From Neolithic Cultures through the Great Qing Empire,(10,000 BCE - 1799 CE)

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2010)
US$18.95

Available in one or two volumes, this accessible, yet rigorous, introduction to the political,...

Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook, 2nd Ed
Free Press (2009)
US$19.99

Chinese Civilization sets the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses. With...

The Silk Road: A New History
Oxford University Press (2012)
US$13.49

The Silk Road is as iconic in world history as the Colossus of Rhodes or the Suez Canal. But what...

The Man Awakened from Dreams: One Man’s Life in a North China Village, 1857-1942

The Man Awakened from Dreams

One Man’s Life in a North China Village, 1857-1942

Stanford University Press (2005)
US$17.99

This book is a study of everyday life in rural north China in the late nineteenth and early...

Courage Under Fire: Testing Epictetus's Doctrines in a Laboratory of Human Behavior

Courage Under Fire

Testing Epictetus's Doctrines in a Laboratory of Human Behavior

Hoover Institution Press (2013)
US$1.99

When physical disability from combat wounds brought about Jim Stockdale's early retirement from...

Jews and Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Russia
Cambridge University Press (1995)
US$46.00

A caregully researched study of 100 years of the Russian-Jewish revolutionary history.

The Trans-pacific Imagination: Rethinking Boundary, Culture and Society

The Trans-pacific Imagination

Rethinking Boundary, Culture and Society

World Scientific Publishing Company (2012)
US$41.86

This anthology critically re-examines and re-articulates the discursive boundary that binds the...

Is There a Middle East?: The Evolution of a Geopolitical Concept

Is There a Middle East?

The Evolution of a Geopolitical Concept

Stanford University Press (2011)
US$22.50

This book offers diverse debates on the possible manifestations and meanings of the term "Middle...