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  • Nomadic Narrativesby Tanuja Kothiyal

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Nomadic Narratives explores long-term relationships between mobility, martiality, memory and identity in the desert expanses of the Thar. more...

  • Crisis in a Divided Korea: A Chronology and Reference Guideby James Matray

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 89.00

    Why is Korea still divided into two nations? How does the decades-old tension between North Korea and South Korea affect all of Asia as well as influence several of the world's major powers, including Japan, the People's Republic of China, Russia, and the United States? This book provides answers to these questions and more, presenting readers with... more...

  • Ming China and Vietnamby Kathlene Baldanza

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    An analysis of seven linked biographies of Chinese and Vietnamese border-crossers whose lives illustrate the entangled histories of those countries. more...

  • General He Yingqinby Peter Worthing

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    A revisionist study of General He Yingqin, one of the most important, yet misunderstood, figures in China's Nationalist period. more...

  • Reconstructing Ancient Korean Historyby Stella Xu

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 42.50

    This book examines the historiography of ancient Korea and its relationship to the construction of Korean national identity through a critical and comparative analysis of Chinese and Korean primary sources. It also analyzes the ways in which Korean politics and culture have shaped and been affected by historical narratives. more...

  • Afghanistan and Central Asiaby Martin Mccauley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    The Afghan crisis has grabbed the attention of the entire world, and underlined the desperate need in the West for a better understanding of the region and its challenges in the face of increasingly militant interpretations of Islam. Carved up and fought over by the British and Tsarist Russia in the nineteenth century, and under Soviet domination for... more...

  • Asian Democracy in World Historyby Alan T. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.95

    Taking a comparative approach, Alan T. Wood traces the evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric times and describes democratic growth in thirteen Asian countries from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia and examines key issues such as: * How does the democratic experience in Asia, in countries with unique and totalitarian political... more...

  • The Family of Sir Stamford Rafflesby John Bastin; Julie Weizenegger

    Marshall Cavendish 2016; US$ 23.99

    When Stamford Raffles married the "handsome, elegant" Sophia Hull in February 1817 and a year later welcomed the arrival of his first child, Charlotte, family life looked to be full of happiness. His earlier marriage, to Olivia Mariamne Devenish, a widow nearly ten years older than him, had ended with her untimely death in Java, leaving him... more...

  • The 1728 Musin Rebellionby Andrew David Jackson

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.24

    The 1728 Musin Rebellion: Politics and Plotting in Eighteenth-Century Korea provides the first comprehensive account in English of the Musin Rebellion, an attempt to overthrow King Yŏngjo (1694–1776; r. 1724–1776), and the largest rebellion of eighteenth-century Korea. The rebellion proved unsuccessful, but during three weeks of fighting the government... more...

  • The Samurai Warriorby Ben Hubbard

    Amber Books Ltd 2015; US$ 9.99