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  • Myanmar in the Fifteenth Centuryby Michael A. Aung-Thwin

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 24.99

    When the great kingdom of Pagan declined politically in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, its territory devolved into three centers of power and a period of transition occurred. Then two new kingdoms arose: the First Ava Dynasty in Upper Myanmar and the First Pegu Dynasty in Lower Myanmar. Both originated around the second half of... more...

  • The New Asian Hemisphereby Kishore Mahbubani

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 24.00

    For two centuries Asians have been bystanders in world history, reacting defenselessly to the surges of Western commerce, thought, and power. That era is over. Asia is returning to the center stage it occupied for eighteen centuries before the rise of the West. By 2050, three of the world's largest economies will be Asian: China, India, and Japan.... more...

  • Our Land Was A Forestby Kayano Shigeru; Mark Selden; Kayano Shigeru

    Avalon Publishing 1994; US$ 52.00

    This book is a beautiful and moving personal account of the Ainu, the native inhabitants of Hokkaido, Japan's northern island, whose land, economy, and culture have been absorbed and destroyed in recent centuries by advancing Japanese. Based on the author's own experiences and on stories passed down from generation to generation, the book chronicles... more...

  • Vietnam, Nowby David Lamb

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 24.00

    When he left war-ravaged Vietnam some thirty years ago, journalist David Lamb averred "I didn't care if I ever saw the wretched country again." But in 1997, he found himself living in Hanoi, in charge of the Los Angeles Times 's first peacetime bureau and in the midst of a country on the move, as it progresses toward a free-market economy and divorces... more...

  • Chinaby Cecilia Lindqvist

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    The origins of Chinese ideographs were not known until 1899, when a scholar went to an apothecary for some medicine made of dragon bone.” To his surprise, the bone, which had not yet been ground into powder, contained a number of carved inscriptions. Thus began the exploration of the 3000-year-old sources of the written characters still used in China... more...

  • Lost Over Laosby Richard Pyle; Horst Faas

    Da Capo Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    In 1971, as American forces hastened their withdrawal from Vietnam, a helicopter was hit by enemy fire over Laos and exploded in a fireball, killing four top combat photographers: Larry Burrows of Life magazine, Henri Huet of Associated Press, Kent Potter of United Press International, and Keisaburo Shimamoto of Newsweek. The remoteness of the crash... more...

  • Brother Number Oneby David P Chandler

    Avalon Publishing 1999; US$ 52.00

    In the tragic recent history of Cambodiaa past scarred by a long occupation by Vietnamese forces and by the preceding three-year reign of terror by the brutal Khmer Rougeno figure looms larger or more ominously than that of Pol Pot. As secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK) since 1962 and as prime minister of... more...

  • The Two Koreasby Don Oberdorfer; Robert Carlin

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 30.00

    Ever since Korea was first divided at the end of World War II, the tension between its northern and southern halves has rivetedand threatened to embroilthe rest of the world. In this landmark history, now thoroughly revised and updated in conjunction with Korea expert Robert Carlin, veteran journalist Don Oberdorfer grippingly describes how a historically... more...

  • Will the Boat Sink the Water?by Chen Guidi; Wu Chuntao

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 24.00

    The Chinese economic miracle is happening despite, not because of, China's 900 million peasants. They are missing from the portraits of booming Shanghai, or Beijing. Many of China's underclass live under a feudalistic system unchanged since the fifteenth century. They are truly the voiceless in modern China. They are also, perhaps, the reason that... more...