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South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia

by Bill Hayton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780300211726
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

Chinas rise has upset the global balance of power, and the first place to feel the strain is Beijings back yard: the South China...

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Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane

by S Frederick Starr Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780691165851
Format:
Pb+ 680 pages

In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central...

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Mao: The Man Who Made China

by Philip Short I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9781784534639
Format:
Pbk 768 pages

One of the great figures of the twentieth century, Chairman Mao looms irrepressibly over the economic rise of China. Mao Zedong...

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History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3)

by Christoph Baumer I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9781784534905
Format:
Hbk 408 pages

Between the ninth and the fifteenth centuries, Central Asia was a major political, economic and cultural hub on the Eurasian continent....

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Short History of the Mughal Empire

by Michael Fisher I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781848858732
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

The Mughal Empire dominated India politically, culturally, socially, economically and environmentally, from its foundation by...

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Under the Black Umbrella: Voices from Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

by Hildi Kang Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2005
ISBN:
9780801472701
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

In the rich and varied life stories in Under the Black Umbrella, elderly Koreans recall incidents that illustrate the complexities...

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Hun Sen's Cambodia

by Sebastian Strangio Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9780300190724
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

To many in the West, the name Cambodia still conjures up indelible images of destruction and death, the legacy of the brutal Khmer...

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Silk Road - China and the Karakorum Highway: A Travel Companion

by Jonathan Tucker I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9781780763569
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

The ancient trade routes between Europe and the Orient, specifically between Rome and the old Chinese capital of Xian, endured...

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Vietnam: Rising Dragon

by Bill Hayton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
12/2011
ISBN:
9780300178142
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking...

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China’s Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay

by Minxin Pei Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780674737297
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

When Deng Xiaoping launched China on the path to economic reform in the late 1970s, he vowed to build “socialism with Chinese...

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Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier

by David Brophy Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780674660373
Format:
Hbk 368 pages

The meeting of the Russian and Qing empires in the nineteenth century had dramatic consequences for Central Asia’s Muslim communities....

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Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific

by Gananath Obeyesekere Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
11/1997
ISBN:
9780691057521
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the...

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Particle or Wave: The Evolution of the Concept of Matter in Modern Physics

by Charis Anastopoulos Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
07/2008
ISBN:
9780691135120
Format:
Hbk 432 pages

Particle or Wave is the first popular-level book to explain the origins and development of modern physical concepts about matter...

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Kendo: Culture of the Sword

by Alexander Bennett University of California Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780520284371
Format:
Hbk 328 pages

Kendo is the first book in English to provide an in-depth historical, cultural, and political account of the Japanese martial...

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Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang

by James Millward Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
06/2009
ISBN:
9780231139250
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Eurasian Crossroads is the first comprehensive history of Xinjiang, the vast central Eurasian region bordering India, Pakistan,...

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