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Regional studies

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Hell's Angels

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Hell's Angels

Hunter S. Thompson

Memoirs; Prose: non-fiction; Regional studies; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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It is said that the Hell's Angels could paralyse whole towns with fear. This book explores the questions such as: How much... [more]

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Village on the Edge: Changing Times in Papua New Guinea

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Village on the Edge: Changing Times in Papua New Guinea

Michael French Smith

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Kragur village lies on a steep volcanic island just off the north coast of Papua New Guinea. Here, the author weaves together... [more]

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Indonesia (Oxfam Country Profiles)

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Indonesia (Oxfam Country Profiles)

Nicola Frost

Regional studies; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Places & peoples: pictorial works; Languages & ESL

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This outstanding series provides concise and lively introductions to countries and the major development issues they face.... [more]

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Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture

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Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture

Roger J. Davies, Osamu Ikeno

Regional studies; Cultural studies; Languages & ESL

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The 28 essays in this book offer an informative and accessible look at key concepts in Japanese culture. Each essay is followed... [more]

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The Future of U.S. Capitalism

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The Future of U.S. Capitalism

Frederic L. Pryor

Regional studies; History; Social research & statistics; Politics & government; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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This multidisciplinary book looks at the long-term forces that are shaping the American economic institutions in the coming... [more]

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Themes in European Governance: Markets and Moral Regulation: Cultural Change in the European Union

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Themes in European Governance: Markets and Moral Regulation: Cultural Change...

Paulette Kurzer (University of Arizona)

Regional studies; Ethical issues & debates; Business & Economics; Political economy

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What effect is European integration having on national cultures and policies? Kurzer demonstrates how the impact of the single... [more]

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Science and Civilisation in China Chemistry and Chemical Technology: Volume 5: Military Technology: Missiles and Sieges

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Science and Civilisation in China Chemistry and Chemical Technology: Volume...

Joseph Needham, Robin D. S. Yates

Regional studies; History; History of science

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This is the first of the three parts of Science and Civilisation in China which deal with the art of war in ancient and medieval... [more]

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Dealbreaker: Donald Trump and the Unmaking of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Dealbreaker: Donald Trump and the Unmaking of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Scott Ritter

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; International relations; Arms negotiation & control

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The Iran deal was a crowning moment of international diplomacy, allowing the world to step away from the edge of a self-created... [more]

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High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

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High-Speed Empire: Chinese Expansion and the Future of Southeast Asia

Will Doig

Regional studies; History; Asian history; Globalization; Politics & government; Business & management

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The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project.<br /><br... [more]

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under Fire

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under...

Raphael D. Marcus

Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Politics & government; International relations

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah is both the first complete military history of the decades-long conflict between Israel and... [more]

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History of Central Asia, The: 4-volume set

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History of Central Asia, The: 4-volume set

Christoph Baumer

Regional studies; History; Asian history; Islam; Politics & government; Travel & holiday guides

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This set includes all four volumes of the critically acclaimed History of Central Asia series. The epic plains and arid deserts... [more]

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Brazil: A Biography

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Brazil: A Biography

Lilia M. Schwarcz, Heloisa M. Starling

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas

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Originally published: Brasil: uma biografia: Companhia das Letras, Brazil, 2015. [more]

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Russians Are Coming, Again: The First Cold War as Tragedy, the Second as Farce

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Russians Are Coming, Again: The First Cold War as Tragedy, the Second as...

Jeremy Kuzmarov, John Marciano

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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The Russians Are Coming, Again is a red flag to restore our historical consciousness about U.S.-Russian relations, and how... [more]

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Government and Politics in Taiwan

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Government and Politics in Taiwan

Dafydd Fell (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK)

Regional studies; History; Politics & government

Paperback

First edition published by Routledge 2012 --T.p. verso. [more]

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Latinos in the United States: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Latinos in the United States: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Ilan Stavans (Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture, Amherst College)

Regional studies; History; Cultural studies; Hispanic & Latino studies; Population & demography

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While Latinos comprise a diverse minority group-with various religious beliefs, political ideologies, and social values-commentators... [more]

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Trans-Himalayan Traders Transformed: Return to Tarang

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Trans-Himalayan Traders Transformed: Return to Tarang

James F Fisher (Carleton College)

Regional studies; History; Sociology: customs & traditions; Social & cultural anthropology

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Anthropologist Fisher returns to Tarang in northwestern Nepal, 44 years after conducting his groundbreaking study there, to... [more]

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Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Riordan Roett (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins-SAIS)

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Regional geography

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Brazil is one of the largest economies in the world. Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know evaluates the progress that has... [more]

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The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

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The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine

Miko Peled

Regional studies; Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government

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A powerful account, by Israeli peace activist Miko Peled, of his transformation from a young man who'd grown up in the heart... [more]

$37.95

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The Legacy of Tiananmen Square

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The Legacy of Tiananmen Square

Michel Cormier

Regional studies; History; Asian history; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism; Political structures: democracy

Hardback

With the loosening of restrictions on the Chinese economy in the 1980s and 1990s and the rise of the middle class, many observers... [more]

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Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal

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Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal

Joseph Campbell

Regional studies; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Paperback

This work brings the focus of Joseph Campbell's knowledge and intellect to one of his favourite topics - the myths and metaphors... [more]

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The Settlers' War: The Struggle for the Texas Frontier in the 1860s

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The Settlers' War: The Struggle for the Texas Frontier in the 1860s

Gregory F. Michno

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas

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During the 1860s the bloodiest decade in the western Indian wars, there were no large-scale battles in Texas between the army... [more]

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The Deadliest Indian War in the West: The Snake Conflict, 1864-1868

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The Deadliest Indian War in the West: The Snake Conflict, 1864-1868

Gregory F. Michno

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas; Military history

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Offers a look at the natives, soldiers and settlers who clashed on the high desert of Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Oregon and Northern... [more]

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A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

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A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

Gregory F. Michno, Susan Michno

Regional studies; History; History of the Americas

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Captivity narratives have been a standard genre of writings about Indians of the East for several centuries. This title presents... [more]

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Effortless Action: Wu-wei as Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in Early China

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Effortless Action: Wu-wei as Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in...

Edward Slingerland (Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages, and Cultures, University of Southern California)

Regional studies; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Taoism

Paperback

This book presents a systematic account of the role of the personal spirit ideal of wu-wei - literally 'no doing', but better... [more]

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French Verbs Made Simpler

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French Verbs Made Simpler

David M. Brodsky

Semantics; Regional studies; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Explains the rules that govern the conjugation of all classes of French verbs - especially the irregular ones that give second-language... [more]

$46.95

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