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Regional studies

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Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization: Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World

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Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization: Domesticity and Power in the...

Ruby Lal (The Johns Hopkins University)

Regional studies; History; Ethical issues: prostitution & sex industry

Paperback

In this 2005 book, Ruby Lal explores domestic life and the place of women in the Mughal court of the sixteenth century. Challenging... [more]

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Using Italian: A Guide to Contemporary Usage

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Using Italian: A Guide to Contemporary Usage

J. J. Kinder (University of Western Australia, Perth), V. M. Savini (University of Western Australia, Perth)

Usage & grammar guides; linguistics; Regional studies; Languages & ESL

Paperback

A guide to Italian usage for students wishing to extend their knowledge of the language. [more]

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The Italians in Australia

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The Italians in Australia

Gianfranco Cresciani

Regional studies; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Ethnic studies

Paperback

This book brings to life the story of the Italo-Australian community. [more]

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Rebellions and Revolutions: China from the 1880s to 2000

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Rebellions and Revolutions: China from the 1880s to 2000

Jack Gray (Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Studies in Democratisation at the University of Warwick)

Regional studies; History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

Paperback

This is a study of China from the 1800s to the present day. It focuses on China's problems of development - the decay and... [more]

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A Short History of Laos: The Land in Between

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A Short History of Laos: The Land in Between

Grant Evans

Regional studies; History; Asian history; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Laos, perhaps the least known country in mainland Southeast Asia, stands at the region's crossroads. This small 'land in between'... [more]

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Sources of Japanese Tradition: From Earliest Times to 1600

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Sources of Japanese Tradition: From Earliest Times to 1600

Wm. Theodore De Bary, Carol Gluck, Arthur Tiedemann

Regional studies; History; Asian history

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A selection of source readings on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion in the Land of the Rising... [more]

$85.99

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The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography

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The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography

Charles Maier

Regional studies; History; Historiography; Asian history; Second World War

Paperback

The Rape of Nanjing was one of the worst atrocities committed during WWII. On December 13, 1937, the Japanese army captured... [more]

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China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market

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China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market...

Jiawen Han (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool Universirty, China)

Architectural structure & design; Regional studies; Cultural studies

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China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and, indeed, interest in Chinese contemporary architecture... [more]

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Reimagining Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia

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Reimagining Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia

Sungmoon Kim (City University Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Hsin-wen Lee (University of Delaware, USA)

Regional studies; Politics & government; Nationalism

Paperback

Since the late 1980s, many East Asian countries have become more multicultural, a process marked by increased democracy and... [more]

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Changing Taiwanese Identities

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Changing Taiwanese Identities

J. Bruce Jacobs, Peter Kang (National Donghwa University, Taiwan)

Regional studies; Cultural studies; Sociology; Politics & government

Paperback

The peoples of Taiwan have been influenced by many different cultures and migrations throughout the island's history. In the... [more]

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Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China

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Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China

Wang Xiying (Beijing Normal University, China)

Regional studies; Urban communities; Gender studies, gender groups

Paperback

This book explores young people's experiences of, and views on, dating, gender, sexuality, sexual hegemony and violence within... [more]

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Terrorism in Pakistan: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Challenge to Security

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Terrorism in Pakistan: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Challenge...

N. Elahi

Regional studies; Asian history; Islam; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

New research on the emergence and development of Islamist extremism in Pakistan [more]

$39.99

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Inherited Responsibility and Historical Reconciliation in East Asia

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Inherited Responsibility and Historical Reconciliation in East Asia

Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Melissa Nobles (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Regional studies; Ethnic studies; Politics & government

Paperback

Contemporary East Asian societies are still struggling with complex legacies of colonialism, war and domination. Years of... [more]

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Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration

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Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration...

Kam Wing Chan (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)

Regional studies; Migration, immigration & emigration; Central government; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Many agree that rapid urbanization in China in the late 20th and early 21st centuries is a mega process significantly reshaping... [more]

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China's Housing Middle Class: Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities

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China's Housing Middle Class: Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities

Beibei Tang (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China)

Regional studies; Social classes; Ethnic studies; Sociology; Politics & government

Paperback

Home ownership plays a significant role in locating the middle class in most western societies, associated with market, consumerism,... [more]

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The Stakes: Univ Of Md Edition

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The Stakes: Univ Of Md Edition

Shibley Telhami

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This book presents an intriguing analysis of American stakes in the Middle East and a thoughtful argument for the compassionate... [more]

$242.00

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Middle East Oil Crises Since 1973

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Middle East Oil Crises Since 1973

Benjamin Shwadran

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The production and consumption of oil has emerged as a major factor in international economics in general and in regional... [more]

$242.00

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Malaysia: Tradition, Modernity, and Islam

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Malaysia: Tradition, Modernity, and Islam

R. S. Milne

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Malaysia has many problems in common with other developing countries-including the difficult task of achieving economic progress... [more]

$242.00

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Modernizing China: Post-Mao Reform and Development

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Modernizing China: Post-Mao Reform and Development

A. Doak Barnett

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Since the death of Mao, China has entered a new period in its development. Turning away from the all-encompassing emphasis... [more]

$242.00

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Korea Briefing, 1992

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Korea Briefing, 1992

Donald N. Clark

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

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$242.00

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Afghan Resistance: The Politics of Survival

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Afghan Resistance: The Politics of Survival

Grant M. Farr

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The people of Afghanistan stand at a crossroads, with resistance to the Soviet occupation entering its eighth year. The question... [more]

$242.00

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Mass Politics in the People's Republic: State and Society in Contemporary China

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Mass Politics in the People's Republic: State and Society in Contemporary...

Alan P.L. Liu

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Exploring the crucial link between state and society in the PRC, this study analyzes the interaction between the Chinese Communist... [more]

$242.00

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Judaism, Nationalism, and the Land of Israel

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Judaism, Nationalism, and the Land of Israel

Martin Sicker

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This book provides unique insights into the profound religious and cultural issues underlying the increasingly ideological... [more]

$242.00

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Administering Agricultur/h

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Administering Agricultur/h

Richard Gable

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This comparative empirical analysis of public efforts to improve rice production in Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, the... [more]

$242.00

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Colonial Bridgehead: Government And Society In Alexandria, 1807-1882

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Colonial Bridgehead: Government And Society In Alexandria, 1807-1882

Michael J Reimer

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

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$242.00

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