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Regional studies

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Laogai--the Chinese Gulag

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Laogai--the Chinese Gulag

Hongda Harry Wu

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Avoiding sensationalism or self-pity, what Mr. Wu has given us is the unemotional and authoritative reference work long needed... [more]

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Japan and the New Ocean Regime

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Japan and the New Ocean Regime

Robert L. Friedheim

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The regime under which humankind has governed its uses of the ocean is in the process of change-shifting away from the traditional... [more]

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Chinese Foreign Policy after the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1977

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Chinese Foreign Policy after the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1977

Robert G. Sutter

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Chinese foreign policy has changed radically since the Cultural Revolution of 1966-1969, but until now there has been no comprehensive... [more]

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Food for One Billion: China's Agriculture Since 1949

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Food for One Billion: China's Agriculture Since 1949

Robert C. Hsu

Regional studies; Politics & government

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This book examines the agricultural policies and programs adopted by the Chinese leadership since 1949 and analyzes the role... [more]

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Local Politics and Development in the Middle East

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Local Politics and Development in the Middle East

Louis J. Cantori

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Between Qur'an and Crown: The Challenge of Political Legitimacy in the Arab World

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Between Qur'an and Crown: The Challenge of Political Legitimacy in the Arab...

Tamara Sonn

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The struggle for political legitimacy in many Middle Eastern countries today poses a dilemma for ruling elites. In order to... [more]

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Fragile Resistance: Social Transformation in Iran from 1500 to the Revolution

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Fragile Resistance: Social Transformation in Iran from 1500 to the Revolution...

John Foran

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This book traces the transformation of Iran's social structure from the rise of the Safavid dynasty in 1501 to the dramatic... [more]

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Middle East Avenue: Female Migration from Sri Lanka to the Gulf

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Middle East Avenue: Female Migration from Sri Lanka to the Gulf

Grete Brochmann

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

A sociological analysis of Sri Lanka's large-scale exportation of its poorest women to serve as housemaids in Arab homes.... [more]

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Routledge Handbook of the Belt and Road

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Routledge Handbook of the Belt and Road

Cai Fang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China), Peter Nolan

Regional studies; Politics & government; Economics; Political economy

Hardback

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, a development strategy involving infrastructure... [more]

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Rethinking Islam: Common Questions, Uncommon Answers

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Rethinking Islam: Common Questions, Uncommon Answers

Mohammed Arkoun, Robert D. Lee

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Presented as Mohammed Arkoun's answers to 24 deceptively simple questions about Islam, this work explores the identity crisis... [more]

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The Wald Report: The Decline Of Israeli National Security Since 1967

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The Wald Report: The Decline Of Israeli National Security Since 1967

Emanuel Wald

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

It took only fifteen years for an army once known for its agility and operational brilliance to turn into a clumsy bureaucratic... [more]

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The Economies Of The West Bank And Gaza Strip

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The Economies Of The West Bank And Gaza Strip

Fawzi A Gharaibeh

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The creation of Israel called for the realignment of the West Bank and Gaza Strip economies with those of Jordan and Egypt.... [more]

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The Elections In Israel1988

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The Elections In Israel1988

Asher Arian, Michal Shamir

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Forty years after becoming an independent state, Israel is still involved in deadly strife with many of its Arab neighbors... [more]

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Policy In Evolution: The U.s. Role In China's Reunification

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Policy In Evolution: The U.s. Role In China's Reunification

Martin L Lasater

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The reunification of Taiwan with China is one of the most important policy issues of our time. The issue has broad strategic,... [more]

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Perspectives On Kashmir: The Roots Of Conflict In South Asia

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Perspectives On Kashmir: The Roots Of Conflict In South Asia

Raju Gc Thomas

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This work examines the long-standing conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, exploring the issues from the perpsectives... [more]

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Regime Change In Afghanistan: Foreign Intervention And The Politics Of Legitimacy

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Regime Change In Afghanistan: Foreign Intervention And The Politics Of Legitimacy...

Amin Saikal, William Maley

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This book is a study of regime change in an underdeveloped country with a weak state and strong autonomous social organizations.... [more]

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The Middle East In Global Perspective

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The Middle East In Global Perspective

Judith Kipper, Harold Saunders

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Well before events in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe dramatized the rapidity with which a new political world is evolving... [more]

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The Limits Of Reform In China

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The Limits Of Reform In China

Ronald A. Morse, Shaun Murphy

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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Five years after Beijing's pragmatic new leadership embarked on its Four Modernizations program, the obstacles to change in... [more]

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Politics In Pakistan: The Struggle For Legitimacy

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Politics In Pakistan: The Struggle For Legitimacy

Louis D Hayes

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Focusing on the problems associated with Pakistan's political development, this book identifies and evaluates the factors... [more]

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Roads Not Taken: The Struggle Of Opposition Parties In Twentiethcentury China

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Roads Not Taken: The Struggle Of Opposition Parties In Twentiethcentury...

Edward S Krebs, Roger Jeans, Parks Coble, Marilyn M. Levine

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Studies of the political history of twentieth-century China traditionally have been skewed toward a two-dimensional view of... [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]

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Pacific Cooperation: Building Economic And Security Regimes In The Asiapacific Region

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Pacific Cooperation: Building Economic And Security Regimes In The Asiapacific...

Andrew Mack, John Ravenhill, Vinod Aggarwal, Paul M Evans, Pauline Kerr

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Long divided by cultural, economic, and political differences, the Asia-Pacific region has little history of multilateral... [more]

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Rearming Israel: Defense Procurement Through The 1990s

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Rearming Israel: Defense Procurement Through The 1990s

Aharon Klieman, Reuven Pedatzur

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This study analyzes the key functions of arms planning and procurement in the ongoing Israeli defence effort. Part I addresses... [more]

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Perspectives On Development In Mainland China

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Perspectives On Development In Mainland China

King-yuh Chang

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

The contributors to this book explore a variety of issues concerned with mainland China's political processes, military structure,... [more]

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Science, Politics, And The Agricultural Revolution In Asia

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Science, Politics, And The Agricultural Revolution In Asia

Robert S Anderson, Paul R Brass, Edwin Levy, Barrie Morrison

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

Agriculture in southern Asia has undergone a radical transformation in recent years, one that continues to alter the political... [more]

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