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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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Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages

by Francois-Xavier Fauvelle Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780691181264
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

A leading historian reconstructs the forgotten history of medieval Africa From the birth of Islam in the seventh...

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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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Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan (New Edition)

by Yasmin Khan Yale University Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9780300230321
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

This new edition of Yasmin Khan’s reappraisal of the tumultuous India-Pakistan Partition features an introduction reflecting on...

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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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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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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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Red Flags: Why Xi's China is in Jeopardy

by George Magnus Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780300233193
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

Under President Xi Jinping, China has become a large and confident power both at home and abroad, but the country also faces serious...

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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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End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region

by Michael R Auslin Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780300239980
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

An urgently needed “risk map” of the many dangers that could derail Asia’s growth and stability Since Marco...

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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:
12/1997
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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Kendo: Culture of the Sword

by Alexander Bennett University of California Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
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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Japanese War Criminals: The Politics of Justice After the Second World War

by Sandra Wilson, Robert Cribb, Beatrice Trefalt and Dean Aszkielowicz Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9780231179225
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

Beginning in late 1945, the United States, Britain, China, Australia, France, the Netherlands, and later the Philippines, the...

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Unfabling the East: The Enlightenment's Encounter with Asia

by Jurgen Osterhammel Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780691172729
Format:
Hbk 696 pages

During the long eighteenth century, Europe's travelers, scholars, and intellectuals looked to Asia in a spirit of puzzlement,...

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