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Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia
Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia
by Ahmed Rashid
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Ahmed Rashid, whose masterful account of Afghanistan's Taliban regime became required reading after September 11, turns his legendary skills as an investigative journalist to five adjacent Central Asian Republics—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan... (read more)

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Pakistan: Deep Inside the World's Most Frightening State
Pakistan: Deep Inside the World's Most Frightening State
by Mary Anne Weaver
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No nation is more critical to U.S. foreign policy than nuclear-armed Pakistan. Wedged between India and Afghanistan, it is the second largest country in the Islamic world. But with militant Islamists now expanding their control over some of the country's... (read more)

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The Heart of the World: A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise
The Heart of the World: A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise
by Ian Baker
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The myth of Shangri-la originates in Tibetan Buddhist beliefs in beyul, or hidden lands, sacred sanctuaries that reveal themselves to devout pilgrims and in times of crisis. The more remote and inaccessible the beyul, the vaster its reputed qualities... (read more)

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Gandhi: Radical Wisdom for a Changing World (Watkins Masters of Wisdom)
Gandhi: Radical Wisdom for a Changing World (Watkins Masters of Wisdom)
by Alan Jacobs
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Over 60 years after his death, Gandhi is more popular and relevant than ever. This inspiring anthology offers a judicious selection of his writings, from speeches, news articles, letters, and state documents to autobiography. Packed with all the rich... (read more)

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Living in China
Living in China
by Reto Guntli
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Great walls in China: Splendid and traditional homes in the People’s Republic   Dating back more than six thousand years, China is the world’s oldest civilization and most populous nation. With its remarkable history, rich culture, and... (read more)

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India a Portrait an Intimate Biography of 1.2 Billion People
India a Portrait an Intimate Biography of 1.2 Billion People
by Patrick French
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A monumental biography of the subcontinent from the award-winning author of The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul. Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the... (read more)

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Caste in History Themes in Indian History
Caste in History Themes in Indian History
by Ishita Banerjee Dube
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This volume, a part of the prestigious Themes in Indian History series, brings together the work of distinguished scholars on the analyzing caste and related socio-cultural processes. There are anthropological and ethnological collections on the issue of... (read more)

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Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
by Hsiao Hung Pai
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Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an... (read more)

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Freedom from Fear
Freedom from Fear
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s collected writings—edited by her late husband, who the ruling military junta prevented from visiting Burma as he was dying of cancer—reflects her greatest hopes and fears for her fellow Burmese people, and her concern... (read more)

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Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)
Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)
by Charles J Dunn
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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Everyday Life in Traditional Japanandlt;/iandgt; paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the... (read more)

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The Heart of a Continent: A Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, Across the Gobi Desert, Through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Chitral, 1884-1894
The Heart of a Continent: A Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, Across the Gobi Desert, Through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Chitral, 1884-1894
by Francis Younghusband
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The narrative portrays the exotic terrain through desert, mountain and plain, and brings in contact with so many types of the human race,from the highly cultured Hindus to the rough tribesman of the Himalays.... (read more)

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Tales from 5000 Years of Chinese History Volume II
Tales from 5000 Years of Chinese History Volume II
by Handa Lin
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Open these pages to discover the great figures of Chinese history: Du Yu, the tamer of floods; Qin Shihuang, the First Emperor of China; Confucius, the great philosopher; Sima Qian, the great historian; and the unforgettable villain, Cao Cao. Tales from... (read more)

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The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers
The Wars of Afghanistan: Messianic Terrorism, Tribal Conflicts, and the Failures of Great Powers
by Peter Tomsen
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As Ambassador and Special Envoy on Afghanistan from 1989 to 1992, Peter Tomsen has had close relationships with Afghan leaders and has dealt with senior Taliban, warlords, and religious leaders involved in the regions conflicts over the last two decades.... (read more)

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An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
by Mohandas K Gandhi
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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and... (read more)

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Kerala: Of Gods & Men
Kerala: Of Gods & Men
by Laurent Aubert
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The extraordinary photographs of Johnathan Watts allow us to witness the richness of the Hindu rituals of Kerala and perfectly portray the diversity of peoples and customs in this colourful southern Indian state. The contrasts here are many: light and... (read more)

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The City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
The City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
by Jasper Becker
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When the world descends on Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, it will find the results of a helter skelter rush for modernization and wealth. In the course of a thousand years, temples and shrines, palaces, and gardens had filled the walls of old Peking. Its... (read more)

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The Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, & Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient
The Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, & Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient
by Sheridan Prasso
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Few Westerners escape the images, expectations and misperceptions that lead us to see Asia as exotic, sensual, decadent, dangerous, and mysterious. Despite — and because of — centuries of East-West interaction, the stereotypes of Western... (read more)

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Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond
Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond
by Pankaj Mishra
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In his new book, Mishra brings literary authority and political insight to bear on travels that are at once epic and personal as he sees the pressures of Western-style modernity, prosperity, and globalization on a rapidly changing region.... (read more)

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Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia
Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia
by Karl E Meyer
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From the romantic conflicts of the Victorian Great Game to the war-torn history of the region in recent decades, Tournament of Shadows traces the struggle for control of Central Asia and Tibet from the 1830s to the present. The original Great Game, the... (read more)

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China: The Truth about It's Human Rights Record
China: The Truth about It's Human Rights Record
by Frank Ching
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At a time when the worlds attention is focused on China, Asia-based journalist, Frank Ching, presents an intelligent and informed perspective on that countrys human rights situation. China is one of the great nations of the world, containing roughly... (read more)

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