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A Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation
A Brief History of Indonesia: Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of Southeast Asia's Largest Nation
by Tim Hannigan
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andlt;bandgt;Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of the World's Largest Archipelagoandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Indonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia and has the fourth largest population in the world after... (read more)

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Island of Bali
Island of Bali
by Miguel Covarrubias
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Originally published in 1937, Island of Bai is still considered the most authoritative text on Bali and its fascinating people. A birds-eye view of Balinese life and culture, it includes a survey of the islands' history, geography and social structure... (read more)

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The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir
The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir
by Lucy Lum
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This evocative memoir of a little girl's upbringing in an immigrant Chinese family in Singapore in the 1940s illuminates life during the Japanese occupation and the powerful relationship between a father and... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
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Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
Staff Pick
Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Bali: The Legendary Isle
Bali: The Legendary Isle
by Patrick R Booz
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andlt;bandgt;This stunning Bali travel pictorial features stunning photography that highlights the breathtaking landscapes of Bali and the diverse customs and traditions of the Balinese people.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; The culture of... (read more)

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Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventure of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History
Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventure of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History
by Giles Milton
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The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago--remote, tranquil, and now largely ignored. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run's harvest of nutmeg turned it into the most lucrative of... (read more)

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The Ordeal: My Ten Years in a Malaysian Prison
The Ordeal: My Ten Years in a Malaysian Prison
by Beatrice Saubin
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Abandoned by her parents, brought up by her strict maternal grandmother in a small backwater town, young Beatrice Saubin always dreamed of visiting warm climates and exotic places. As a teenager she hitchhiked to India and later to Afghanistan and... (read more)

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Nathaniels Nutmeg How One Mans Courage
Nathaniels Nutmeg How One Mans Courage
by Giles Milton
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The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago -- remote, tranquil and now largely ignored. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run's harvest of nutmeg turned it into the most lucrative of... (read more)

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Managing Turbulent Hearts: A Balinese Formula for Living
Managing Turbulent Hearts: A Balinese Formula for Living
by Unni Wikan
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How do Balinese manage to present to the world the clear, bright face, the... (read more)

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Bali Morning of the World
Bali Morning of the World
by Nigel Simmonds
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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Bali: Morning of the Worldandlt;/iandgt; is a stunning visual representation of one of the most magical islands on Earth.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With more than 130 color illustrations by world-famous... (read more)

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Sold for Silver
Sold for Silver
by Janet Lim
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"Readers will quickly get caught up in this fascinating narrative, which takes the author from her birth in 1923 to the end of WWII. Written in a detached, yet detailed style, Lim relates how she was abandoned by her mother, transported to Singapore and... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
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Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Lords of the Earth
Lords of the Earth
by Don Richardson
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The past few years have seen the release of several high-profile books, including Love Wins (Rob Bell) and God Wins (Mark Galli), that attempt to clarify what the Bible teaches about the ultimate destiny of individuals after this life. Don Richardson... (read more)

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Sylvia, Queen of the Headhunters: An Eccentric Englishwoman and Her Lost Kingdom
Sylvia, Queen of the Headhunters: An Eccentric Englishwoman and Her Lost Kingdom
by Philip Eade
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THE EXTRAORDINARY TALE OF SYLVIA BROOKE, THE LAST WHITE RULER OF THE JUNGLE KINGDOM OF BORNEO Sylvia Brooke was one of the more exotic and outrageous figures of the twentieth century. Otherwise known as the Ranee of Sarawak, she was the wife of Sir Vyner... (read more)

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century
Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century
by Hamish Mcdonald
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Indonesia, a nation of thousands of islands and almost 250 million people, straddles the junction of the Pacific and Indian oceans. Current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has presided over 6 per cent average yearly growth of its economy, to surpass $... (read more)

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Indonesia: Peoples and Histories
Indonesia: Peoples and Histories
by Jean Gelman Taylor
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Indonesia is the fourth largest country in the world. It comprises more than 17,000 islands inhabited by 230 million people who speak over 300 different languages. Now the worldand#8217;s largest Muslim nation, Indonesia remains extraordinarily... (read more)

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The People of Bali (Peoples of Southeast Asia & the Pacific)
The People of Bali (Peoples of Southeast Asia & the Pacific)
by Angela Hobart
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Angela Hobart has a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and is currently a lecturer at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. She is also Honorary Research Fellow in the Anthropology Department, University College, London. She is the... (read more)

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East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance
East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance
by Constancio Pinto
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Until the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two East Timorese activists, few had heard of East Timor or of its struggle for independence from Indonesia. Here, Constancio Pinto, a colleague of the two Nobel Peace Prize winners, and Matthew Jardine, a... (read more)

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Bali: Morning of the World
Bali: Morning of the World
by Luca Invern Tettoni
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