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Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior

Scott Snyder

The ordeal of negotiating with North Koreans during the Cold War has left the impression of a crazy and bizarre diplomacy, of negotiators who insult and provoke their Western counterparts while fabricating crises and fomenting discord. As Negotiating on... (read more)


Taiwan
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Lost Colony: The Untold Story of China's First Great Victory Over the West

Tonio Andrade

"You can read this book as an exciting novel full of pirates, swashbuckling characters, beheadings, treachery, and battles on land and sea--a novel that just happens to be true--or as a revelatory look at the little-known first war between China and the... (read more)


Central Asia
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Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Treasures of Central Asia

Peter Hopkirk

The story of the intrepid men who, at great personal risk, led the long–range archaeological raids on the Silk Road, incurring the undying wrath of the ChineseThe Silk Road, which linked imperial Rome and distant China, was once the greatest... (read more)


Vietnam
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The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War

Denise Chong

The world will never forget the 1972 Pulitizer Prize-winning photograph of nine-year-old Kim Phuc, running naked in terror after a napalm strike in Vietnam. Denise Chong now presents the timely and sensitive story of the "napalm girl" as she struggles to... (read more)


Thailand and Laos
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A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants

Jaed Coffin

A the age of 21, Collins, a half-Thai American, left college to be ordained as a Buddhist monk in his mother's native village of Panomsarakram. While addressing the notions of displacement, ethnic identity, and cultural belonging, Coffin chronicles his... (read more)


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Deception: Pakistan, the United States, and the Secret Trade in Nuclear Weapons

Adrian Levy

The shocking, three-decade story of A. Q. Khan and Pakistan's nuclear program, and the complicity of the United States in the spread of nuclear weaponry.   On December 15, 1975, A. Q. Khan--a young Pakistani scientist working in Holland--stole top... (read more)


Pacific Islands
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Conservation Is Our Government Now : Politics of Ecology in Papua New Guinea (06 Edition)

Paige West

A significant contribution to political ecology, Conservation Is Our Government Now is an ethnographic examination of the history and social effects of conservation and development efforts in Papua New Guinea. Drawing on extensive fieldwork conducted... (read more)


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