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Global Filipinos: Migrants' Lives in the Virtual Village (Tracking Globalization)

Deirdre Mckay

Contract workers from the Philippines make up one of the world's largest movements of temporary labor migrants. Deirdre McKay follows Filipino migrants from one rural community to work sites overseas and then home again. Focusing on the experiences of... (read more)


Pacific Islands
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Voyage of Rediscovery

Ben Finney

"A work of great importance that will become a standard study to be looked at, and referred to, in connection with any serious scholarship in its field."—Norman Thrower, editor, The Buccaneer's... (read more)


Korea
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To Kill a Tiger: A Memoir of Korea

Jid Lee

An unforgettable memoir weaving the author?s childhood with five generations of Korean history Against the backdrop of modern Korea?s violent and tumultuous history, To Kill A Tiger is a searing portrait of a woman and a society in the midst of violent... (read more)


Mongolia
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Genghis Khan Life Death & Resurrection

John Man

The first popular biography of this famous warrior. He ruled a tract of land that stretched from China in the east to Poland in the west. In China he is honoured as the founder of a dynasty. Man is a world authority on Mongolian affairs. 32pp colour... (read more)


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Taiwan : Political History (03 Edition)

Denny Roy

Roy (Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies) contends that Taiwan's political history is best understood as a continuous struggle for security. He integrates an understanding of Taiwan's domestic politics with its foreign affairs, particularly... (read more)


Tibet
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The Sacred Life of Tibet

Keith Dowman

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-317) and index.... (read more)


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A House in Bali

Colin Mcphee

andlt;bandgt;This classic book tells the story of Balinese culture through a history of it's music.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;A House in Baliandlt;/iandgt; remains one of the most enchanting books ever written about the fabled... (read more)


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From Indochina to Vietnam: Revolution and War in a Global Perspective #03: Vietnam 1946: How the War Began

Stein Tonnesson

"Vietnam 1946 is a masterful narrative of the immediate origins of the first Vietnam War. It is, by turns, vivid and shocking; it is always immensely revealing. Tønnesson brings forensic clarity to crucial events about which, even now, some... (read more)


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