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Fire in the Lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (72 Edition)
Fire in the Lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (72 Edition)
by Frances Fitzgerald
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-485) and index.... (read more)

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Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa
Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa
by Karin Muller
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During a year spent in Japan on a personal quest to deepen her appreciation for such Eastern ideals as commitment and devotion, documentary filmmaker Karin Muller discovered just how maddeningly complicated it is being Japanese. In this book Muller... (read more)

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The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
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Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet
by Xinran
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In 2002 Xinran’s Good Women of China became an international bestseller, revealing startling new truths about Chinese life to the West. Now she returns with an epic story of love, friendship, courage and sacrifice set in Chinese-occupied Tibet... (read more)

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First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
by Loung Ung
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From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's brutal Pol Pot regime comes an unforgettable narrative of war crimes and desperate actions, the unnerving strength of a small girl and her family, and their triumph of spirit. Until the age of five, Lounge Ung... (read more)

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On China
On China
by Henry Kissinger
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In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book-length to a country he has known intimately for decades, and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. Drawing on historical records as well as his... (read more)

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No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, the Bad Family, and Other Modern Things
No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, the Bad Family, and Other Modern Things
by Lawrence Cohen
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This is an award-winning comparative ethnography of growing... (read more)

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India: The Emerging Giant
India: The Emerging Giant
by Arvind Panagariya
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India is not only the world's largest and fiercely independent democracy, but also an emerging economic giant. But to date there has been no comprehensive account of India's remarkable growth or the role policy has played in fueling this expansion. India:... (read more)

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Mao: The Unknown Story
Mao: The Unknown Story
by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
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Including previously unreleased details of Mao's relationship with Stalin, this astonishing look at the father of Communist China is engrossing as well as horrifying — truly an eye-opener.... (read more)

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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader : North Korea and the Kim Dynasty (04 Edition)
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader : North Korea and the Kim Dynasty (04 Edition)
by Bradley K. Martin
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Subsisting on a diet short on food grains and long on lies, North Koreans have been indoctrinated from infancy to follow fanatically the despots Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader lifts North Korea's curtain of... (read more)

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Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
by Suketu Mehta
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Andrzej Stasiuk is a restless and indefatigable traveler. His journeys take him from his native Poland to Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Albania, Moldova, and Ukraine. By car, train, bus, ferry. To small towns and villages with unfamiliar-sounding... (read more)

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Cadres and Kin: Making a Socialist Village in West China, 1921-1991
Cadres and Kin: Making a Socialist Village in West China, 1921-1991
by Gregory A Ruf
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“Free of jargon, full of interesting anecdotes, thoughtful, well-written, and short, Cadres and Kin deserves serious consideration as an introductory text on modern China. . . . The book is clearly informed by both recent anthropological theory and... (read more)

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Mao: The Unknown Story
Mao: The Unknown Story
by Jung Chang
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Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who have never talked before — and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him — this is the most authoritative life of Mao... (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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The original Great Game (1800–1917), the clandestine struggle between Russia and Britain for mastery of Central Asia, has long been regarded as one of the greatest geopolitical conflicts in history. The prize, control of the vast Eurasian heartland,... (read more)

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Aquariums of Pyongyang
Aquariums of Pyongyang
by Kang Chol-hwan
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A searing story of starvation and survival in North Korea, followed by a dramatic escape, rescue by activists and Christian missionaries, and success in the United States thanks to newfound faith and courage Inside the hidden and mysterious world of... (read more)

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Faithful Scribe: a Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War (13 Edition)
Faithful Scribe: a Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War (13 Edition)
by Shahan Mufti
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A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy   Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back fourteen hundred years to... (read more)

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Ancient Futures
Ancient Futures
by Helen Norberg Hodge
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The swiftly evolving socioeconomic life of Ladakh, whose people struggle to balance growth and technology with cultural values, offers crucial lessons in sustainable development. This gripping portrait of the western Himalayan land known as “Little... (read more)

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Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan (Kodansha Globe)
Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan (Kodansha Globe)
by Alan Booth
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A VIBRANT, MEDITATIVE WALK IN SEARCH OF THE SOUL OF JAPAN Traveling by foot through mountains and villages, Alan Booth found a Japan far removed from the stereotypes familiar to Westerners. Whether retracing the footsteps of ancient warriors or detailing... (read more)

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In Exile from the Land of Snows Ri
In Exile from the Land of Snows Ri
by John F Avedon
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Now considered a classic, this is an eloquent and compellingly told account of the Dalai Lama's exile from Tibet after its conquest by China.... (read more)

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The Private Life of Chairman Mao
The Private Life of Chairman Mao
by Li Zhi-Sui
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From 1954 until Mao Zedong's death twenty-two years later, Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician, which put him in daily — and increasingly intimate — contact with Mao and his inner circle. In The Private Life of Chairman Mao,... (read more)

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