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The Lands of Charm and Cruelty: Travels in Southeast Asia (Vintage Departures)
The Lands of Charm and Cruelty: Travels in Southeast Asia (Vintage Departures)
by Stan Sesser
Publisher Comments
A rare and illuminating look at one of the most fascinating places in the world--a place of tyranny and repression that is also a place of beautiful people who warmly welcome the visitor, of ancient cultural traditions that still thrive today, of great... (read more)

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My Life's Journey: The Early Years 1966-1988
My Life's Journey: The Early Years 1966-1988
by Altaf Husaain
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Based on a long interview of Altaf Husain, the present day Chief of the now Muttahida Qaumi Movement (previously Mohajir Qaumi Movement), this book is an account of the protagonist's life and political career up to the year 1988. It provides illuminating... (read more)

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Rising Sun :  Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire (70 Edition)
Rising Sun : Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire (70 Edition)
by John Toland
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [883]-904) and index.... (read more)

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The Search for Modern China
The Search for Modern China
by Jonathan D Spence
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In this widely acclaimed history of modern China, Jonathan Spence achieves a fine blend of narrative richness and efficiency. Praised as "a miracle of readability and scholarly authority," (Jonathan Mirsky) The Search for Modern Chinaoffers a matchless... (read more)

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Distant Voices
Distant Voices
by John Pilger
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Published to coincide with a John Pilger television documentary on Indonesia's genocidal policies in East Timor, this expanded edition of his bestselling book contains all the original essays, together with new material, the centrepiece of which is... (read more)

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Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women
Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women
by Jennifer Heath
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“Land of the Unconquerable is a timely collection of insightful articles and reflections. The first person accounts by long-time Afghan activists are especially moving. It is far too rare to hear Afghans, particularly Afghan women, speak in their... (read more)

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Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China
Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China
by Gray Tuttle
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Over the past century and with varying degrees of success, China has tried to integrate Tibet into the modern Chinese nation-state. In this groundbreaking work, Gray Tuttle reveals the surprising role Buddhism and Buddhist leaders played in the... (read more)

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Live at the Forbidden City: Musical Encounters in China and Taiwan
Live at the Forbidden City: Musical Encounters in China and Taiwan
by Dennis Rea
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Live at the Forbidden City offers a singular look at the rapidly evolving Chinese popular music scene, as seen through the eyes of one of the first progressive Western musicians to perform extensively in both China and Taiwan. In the 1980s and 90s... (read more)

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China's Peasants
China's Peasants
by Sulamith Hei Potter
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This landmark study of Zengbu, a Cantonese community, is the first comprehensive analysis of a rural Chinese society by foreign anthropologists since the Revolution of 1949. The authors examine the revolutionary experiences of Zengbu's peasant villagers... (read more)

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Tragedy of Liberation (13 Edition)
Tragedy of Liberation (13 Edition)
by Frank Dikotter
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“The Chinese Communist party refers to its victory in 1949 as a ‘liberation. In China the story of liberation and the revolution that followed is not one of peace, liberty, and justice. It is first and foremost a story of calculated terror... (read more)

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Madame Sadayakko: The Geisha Who Bewitched the West
Madame Sadayakko: The Geisha Who Bewitched the West
by Lesley Downer
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Sadayakko was Japan's most notorious geisha--and its first international superstar. "Madame Sadayakko" is the true story of this extraordinary woman--muse to writers, artists, and fashion designers. Her adventures lift the veil on the secretive world of... (read more)

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Road of Lost Innocence: the True Story of a Cambodian Heroine (09 Edition)
Road of Lost Innocence: the True Story of a Cambodian Heroine (09 Edition)
by Somaly Mam
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A portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to the Somaly Mam Foundation. A riveting, raw, and beautiful memoir of tragedy and hope Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when... (read more)

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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
by Victor Cha
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The definitive account of North Korea, its veiled past and uncertain future, from the former Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council Though it is much discussed and often maligned, precious little is known or understood about North... (read more)

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Gandhi, the Man
Gandhi, the Man
by Eknath Easwaran
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In 1892 Mohandas K. Gandhi was 23 years old, a shy, tongue-tied man whose past was full of failure; 30 years later he was the acknowledged leader of 400 million Indians in their struggle for independence through nonviolent revolution. Gandhi, the Man... (read more)

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Living Silence in Burma (09 Edition)
Living Silence in Burma (09 Edition)
by Christina Fink
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This new, thoroughly updated, edition of Christina Finks acclaimed account gives powerful insights into the life of ordinary Burmese people. Through extensive interviews conducted inside and outside the country she builds a richly textured picture of how... (read more)

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Introducing Japan
Introducing Japan
by Donald Richie
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From the metropolitan bustle of busy, modern Tokyo to the serenity of classical Kyoto, from the northern frontier land of snowy Hokkaido to distinctly colorful Kyushu and Okinawa in the southwest, Japan is a country of striking contrasts and frequent... (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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Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace
Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace
by Gabriel Kolko
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Vietnam has experienced huge political and economic development since the war. In Anatomy of a Peace, Gabriel Kolko looks at the main economic phases the Communist Party has embarked upon since 1986 and outlines the transition to nascent capitalism. He... (read more)

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Women and Politics in Thailand
Women and Politics in Thailand
by Kazuki Iwanaga
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This is the first study in English to analyze in detail the position of women in Thai politics. It subjects various dimensions of women and politics in Thailand to both theoretical and empirical scrutiny; in so doing, it draws together into one volume... (read more)

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Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation
Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation
by Nandan Nilekani
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A visionary look at the evolution and future of India by a preeminent business leader India’s recent economic boom—similar in scope to that of the United States during the early 1990s or Europe’s during the 1970s—has triggered tremendous social... (read more)

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