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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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Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia
Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia
by Ahmed Rashid
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Shrouding themselves and their aims in deepest secrecy, the leaders of the Taliban movement control Afghanistan with an inflexible, crushing fundamentalism. The most extreme and radical of all Islamic organizations, the Taliban inspires fascination... (read more)

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Japanese Business Community and National Trade Policy, 1920-1942
Japanese Business Community and National Trade Policy, 1920-1942
by William Miles Fletcher
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This book examines the role of the Japanese business community in helping the nation solve an unprecedented combination of economic challenges in the 1920s and 1930s.... (read more)

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Troublemaker: One Man's Crusade Against China's Cruelty
Troublemaker: One Man's Crusade Against China's Cruelty
by H Wu
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Troublemaker tells the dramatic story of Harry Wu, China's best-known dissident in the West, who continues to risk his life to expose Beijing's human rights abuses--including its prison network, in which millions are enslaved. of photos.... (read more)

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Madame Chiang Kai-shek (07 Edition)
Madame Chiang Kai-shek (07 Edition)
by Tyson
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In a life that spanned the 20th century (1898-2003), Madame Chiang Kai-Shek was inextricably entwined with China's tempestuous evolution from the imperial Qing Dynasty to the end of colonialism in Hong Kong. In this first biography of one of history's... (read more)

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Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram
by Dang Thuy Tram
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At the age of twenty-four, Dang Thuy Tram volunteered to serve as a doctor in a National Liberation Front (Viet Cong) battlefield hospital in the Quang Ngai Province. Two years later she was killed by American forces not far from where she worked... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
by Wolfram Eberhard
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This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and... (read more)

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The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China
The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China
by Hannah Pakula
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With the beautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame Chiang Kai-shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the twentieth century, this is the story of the founding of modern China, starting with a revolution that swept away more than 2,000 years of... (read more)

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China: The Balance Sheet What the World Needs to Know Now about the Emerging Superpower
China: The Balance Sheet What the World Needs to Know Now about the Emerging Superpower
by Center For Strategic
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China's emergence as a major international power is perhaps the most important development in world affairs of the 21st century. Now, this book provides an indispensable survey of that country, the world's largest-- a vast land with 1.4 billion people... (read more)

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China Goes Global: The Partial Power
China Goes Global: The Partial Power
by David Shambaugh
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Most global citizens are well aware of the explosive growth of the Chinese economy. Indeed, China has famously become the "workshop of the world." Yet, while China watchers have shed much light on the country's internal dynamics — China's politics,... (read more)

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Dancing with the Dead: Memory, Performance, and Everyday Life in Postwar Okinawa (Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society)
Dancing with the Dead: Memory, Performance, and Everyday Life in Postwar Okinawa (Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society)
by Christopher Nelson
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Challenging conventional understandings of time and memory, Christopher T. Nelson examines how contemporary Okinawans have contested, appropriated, and transformed the burdens and possibilities of the past. Nelson explores the work of a circle of... (read more)

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India: A Concise History
India: A Concise History
by Francis Watson
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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"From the Bible to the Odyssey to Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, the journey or quest has been a staple motif of Western literature. Motiba's Tattoos is a welcome addition to that list." (The Washington Post) Mira Kamdar was born in the United States... (read more)

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A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters
A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters
by Sasha S Welland
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A Thousand Miles of Dreams is the fascinating biography of two intensely rivalrous Chinese sisters whose eventful lives took very different paths in their quest to be independent women. They were Chinese modern girls who sought to forge their own way... (read more)

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