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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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Japan: A Short Cultural History
Japan: A Short Cultural History
by George B Sansom
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Its penetrating analysis of institutions, sensitive interpretations of cultural developments, and stylistic charm contrasted with the plodding pedestrian surveys and over-written anecdotal accounts that had hitherto served in the Occident as... (read more)

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China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
by Jeffrey N Wasserstrom
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The need to understand China has never been more pressing. Within one generation, the global giant has transformed from an impoverished, repressive state into an economic and political powerhouse; yet conflicting impressions of the country and its... (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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Daughter of the River: An Autobiography
Daughter of the River: An Autobiography
by Ying Hong
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Born during the Great Famine of the early 1960s and raised in the slums of Chongqing, Hong Ying was constantly aware of hunger and the sacrifices required to survive. With raw intensity and fearless honesty, "Daughter of the River" follows China's... (read more)

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Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh
by William J Duiker
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [581]-670) and index.... (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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Games without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan
Games without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan
by Tamim Ansary
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Today, most people in the West still see the war in Afghanistan as a contest between Western democracies and Islamist terrorism. That war is real; its happening; but it sits atop an older struggle, between Kabul and the countryside, between order and... (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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Motibas Tattoos a Granddaughters Journey
Motibas Tattoos a Granddaughters Journey
by Mira Kamdar
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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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One in a Billion: Xploring the New World of China
One in a Billion: Xploring the New World of China
by Sandy Thompson
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China, the world’s largest, fastest developing market, is a place of seduction, opportunity, mystery, and allure. For business, much of the allure is in the numbers: Five thousand years of history; more than 20 percent of the planet’s... (read more)

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Geography and Japan's Strategic Choices: From Seclusion to Internationalization
Geography and Japan's Strategic Choices: From Seclusion to Internationalization
by Peter J Woolley
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Examines the continuity of geographical influences and geopolitical choices through political periods of modern Japan,... (read more)

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Mao Zedong: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)
Mao Zedong: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)
by Jonathan Spence
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The complex persona of Chairman Mao--remembered with hate, awe, and even reverence--calls for what the Boston Globe has termed "AJonathan? Spence's engaging blend of history, literature, and biography." Drawing from his expertise in Chinese... (read more)

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Punjabi Century, 1857-1947
Punjabi Century, 1857-1947
by Prakash Tandon
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An important document in the social history of India, this volume presents the autobiography of a Punjabi family over the three tumultuous generations that spanned years from the Mutiny to Independence. The book provides an absorbing view, from within... (read more)

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