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The palestine-israel conflict - fourth edition : a basic introduction.

Ferry, Todd M. Harms, Gregory.
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(2017)  | 9780745399263 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The Palestine-Israel conflict is the most notorious and ingrained conflict of the twentieth, and now twenty-first, century. Yet the way it is reported in the media is often confusing, leading many to assume the hostilities stretch back to an ancient period.The Palestine-Israel Conflict is the first...

The palestine-israel conflict - fourth edition : a basic introduction.

Ferry, Todd M. Harms, Gregory.
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(2017)  | 9780745399270 | Pluto Press UK | 4 ed.,  | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The Palestine-Israel conflict is the most notorious and ingrained conflict of the twentieth, and now twenty-first, century. Yet the way it is reported in the media is often confusing, leading many to assume the hostilities stretch back to an ancient period.The Palestine-Israel Conflict is the first...

The ottoman empire : a historical encyclopedia.

Kia, Mehrdad.
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(2017)  | 9781440846106 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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The ottoman empire : a historical encyclopedia.

Kia, Mehrdad.
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(2017)  | 9781440846113 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Xinjiang and the Modern Chinese State

Jacobs, Justin M.
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(2017)  | 9780295742649 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Xinjiang and the Modern Chinese State views modern Chinese political historyfrom the perspective of Han officials who were tasked with governing Xinjiang.This region, inhabited by Uighurs, Kazaks, Hui, Mongols, Kirgiz, and Tajiks, isalso the last significant “colony” of the former Qing empire to...

The theory and practice of associative power : cords in the villages of vietnam 1967-1972.

Young, Stephen B.
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(2017)  | 9780761868996 | Hamilton Books | pbk. | book | 414pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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To succeed in achieving its national security objectives the United States needs to use Associative Power in place of both Hard Power and Soft Power. Associative Power is the use of joint ventures and alliances to optimize the forms of power brought to bear in conflicts responding with precision to...

Humans and the environment in northern baikal siberia during the late pleistocene.

Ineshin, E. M. Teten'kin, A. V.
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(2017)  | 9781443882774 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 356pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"The site of Bol'shoy Yakor' I is one of the most intensively investigated Late Pleistocene sites in Eastern Siberia. This volume compiles and presents the outcome of more than three decades of research by the authors in English for the first time. The site, discussed in the context of the landscape...

Contemporary korean political.

KANG, Jung In.
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(2017)  | 9781786602480 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 282pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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This important new book identifies the distinctive characteristics of the ideological terrain in contemporary (South) Korean politics and reexamines the political thought of Park Chung-hee (1917-1979), the most revered, albeit the most controversial, former president in the history of South Korea, in...

Blood Ties and the Native Son: Poetics of Patronage in Kyrgyzstan

Ismailbekova, Aksana.
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(2017)  | 9780253025289 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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A pioneering study of kinship, patronage, and politics in Central Asia, BloodTies and the Native Son tells the story of the rise and fall of a man calledRahim, an influential and powerful patron in rural northern Kyrgyzstan, and ofhow his relations with clients and kin shaped the economic and social...

Blood Ties and the Native Son: Poetics of Patronage in Kyrgyzstan

Ismailbekova, Aksana.
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(2017)  | 9780253025395 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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A pioneering study of kinship, patronage, and politics in Central Asia, BloodTies and the Native Son tells the story of the rise and fall of a man calledRahim, an influential and powerful patron in rural northern Kyrgyzstan, and ofhow his relations with clients and kin shaped the economic and social...

Passionate Revolutions: The Media and the Rise and Fall of the Marcos Regime

Espiritu, Talitha.
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(2017)  | 9780896803114 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In the last three decades, the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos has commandedthe close scrutiny of scholars. These studies have focused on the politicalrepression, human rights abuses, debt-driven growth model, and crony capitalismthat defined Marcos’ so-called Democratic Revolution in the Philippines....

Passionate Revolutions: The Media and the Rise and Fall of the Marcos Regime

Espiritu, Talitha.
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(2017)  | 9780896803121 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In the last three decades, the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos has commandedthe close scrutiny of scholars. These studies have focused on the politicalrepression, human rights abuses, debt-driven growth model, and crony capitalismthat defined Marcos’ so-called Democratic Revolution in the Philippines....

The hebrew republic : israel's return to history.

Prof, Shindler Colin.
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(2017)  | 9781442265967 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The saga of Israel is fascinating, unique, and controversial. Yet the whole is constructed from individual episodes. This book concentrates on relating such episodes rather than narrating a formal, conventional history up until the present day. Each section deals with a different aspect of this journey...

Daily Life in the Abyss: Genocide Diaries, 1915-1918

Tachjian, Vahé. Tachjian, Vahé.
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(2017)  | 9781785334948 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 236pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Historical research into the Armenian Genocide has grown tremendously in recentyears, but much of it has focused on large-scale questions related to Ottomanpolicy or the scope of the killing. Consequently, surprisingly little is knownabout the actual experiences of the genocide's victims. Daily Life...

Aurangzeb: The Life and Legacy of India's Most Controversial King

Truschke, Audrey.
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(2017)  | 9781503602571 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 152pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir is one of the most hated men in Indianhistory. Widely reviled as a religious fanatic who sought to violently oppressHindus, he is even blamed by some for setting into motion conflicts that wouldresult in the creation of a separate Muslim state in South Asia. In her...

Aurangzeb: The Life and Legacy of India's Most Controversial King

Truschke, Audrey.
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(2017)  | 9781503602038 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 152pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir is one of the most hated men in Indianhistory. Widely reviled as a religious fanatic who sought to violently oppressHindus, he is even blamed by some for setting into motion conflicts that wouldresult in the creation of a separate Muslim state in South Asia. In her...

City of Virtues: Nanjing in an Age of Utopian Visions

Wooldridge, William.
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(2017)  | 9780295741741 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Throughout Nanjings history, writers have claimed that its spectacular landscapeof mountains and rivers imbued the city with royal qi, making it a place ofgreat political significance. City of Virtues examines the ways a series ofvisionaries, drawing on past glories of the city, projected their ideologiesonto...

Urbanization in Early and Medieval China: Gazetteers for the City of Suzhou

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(2017)  | 9780295741796 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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The heart of Urbanization in Early and Medieval China consists of translationsof three gazetteers written during the Han (206 BCE220 CE), Tang (618907), andNorthern Song (9601126) dynasties describing the city of Suzhou. The texts allowthe reader to trace the dramatic changes that occurred as the city...

Postwar japan : growth, security, and uncertainty since 1945.

Cooper, Zack. Green, Michael J.
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(2017)  | 9781442279735 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 24/4/2017
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Japanese security, economic, institutional, and developmental policies have undergone a remarkable evolution in the 70 years since the end of World War II. In this volume, distinguished Japanese scholars reflect on the evolution of these policies and draw lessons for the coming decades. The pillars...

Heritage and Ruptures in Indian Literature, Culture and Cinema

Crowley, Cornelius. Ganapathy/Doré, Geetha. Naumann, Michel.
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(2017)  | 9781443849302 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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This book investigates the millennial history of the Indian subcontinent. Through the various methods adopted, the objects and moments examined, it questions various linguistic, literary and artistic appropriations of the past, to address the conflicting comprehensions of the present and also the figuring/imagining...

Modern conflict in the greater middle east : a country-by-country guide.

Tucker, Spencer. , Tucker, Spencer C. Tucker, Spencer.
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(2017)  | 9781440843600 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 420pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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Modern Conflict in the Greater Middle East: A Country-By-Country Guide is a concise reference for students exploring the importance of each nation-state in the Middle East and their level of involvement in major conflicts in the region. It supplies the broad historical background necessary to understand...

Arab-israeli conflict : a documentary and reference guide.

Roberts, Priscilla.
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(2017)  | 9781440843907 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Documentary and Reference Guide provides a fresh, accessible, and thorough overview of the Arab-Israeli conflict, covering its origins in the late-19th century to the present-day situation and enabling readers to grasp why peace has proved so elusive, despite massive international...

City of christian love : the history and importance of nazareth.

Abu, Jabir Rauf Sad.
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(2017)  | 9781433136344 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This book provides a detailed history of Nazareth from the dawn of the Christian Era until today.

Americans and the birth of isrcb.

Epstein, Lawrence J.
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(2017)  | 9781442271227 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 192pp
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Americans and the Birth of Israel tells the dramatic story of how a ragtag group of Americans of all religions worked, often in secret and facing the possibility of arrest and imprisonment, to make sure that after the Holocaust a refuge for Jews would be born. It is a story that is not well-known but...

Historical dictionary of nepal.

Shrestha, Nanda.
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(2017)  | 9781442277694 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 530pp
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Nepal is a living example of contrasts and contradictions.It is a country that was born in medieval times, grew up in the 16th century, and now finds itself engulfed in the high-tech gadgets and material marvels of the 21st century. Nepal has its share of problem which include inadequate economic development...

Blood in the hills : the story of khe sanh, the most savage fight of the vietnam war.

Maras, Robert. Sasser, Charles W.
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(2017)  | 9781493019755 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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A soldier's eye view of Vietnam's fiercest close-quarters battle upon its 50th anniversaryKhe Sanh's Hill Fights of 1967--as experienced by co-author Bobby Maras and told in this hour-by-hour, day-by-day account--were carnage on the ground, much of it hand-to-hand fighting in the dark. Thanks to the...

China In Comparative Perspective

Feuchtwang, Stephan. Johnston, James. Steinmuller, Hans.
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(2017)  | 9781786342386 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
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China in Comparative Perspective provides an overview of China based onempirical observation by field workers, as well as on historical documents,Chinese literary and philosophical texts and core theoretical frameworks in thesocial sciences. It enables readers to develop ways of putting the modernhistory,...

China In Comparative Perspective

Feuchtwang, Stephan. Johnston, James. Steinmuller, Hans.
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(2017)  | 9781786342393 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
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China in Comparative Perspective provides an overview of China based onempirical observation by field workers, as well as on historical documents,Chinese literary and philosophical texts and core theoretical frameworks in thesocial sciences. It enables readers to develop ways of putting the modernhistory,...

 

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