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Vietnam war [2 volumes] : a topical exploration and primary source collection.

Willbanks, James H.
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(2017)  | 9781440850844 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 792pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 327.95 (inc. GST), AUD 298.14 (ex. GST),
The Vietnam War not only claimed the lives of nearly 60,000 Americans and more than a million Vietnamese, but the prolonged conflict also resulted in a firestorm of protest at home that shook the foundations of the country and made U.S. citizens question the moral principles and motivations behind our...

Japanese americans : the history and culture of a people.

Adachi, Dean Ryuta. Lee, Jonathan H. X. , Lee, Jonathan H. X.
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(2017)  | 9781440841897 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 510pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Japanese Americans: The History and Culture of a People highlights the enormous contributions of Japanese Americans in history, civil rights, politics, economic development, arts, literature, film, popular culture, sports, and religious landscapes. It not only provides context to important events in...

Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Yaycioglu, Ali.
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(2017)  | 9781503604209 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 368pp
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Partners of the Empire offers a radical rethinking of the Ottoman Empire in theeighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Over this unstable period, theOttoman Empire faced political crises, institutional shakeups, and popularinsurrections. It responded through various reform options and settlements....

Vietnam war : a topical exploration and primary source collection.

Willbanks, James H.
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(2017)  | 9781440850875 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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Vietnam war : a topical exploration and primary source collection.

Willbanks, James H.
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(2017)  | 9781440850868 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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Unearthing the past to forge the future : colin mackenzie, the early colonial state, and the comprehensive survey of india.

Wolffhardt, Tobias.
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(2017)  | 9781785336898 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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For much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the British East India Company consolidated its rule over India, evolving from a trading venture to a colonial administrative force. Yet its territorial gains far outpaced its understanding of the region and the people who lived there, and its desperate...

Foucault's orient : the conundrum of cultural difference, from tunisia to japan.

Lazreg, Marnia.
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(2017)  | 9781785336225 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Foucault lived in Tunisia for two years and travelled to Japan and Iran more than once. Yet throughout his critical scholarship, he insisted that the cultures of the "Orient" constitute the "limit" of Western rationality. Using archival research supplemented by interviews with key scholars in Tunisia,...

Handbook of east and southeast asian archaeology.

Habu, Junko. Lape, Peter V. Olsen, John W.
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(2017)  | 9781493965199 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 762pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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The Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology focuses on the material culture and lifeways of the peoples of prehistoric and early historic East and Southeast Asia; their origins, behavior and identities as well as their biological, linguistic and cultural differences and commonalities....

China s conquest of taiwan in the seventeenth century : victory at full moon.

Wong, Young-Tsu.
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(2017)  | 9789811022470 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 242pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This is the first book to comprehensively cover the historical process leading to Taiwan’s integration with Mainland China in the seventeenth century. As such, it addresses the Taiwan question in the seventeenth century, presenting for the first time the process leading to the island’s integration with...

Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel

Bashkin, Orit.
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(2017)  | 9781503602656 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly establishedIsraeli state. Lacking the resources to absorb them all, the Israeli governmentresettled them in maabarot, or transit camps, relegating them to poverty. In thetents and shacks of the camps, their living conditions were squalid...

Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel

Bashkin, Orit.
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(2017)  | 9780804795852 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
AUD 144.95 (inc. GST), AUD 131.77 (ex. GST),
Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly establishedIsraeli state. Lacking the resources to absorb them all, the Israeli governmentresettled them in maabarot, or transit camps, relegating them to poverty. In thetents and shacks of the camps, their living conditions were squalid...

Historical Dictionary of Mongolia. 2 volumes.

Sanders, Alan J. K.
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(2017)  | 9781538102268 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 1120pp
AUD 341.95 (inc. GST), AUD 310.86 (ex. GST),
This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Mongolia covers the people andorganizations that brought Mongolia from revolution and oppression toindependence and democracy, and its current unprecedented level of nationalwealth and international growth. This is done through a chronology, anintroduction,...

The Middle East and South Asia 2017-2018

Cantey, Seth.
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(2017)  | 9781475835182 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 51 ed.,  | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 31/8/2017
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This volume is designed to place in context the passionate controversies andemotional attachments of the two billion people who live, study, work, love, anddie in the Middle East and South Asia. Understanding these regions means morethan annually-updated details of the governments, politics, cultures,...

The nanking atrocity, 1937-1938 : complicating the picture.

Wakabayashi, Bob Tadashi.
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(2017)  | 9781785336744 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
AUD 227.95 (inc. GST), AUD 207.23 (ex. GST),
First published in 2007, The Nanking Atrocity remains an essential resource for understanding the massacre committed by Japanese soldiers in Nanking, China during the winter of 1937-38. Through a series of deeply considered and empirically rigorous essays, it provides a far more complex and nuanced...

Heritage Politics: Shuri Castle and Okinawa’s Incorporation into Modern Japan, 1879–2000

Loo, Tze May.
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(2017)  | 9781498550536 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
AUD 68.95 (inc. GST), AUD 62.68 (ex. GST),
Heritage Politics: Shuri Castle and Okinawa's Incorporation into Modern Japan,1879–2000 is a study of Okinawa’s incorporation into a subordinate positionin the Japanese nation-state, and the role that cultural heritage, especiallyOkinawa’s iconic Shuri Castle, plays in creating, maintaining, and...

The nanking atrocity, 1937-1938 : complicating the picture.

Wakabayashi, Bob Tadashi.
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(2017)  | 9781785335969 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 60.95 (inc. GST), AUD 55.41 (ex. GST),
First published in 2007, The Nanking Atrocity remains an essential resource for understanding the massacre committed by Japanese soldiers in Nanking, China during the winter of 1937-38. Through a series of deeply considered and empirically rigorous essays, it provides a far more complex and nuanced...

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Historical Dictionary of Mongolia. 2 volumes.

Sanders, Alan J. K.
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(2017)  | 9781538102268 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 1120pp
AUD 341.95 (inc. GST), AUD 310.86 (ex. GST),
This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Mongolia covers the people andorganizations that brought Mongolia from revolution and oppression toindependence and democracy, and its current unprecedented level of nationalwealth and international growth. This is done through a chronology, anintroduction,...

 

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