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Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States

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(2018)  | 9781442215634 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 352pp
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Now in a thoroughly updated edition, Resistant Islands offers the firstcomprehensive overview of Okinawan history from earliest times to the present,focusing especially on the recent period of colonization by Japan, itsdisastrous fate during World War II, and its current status as a glorified USmilitary...

The Korean War: An International History

Haruki, Wada.
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(2018)  | 9780810896307 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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This classic history of the Korean War—from its origins through thearmistice—is now available in English for the first time. Wada Haruki, one ofthe world’s leading scholars of the war, has thoroughly revised his definitivestudy to incorporate new sources and debates. Drawing on archival and otherprimary...

Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

Gunter, Michael M.
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(2018)  | 9781538110492 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3 Revised ed.,  | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The failed states of Iraq and Syria plus the rise and fall of ISIS have helpedlead to near Kurdish statehood in Iraq (the KRG) and Kurdish autonomy in Syria(Rojava). In Turkey too—as illustrated by its negotiations and temporarycease-fire with the PKK and the rise of the HDP as the first pro-Kurdish...

The last earth : a palestinian story.

Baroud, Ramzy.
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(2018)  | 9780745338002 | Pluto Press UK | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The Last Earth reconstructs history through personal testimonies, providing a deeper and more complex understanding of the collective nature of events. The book challenges the perception that Palestinian people are irrelevant in shaping their own history, and subsequently docile when it comes to affecting...

Gandhi: Pioneer of Nonviolent Action

Dadhich, Naresh.
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(2018)  | 9783319039213 | Springer | pbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book offers an in-depth introduction to Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi, better known as Mahatma Gandhi, who successfully used nonviolent techniques as a political means to achieve the liberation of India from British colonial rule. The emphasis in the book is on his pioneering work and thought on...

The last earth : a palestinian story.

Baroud, Ramzy.
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(2018)  | 9780745337999 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 31.95 (inc. GST), AUD 29.05 (ex. GST),
The Last Earth reconstructs history through personal testimonies, providing a deeper and more complex understanding of the collective nature of events. The book challenges the perception that Palestinian people are irrelevant in shaping their own history, and subsequently docile when it comes to affecting...

Neoliberalism and Post-Soviet Transition: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Yilamu, Wumaier.
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(2018)  | 9783319692203 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 202pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This collection emphasizes a cross-disciplinary approach to the problem of scale, with essays ranging in subject matter from literature to film, architecture, the plastic arts, philosophy, and scientific and political writing. Its contributors consider a variety of issues provoked by the sudden and...

An Historical Sketch of Chinese Historiography: "

Wu, Huaiqi.
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(2018)  | 9783662562529 | Springer | hbk. | book | vii, 503pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2018
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This book systematically traces the development of Chinese historiography from the 2nd century B.C. to the 19th century A.D. Refusing to fit the Chinese historical narration into the modern Western discourse, the author highlights the significant questions that concern traditional historians, their...

War, Denial and Nation-Building in Sri Lanka: After the End

Seoighe, Rachel.
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(2018)  | 9783319563237 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 378pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book begins from a critical account of the final months of the Sri Lankan civil war, tracing themes of nationalism, discourse and conflict memory through this period of immense violence and into its aftermath. Using these themes to explore state crime, atrocity and its denial and representation,...

Killing Orders: Talat Pasha’s Telegrams and the Armenian Genocide

Akçam, Taner.
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(2018)  | 9783319697864 | Springer | pbk. | book | xviii, 256pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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PrefaceIntroductionThe Story and Authenticity of Naim Efendi and His MemoirsEven If the Memoirs Are Authentic, Could the Documents Still Be Forgeries?Subjects and Events Mentioned by Naim Efendi Corroborated in Ottoman DocumentsAppendix AAppendix B: Dr. Avedis Nakkashian’s Letter to AndonianAppendix...

Historical Dictionary of Malaysia

Keat, Gin Ooi.
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(2017)  | 9781538108840 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 686pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
AUD 238.95 (inc. GST), AUD 217.23 (ex. GST),
Malaysia is one of the most intriguing countries in Asia in many respects. Itconsists of several distinct areas, not only geographically but ethnically aswell; along with Malays and related groups, the country has a very large Indianand Chinese population. The spoken languages obviously vary at home,...

Partition and the Practice of Memory

Mahn, Churnjeet. Murphy, Anne.
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(2017)  | 9783319645155 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 279pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This edited collection attends to the locations of memory along and about the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh borders and the complex ways in which such memories are both allowed for and erased in the present. The collection is situated at the intersection of narratives connected to memory and commemoration...

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, 771pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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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. Emphasis...

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Historical Dictionary of Malaysia

Keat, Gin Ooi.
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(2017)  | 9781538108840 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 686pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
AUD 238.95 (inc. GST), AUD 217.23 (ex. GST),
Malaysia is one of the most intriguing countries in Asia in many respects. Itconsists of several distinct areas, not only geographically but ethnically aswell; along with Malays and related groups, the country has a very large Indianand Chinese population. The spoken languages obviously vary at home,...

 

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