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The Politics of Rights and the 1911 Revolution in China

Zheng, Xiaowei.
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(2018)  | 9781503601086 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 376pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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China's 1911 Revolution was a momentous political transformation. Its leaders,however, were not rebellious troublemakers on the periphery of imperial order.On the contrary, they were a powerful political and economic elite deeplyentrenched in local society and well-respected both for their imperiallysanctioned...

Mohandas karamchand gandhi : india's non-violent revolutionary?.

Ahmed, Talat.
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(2018)  | 9780745334295 | Pluto Press UK | book | 192pp
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This book covers the life of the most iconic figure of Indian nationalism. Gandhi remains an inspirational individual for contemporary audiences. As an apostle of non-violence, he is celebrated in countless books and films.Talat Ahmed's unparalleled approach is to locate Gandhi as an activist and revolutionary...

Mohandas karamchand gandhi : india's non-violent revolutionary?.

Ahmed, Talat.
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(2018)  | 9780745334288 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 192pp
AUD 26.95 (inc. GST), AUD 24.50 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
This book covers the life of the most iconic figure of Indian nationalism. Gandhi remains an inspirational individual for contemporary audiences. As an apostle of non-violence, he is celebrated in countless books and films.Talat Ahmed's unparalleled approach is to locate Gandhi as an activist and revolutionary...

The Politics of Rights and the 1911 Revolution in China

Zheng, Xiaowei.
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(2018)  | 9780804796675 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 376pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 160.95 (inc. GST), AUD 146.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2018
China's 1911 Revolution was a momentous political transformation. Its leaders,however, were not rebellious troublemakers on the periphery of imperial order.On the contrary, they were a powerful political and economic elite deeplyentrenched in local society and well-respected both for their imperiallysanctioned...

From Shared Life to Co-Resistance in Historic Palestine

SVIRSKY, BEN-ARIE. Svirsky, Marcelo.
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(2017)  | 9781783489640 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 21/11/2017
AUD 68.95 (inc. GST), AUD 62.68 (ex. GST),
How do we contribute to the decolonisation of Palestine? In what ways can wedivest from settler arrangements in the present-day? Exploring the Zionisttakeover of Palestine as a settler colonial case, this book argues that instudying the elimination of native life in Palestine, the loss of Arab-Jewishshared...

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

Willbanks, James H. Willbanks, James.
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(2017)  | 9781440850844 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 823pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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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...

A Victorian Holocaust: Iran in the Great Famine of 1869–1873

Majd, Mohammad Gholi.
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(2017)  | 9780761870142 | Hamilton Books | hbk. | book | 134pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
AUD 115.95 (inc. GST), AUD 105.41 (ex. GST),
The death by famine of tens of millions of human beings in Asia and Africaduring the Victorian era (1837–1901) is “the secret history of thenineteenth century” about which Western history books contain nothing. TheGreat Famine of 1869–1873 in Iran took 10–12 million lives, or two-thirds ofthe...

Allies at Odds: America, Europe, and Vietnam, 1961–1968

Blang, Eugenie M.
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(2017)  | 9780810894952 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Allies at Odds examines America's Vietnam policy from 1961 to 1968 in aninternational context by focusing on the United States' relationship with itsEuropean partners France, West Germany, and Great Britain. The European responseto America's Vietnam policy provides a framework to assess this importantchapter...

Rethinking Postwar Okinawa: Beyond American Occupation

Iacobelli, Pedro. Matsuda, Hiroko.
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(2017)  | 9781498533119 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This edited volume presents the latest multidisciplinary research that delvesinto developments related to contemporary Okinawa (a.k.a Ryukyu Islands), andalso engages with contemporary debates on American hegemony and Empire in alarger geographical context. Okinawa, long viewed as a marginalized territory...

Unearthing the Past to Forge the Future: Colin Mackenzie, the Early Colonial State, and the Comprehensive Survey of India

Wolffhardt, Tobias. Wolffhardt, 
Tobias.
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(2017)  | 9781785336898 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 356pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
AUD 225.95 (inc. GST), AUD 205.41 (ex. GST),
For much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the British East IndiaCompany consolidated its rule over India, evolving from a trading venture to acolonial administrative force. Yet its territorial gains far outpaced itsunderstanding of the region and the people who lived there, and its desperateefforts...

Japanese americans : the history and culture of a people.

Adachi, Dean Ryuta. Lee, Jonathan H. X. , Lee, Jonathan H. X. Lee, Jonathan.
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(2017)  | 9781440841897 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 462pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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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...

No Miracles: The Failure of Soviet Decision-Making in the Afghan War

Fenzel, Michael. Fenzel, Michael R.
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(2017)  | 9780804798181 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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The Soviet experience in Afghanistan provides a compelling perspective on thefar-reaching hazards of military intervention. In 1985, Mikhail Gorbachevdecided that a withdrawal from Afghanistan should occur as soon as possible. TheSoviet Union's senior leadership had become aware that their strategy...

The spirit of the laws : the plunder of wealth in the armenian genocide.

Akçam, Taner. Kurt, Ümit.
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(2017)  | 9781785337550 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Pertinent to contemporary demands for reparations from Turkey is the relationship between law and property in connection with the Armenian Genocide. This book examines the confiscation of Armenian properties during the genocide and subsequent attempts to retain seized Armenian wealth. Through the close...

From Shared Life to Co-Resistance in Historic Palestine

SVIRSKY, BEN-ARIE. Svirsky, Marcelo.
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(2017)  | 9781783489633 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
AUD 203.95 (inc. GST), AUD 185.41 (ex. GST),
How do we contribute to the decolonisation of Palestine? In what ways can wedivest from settler arrangements in the present-day? Exploring the Zionisttakeover of Palestine as a settler colonial case, this book argues that instudying the elimination of native life in Palestine, the loss of Arab-Jewishshared...

Xinjiang and the Modern Chinese State

Jacobs, Justin M.
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(2017)  | 9780295743219 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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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...

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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The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

Lanza, Fabio.
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(2017)  | 9780822369325 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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In 1968 a cohort of politically engaged young academics established theCommittee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS). Critical of the field of Asianstudies and its complicity with the United States' policies in Vietnam, the CCASmounted a sweeping attack on the field's academic, political, and financialstructure....

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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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 | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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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....

The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

Lanza, Fabio.
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(2017)  | 9780822369479 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
In 1968 a cohort of politically engaged young academics established theCommittee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS). Critical of the field of Asianstudies and its complicity with the United States' policies in Vietnam, the CCASmounted a sweeping attack on the field's academic, political, and financialstructure....

Pan-asianism : a documentary history, 1850-1920.

Saaler, Sven. Szpilman, Christopher W. A.
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(2017)  | 9780810895386 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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This first volume in a two-volume set provides the only comprehensive, Western-language history of Pan-Asianism through primary sources and commentaries. The book argues that Pan-Asianism, often--though unfairly--associated with the Yellow Peril, has been a powerful political and ideological force in...

 

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