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'History Wars' and Reconciliation in Japan and Korea

The Roles of Historians, Artists and Activists

by Michael Lewis

<p>This book provides a fresh approach to understanding the origins and possible future direction of the Northeast Asia “history wars.” Leading scholars in history, literary studies, and education present the complex issue in a historical ...

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1948

A Soldier's Tale - The Bloody Road to Jerusalem

by Uri Avnery

<p>The first eye-witness account ever published of the 1948 Israeli War of Independence, this riveting memoir of a young Israeli soldier became an instant bestseller on publication in 1949, and is still recognized as the outstanding book of that

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1962: A View from the Other Side of the Hill

by P J S Sandhu, Vinay Shankar & G G Dwivedi

<p>The 1962 War was indeed a traumatic experience for the Indian arms. The story from the Indian side is generally well known but very little is known about how the Chinese planned and orchestrated the entire campaign. While India held a firm ...

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30-Second Ancient China

The 50 Most Important Achievements of a Timeless Civilisation, each explained in Half a Minute

by Dr Yijie Zhuang

30-Second Ancient China unlocks the secrets of its Bronze Age glories and offers summaries of everything. ...

ISBN: 9781782402701

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A Brief History of Indonesia

Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of the World's Largest Archipelago

by Tim Hannigan

Sultans, Spices, and Tsunamis: The Incredible Story of the World's Largest Archipelago Indonesia is by far the largest nation in Southeast Asia and one of the largest countries in the world and is fourth largest in terms of population. ...

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A Brief History of the Martial Arts

East Asian Fighting Styles, from Kung Fu to Ninjutsu

by Jonathan Clements

ISBN: 9781472136466

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A Concise History of Japan

by Brett L. Walker

To this day, Japan's modern ascendancy challenges many assumptions about world history, particularly theories regarding the rise of the west and why the modern world looks the way it does. In this engaging new history, Brett L. Walker tackles ...

ISBN: 9781316234020

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A Concise History of Modern India

by Barbara D. Metcalf & Thomas R. Metcalf

A Concise History of Modern India by Barbara D. Metcalf and Thomas R. Metcalf, has become a classic in the field since it was first published in 2001. As a fresh interpretation of Indian history from the Mughals to the present, it has informed ...

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A Critical Introduction to Khomeini

by Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

As the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini remains one of the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. The revolution placed Iran at the forefront of Middle East politics and the Islamic ...

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A Critical Introduction to Mao

by Timothy Cheek

Mao Zedong's political career spanned more than half a century. The ideas he championed transformed one of the largest nations on earth and inspired revolutionary movements across the world. Even today Mao lives on in China, where he is regarded

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A Cultural History of Translation in Early Modern Japan

by Rebekah Clements

The translation of texts has played a formative role in Japan's history of cultural exchange as well as the development of literature, and indigenous legal and religious systems. This is the first book of its kind, however, to offer a ...

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A History of Algeria

by James McDougall

Covering a period of five hundred years, from the arrival of the Ottomans to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, James McDougall presents an expansive new account of the modern history of Africa's largest country. Drawing on substantial new ...

ISBN: 9781108165051

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A History of Asia

by Rhoads Murphey

<EM>A History of Asia</EM> is the only text to cover the area known as "monsoon Asia" - India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia--from the earliest times to the present. <P>Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book uses an ...

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A History of Ayutthaya

Siam in the Early Modern World

by Chris Baker & Pasuk Phongpaichit

Early European visitors placed Ayutthaya alongside China and India as the great powers of Asia. Yet in 1767 the city was destroyed and its history has been neglected. This book is the first study of Ayutthaya from its emergence in the thirteenth

ISBN: 9781108120838

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A History of Bangladesh

by Willem van Schendel

Bangladesh is a new name for an old land whose history is little known to the wider world. A country chiefly famous in the West for media images of poverty, underdevelopment, and natural disasters, Bangladesh did not exist as an independent ...

ISBN: 9781316262450

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A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400–1830

by Barbara Watson Andaya & Leonard Y. Andaya

Written by two experienced teachers with a long history of research, this textbook provides students with a detailed overview of developments in early modern Southeast Asia, when the region became tightly integrated into the world economy ...

ISBN: 9781316053423

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A History of East Asia

From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

by Charles Holcombe

Charles Holcombe begins this extraordinarily ambitious book by asking the question 'What is East Asia?' In the modern age, many of the features that made the region - now defined as including China, Japan, and Korea - distinct have been ...

ISBN: 9781107501614

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A History of East Asia

From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

by Charles Holcombe

Charles Holcombe begins by asking the question 'what is East Asia?' In the modern age, many of the features that made the region - now defined as including China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam - distinct have been submerged by the effects of ...

ISBN: 9781108105736

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A History of Football in North and South Korea c.1910-2002

Development and Diffusion

by Jong Sung Lee

For the Koreans, no sport has surpassed football in terms of its popularity and national importance, from the Japanese colonization era onwards. However, its importance has developed over time as a result of unusual and agonizing historical ...

ISBN: 9783035307757

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A History of Indian Poetry in English

by Rosinka Chaudhuri

A History of Indian Poetry in English explores the genealogy of Anglophone verse in India from its nineteenth-century origins to the present day. Beginning with an extensive introduction that charts important theoretical contributions to the ...

ISBN: 9781316481981

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