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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 ...

ISBN: 9781137541031

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175 Years of Persecution

by Fereydun Vahman

The Baha'i faith is the youngest of the world religions and the second most widespread after Christianity. It is well known for its belief in the essential unity of all religions and its global outlook. Its core beliefs of peace, harmony<br>and ...

ISBN: 9781786075864

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27 Articles

by T. E. Lawrence & David Rhodes

<p><em>27 Articles</em> is Lawrence of Arabia’s classic set of guidelines on military leadership in the Middle East. The 100th anniversary edition features a new introduction by foreign policy expert John Hulsman and a new afterword from CBS ...

ISBN: 9781501182013

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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 the Great Moghuls

by Bamber Gascoigne

ISBN: 9781841195339

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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 Brief History of the Middle East

by Christopher Catherwood

ISBN: 9781849015080

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A Brief History of the Samurai

by Jonathan Clements

ISBN: 9781845299477

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A Business History of India

Enterprise and the Emergence of Capitalism from 1700

by Tirthankar Roy

<p>In recent decades, private investment has led to an economic resurgence in India. But this is not the first time the region has witnessed impressive business growth. There have been many similar stories over the past 300 years. India's ...

ISBN: 9781316947036

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A Concise History of Japan

by Brett L. Walker

<p>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 Korea: From Antiquity to the Present 2ed

by Michael J. Seth

ISBN: 9781442235168

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A Concise History of Modern India

by Barbara D. Metcalf & Thomas R. Metcalf

<p>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 ...

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A Concise History of Modern Korea: From the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present 2ed

by Michael J. Seth

ISBN: 9781442260467

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A Concise History of Premodern Korea: From Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century 2ed

by Michael J. Seth

ISBN: 9781442260436

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A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is

by John McHugo

<p>In this richly layered and engrossing account, John McHugo reveals how the great divide in Islam occurred. Charting the story of Islam from the death of the Prophet Muhammad to the present day, he describes the conflicts that raged over the ...

ISBN: 9780863561580

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A Critical Introduction to Khomeini

by Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781107720398

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A Critical Introduction to Mao

by Timothy Cheek

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781139793575

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A Cruel Captivity

Prisoners of the Japanese – Their Ordeal and The Legacy

by Ellie Taylor

<p>Carefully and sensitively researched, A Cruel Captivity describes the ordeals of, and lasting impact on, survivors of Japanese captivity.</p> <p>Differing in a number of respects from other moving POW accounts, this book covers the ...

ISBN: 9781526732620

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A Cultural History of Translation in Early Modern Japan

by Rebekah Clements

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781316272565

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A History of Algeria

by James McDougall

<p>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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