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The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II
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The New York Times bestselling account of one of history's most brutal -- and forgotten -- massacres, when the Japanese army destroyed China's capital city on the eve of World War II In December 1937, one of the most horrific atrocities in the long annals of…
The Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore
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Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirits to…
Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution

Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution

Anon Anon

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|This title releases May 9, 2023

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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
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New York Times Bestseller • The startling true history of how one extraordinary man from a remote cornerof the world created an empire that led the world into the modern age. The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five…
Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village
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More than forty years after its initial publication, William Hinton's Fanshen continues to be the essential volume for those fascinated with China's revolutionary process of rural reform and social change. A pioneering work, Fanshan is a marvelous and revealing…
A History of the Sikhs Vol 1 (SECOND EDITION): Volume 1 1469-1838
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This is the standard and well established book on its subject, accessible to a general non scholarly audience, while being based on scholarly archival research. Singh exhaustively covers the genesis and development of Sikhism and the Sikh community, up to the…
African Samurai: The True Story Of Yasuke, A Legendary Black Warrior In Feudal Japan
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The remarkable life of history’s first foreign-born samurai and his astonishing journey from Northeast Africa to the heights of Japanese society. When Yasuke arrived in Japan in the late 1500s, he had already traveled much of the known world. Kidnapped as a…
To Hell And Back: The Last Train From Hiroshima
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Drawing on the voices of atomic bomb survivors and the new science of forensic archaeology, Charles Pellegrino describes the events and the aftermath of two days in August when nuclear devices, detonated over Japan, changed life on Earth forever. To Hell and Back…
Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War
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From 1979 to 1989 a million Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed 50,000 casualties - and the youth and humanity of many tens of thousands more. In Zinky Boys journalist Svetlana Alexievich gives voice to the tragic history of the…
Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise
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Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines
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Labeled “Amazons” by the national press, women played a central role in the Huk rebellion, one of the most significant peasant-based revolutions in modern Philippine history. As spies, organizers, nurses, couriers, soldiers, and even military…
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