We found 31 results for “


Showing 1 - 12 of 31 Results

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

Since 1950, Tibet has been sandwiched between the heavyweights of Asian geopolitics: Britain, absolving itself of its colonial dominion; India, finding its legs as a newly independent nation; China, seeking to simultaneously consolidate its new communist regime…

Paperback

$55.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

This important new contribution to the New Cambridge History of India examines chronologically the entire span of Sikh history from prehistoric times to the present day. In an introductory chapter, Professor Grewal surveys the changing pattern of human…

Paperback

$55.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

This authoritative and wide-ranging history focuses on the period from the founding of modern Laos as a French colony to its independence, involvement in the war in Vietnam, the formation of the communist republic, and the present authoritarian government. The…

In stock online

Not available in stores

When Bombay changed its name to Mumbai in 1995, it was the culmination of a long process that transformed India's primary symbol of modernity and cultural diversity into a site of intense ethnic conflict and violent nationalism. Wages of Violence is a startling…

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Not available in stores

This unique study argues that in the Qin-Han period, there arose in China a regime of textual authority_one that overlapped but did not coincide with imperial authority. Drawing on a wide range of research and theory, Connery makes an original contribution to the…

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Not available in stores

This volume is an old-fashioned study in which seasoned and talented historians, lawyers, politicals scientists, and linguists seek to make sense of the ever-shifting patterns of change in the transition from the Soviet Union and its satellites to Russia and the…

In stock online

Not available in stores

This is a systematic, comparative attitudinal study of the Soviet fighting man. The author interviewed emigre ex-Soviet servicemen from all branches and of all ranks to determine their feelings about their military experience. Each of the three major sections of…

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Not available in stores

Richard Davis has expertly crafted a stirring narrative of the last years of Song, focusing on loyalist resistance to Mongol domination as more than just a political event. Davis convincingly argues that Song martyrs were dying for more than dynasty alone:…

Paperback

$58.07 online

$64.95

save 10%

In stock online

Not available in stores

The book examines key themes in the history of late imperial Russia. It looks at the political structures of the empire, the forces of opposition to the regime and the impact of reform in the 1860s. Even though concessions were wrung from the regime in the…

In stock online

Not available in stores

The compelling and poignant story of the arrest, captivity, and execution of the last tsar of Russia and his family during the revolution of 1917-1918 has been recounted -- and romanticized -- for decades. Now a new book explores the full range of events and…

Paperback

$55.88

In stock online

Not available in stores

We all “know” that Marco Polo went to China, served Ghengis Khan for many years, and returned to Italy with the recipes for pasta and ice cream. But Frances Wood, head of the Chinese Department at the British Library, argues that Marco Polo not only…

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Not available in stores

In this thorough and detailed study of the development of the Japanese railroad industry during the Meiji period, Steven Ericson explores the economic role of government and the nature of state-business relations during Japan's modern transformation. Ericson…