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Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro

by Sarah H. Jacoby

Love and Liberation reads the autobiographical and biographical writings of one of the few Tibetan Buddhist women to record the story of her life. Sera Khandro Dewé Dorjé (1892–1940) was extraordinary not...


Inch'on 1950: The last great amphibious assault

by Gordon Rottman & Peter Dennis

Osprey's study of Inch'on, which was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as the last major amphibious assault of division-size conducted in the history of warfare....


China Days: A Visual Journal from China's Wild West

by Henrik Drescher

The nation of China is a constant source of fascination, yet we rarely glimpse life beyond its urban centers. Far west of Beijing and Shanghai, in the remote Chinese province of Yunnan, pioneering artist Henrik...


Coal-Mining Women in Japan: Heavy Burdens

by W. Donald Burton

In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from...


Taiwan's Statesman: Lee Teng-hui and Democracy in Asia

by Richard Kagan

A well-known observer of Taiwan and Asian history and culture provides an insightful biography of Lee Teng Hui, the pro-democracy statesman and former president of the Republic of China. As head of the Taiwanese...


Beijing Bastard: Into the Wilds of a Changing China

by Val Wang

A humorous and moving coming-of-age story that brings a unique, not-quite-outsider's perspective to China's shift from ancient empire to modern superpower

Raised in a strict Chinese-American household in the...


Kut 1916: Courage and Failure in Iraq

by Colonel Patrick T Crowley

The siege of Kut is a story of blunders, sacrifice, imprisonment and escape. The allied campaign in Mesopotamia began in 1914 as a relatively simple operation to secure the oilfields in the Shatt-al-Arab delta...


Hun Sen's Cambodia

by Sebastian Strangio

To many in the West, the name Cambodia still conjures up indelible images of destruction and death, the legacy of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime and the terror it inflicted in its attempt to create a communist...


A Lateral View: Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan

by Donald Richie

A revealing look at the Japanese through the window of their contemporary culture.


The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag

by Chol-hwan Kang & Pierre RIGOULOT

Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, one man's suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history.


In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

by Mrinalini Chakravorty

In Stereotype confronts the importance of cultural stereoptypes in shaping the ethics and reach of global literature. Mrinalini Chakravorty focuses on the seductive force and explanatory power of stereotypes...


Mumbai Fables

by Gyan Prakash

A place of spectacle and ruin, Mumbai exemplifies the cosmopolitan metropolis. It is not just a big city but also a soaring vision of modern urban life. Millions from India and beyond, of different ethnicities,...


The Neuropsychology of Asian-Americans

by Daryl EM Fujii

This volume is the first comprehensive resource to assist neuropsychologists to provide culturally competent services to Asian-Americans, provide an optimal environment for test administration, interpret tests...


The German People versus Hitler (Responding to Fascism Vol 9)

by Heinrich Fraenkel

First published in 1940, The German People versus Hitler sets out to prove that the identification of 'Germany and the Third Reich, Germanism and Nazism, the German people and the Nazi Party' is a fallacy. It...


Informed by Knowledge

by Kathleen L Mosier & Ute M Fischer

The focus of this book is on how experts adapt to complexity, synthesize and interpret information in context, and transform or "fuse" disparate items of information into coherent knowledge.


Therapy with Young Men

by David A Verhaagen

Therapy with Young Men presents a comprehensive model of therapy with young men that addresses concerns of rapport and engagement, increasing motivation for changing problem behaviors, and increasing adaptive...


Language Life in Japan

by Patrick Heinrich & Christian Galan

This book analyses how linguistic diversity in Japan, and indeed recognition of this phenomenon, presents a wide range of sociolinguistic challenges and opportunities in fundamental institutions such as schools,...


The Enchanted Screen

by Jack Zipes

The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of...


Handbook of Education, Training, and Supervision of School Psychologists in School and Community, Volume 1

by Enedina Vazquez & Tony Crespi

Volume I focuses on the professional issues and topics that form the core of the university curriculum for the school psychology specialist degree. It explores contemporary university training programs, the...


Radical Politics in Colonial Punjab

by Shalini Sharma

This book centres on the impact of the colonial state's institutions and policies towards radical politics in the Punjab pre-Partition. Focusing on the political history of the organised left, a considerable...