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When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the "Riches of the "East"

by Stewart Gordon

While European civilization stagnated in the “Dark Ages,” Asia flourished as the wellspring of science, philosophy, and religion. Linked together by a web of spiritual, commercial, and intellectual connections,...


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Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, one man's suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history.


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...


Strategic Management

by Allen C Amason

Leadership, adaptability, value creation. These are the skills necessary for tomorrow's managers. This book is designed to help students think critically and understand fully how to strategically manage their...


Teacher Preparation for Bilingual Student Populations

by Belinda Bustos Flores & Rosa Hernandez Sheets

This critical examination of policies and practices in bilingual and ESL teacher preparation focuses on understanding the structural, substantive, and contextual elements of preparation programs and provides...


Truth on Trial in Thailand

by David Streckfuss

This book explores the basics of the defamation law as it applies to private-sphere defamation and looks at the peculiar permutations created by the use of public-sphere defamation laws in Thailand, particularly...


Integrated Children's Centres

by Carole Beaty

Integrated Children's Centres looks at the way in which the Children's Centre development has built upon research and experience of initiatives such as the HeadStart programme in America and the SureStart programme....


The State in India After Liberalization

by Akhil Gupta & Kalyanakrishnan

This book assesses the changing nature of the state in the period after liberalization in India. It includes detailed analysis of its implications for important issues such as inequality, poverty, basic needs...


Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War

by Ted Morgan

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Ted Morgan has now written a rich and definitive account of the fateful battle that ended French rule in Indochina—and led inexorably to America’s Vietnam War. Dien Bien Phu...


The Mind of Empire

by Christopher Ford

With an economy and population that dwarf most industrialized nations, China is emerging as a twenty-first-century global superpower. Even though China is an international leader in modern business and technology,...


A History of the Modern Chinese Army

by Xiaobing Li

Xiaobing Li's comprehensive examination of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) offers new insights into the military's central place in modern Chinese society. A History of the Modern Chinese Army goes beyond...