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Cotterell, Arthur - Asia: A Concise History, ebook

Asia: A Concise History

Cotterell, Arthur


Beginning with the emergence of the world's earliest civilization in 3000 BC, Asia: A Concise History provides a fascinating look at the global convulsions?like the rise and fall of Assyria and Persia, the medieval states that flourished after the advent of Islam,

Dhingra, Pawan - Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ebook

Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Dhingra, Pawan


Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority population in the country. Moreover, they provide a wonderful lens on the experiences of immigrants and minorities in the United States more generally, both historically and today. In this timely new text, Pawan Dhingra and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

West, John - Asian Century… on a Knife-edge, ebook

Asian Century… on a Knife-edge

West, John


Taking Stock of Asia’s Economic and Social Development
2. Asia’s Stunted Economic Development
John West
3. Asia’s Mythical Middle-Class Society
John West
Part II. Seven Challenges for an Asian Century
4. Getting Better Value Out of Global

Bakar, Osman - Asian Islam in the 21st Century, ebook

Asian Islam in the 21st Century

Bakar, Osman


Although more than half of the world's Muslims live in Asia, most books on contemporary Islam focus on the Middle East, giving short shift to the dynamic and diverse presence of Asian Islam in regional and global politics. The Muslims of Asia

Nadeau, Randall L. - Asian Religions: A Cultural Perspective, ebook

Asian Religions: A Cultural Perspective

Nadeau, Randall L.


This lively introduction offers a complete overview of the main Asian religions, their traditions and contemporary relevance, and how they are lived and practiced today.Provides readers with an all-embracing introduction to Asian religions, covering

Kingston, Jeff - Nationalism in Asia: A History Since 1945, ebook

Nationalism in Asia: A History Since 1945

Kingston, Jeff


Using a comparative, interdisciplinary approach, Nationalism in Asia analyzes currents of nationalism in five contemporary Asian societies: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea. Explores the ways in which nationalism is expressed, embraced,

Reid, Anthony - A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads, ebook

A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads

Reid, Anthony


A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads presents a comprehensive history of Southeast Asia from our earliest knowledge of its civilizations and religious patterns up to the present day.
Incorporates environmental, social, economic, and