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This volume breaks new ground by conceptualizing landscape as a dynamic cultural complex in which the natural world and human practice are inextricably linked and are constantly interacting. It examines the social and cultural construction of spac...

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By: Lonely Planet, Robert Kelly

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Pocket Kuala Lumpur is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gape at the dizzying vi...

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By: Herbert Allen Giles

Herbert Giles was one of the most prominent Sinologists of the late 19th century and early 20th century and China and the Chinese was in its era one of the best-selling and most authoritative books on the topic. Originally published in 1902, G...

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By: Jad Adams

“Provocative. Adams strips away Gandhi’s saintly aura and explores the duality of India’s most famous leader.”—Financial Times Jad Adams traces the course of Gandhi’s multi-faceted life and the development of hi...

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By: Susan Southard

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year An Economist Best Book of the Year“A poignant and complex picture of the second atomic bomb’s enduring physical and psychological tolls. Eyewitness accounts are visceral and haunti...

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By: Preeti Nijhar

Laws that were imposed by colonizers were as much an attempt to confirm their own identity as to control the more dangerous elements of a potentially unruly populace. This title uses material from both British Parliamentary Papers and colonial arc...

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By: Hayden J A Bellenoit

Contributes simultaneously to both British imperial and Indian history. This work demonstrates that missionary understandings and interactions with India, rather than being party to imperial ideologies, often diverged from metropolitan and imperia...

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By: Kyi Kyi May, Nicholas Nugent

Myanmar, as Burma is now known, is strategically situated between the world’s two most populous nations—China and India—and its distinctive ancient culture shares some traditions with both countries. Hidden away from the eyes of ...

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By: See Seng Tan

This book provides a comparative assessment of the material and ideational contributions of five countries to the regional architecture of post-Cold War Asia. In contrast to the usual emphasis placed on the role and centrality of the Association o...

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By: Eunsun Kim, S├ębastien Falletti

Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child Eunsun loved her country...despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the incre...