How Asia Found Herself A Story of Intercultural Understanding
ISBN: HB: 9780300257045, Yale University Press, January 2023
472 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 24 black&white illus.
A pioneering history of cross-cultural knowledge that exposes enduring fractures in unity across the world's largest continent. The nineteenth century saw European empires build vast transport networks to maximize their profits from trade, and it sa...
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In the Dragon's Shadow Southeast Asia in the Chinese Century
ISBN: PB: 9780300266405, Yale University Press, June 2022
384 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 25 black&white illus., 4 maps
A timely look at the impact of China's booming emergence on the countries of Southeast Asia. Today, Southeast Asia stands uniquely exposed to the waxing power of the new China. Three of its nations border China and five are directly impacted by its...
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Invention of China
ISBN: PB: 9780300264807, Yale University Press, April 2022
320 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 24 black&white illus., 2 maps
In this compelling and highly-readable account, Hayton shows how China's present-day geopolitical problems – the fates of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tibet, Xinjiang, and the South China Sea – were born in the struggle to create a modern nation-state. He brin...
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King's Harvest A Political Ecology of China from the First Farmers to the First Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300255089, Yale University Press, January 2022
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
This book is a multidisciplinary study of the ecology of China's early political systems up to the fall of the first empire in 207 BCE. Brian Lander traces the formation of lowland North China's agricultural systems and the transformation of its plai...
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Kashmir at the Crossroads Inside a 21st-Century Conflict
ISBN: HB: 9780300256871, Yale University Press, November 2021
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus., 3 maps
The India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir is one of the world's incendiary conflicts. Since 1990, at least 60,000 people have been killed – insurgents, civilians, and military and police personnel. In 2019, the conflict entered a dangerous new phase. I...
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Becoming Organic Nature and Agriculture in the Indian Himalaya
ISBN: HB: 9780300215014, Yale University Press, July 2021
320 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Tracing the social and bureaucratic life of organic quality, this book yields new understandings of this fraught concept. Shaila Seshia Galvin examines certified organic agriculture in India's central Himalayas, revealing how organic is less a materi...
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Nine-Tenths of the Law Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia
ISBN: PB: 9780300251074, Yale University Press, February 2021
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
The old aphorism "possession is nine-tenths of the law" is particularly relevant in Indonesia, which has seen a string of regime changes and a shifting legal landscape for property claims. Ordinary people struggle to legalize their possessions and cl...
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Emperor's New Road China and the Project of the Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300244588, Yale University Press, November 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
China's Belt and Road Initiative is the world's most ambitious and misunderstood geoeconomic vision. To carry out President Xi Jinping's flagship foreign-policy effort, China promises to spend over one trillion dollars for new ports, railways, fiber-...
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Vietnam Rising Dragon (Revised and Updated Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300249637, Yale University Press, October 2020
272 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 40 black&white illus.
The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking period of social change has seen foreign investment bringing capitalism flooding into its nominally communist society...
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Cambodia From Pol Pot to Hun Sen and Beyond
ISBN: PB: 9780300211733, Yale University Press, August 2020
344 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 33 black&white illus.
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 utopia in the 1970s. Sebastian Strangio,...
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