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 Asian

Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of ruthless, hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legend has it they would cut off their breast... read more

The Amazons
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'Ah, Xiaolu, you are so big now!' Then I heard my grandmother speaking behind the woman, 'This is your mother, call her mother!' I stared at the woman, perplexed. Xiaolu Guo meets her parents for the firs... read more

Once Upon a Time in the East: A Story of Growing Up
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 Asian

Series:Everyman's Library Classics

A secret history of China - a fresh new way of thinking about a people, a civilisation, an epic story. The Water Kingdom takes us on a grand journey through China's past and present, offering a unique window through which we can... read more

The Water Kingdom
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This is an updated version. For more than 50 years, Burma has been ruled by a succession of military regimes which rank among the most oppressive dictatorships in the world. Accused of crimes against hu... read more

Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads - Revised Edition
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She was a heroine of our time, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, a symbol of supreme courage in the face of tyranny. Then, in 2010, Burma's generals opened the door a chink: Aung San... read more

The Lady and the Generals: Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Freedom
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 Asian

If there is one lesson that can be drawn from our current times it is that the instinct be true to oneself, and to live an authentic life is a universal one, even in the face of autocracy or terrorism. From ... read more

The Phoenix Years : A History of Modern China
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Thought-provoking and eye-opening, BLOOD AND SILK is a first-hand account of what it's like to sit at the table with deadly Muslim insurgents, or in the front room of a notorious political warlo... read more

Blood and Silk: Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia
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 Asian

For more than 50 years, Burma has been ruled by a succession of military regimes which rank among the most oppressive dictatorships in the world. Accused of crimes against humanity, they have brutally mistreated their... read more

Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads
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Sampat Pal was married at twelve, essentially illiterate. Today she leads a vigilante group fighting for women's rights: the Pink Gang. When Sheelu was arrested for stealing from a power... read more

Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India
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Acclaimed by the Daily Mail as 'definitive and harrowing' , this is the final volume of 'The People's Trilogy', begun by the Samuel Johnson prize-winning Mao's Great Famine. After the economic disa... read more

The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, 1962-1976
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 Asian

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

ORIENTALISM is one of the greatest and most influential of books of ideas to be published since the end of the European empires. For generations now it has defined our understanding of colonialism and em... read more

Orientalism - Western Conceptions of the Orient
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 Asian

Series:Short Blacks

'As the convoy growled and squeaked to a halt in the dark, angry militiamen and soldiers began to shout and wave at the Australians, demanding they move aside. The Brave Ones' vanguard presented as a B-movie... read more

The Brave Ones East Timor, 1999 - Short Black 5
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