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  1. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Singapore

    The State and the Culture of Excess

    By Souchou Yao

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Taking ideas and frameworks from philosophy, psychology, political science, cultural studies and anthropology, this book tells the larger ‘truth’ about the Singapore state. This book argues that this strong hegemonic state achieves effective rule not just from repressive policies but also through a...

    Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Vietnam in Iraq

    Tactics, Lessons, Legacies and Ghosts

    Edited by David Ryan, John Dumbrell

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    More than most post-1970 conflicts involving US forces, the conflict in Iraq has been fought out against a background of frequently invoked memories from the era of the Vietnam War. The essays in this book offer a series of perspectives on connections and parallels between the Vietnam War and the...

    Published October 26th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Conflict and Change in Cambodia

    Edited by Ben Kiernan, Caroline Hughes

    In the thirty years after the Second World War, Cambodia witnessed the reassertion of colonial power, the spread of nationalism, the birth and growth of a communist party, the achievement of independence, the stifling reform during the decade of peace, the rise of an armed domestic insurgency, the...

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  5. Myanmar's Foreign Policy

    Domestic Influences and International Implications

    By Jurgen Haacke

    Series: Adelphi series

    Against the background of its problematic human-rights record and the military regime's continued extra-constitutional rule, Myanmar has faced mounting diplomatic pressure from the international community since the renewed detention of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in May 2003. This Adelphi Paper examines...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Third Indochina War

    Conflict between China, Vietnam and Cambodia, 1972-79

    Edited by Odd Arne Westad, Sophie Quinn-Judge

    Series: Cold War History

    This new collection explores the origins and key issues of the Third Indochina War, which began in 1979. Drawing on unique documentation from all sides, leading contributors reinterpret and demystify the long-term and immediate causes of the Vietnamese-Cambodian and Sino-Vietnamese...

    Published June 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia

    By William A. Callahan

    This text examines the politics of culture and the culture of politics in Pacific Asia through case studies on the South Pacific, China, South Korea, Thailand and Southeast Asia. The contexts and cultures of the chapters are wide-ranging and Callahan skilfully ties them together with the...

    Published May 10th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia

    Edited by Vedi R. Hadiz

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana. This...

    Published April 18th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Vietnam War from the Other Side

    By Cheng Guan Ang

    Existing studies of the Vietnam War have been written mostly from an American perspective, using western sources, and viewing the conflict through western eyes. This book, based on extensive original research, including Vietnamese, Chinese and former Soviet sources, presents a history of the war...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Coalition Politics and Hindu Nationalism

    Edited by Katharine Adeney, Lawrence Saez

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This new collection examines the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist agenda has been affected by the constraints of being a dominant member of a coalition government.Religious influence in contemporary politics offers a fertile ground...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge