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Indochina: An Ambiguous Colonization, 1858-1954

by Brocheux, Pierre; Hemery, Daniel; Dill-Klein, Ly Lan (translator)

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2009
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9780520245396
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Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 2009. Originally published in French, this is an authoritative account of of the history of French Indochina and Vietnamese nationalism, viewed from the vantage points of both the colonized and the colonizers; it analyzes the political, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual aspects of the colonial experience and its unraveling along national lines (maroon… Read more
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 2018. This is a study of Chinese policies regarding childcare and child welfare that were central to the formation of the modern Chinese state (black covers with black lettrers on gold spine label; red pictorial dust jacket; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate… Read more
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Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2018. This is a study of the conservative revolution carried out by the Chinese Nationalist Party of Chaing Kai-shek from the anti-Communist coup of 1927 to its defeat in 1949 (black laminated pictorial covers with photo of a mural on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock &… Read more
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Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 2018. This book examines the steamship and steam navigation in Chinese waters in the 19th and 20th centuries in order to explore China's experience of European, American, and Japanese imperialism (black covers with gold lettering on spine; pictorial dust jacket with painting of British steamship on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy in… Read more
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Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

by Sufian, Sandra M.

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Published
2007
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Very Good
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9780226779355
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 2007. This is a study of the Zionist efforts to eradicate maleria by draining the swamps and reclaiming the land as part of its nation-building project in Palestine during the British Mandate (light gray cloth with silver lettering has slightly bumped corners; white & gray pictorial dust jacket with photograph on the front… Read more
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The Civilized Surveyor: Thomas Mitchell & Australian Aborigines

by Baker, D.W.A.

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Published
1997
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Very Good
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9780522847635
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Carlton South, Victoria, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1997. For the original inhabitants of Australia, the coming of Europeans was a disaster; this book explores one aspect of this disaster by tracing the relations, both ambiguous and contradictory, between Thomas Mitchell, the Surveyor General of New South Wales, and the Aborigines he encountered while surveying in the settled areas of the… Read more
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The Zimbabwe Culture: Origins and Decline of Southern Zambezian States

by Pikirayi, Innocent

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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9780759100916
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Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A.: Altamira Press, 2001. This book examines the growth and decline of the precolonial states on the Zimbabwe plateau and adjacent areas of southern Zambezia; it focuses on their historical and cultural development; includes photographs and other illustrations; the author is professor history at the University of Zimbabwe (black, white & blue pictorial cover with photo… Read more
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The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922 (New Approaches to European History)

by Quataert, Donald

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Published
2010
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As New
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Second Edition
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9780521547826
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2010. This book examines the major trends during the latter years the Ottoman Empire, one of the most important non-Western states to survive from medieval to modern times; among other issues it looks at gender questions and the treament of minorities; includes maps, illustrations, and genealogical and chronological tables (light blue pictorial… Read more
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Reassessing Foucault: Power, Medicine and the Body (Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine)

by Jones, Colin; Porter, Roy (editors)

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Published
1968
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Fine
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9780415183413
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London, England, U.K.: Routledge, 1968. These essays engage with Foucault's thought and its relevance by focusing on the social history of medicine; they deal with Foucault's historiographical, methodological, and philosophical writings, his ideas about prisons, hospitals, madness and disease, and his thinking about the body (gray pictorial cover with photo of Foucault on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy… Read more
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Toronto, ON, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2009. This is a study of the hardships experienced by Ontario families during the Depression of the 1930s and their impact on family life and gender roles; it examines the resources and strategies families used to cope with poverty, unemployment, eviction, foreclosure, bankruptcy, desertion, and domestic violence, and shows how collective action… Read more
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The French Wars, 1792-1815 (Lancaster Pamphlets)

by Esdaile, Charles J

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Published
2001
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9780415150422
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 2001 This is a brief critical introduction to the revolutionary and Napoleonic conflicts; based on current historiography, it discusses the expansion of France, the extent to which Napoleon was responsible for this success, the changing attitude of the French people towards Napoleon, the campaigns of Napoleon and Wellington, and the events leading up to Napoleon's… Read more
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