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  • The Pacific Islands: Paths To The Present book cover

    The Pacific Islands

    Paths To The Present, 1st Edition

    By Evelyn Colbert

    This accessible volume provides a brief introduction to the institutions, policy concerns, and international roles of the Pacific islands. Evelyn Colbert expertly paints an overall picture of the region using broad brush strokes, complementing the mostly specialized literature available about the…

    Paperback – 1997-02-14

  • Vietnam's Rural Transformation book cover

    Vietnam's Rural Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Benedict J Tria Kerkvliet, Ford Foundation- Martha Uniack, Doug J Porter

    Since the mid-1980s, Vietnam has experienced remarkable economic, political, and social change. This is the first study in English to focus on rural Vietnam?where nearly 80 percent of Vietnam's people live, much of its economic production occurs, and political upheavals earlier this century changed…

    Paperback – 1997-02-11

  • The Central Asian States: Discovering Independence book cover

    The Central Asian States

    Discovering Independence, 1st Edition

    By Gregory W Gleason

    The lands of Central Asia are united by a common history and historical identity as well as by common traditions. A heritage of tribal mountain and steppe confederations and oasis emirates gave way in the Soviet period to the creation of artificial ?nation-states? in the heart of Asia. With the…

    Paperback – 1997-02-07


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