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  • A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr., Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21

  • The Middle East and the United States

    History, Politics, and Ideologies, 6th Edition

    By David W. Lesch

    Edited by David W. Lesch, Mark L. Haas

    The Middle East and the United States brings together scholars and policy experts to provide an empirical and balanced assessment of US policy in the Middle East primarily from the end of World War I to the present. Carefully edited by David W. Lesch and Mark L. Haas, this text provides a broad and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13

  • Mistaking Africa

    Curiosities and Inventions of the American Mind, 4th Edition

    By Curtis Keim, Carolyn Somerville

    For many Americans the mention of Africa immediately conjures up images of safaris, ferocious animals, strangely dressed "tribesmen," and impenetrable jungles.Although the occasional newspaper headline mentions authoritarian rule, corruption, genocide, devastating illnesses, or civil war in Africa,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25

  • The Modern History of Iraq

    4th Edition

    By Phebe Marr, Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    The Modern History of Iraq is a remarkably readable account of contemporary Iraq, placing in historical perspective the crises and upheavals that continue to afflict the country. This text weaves together several important themes, including the search for a national identity, the struggle to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14

  • Africa in World Politics

    Constructing Political and Economic Order, 6th Edition

    By John W Harbeson, Donald Rothchild

    The sixth edition of Africa in World Politics focuses on challenges African states face in constructing viable political economies in contexts both of familiar domestic challenges and an unprecedented mix of engagements, opportunities, and threats emanating from a turbulent and rapidly changing…

    Paperback – 2017-01-03

  • The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

    8th Edition

    By Mark Gasiorowski, Sean L. Yom

    Edited by Mark Gasiorowski, Sean L. Yom

    With recent upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa, the eighth edition of The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa has been thoroughly revised to provide a necessary, comprehensive and current examination of the domestic politics and foreign policies of this crucial…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Southeast Asia in the New International Era

    7th Edition

    By Robert Dayley

    Southeast Asia in the New International Era, seventh edition, provides readers with up-to-date coverage on a vibrant region home to more than 600 million people, vast cultural diversity, and dynamic globalized markets. Sensitive to historical legacies, and with special attention to developments…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • The Arab Spring

    The Hope and Reality of the Uprisings, 2nd Edition

    By Mark L. Haas, David W. Lesch

    Beginning in late 2010, peaceful protests against entrenched regimes unexpectedly erupted in a number of Arab countries, causing political upheaval across the region. Through contributions from noted scholars, The Arab Spring provides a comprehensive overview of the causes, key issues, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • A History of the Modern Middle East

    6th Edition

    By William L. Cleveland, Martin Bunton

    A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign policies. Built around a framework of political…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02

  • Gender in Modern East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss, Hyaeweol Choi

    Gender in Modern East Asia explores the history of women and gender in China, Korea, and Japan from the seventeenth century to the present. This unique volume treats the three countries separately within each time period while also placing them in global and regional contexts. Its transnational and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01

  • American Architecture

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Leland M. Roth, Amanda C. Roth Clark

    More than fifteen years after the success of the first edition, this sweeping introduction to the history of architecture in the United States is now a fully revised guide to the major developments that shaped the environment from the first Americans to the present, from the everyday vernacular to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13

  • Philosophy of Education

    4th Edition

    By Nel Noddings

    The first edition of Nel Noddings' Philosophy of Education was acclaimed as the 'best overview in the field' by the journal Teaching Philosophy and predicted to 'become the standard textbook in philosophy of education' by Educational Theory. This classic text, originally designed to give the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28

  • Premodern Japan

    A Historical Survey, 2nd Edition

    By Mikiso Hane, Louis G. Perez

    Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane's rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan. The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02

  • Comparing Asian Politics

    India, China, and Japan, 4th Edition

    By Sue Ellen M. Charlton

    Comparing Asian Politics presents an invaluable comparative examination of politics and government in three Asian nations: India, China, and Japan. The author elucidates the links between politics and each nation's distinctive cultural and historical contexts and demonstrates the intermingling and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-01

  • A Political Economy of the Middle East

    4th Edition

    By Melani Cammett, Ishac Diwan, Alan Richards, John Waterbury

    A Political Economy of the Middle East is the most comprehensive analysis of developments in the political economy of the region over the past several decades, examining the interaction of economic development processes, state systems and policies, and social actors in the Middle East. The fourth…

    Paperback – 2013-12-01