Subject: Political history

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Historical Dictionary of the Indochina War (1945–1954): An International and Interdisciplinary Approach

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Christopher E. Goscha 2011 This first historical dictionary in English of the Indochina War (1945–54) provides the most comprehensive account to date of one of the most important conflicts of the twentieth century. Over 1,600 entries provide in-depth, expert coverage of the Indochina War in all its dimensions. Goscha adopts a path-breaking dual international and […]

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Performing the Nation: Cultural Politics in New Order Indonesia

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Jorgen Hellman 2011 In sharp contrast to today’s disorder was the apparent cohesion and stability of Indonesia during much of the New Order period (1965–98). While Suharto’s authoritarian rule was significant, the regime’s cultural policies also played their part. Ethnic, religious and regional sentiments were to be channelled into the field of art rather than […]

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Village China at War: The Impact of Resistance to Japan, 1937–1945

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Dagfinn Gatu 2007 This groundbreaking study on the forging of Chinese communism in the furnace of the anti-Japanese war focuses on North China, where the CCP first took root and later expanded to conquer China. Whilst the explosive growth of the Chinese Communist movement during the war years is a fact, the nature of this […]

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Fiery Dragons: Banks, Moneylenders and Microfinance in Burma

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Sean Turnell 2009 This book tells the story of Burma’s financial system – of its banks, moneylenders and ‘microfinanciers’ – from colonial times to the present day. It argues that Burma’s financial system matters, and that the careful study of this system can tell us something more general about Burma – not least about how […]

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