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Kashmir - Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace
by Sumantra Bose
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In 2002, nuclear-armed adversaries India and Pakistan mobilized for war over the long-disputed territory of Kashmir, sparking panic around the world. Drawing on extensive firsthand experience in the contested region, Sumantra Bose reveals how the conflict became a grave threat  [ more ]

Mao - The Unknown Story
by Jung Chang
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Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao?s close circle in China who have never talked before?and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him?this is the most authoritative life of Mao  [ more ]

Before the Deluge
The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges
by Deirdre Chetham
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Chetham's elegiac book about the towns along the banks of the Three Gorges area of the Yangtze River was written on the very eve of their destruction. After great controversy, the Chinese government has begun construction of the world's largest  [ more ]

Mao and the Chinese Revolution
by Yves Chevrier
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It has been more than a century since the birth of Mao Zedong. From the collapse of the old Chinese Empire in 1912 to the foundation of the People?s Republic in 1949, his history is linked with that of contemporary  [ more ]

Ghost Wars
The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to Sept 10, 2001
by Steve Coll
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Looming large in the minds of the American people since the devastation of September 11, 2001?and perplexing their political analysts, media, and elected leaders?are two unsettling questions: To what extent did America?s best intelligence analysts grasp the rising threat of  [ more ]

A Short History of Its People and Politics
by Martin Ewans
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Reaching back to earliest times, Martin Ewans examines the historical evolution of one of today's most dangerous breeding grounds of global terrorism. After a succession of early dynasties and the emergence of an Afghan empire during the eighteenth century, the  [ more ]

An Autobiography
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
by Mohandas Gandhi
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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for  [ more ]

Comfort Woman
A Filipina's Story of Prostitution and Slavery Under the Japanese Military
by Maria Rosa Henson
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In April 1943, fifteen-year-old Maria Rosa Henson was taken by Japanese soldiers occupying the Philippines and forced into prostitution as a comfort woman. In this simply told yet powerfully moving autobiography, Rosa recalls her childhood as the illegitimate daughter of  [ more ]

War Trash - A Novel
by Ha Jin
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War Trash, the extraordinary novel by the National Book Award?winning author of Waiting, is Ha Jin?s most ambitious work to date: a powerful, unflinching story that opens a window on an unknown aspect of a little-known war?the experiences of Chinese  [ more ]

Soldiers of God
With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan
by Robert Kaplan
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Robert D. Kaplan, bestselling author of Balkan Ghosts, offers a unique opportunity to increase our understanding of a people and a country at the center of world events. Here is a first-hand account of the guerrilla fighters, including Ahmad Shah  [ more ]

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
—Mahatma Gandhi