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天皇陛下の私生活 : 1945年の昭和天皇 / 米窪明美
米窪明美, 1964- author
Tōkyō-to Shinjuku-ku : Shinchōsha, 2015
Baker Berry Japan DS889.8 .Y66 2015

バブル崩壊 : 1990年代 / 苅谷剛彦編 ; 小此木潔, 水島久光, 堀江宗正, 島田誠, 中西新太郎, 山下英愛, 森宣雄, 吉岡忍, 奥地圭子, 椹木野衣, 村上稔, 水内俊雄
Tōkyō : Iwanami Shoten, 2016
Baker Berry Japan DS891 .B328 2016

Mental Maps im Zionismus : Ost und West in Konzepten einer jüdischen Nation vor 1914
Maksymiak, Małgorzata A
Bremen : Edition Lumière, 2015
Baker Berry DS149 .M358 2015

Tamil : a biography
Shulman, David Dean, 1949- author
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2016]
Beginnings: alapanam -- First budding, Tamil from the inside : pallavi -- Second budding, the musical self : anupallavi -- The imperial moment, truth, and sound : caranam 1 -- Republic of syllables : caranam 2 -- A Tamil modernity : caranam 3 -- Beyond the merely modern : ragamalika.

This book explores two millennia of south Indian Tamil civilization, with a special emphasis on the way Tamil speakers and literati understood the unique features of their language and the major cultural themes articulated in Tamil over this long time span. Tamil is one of the great world languages, with its 80 million speakers, its ancient, classical past, and the profound richness of its cultural traditions, which spread throughout South Asia and beyond to Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia and, today, to a large Tamil Diaspora scattered around the globe. Presented in the format of a south Indian musical composition, the chapters take the reader through the whole of Tamil cultural history, from its beginnings at the end of the first millennium B.C. through the stunning poems of love and war known as "Sangam Poetry", the burst of intense religious movements in the mid-first-millennium A.D., the Chola period of imperial expansion, and into late-medieval and modern times, including present-day Tamil politics and the vast cultural production of Chennai, Madurai, and Tanjavur. The treasures of the Tamil language deserve a wide audience--thus the book is aimed at readers with no special knowledge of India no less than at speakers and connoisseurs of Tamil. Translated verses and spicy stories of poets, lovers, musicians, warriors and kings fill the pages of this book, which paints a wide-angle, panoramic canvas of one of the most creative civilizations in the history of South Asia as it evolved and transformed itself from the distant past up to our own generation.--
Baker Berry DS432.T3 S46 2016

What the British Did : Two Centuries in the Middle East
Mangold, Peter, author
London : I. B.Tauris, 2016
Lines of incursion, 1798-1922 -- On borrowed time, 1922-45 -- Dissolution, 1945-71 -- Post-imperial, 1971-2016 -- Perspectives.
Baker Berry DS62.4 .M358 2016

Caste, colonialism and counter-modernity : notes on a postcolonial hermeneutics of caste
Ganguly, Debjani
London ; Routledge, 2005
"This book is an attempt to come to terms with the presence of caste in late modern India. It does so by addressing two questions: How do we read caste today? Why is it no longer enough to brand caste as pre-modern and backward? The author challenges the normative modernity inherent in social scientific approaches to caste by arguing that caste is not so much an essence responsible for India's "backwardness as a constellation of variegated social practices that are in a constant state of flux and that cannot be completely contained in a narrative of nation-building, modernisation and development.
Baker Berry DS422.C3 G365 2005

From the Mari archives : an anthology of Old Babylonian letters
Sasson, Jack M., author
Winona Lake, Indiana : Eisenbrauns, 2015
Kingship -- Administration -- Warfare -- Society -- Religion -- Culture -- Reflections -- Works consulted -- Indexes and concordance: A. Concordance; B. Correspondents.

"A selection of translations of the hundreds of letters from ancient Mari (Tell Hariri) on the Euphrates River, categorizing them by type of letter, contents, and with commentary on the ways in which the letters provide access into our understanding of ancient Mesopotamian society, in the 2nd millennium B.C.E."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry DS99.M3 S27 2015

戦後日中関係と同窓会 / 佐藤量
佐藤量, 1977- author
文献:p209-220
Baker Berry Japan DS849.C6 S3965 2016

戦時期日本の翼賛政治 / 官田光史著
官田光史, 1975- author
翼賛政治会 (Japan) History
Baker Berry Japan DS888.5 .K3435 2016

Diwan : studies in the history and culture of the ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean = Untersuchungen zu Geschichte und Kultur des Nahen Ostens und des östlichen Mittelmeerraumes im Altertum : Festschrift für Josef Wiesehöfer zum 65. Geburtstag
herausgegeben von Carsten Binder, Henning Börm, Andreas Luther
Duisburg : Wellem Verlag, [2016]
Baker Berry DS56 .D32 2016

A photographic record of the Russo-Japanese war
edited and arranged by James H. Hare ; with photographs by Victor K. Bulla, Robert L. Dunn, James F.J. Archibald, Richard Barry, Ashmead Bartlett, James Ricalton ; together with an account of the battle of the sea of Japan by Captain A.T. Mahan
New York : P.F. Collier & Son, 1905
Rauner Rare Book DS516.5 .P54 1905

白山。黑水。海东青 : 纪念金中都建都860周年特展 = White mountains, black waters and gyrfalcon : special exhibitions of the 860th anniversary of Beijing being the capital of China / 首都博物馆, 黑龙江省博物馆主编
Beijing : Wen wu chu ban she, 2013
Baker Berry East Asian DS714 .B35 2013

傅秉常日記 : 民國三十二年(1943) / 傅秉常著 ; 傅錡華, 張力校註
傅秉常, 1895-1965
臺北市 : 中央硏究院近代史硏究所, 民國101 [2012]
Baker Berry East Asian DS777.488.F794 A3 2012

從Basay到金雞貂 : 臺灣原住民社群關係之性質與變遷 / 吳佳芸著
吳佳芸
臺北市 : 國史館, 2011
Baker Berry East Asian DS799.42 .W825 2011

青年毛澤東的思想與中國共產革命 / 劉季倫著
劉季倫
台北市 : 政大出版社, 2012
Baker Berry East Asian DS778.M3 L586 2012

台湾历史人物小传. 国家图书馆特藏组编辑. 明清暨日据时期 /
台北 : 国家图书馆, 2006
Baker Berry East Asian DS799.66.A2 T35 2006

鸦片经济 : 以中国, 东南亚和印度为视域 (1602-1917) = Opium economy / 连东著
连东, author
Beijing : She hui ke xue wen xian chu ban she, 2013
Baker Berry East Asian DS757.5 .L53 2013

Jewish Salonica : between the Ottoman Empire and modern Greece
Naar, Devin E., author
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]
Introduction : is Salonica Jewish? -- Like a municipality and a state : the community -- Who will save Sephardic Judaism? : the chief rabbi -- More sacred than synagogue : the school -- Paving the way for better days to come : the historians -- Stones that speak : the cemetery -- Conclusion : Jewish Salonica -- reality, myth, memory.
Baker Berry DS135.G72 N33 2016

Syria : Geschichte einer zerstörten Welt
Sommer, Michael, 1970- author
Stuttgart : Klett-Cotta, [2016]
Baker Berry DS95 .S66 2016

Transnationalism and the Jews : culture, history, and prophecy
Feldt, Jakob, author
London ; Rowman & Littlefield International, Ltd., [2016]
Transnationalism and cultural thought -- Judaism, Zionism, and pluralism -- The Jewish land -- The genius of adaption -- Theodor Herzl, cosmopolitanism, and Jewishness -- New futures, new pasts -- Judaism in civil space: Mendelssohn, enlightenment, and the question of Jewish civility.
Baker Berry DS135.E83 F45 2016

Israel and its Arab minority, 1948-2008 : dialogue, protest, violence
Hitman, Gadi, author
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
The theoretical framework : a historiographical overview of the Arab Israeli citizens -- Historical theories of state-minority relationships -- Prominent characteristics of the Arab minority in Israel and the political frameworks -- From the establishment of the state (1948) until land day (1976) : mutual distrust -- 1948-1956 : the imposition of a military government and the Kfar Kassem massacre -- The Nazareth events (1958), the end of the military government and the June 1967 war -- The 1970s : the Yom Kippur war and "land day" -- "Land day" in 1982 Lebanese war : the Sabra and Shatilla massacre -- From the first intifada to the "cast lead" campaign (2008) : civil dialogue and nationalist violence -- 1987-2000 : worsening relations between the establishment and the Arab minority -- The "defensive wall" campaign (2002) and the "cast lead" campaign.

Using a balanced approach, this study provides a comprehensive picture of the Arab sector over six decades. It examines what, when, and why the Arab minority in Israel chooses to negotiate with the government or turn to protest or violence in order to change the status quo.
Baker Berry DS113.6 .H58 2016

那個年頭, 那些事 1966-1976 / 姜龙飞主编
上海 : 学林出版社, 2011
Baker Berry East Asian DS778.7 .N324 2011

한국인, 삶 에서 꽃 을 피우다 / [발행인 신 권수]
서울시 : 연두 와 파랑, 2009
Baker Berry Korea DS904 .H2573 2009

The ocean of churn : how the Indian Ocean shaped human history
Sanyal, Sanjeev, author
Gurgaon, Haryana, India : Penguin/Viking, 2016
Baker Berry DS340 .S26 2016

Antisemitism : the oldest hatred
compiled by John Mann
London ; Bloomsbury Continuum, 2015
Speeches and articles against antisemitism by well-known personalities compiled by John Mann, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism since 2005.
Baker Berry DS145 .A58 2015

Japan : her strength and her beauty
profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings by Henry Reuterdahl ; Fletcher Ransom ; Sidney Adamson ; and Genjiro Yeto ; with an original cover design by J. Leyendecker
New York : P.F. Collier & Son, 1904
Contains photographs of the Japanese armed forces, portraits of military and naval officers and other governmental officials plus scenes of Japan at the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War, 1904.
Rauner Rare Book DS810 .J35 1904

Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania : The Jews on the Radziwill estates
Teller, A., author
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]
Introduction -- Jewish settlement on the estates -- Jews and Jewish communities in the urban economy -- The economic institutions of the estates -- Jews as estate leaseholders : the rise and fall of the Ickowicz brothers -- Arendarze : Jewish lessees of monopoly rights -- Jews and trade in the estate economy.
Baker Berry DS135.L5 T4513 2016

America's dream palace : Middle East expertise and the rise of the national security state
Khalil, Osamah F., 1971- author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016
Introduction: The crossroads of Empire -- Private knowledge: American missionaries, the inquiry, and the First World War in the Middle East, 1917-1922 -- Wartime expertise: the Office of Strategic Services, the Army Specialized Training Program, and World War II in the Middle East, 1940-1945 -- A time of national emergency: the national security establishment, academic institutions, and the origins of Middle East studies, 1947-1957 -- America's sheet anchors: creating Cold War universities in the Middle East, 1922-1962 -- (In)Visible government: the National Defense Education Act and the establishment of Middle East studies, 1950-1967 -- Modernizing the Middle East: constructing traditional society and expertise, 1950-1973 -- Privatizing knowledge: think tanks, Middle East expertise, and the decline of Area Studies, 1973-1988 -- Empire and its limitations: neoconservatism, the Bush Doctrine, and the Global War on Terror, 1989-2009 -- Epilogue: America and the Arab Spring.

America's Dream Palace examines the relationship between U.S. foreign policy and the origins and expansion of Middle East studies and expertise from World War I to the Global War on Terror. It analyzes the transition from the private knowledge of American missionaries and Orientalist scholars adapted for government use in the First and Second World Wars to the privatized knowledge of think tanks with close ties to the U.S. national security establishment in the late and post-Cold War periods. The book draws on extensive research at national, university, and foundation archives in the United States, the United Kingdom, Lebanon, and Egypt. It demonstrates that the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) of 1958 ultimately led to the growth and diversification of Middle East studies. An unintended consequence of this expansion was strained relations between academia and the government, which contributed to, and was compounded by, decreased federal funding for area studies. By the 1980s, these factors led to a perceived decline in the field, while think tanks garnered increased attention and influence. The author contrasts the post-September 11 expansion of the national security bureaucracy and the predominance of think tanks with attempts to marginalize university-based Middle East studies centers and scholars.--
Baker Berry DS61.8 .K47 2016

Britain and the Arab Middle East : World War I and its aftermath
Lieshout, R. H., author
London ; I.B. Tauris, 2016
"The profound effects of the British Empire's actions in the Arab World during the First World War can be seen echoing through the history of the 20th century. The uprising sparked by the Husayn-McMahon correspondence and led by 'Lawrence of Arabia'; the Sykes-Picot agreement which undermined that rebellion; and memoranda such as the Balfour Declaration all have shaped the Middle East into forms which would have been unrecognizable to the diplomats of the 19th century. Undertaken during the First 'World' War, these actions were not part of a coordinated British strategy, but in fact directed by several overlapping and competing departments, some imperfectly referred to as the 'Arab Bureau'. The British and the Middle East is unique in its comprehensive treatment of how and why the British generals and diplomats acted as they did. By taking as his starting point the voluminous, contradictory and revealing records of the policy-makers in the British government, Robert H. Lieshout shows convincingly that many concerned with foreign policy making were quite oblivious to the history and complexities of the Islamic World.Covering the full sweep of British involvement in Arabia, Lieshout makes a lasting contribution to our understanding of the period in which the British Empire changed the world, and shows how shallow and confused the understanding of those that shaped the future of the Middle East really was."--
Baker Berry DS63.2.G7 L53 2016

早期丝绸之路暨早期秦文化国际学术研讨会论文集 / 甘肃省文物考古研究所, 北京大学考古文博学院, 中国国家博物馆综合考古部, 陕西省考古研究院, 西北大学文化遗产学院编
Beijing Shi : Wen wu chu ban she, 2014
<Summary in Chinese field only>
Baker Berry East Asian DS741.65 .Z265 2012

伯希和西域探险日记 : 1906-1908 / [法]伯希和著 ; 耿昇译 = Carnets de route : 1906-1908 / Paul Pelliot
Pelliot, Paul, 1878-1945, author
Beijing : Zhongguo Zang xue chu ban she, 2014
Detailed summary in vernacular field.
Baker Berry East Asian DS327.7 .P46125 2014

The ancient state of Puyo in northeast Asia : archaeology and historical memory
Byington, Mark E., author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2016
Puyo in studies of early northeast Asia -- An opportunity and an obligation -- The politics of romanization -- Sources and organization -- The beginnings of history in northeast Asia -- A brief historical description of Puyo -- Puyo in history and historiography -- The state, the people, and the legacy -- Ancient peoples and states of northeast China and Korea -- The state of Yan and peoples on its periphery -- Yan's expansion into Manchuria and the Korean peninsula -- The archaeology of greater Yan -- Summary -- The archaeology of Puyo : part one: Bronze Age antecedents -- Bronze cultures of Liaoning -- Xituanshan culture and society -- Wanghua culture -- Elements of Xituanshan culture -- Summary -- The archaeology of Puyo : part two: formation of the Puyo state -- Post-Xituanshan society -- Liangquan culture -- The Lamadong cemetery -- Elements of post-Xituanshan culture -- Summary -- History of the Puyo state -- Puyo in Han frontier diplomacy -- Puyo in Koguryo history -- Summary -- Society and territory of the Puyo state -- The Puyo foundation myth -- Puyo society and culture-the Wei chronicle -- Walled sites associated with the Puyo state -- Summary -- Post-conquest Puyo survivals -- The dispersal of populations -- The struggle for Puyo territory -- Paekche as a Puyo successor state -- Summary -- Two phases of state formation -- Secondary state formation -- Foundation myths-an alternative to migration -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Puyo in studies of historical geography -- The capital of the Puyo state -- Koguryo's Puyo-song -- Parhae's Puyo-bu -- Summary.

"Employs archaelogical findings and historical records to describe the kingdom of Puyo, an ancient and largely obscure polity that once exercised influence over a large portion of central Manchuria in what is today the northeastern part of China"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry DS783.4 .B95 2016

Democracy in Lebanon : political parties and the struggle for power since Syrian withdrawal
Assi, Abbas, author
London : I.B. Tauris, 2016
Baker Berry DS87.65 .A87 2016

The early Bronze Age I tombs and burials of Bâb edh-Dhrâ', Jordan
Ortner, Donald J
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press ; ©2008
1. Introduction: a brief history of excavations at Bâb edh-Dhrâ', Jordan; The excavations in 1977, 1979, and 1981; Scientific value of the Bâb edh-Dhrâ' site -- 2. The ecological and social context of he EB I people: The physical environment of the Southern Levant; Human societies of the Chalcolithic Period; Funerary traditions in the Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age; Egyptian societies of the Late Predynastic and Early Dynastic periods; Mesopotamian societies of the Proto-urban and early urban periods -- 3. Methods in the recovery of and research on the EB I people -- 4. Cultural artifacts of the EB I tombs / R. Thomas Schaub -- 5. The funerary tradition of the EB I people: Shaft tomb architecture; Tomb chamber contents and arrangements; Burial types; Charnel house developments in EB IB; Burial traditions of the EB I Souther Levant -- 6. The tombs and burials of the EB I people: shaft tombs excavated in 1977 / Donald J. Ortner, Evan M. Garafalo, and Bruno Frohlich -- 7. The EB IB charnel house (G1): excavated in 1977 / Donald J. Ortner, Liese Meier, and Bruno Frohlich -- 8. The tombs and burials of the EB I people: tombs excavated in 1979 / Donald J. Ortner, Evan M. Garafalo, and Bruno Frohlich -- 9. The tombs and burials of the EB I people: tombs excavated in 1981 / Bruno Frohlich, Evan M. Garafalo, and Donald J. Ortner -- 10. The osteology of the of the EB I people / Bruno Frohlich, Donald J. Ortner, and Alain Froment -- 11. The paleodemography of the EB IA people -- 12. The paleopathology of the EB IA and EB IB peoples: Trauma; Infection; Arthritis, including osteoarthritis and the erosive arthropathies; Circulatory diseases; Reticuloendothelial and hematopoietic disorders; Metabolic disorders; Endocrine disorders; Congenital and neuromechanical abnormalities; Skeletal dysplasias; Tumors; Pathological conditions of the teeth and jaws; Nonspecific abnormalities of the skeleton / Donald J. Ortoner, Evan M. Garafalo, and Bruno Frohlich -- 13. Dental analyses of the Bâb edh-Dhrâ' human remains / Gillian R. Bentley and Victoria J. Perry -- 14. Summary of findings and conclusions regarding the EB I people of Bâb edh-Dhrâ', Jordan: The EB I society of Bâb edh-Dhrâ'; Funerary traditions at Bâb edh-Dhrâ' during EB I; Physical characteristics of the people; General health of the EB I people; Conclusions; Future research.

This work is the result of decades of research on the Early Bronze Age skeletal material from the archaeological site of Bâb edh-Dhrâ' in Jordan. Bâb edh-Dhrâ' is home to one of the Near East's largest and most carefully documented collections of human skeletal material, which is one of the few sources of information about the inhabitants of this prebiblical world in the late fourth and third millennia B.C.E. This definitive study by prominent physical anthropologists is an excellent reference for archaeologists and anthropologists working in the Levant, Egypt, and Mesopotamia, as well as anyone studying ancient Near Eastern migration patterns, skeletal changes, and incidences of diseases. -- from Back Cover.
Baker Berry DS154.9.D38 E9 1989 v.3

Bangkok
Warren, William, 1930-
London : Reaktion, 2002
"Bangkok is an informal portrait of this most vibrant and perplexing of modern cities. The city has grown and changed over 200 years, from a fortified island to a sprawling megapolis that today is home to more than 10 million people. The districts and streets of modern Bangkok are explored in a series of personal impressions, describing temples, cuisine, customs and modern life. The author reveals how the charms of Bangkok and its people outweigh the disadvantages of pollution, traffic and stifling heat. He also introduces various celebrities of past and present, such as the early kings of Thailand's present dynasty, Anna Leonowens, the famed heroine of The King and I, and Jim Thompson, the American silk entrepreneur and art collector who vanished mysteriously in the Malay jungle some 35 years ago." "Bangkok provides a much-needed history of the city, but it is also imbued with the warmth of Warren's love affair with its frenetic way of life."--BOOK JACKET.
Baker Berry DS589.B2 W36 2002

A common core : Thais and Americans
Fieg, John P., 1941-
[Yarmouth, Me.] : Intercultural Press, ©1989
Baker Berry DS569 .F544 1989

East Asian journal of popular culture
Bristol, UK : Intellect, [2015]-
Baker Berry DS509.3 .E185

行腳西拉雅 = Workshop on the migration and ethnic relations of Siraya / [主編謝仕淵, 陳靜寬]
臺南市 : 國立臺灣歷史博物館, 民國100 [2011]
Baker Berry East Asian DS799.43.S57 X55 2011

Pashtun identity and geopolitics in Southwest Asia : Pakistan and Afghanistan since 9/11
Malik, Iftikhar Haider, 1949- author
London, UK ; Anthem Press, 2016
Gandhara lands: wrestling with Pashtun identity and history -- Imperial hubris: the Afghan Taliban in ascendance -- Masculinities in conflict: Western pedagogy and the return of the Afghan Taliban -- Understanding Pakistan: geopolitical legacies and perspectives on violence -- Locating civic sentiments and movements in Pakistan: stalemated cycle, or a way forward? -- The United States and Pakistan: friends or foes! -- The European Union and Southwest Asia: perceptions, policies and permutations -- Conclusion: Pashtun troubled lands, uncertain Southwest Asia or a new beginning.
Baker Berry DS380.P8 M35 2016

The revolutionary king : the true-life sequel to The king and I
Stevenson, William, 1924-2013
London : Constable, ©1999
Baker Berry DS586 .S74 1999

Dagger 22 : U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
Golembesky, Michael, author
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2016]
A darker dawn -- Deeper into winter -- Casting the line -- Turn and fight -- Objective fiesta -- Fallen angels at Corvette -- A failed attempt -- Objective avalanche -- Eagle down -- The downward spiraling -- Yellow Devil -- Beginning of the end -- Doubling down -- Snake eyes and the midget -- April 6, Daneh Pasab -- Through the breach -- Festering rats -- Rally point -- Cemetery Hill -- All the king's men -- One last time.

"Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky's bestselling account of Marine Special Operations Team 8222 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, was just the beginning for these now battle-hardened special operations warriors. The unforgiving Afghan winter has settled upon the 22 men of Marine Special Operations Team 8222, callsign Dagger 22, in the remote and hostile river valley of Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. The Taliban fighters in the region would have liked nothing more than to once again go dormant and rest until the new spring fighting season began. No chance of that--this winter would be different. Along with Afghan and International Security Forces (NATO), the Marines of Dagger 22 continued their fight throughout the harsh winter to shape the battlefield before the Afghan ground began to thaw. From one firefight to the next, the noose began to tighten around the village of Daneh Pasab and the Taliban command cell operating there. On April 6, 2010, a ground force consisting of U.S. Army Special Forces, Afghan Commandos and Marine Corps special operations conducted a night assault to destroy the heavily entrenched Taliban force, breaking their grip on the valley and stopping the spring offensive before it even began. But nothing in Bala Murghab comes easily as combat operations wear on the operators of Dagger 22 as they lean on each other once again in order to complete their mission in one of the most brutal environments on earth."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry DS371.413 .G679 2016

Le dernier des injustes
Lanzmann, Claude, author
[Paris] : Gallimard ; [2015]
"Le dernier des injustes, qui a son origine dans le film du même nom, est le plus extraordinaire témoignage sur la genèse de la solution finale. Il permet de comprendre comment les nazis passent en deux ans de l'expulsion impitoyable des Juifs d'Autriche, de Tchécoslovaquie et d'Allemagne à la mort de masse dans les chambres à gaz. Benjamin Murmelstein est le personnage central de ce livre, témoin capital qui deviendra le président du Conseil juif du ghetto de Theresienstadt, créé par Eichmann pour faire croire au monde à la vie heureuse que voulait Hitler pour les Juifs qu'il allait assassiner. Rabbin de la communauté juive de Vienne, d'une mémoire et d'une intelligence hors normes, d'une immense culture, d'un caractère d'acier, d'une clairvoyance inouïe, jusqu'à deviner et déjouer les mesures atroces projetées par les nazis, Murmelstein dresse un portrait extraordinaire d'Eichmann, qu'il dut fréquenter pendant sept ans : pas du tout l'homme de la "banalité du mal", comme l'a prétendu Hannah Arendt, mais un antisémite d'une cruauté sans frein, impitoyable et corrompu. En même temps, Murmelstein se livre à une critique féroce du procès d'Eichmann à Jérusalem, mal préparé, où on refusa de le convoquer et de l'entendre. Contraint par la force de coopérer avec les nazis, Murmelstein ne fut en rien un "collaborateur", même si des détenus de Theresienstadt voulurent le faire passer pour tel. Jugé à sa demande par la justice tchèque, il fut acquitté de toutes les calomnies portées contre lui. Avec sa femme et son fils, il s'exila à Rome, sans avoir jamais connu Israël. À sa mort, en 1989, le rabbin de Rome refusa de l'inhumer et de dire pour lui le kaddish, la prière des morts."--P. [4] of cover.
Baker Berry DS135.C97 M87 2015

Information, territory, and networks : the crisis and maintenance of empire in Song China
De Weerdt, Hilde Godelieve Dominique, author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2015
"Based on a close reading of responses to official records and derivatives and a mapping of literati networks, the book proposes that the twelfth-century geopolitical crisis in Song China resulted in a lasting literati preference for imperial restoration and unified rule. It reorients the debate about the social transformation and local turn of imperial Chinese elites"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry DS751 .D4 2015

Sampheng : Bangkok's Chinatown inside out
Van Roy, Edward, 1937-
Bangkok, Thailand : Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn Univ., 2007
Baker Berry DS570.C5 V36 2007

The Mirror Test : America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan
Weston, J. Kael, author
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Prologue: Twentynine Palms, California -- Part I. The wrong war -- Quagmire -- Friends and enemies -- Phantom fury or new dawn? -- Happy birthday -- The potato factory -- Clear, hold, build -- Helo down -- Collaboration -- KIA in Mayberry -- When senators and generals talk -- Sara al Jumaili and the last grand mufti -- A farewell to Fallujah -- The 93 -- To Monument Valley -- Part II. The right war -- Deeper into the Muslim world -- Dilawar of Yakubi -- Khost U -- A handshake, or two -- Reformed Taliban -- The ego has landed -- Life after Guantanamo -- The dead of Sabari District -- The commander and the top student -- Jackpots and dryholes -- Motor City -- Escalation -- Our British friends -- Ask & tell -- A dignified transfer -- Part III. Homefronts -- To Cherokee, Iowa -- To Menard, Texas -- The parade -- Semper fido and the Sierras -- Operation Mend -- Spirit of America -- The library -- A museum of war -- Nick's home -- The mall of America -- Epilogue: New York City -- After war -- A soldier's war journal, a soldier's mirror test -- Angels.

"In a powerfully written firsthand account of the human costs of conflict, the author challenges Americans to address hard questions about America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, "--NoveList.
Baker Berry DS79.76 .W464 2016

Made in Thailand
Ayer, Margaret
New York, Knopf [1964]
The story of Thailand's arts and crafts and their relationship to the country's history, religion and geography. Grades 7-9.
Baker Berry DS566 .A94 1964

Katya & the prince of Siam
Hunter, Eileen
Bangkok : River Books : 1994
Biography of Phitsanulōkprachānāt, Prince, son of Chulalongkorn, King of Siam, 1882-1920, and his wife, Ekaterina Ivanovna Desnitsky, 1888-1960.
Baker Berry DS578.32.P465 H86 1994

Transpacific studies : framing an emerging field
Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen, editors
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2014]
Introduction: transpacific studies: interventions and intersections / Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janet Hoskins -- Transpacific studies: the view from Asia / Weiqiang Lin and Brenda S.A. Yeoh -- The transpacific Cold War / Heonik Kwon -- The Pacific paradox / Xiang Biao -- The Pageant of the Pacific: Miguel Covarrubias and the Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-1940 / Nancy C. Lutkehaus -- Transpacific studies and the cultures of U.S. imperialism / John Carlos Rowe -- Passionate attachments to area studies and Asian American studies: subjectivity and diaspora in the transpacific / J. Francisco Benitez and Laurie J. Sears -- Imaginationalisms: imaginary languages in translation, imagined national cinemas / Akira Lippit -- Militarized refuge: a critical rereading of Vietnamese flight to the U.S. / Yen Le Espiritu -- Special money in the Vietnamese diaspora / Hung Cam Thai -- Conclusion: living transpacifically / Yunte Huang.
Baker Berry DS12 .T76 2014

Tibet in agony : Lhasa 1959
李江琳, 1956- author
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; Harvard University Press, [2016]
The seeds of war -- Summit in Delhi -- Tragedy at Lake Qinghai -- Uneasy spring in Lhasa -- The exorcists' dance at the Potala Palace -- Peril at the prayer festival -- The Dalai Lama may not bring bodyguards -- The most momentous day in Tibetan history -- The undercover men of Kham -- Protect the Norbulingka! Protect the Dalai Lama! -- The gathering clouds of war -- A secret plan -- Go! go! tonight! -- The night ferry -- Into the Himalayas -- Battle at daybreak -- The death of the Medicine Buddha -- River of blood -- Inferno -- Surrender, and save the temple! -- The aftermath -- The eternal crossing.

On March 17, 1959, the Dalai Lama slipped out of his summer palace, the Norbulingka, in disguise, evading detection both by the Chinese Communist authorities stationed in the city and by the thousands of Tibetan demonstrators who had gathered in the area, fearful that the Chinese were plotting to abduct their beloved leader. After a hair-raising trek across the Himalayas, he re-emerged weeks later in India, where he set up his government in exile. Soon after he left Lhasa, however, the Chinese People's Liberation Army pummeled the city in the savage "Battle of Lhasa." The poorly prepared Tibetans were forced to capitulate, putting Mao in a position to fulfill his long-held dream of imposing Communist rule over Tibet. Partisan politics has tended to overshadow history ever since these fateful developments. For decades, independent scholars have lacked the source materials necessary for evaluating these conflicting allegations and placing them in their proper historical context. Chinese sources, in particular, have remained shrouded in secrecy until quite recently. Meanwhile, unrest has continued to erupt periodically in Lhasa, which had its third major disturbance in 2008. What really happened in Lhasa in March 1959, and why did it happen? Tibet in Agony sets the historical record straight by extensive examination of Chinese and Tibetan sources, many of which are either new or have never before been used by independent scholars. From these sources emerges the first narrative to trace the crisis in Lhasa in March 1959 to its roots in Mao's plan to take over Tibet, and in the fears and suspicions that the step-by-step execution of his plan aroused among Tibetans.--
Baker Berry DS786 .L4619213 2016

Indian Tibet, Tibetan India : the cultural legacy of the Western Himalayas
Van Ham, Peter, author
New Delhi, India : Niyogi Books, 2015
Baker Berry DS485.H6 V36 2015

The age of jihad : Islamic State and the great war for the Middle East
Cockburn, Patrick, 1950- author
London ; Verso, [2016]
Part 1. Afghan prelude -- The overthrow of the Taliban, Afghanistan, 2001 -- Part 2. The occupation of Iraq, Iraq, 1990-2003 -- Iraq under sanctions, Iraq, 2003 -- Regime change, Iraq, 2003 -- Resistance, Iraq, 2004 -- Bombs and ballots, Iraq, 2005 -- Civil war, Iraq, 2006-7 -- Drawdown, Iraq, 2007-10 -- Part 3. Afghan reprise -- The return of the Taliban, Afghanistan, 2009-2012 -- Part IV: The Arab Spring -- Mission creep, Libya, 2011 -- The "Somalianisation" of Libya, Libya, 2012-14 -- Yemen in the crossfire, Yemen, 2009-15 -- Sectarian venom, Bahrain, 2011 -- Part 5. Syria: Revolution and counter-revolution -- From revolution to sectarian war, Syria, 2011-13 -- Syrian catastrophe, Syria, 2013-14 -- Part 6. Birth of a caliphate -- Ten years on, Iraq, 2013 -- Iraq on the brink, Iraq, 2013-2014 -- The Islamic State expands, The Caliphate, 2014 -- The Islamic State remains, The Caliphate, 2014-2015 -- Life in the Caliphate, The Caliphate, 2015 -- The Islamic State at bay, The Caliphate, 2015-2016 -- Afterword : Eight wars.

"Presented in ... diary form, this substantial volume draws together a careful selection of Cockburn's writings from the frontlines of the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria, interspersed with thoughtful analyses and contemporary, original reflection. What emerges is the fine grain and nuance of an unfolding tragedy in which, in contrast to the often facile proclamations of politicians and much of the media: "These are not black-and-white situations, good guys against bad, vile tyrant against a risen people like a scene out of Les Miserables. It is astonishing and depressing to see Western governments committing their countries to wars without recognizing this basic fact." The conflicts being fueled by such misunderstandings are today spilling over to cities in the West, provoking a backlash that learns little from recent history and is likely only to make things worse.--Publisher.
Baker Berry DS63.123 .C43 2016

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