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              Books in the Asia/Pacific/Perspectives series

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              Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange
               

              Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange (Hardback)

              By Mitchell, Jon; Foreword by Dower, John W.

              • RRP: $43.99
              • $43.99
              • Pub Date
                15 Dec 20

              For decades, the US military has been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances. Thousands of service members, their families, and local residents have been exposed--but the US has hidden the damage and refused to help victims. This book reveals the enormous extent o...f contamination and the lengths the Pentagon will go to conceal it.
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              ISBN 9781538130339
              Released AU 15 Dec 2020
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              The Korean War in Asia: A Hidden History
               

              The Korean War in Asia: A Hidden History (Hardback)

              Edited by Morris-Suzuki, Tessa

              • RRP: $148.00
              • $148.00
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              This groundbreaking book takes a fresh look at the Korean War by considering the conflict from a Northeast Asian perspective. It highlights the connections of the war to earlier conflicts and examines its human impact on neighboring countries, It also considers the lasting conseq...uences for the region's society and unsettled politics today.
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              ISBN 9781538111895
              Released AU 15 Feb 2018
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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              The Korean War: An International History
               

              The Korean War: An International History (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Updated Edition)

              By Haruki, Wada

              • RRP: $59.99
              • $59.99
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              This classic history of the Korean War is now available in a paperback edition including a substantive introduction that considers the heightened danger of a new Northeast Asian war. Wada moves beyond national histories to provide the first assessment of the Korean War as an inte...rnational conflict from the perspective of all the major actors.
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              ISBN 9780810896307
              Released AU 16 Feb 2018
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              Pan-Asianism: A Documentary History, 1850-1920

              Pan-Asianism: A Documentary History, 1850-1920 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Saaler, Sven; Szpilman, Christopher W. A.

              • RRP: $59.99
              • $59.99
              • Temporarily out of stock

              Pan-Asianism has been an ideal of Asian solidarity, regional cooperation, and regional integration but also served to justify expansionism and aggression. As such, it has been a decisive factor in the history of Asia and the Pacific region. This groundbreaking collection brings s...eminal documents on Pan-Asianism to the Western reader for the first time. It includes some fifty primary sources from 1850 to 1920.
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              ISBN 9780810895386
              Released AU 15 Oct 2017
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States
               

              Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States (Hardback, Second Edition)

              By McCormack, Gavan; Norimatsu, Satoko Oka

              • RRP: $122.00
              • $122.00
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              ISBN 9781538115572
              Released AU 15 Mar 2018
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              Pan-Asianism: A Documentary History, 1920-Present

              Pan-Asianism: A Documentary History, 1920-Present (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Saaler, Sven; Szpilman, Christopher W. A.

              • RRP: $69.99
              • $69.99
              • Temporarily out of stock

              Pan-Asianism has been an ideal of Asian solidarity, regional cooperation, and regional integration but also served to justify expansionism and aggression. As such, it has been a decisive factor in the history of Asia and the Pacific region. This groundbreaking collection brings s...eminal documents on Pan-Asianism to the Western reader for the first time. It includes some forty primary sources from the 1920s to the present.
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              ISBN 9780810895393
              Released AU 15 Oct 2017
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              The Korean War: An International History
               

              The Korean War: An International History (Hardback, Updated Edition)

              By Haruki, Wada

              • RRP: $146.00
              • $146.00
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              This classic history of the Korean War is now available in a paperback edition including a substantive introduction that considers the heightened danger of a new Northeast Asian war. Wada moves beyond national histories to provide the first assessment of the Korean War as an inte...rnational conflict from the perspective of all the major actors.
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              ISBN 9781538116418
              Released AU 15 Mar 2018
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              The Korean War in Asia: A Hidden History
               

              The Korean War in Asia: A Hidden History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Morris-Suzuki, Tessa

              • RRP: $65.99
              • $65.99
              • To Order

              This groundbreaking book takes a fresh look at the Korean War by considering the conflict from a Northeast Asian perspective. It highlights the connections of the war to earlier conflicts and examines its human impact on neighboring countries, It also considers the lasting conseq...uences for the region's society and unsettled politics today.
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              ISBN 9781538111901
              Released AU 15 Feb 2018
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima
               

              To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima (Hardback)

              By Pellegrino, Charles

              • RRP: $64.99
              • $56.83
              • Save $8.16
              • Internationally sourced

              To Hell and Back offers readers a stunning, you are there time capsule, wrapped in elegant prose. Charles Pellegrino's scientific authority and close relationship with the A-bomb survivors make his account the most gripping and authoritative ever written.

              ISBN 9781442250581
              Released AU 15 Aug 2015
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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              The Japanese Family in Transition: From the Professional Housewife Ideal to the Dilemmas of Choice
                

              The Japanese Family in Transition: From the Professional Housewife Ideal to the Dilemmas of Choice (Hardback)

              By Vogel, Suzanne Hall; With Vogel, Steven K.

              • RRP: $129.99
              • $111.10
              • Save $18.89
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              These gripping biographies poignantly illustrate the strengths and the vulnerabilities of professional housewives and of families facing social change and economic uncertainty in contemporary Japan.

              ISBN 9781442221710
              Released AU 11 Apr 2013
              Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
              Availability
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