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Oyster By Stuart Marshall
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Twenty-six year old Elliot is bored with life in London and decides to test the assertion that the world is your oyster, heading East to travel for an indefinite period. But he soon finds himself... More > on a self-destructive course, caught between sexual obsession and the subtle wisdom of the East.< Less
A Pretty Unfair Place By Ken Westmoreland
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Throughout its history, East Timor has been a lesson in what not to do: how not to run a colony, how not to run a province, how not to prepare a territory for independence, and how not to treat a... More > smaller neighbour. While many foreign commentators have been prompt to write East Timor off as a ‘failed state’, they conveniently ignore the fact that other states are also to blame for its failings, particularly Portugal, Indonesia and Australia, as well as the United Nations. East Timor’s first ten years since self-determination have been marked by denial, naïveté, ignorance, prejudice, incompetence, maladministration, and an unwillingness of people from different countries to work with each other instead of against each other. It is a lesson for those places in the world seeking independence, and those governments who seek to deny independence to others. Yet despite all this, East Timor remains a place with hope.< Less
A Pretty Unfair Place By Ken Westmoreland
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Throughout its history, East Timor has been a lesson in what not to do: how not to run a colony, how not to run a province, how not to prepare a territory for independence, and how not to treat a... More > smaller neighbour. While many foreign commentators have been prompt to write East Timor off as a ‘failed state’, they conveniently ignore the fact that other states are also to blame for its failings, particularly Portugal, Indonesia and Australia, as well as the United Nations. East Timor’s first ten years since self-determination have been marked by denial, naïveté, ignorance, prejudice, incompetence, maladministration, and an unwillingness of people from different countries to work with each other instead of against each other. It is a lesson for those places in the world seeking independence, and those governments who seek to deny independence to others. Yet despite all this, East Timor remains a place with hope.< Less
ASEAS 1(2) By Christian Bothe
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The Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies / Österreichische Zeitschrift für Südostasienwissenschaften (ASEAS) is a core project of the Society for South-East Asian Studies... More > (SEAS) in Vienna. The journal’s editors invite both established as well as young scholars to present research results and theoretical papers (scientific and journalistic texts are welcome), to report about ongoing research projects or field studies, to introduce academic as well as non-academic institutions, to publish conference reports and other short essays, to conduct interviews with experts on South-East Asia, or to review literature. Articles are in German or English. As an interdisciplinary journal, ASEAS intends to cover a variety of aspects of South-East Asia (archaeology, culture, economics, geography, linguistics, politics, society, etc.) from both historical as well as contemporary perspectives.< Less
Mystic or Sorcerer By Dr. Devin Hofler
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An survey of the evolution of esotericism in South-East Asia from 1400 - 1500 in the peninsula of Malaya. The outcome was Sufism, Islam, and Sorcery in the minimal, but how did this all begin? This... More > book can introduce you to the esoteric dimension of it all came into being.< Less
My Calendar Temple Cats By David Wooster
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Dozens of amazing photographs of cats, monks, and temples from Southeast Asia. Inspirational.
Serendipity (paperback) By Frederick Fisher
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Collection of travel anecdotes and stories set in China and southeast Asia.
An Introductory Course in the Lauvìnko Language, Part One By Conor Stuart-Roe
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A description of the Lauvinko language, an extinct Kasanic language of Southeast Asia.
Vignettes By Richard McCarthy
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Stories from the authors service with the Army Security Agency in Southeast Asia.
Turning the Tide: The Naval Air Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway By Arne Markland
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America was still reeling from Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor as the Japanese fleet was running amok in and around the Java Sea. Within months, Japan had occupied most of Southeast Asia.... More > Flushed with "victory disease," the Imperial Japanese Army decided to go after Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, and asked the Japanese Navy for help in occupying the port. The IJA also wanted the IJN to seize control of the nearby Coral sea, and as a follow-up, to clear the waters around Guadalcanal of Allied ships. The consequent Battle of Coral Sea resulted in a strategic victory for the U.S. in that it thwarted the Japanese plan to occupy Port Moresby, and the failure of Japan's massive fleet to occupy Midway a few months later meant Japan would have to shrink her outer defense perimeter. It also meant that Japan's grandiose expansion plans came to a grinding halt, and that prospects for a victorious war were beginning to quickly fade.< Less

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