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Voices from the Second Republic of South Vietnam (1967–1975)
This volume recovers the stories of those who strove to build a constitutional structure of representative government in South Vietnam during a war for survival with a totalitarian...

Charles Keith, Michigan State University

"This volume is a welcome addition to a growing scholarly literature about South Vietnam. Its personal testimonies provide key details not only about the political and military history of that country but also about the complex backgrounds and worldviews of the men who governed it. It is a record of the hopes and hardships of a group of South Vietnamese who sought to build a stable, prosperous society in a time of decolonization and civil war."



3.11
Disaster and Change in Japan
Richard J. Samuels
In 3.11, Richard Samuels offers the first broad scholarly assessment of the disaster's impact on Japan's government and society.



A.U.A. Language Center Thai Course
Book 2
J. Marvin Brown
The set includes extensive grammar, dialogues, and conversations, as well as tone distinction, manipulation, and...



A.U.A. Language Center Thai Course
Book 3
J. Marvin Brown
The set includes extensive grammar, dialogues, and conversations, as well as tone distinction, manipulation, and...



Accidental Activists
Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea
Celeste L. Arrington, Celeste Arrington
Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. In Accidental Activists, Celeste L. Arrington examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to understand why...



Accommodation without Assimilation
Sikh Immigrants in an American High School
Margaret Gibson
A holistic portrait which reveals why Sikh high school students, despite language barriers, prejudice, and significant cultural differences, often outperform their majority peers and other United States minority groups.



Allegoresis
Reading Canonical Literature East and West
Zhang Longxi, Longxi Zhang
Why is it that a text, particularly a canonical text, is often said to contain a meaning different from what it literally says? How did allegorical readings arise and develop? By looking at such examples as Jewish and Christian interpretations of...



Amakudari
The Hidden Fabric of Japan's Economy
Richard A. Colignon, Chikako Usui
The widespread migration of civil servants to high-profile positions in the private and public sectors is known in Japan as amakudari, or "descent from heaven." Recent media stories associate the practice with corruption as the former officials...



The American War in Vietnam
This collection of essays focuses upon American involvement in the Vietnamese...



Anthropogenic Rivers
The Production of Uncertainty in Lao Hydropower
Jerome Whitington
In the 2000s, Laos was treated as a model country for the efficacy of privatized, "sustainable" hydropower projects as viable options for World Bank-led development. By viewing hydropower as a process that creates ecologically uncertain environments, Jerome Whitington reveals how new forms of managerial care have emerged in the context of a...



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