Asian history

    Singapore: A Modern History

    By Michael D. Barr

    Hardback £22.46

    Comprehensive modern history of Singapore, from C16 to present

    Viceroys

    By Christopher Lee

    Hardback £20.46

    Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

    For Queen and Company

    By John Young

    Paperback £14.43

    The story of those Irishmen who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in The Indian Mutiny, and some other equally interesting characters.

    Gallipoli

    Hardback £29.46

    Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the...

    Portraiture in South Asia since the Mughals: Art, Representation and History

    By Crispin Branfoot

    Hardback £66.21

    One of the most remarkable artistic achievements of the Mughal Empire was the emergence in the early seventeenth century of portraits of identifiable individuals, unprecedented in both South Asia and the Islamic world.

    Persia and the Persian Question 2 Volume Set

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Hardback £67.95

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Persia and the Persian Question 2 Volume Set Persia and the

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Paperback £36.98

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Yemen and the Search for Stability

    Hardback £62.46

    The first book to look at the new political and social movements in Yemen after the fall of President Saleh

    Mission to the Medieval Middle East

    Hardback £78.96

    Bertrandon de la Broquiere was esquire to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy.

    Bannermen Tales (Zidishu): Manchu Storytelling and Cultural Hybridity in the Qing Dynasty

    By Elena Suet-Ying Chiu

    Hardback £29.42

    Bannermen Tales is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive study of zidishu-a popular storytelling genre created by the Manchus in early eighteenth-century Beijing. With original translations, musical score, and numerous illustrations of hand-copied and printed texts, this study opens a new window into Qing literature.

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