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India: A Portrait - Page 210

Patrick French - History - 2011 - 416 pages
A. QUARRY. NEAR. MYSORE. INDIA IS NEVER SHORT of horror stories. A bride
was burned to death in jodhpur on the orders of her mother-in-law because her
family had not delivered a dowry. In Imphal, an unarmed young man was shot by
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The World Is What It Is

Patrick French - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 554 pages
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War

James Bradley - History - 2009 - 400 pages
On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name. In 2005, a century later, James Bradley traveled in the wake of Roosevelt's mission and discovered what had transpired in Honolulu, Tokyo, Manila, Beijing and Seoul.
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Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962

Yang Jisheng - History - 2012 - 656 pages
Ian Johnson, writing in The New York Review of Books, called the Chinese edition of Tombstone "groundbreaking . . . One of the most important books to come out of China in recent years."
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty

Bradley K. Martin - History - 2007 - 880 pages
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader offers in-depth portraits of North Korea's two ruthless and bizarrely Orwellian leaders, Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il. Lifting North Korea's curtain of self-imposed isolation, this book will take ...
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The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

Richard McGregor - History - 2010 - 336 pages
In The Party, Richard McGregor delves deeply into China's inner sanctum for the first time, showing how the Communist Party controls the government, courts, media, and military, and how it keeps all corruption accusations against its ...
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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
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The Siege: 68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel

Cathy Scott-clark, Adrian Levy - History - 2013 - 352 pages
With a deep understanding of the region and its politics and a narrative flair reminiscent of Midnight in Peking, journalists Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy vividly unfold the tragic events in a real-life thriller filled with suspense, ...
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