Download e-book for kindle: Der Reis und das Blut (German Edition) by Harry Thürk

By Harry Thürk

ISBN-10: 3327009961

ISBN-13: 9783327009963

ISBN-10: 3954627795

ISBN-13: 9783954627790

Kambodschas bitterste Jahre

Mitte der 1970er Jahre befindet sich Kambodscha im Bürgerkrieg. Die Roten Khmer haben unter Pol Pot die Herrschaft übernommen und zwingen die Bevölkerung in Arbeitslager, in denen die Zahl der Todesopfer stetig ansteigt.
Drei Augenzeugen berichten aus unterschiedlicher Perspektive von ihren Erlebnissen und den unvorstellbaren Zuständen dieser Zeit: Kim Sar, der durch Zufall in die Führungsriege der Roten Khmer gelangte, Ung Phim, der als Soldat Flüchtende über die vietnamesische Grenze schleuste, und Yong Sok, der die Schrecken der Zwangsarbeit am eigenen Leib erfuhr.
Harry Thürks 1990 veröffentlichte ebenso spannende wie erschütternde dokumentarische Rückschau auf eines der brutalsten Regimes der jüngeren Geschichte ist nun endlich wieder lieferbar.

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New PDF release: The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History (Encounters with Asia)

By Thomas T. Allsen

ISBN-10: 0812239261

ISBN-13: 9780812239263

From antiquity to the 19th century, the royal hunt used to be a necessary portion of the political cultures of the center East, India, imperative Asia, and China. in addition to marking elite prestige, royal hunts functioned as inspection excursions and imperial progresses, a way of exclaiming kingly authority over the nation-state. the search was once, in truth, the "court out-of-doors," an open-air theater for screens of splendor, the leisure of visitors, and the bestowal of style on subjects.

In the behavior of interstate kinfolk, nice hunts have been used to coach armies, convey the flag, and ship diplomatic signs. Wars occasionally begun as hunts and ended as celebratory chases. usually understood as a type of covert army education, the royal hunt used to be topic to an analogous strict self-discipline as that utilized in struggle and was once additionally a resource of innovation in army association and tactics.

Just as human topics have been to acknowledge royal strength, so used to be the usual nation introduced in the strength constitution through the royal hunt. looking parks have been facilities of botanical alternate, army depots, early conservation reserves, and critical hyperlinks in neighborhood ecologies. The mastery of the king over nature served a huge goal in authentic renderings: as a manifestation of his ownership of heavenly luck he may possibly tame the wildlife and retain his state secure from marauding threats, human or animal. The exchanges of searching partners—cheetahs, elephants, or even birds—became diplomatic instruments in addition to helping create an elite looking tradition that transcended political allegiances and ecological frontiers.

This sweeping comparative paintings levels from old Egypt to India less than the Raj. With a magisterial command of up to date assets, literature, fabric tradition, and archaeology, Thomas T. Allsen chronicles the substantial diversity of traditions surrounding this fabled royal occupation.

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Ooi Keat Gin's The Japanese Occupation of Borneo, 1941-45 (Routledge PDF

By Ooi Keat Gin

ISBN-10: 0415456630

ISBN-13: 9780415456630

ISBN-10: 0415837901

ISBN-13: 9780415837903

The eastern career of either British Borneo – Brunei, Sarawak and North Borneo – and Dutch Borneo in 1941 to 1945 is a miles understudied topic. Of specific curiosity is the career of Dutch Borneo, ruled through the Imperial eastern military that had long term plans for ‘permanent possession’. This e-book surveys Borneo below Western colonialism, examines pre-war jap pursuits in Borneo, and analyses the japanese army invasion and career. It is going directly to ponder the character of jap rule in Borneo, contrasting the several regimes of the Imperial jap military, which governed the north, and the military. a variety of matters are mentioned, together with the incorporation of the financial system within the larger East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere and the consequences of this on Borneo’s financial system. The booklet additionally covers matters similar to the connection with many of the indigenous population, with Islam and the Muslim neighborhood, and the chinese language, in addition to issues of acculturation and propaganda, and significant uprisings and mass executions. It examines the effect of the wartime stipulations and regulations at the neighborhood multiethnic peoples and their responses, offering a useful contribution to the better figuring out of the importance of the wartime eastern profession within the ancient improvement of Borneo.

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Ken C. Kawashima's The Proletarian Gamble: Korean Workers in Interwar Japan PDF

By Ken C. Kawashima

ISBN-10: 0822343991

ISBN-13: 9780822343998

ISBN-10: 0822344173

ISBN-13: 9780822344179

Koreans constituted the biggest colonial exertions strength in imperial Japan throughout the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties. stuck among the Scylla of agricultural destitution in Korea and the Charybdis of business melancholy in Japan, migrant Korean peasants arrived on jap soil amid severe instability within the exertions and housing markets. In The Proletarian Gamble, Ken C. Kawashima continues that contingent exertions is a defining attribute of capitalist commodity economies. He scrutinizes how the exertions strength of Korean staff in Japan was once commodified, and the way those staff either fought opposed to the racist and contingent stipulations of trade and combated institutionalized racism.

Kawashima attracts on formerly unseen archival fabrics from interwar Japan as he describes how Korean migrants struggled opposed to numerous recruitment practices, unfair and discriminatory wages, surprising firings, racist housing practices, and over the top bureaucratic crimson tape. Demonstrating that there has been no unmarried Korean “minority,” he finds how Koreans exploited fellow Koreans and the way the stratification in their groups labored to the benefit of country and capital. although, Kawashima additionally describes how, while migrant employees did organize—as after they grew to become enthusiastic about Rōsō (the biggest Korean communist hard work union in Japan) and in Zenkyō (the eastern communist exertions union)—their assorted struggles have been united towards a typical aim. In The Proletarian Gamble, his research of the Korean migrant staff' reports opens right into a a lot broader rethinking of the elemental nature of capitalist commodity economies and the analytical different types of the proletariat, surplus populations, commodification, and nation power.

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Get Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate PDF

By John Gordon

ISBN-10: 1612510574

ISBN-13: 9781612510576

ISBN-10: 1682471861

ISBN-13: 9781682471869

battling for MacArthur is the single ebook that makes a speciality of the position of the army and Marine Corps in the course of the 1941-42 security of the Philippines. The publication comprises the main certain account ever released of the japanese bombing of the Cavite army backyard open air Manila on 10 December 1941, the worst destruction ever to US army deploy. The e-book additionally presents many new information about the 4th Marine Regiment that surrendered on Corregidor in may possibly 1942, the single time the Marine Corps misplaced a regiment in wrestle. scuffling with for MacArthur comprises very important insights at the origins of the tricky courting among military normal Douglas MacArthur and the army and likewise compares MacArthur’s activities within the security of the Philippines to these of Admiral Thomas Hart, the Commander of the Asiatic Fleet.

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Download e-book for iPad: Kriegerische Auseinandersetzungen in Südasien (Indien). by René Feldvoß

By René Feldvoß

ISBN-10: 3656626901

ISBN-13: 9783656626909

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Asien, notice: 1,3, Universität Hamburg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Reiseberichte zählen sicherlich mit zu den interessantesten, jedoch auch mitunter problematischen, Quellen des Mittelalters. Reisen in weit entfernte Länder oder gar zu anderen Kontinente conflict lediglich einem kleinen, erlesenen Personenkreis der europäischen Bevölkerung vorbehalten.
Entsprechend großen Anklang fanden die Berichte derjenigen, die von fernen Länder und Kulturen aus eigenen Erfahrungen berichten konnten. Sie waren nicht nur beim einfachen Volk beliebt, das niemals selbst auch nur ähnlich exotisches wie die Küsten Asiens oder Afrikas mit eigenen Augen gesehen hatte, oder jemals sehen würde. Auch in den europäischen Herrscherhäusern waren Fernreisende und ihre Berichte gern gesehene Gäste. Neben der bloßen Unterhaltungsfunktion, die diese Erzählungen erfüllten, spielten jedoch auch wirtschaftliche und später auch kolonial-politische Interessen eine Rolle.
Zu dieser Gruppe ist sicherlich auch Ludovico de Varthema zu zählen, dessen „Reisen im Orient“ eine der beiden im Folgenden näher zu untersuchenden Reiseberichtsquellen aus dem frühen sixteen. Jahrhundert darstellt. Wie Folker Reichert in seinem Vorwort der von ihm angefertigten Übersetzung aus dem Jahr 1996 bereits erläutert, gibt es zahlreiche
Die zweite Quellengrundlage stellt ein Reisebericht des portugiesischen Apothekers Tomé Pires dar, welcher seine Erlebnisse und Eindrücke, die er während seines Aufenthaltes von 1512-1515 entlang der Malabarküste bis hin zu den südostasiatischen Inseln gesammelt hatte, beschreibt.
Insbesondere die stark wirtschaftlich geprägten Interessen der Portugiesen könnten zu Bündnissen mit den hinduistischen Herrschern geführt haben, die ebenso darauf bedacht gewesen sein dürften, die Vormachtstellung der muslimischen Händler im südasiatischen Raum zu brechen. Doch auch Interessenkonflikte mit den vermeintlichen Bündnispartnern im Hinblick auf koloniale Bestrebungen der portugiesischen Krone dürften im Fokus der Reisenden gestanden haben.
Weiterhin stellt sich die Frage, welche konkreten Kriegshandlungen beide Autoren in ihren Berichten beschreiben und welche Wirkung sie damit bei ihrem Zielpublikum zu erzielen erhofften, bzw. welchem Zweck ihre Beschreibungen dienten.
In diesem Zusammenhang wird auch zu erläutern sein, welche Besonderheiten der Kriegsführung Südasien im beginnenden sixteen. Jahrhundert bot, bzw. welche Unterschiede zur Kriegsführung in Europa den Autoren auffielen.

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Download PDF by Leonard Shihlien Hsü: The Political Philosophy of Confucianism: An interpretation

By Leonard Shihlien Hsü

ISBN-10: 0415361540

ISBN-13: 9780415361545

ISBN-10: 1138995045

ISBN-13: 9781138995048

First released in 1932.

One of the main brilliant positive aspects of the Confucian instructing to the trendy reader is its anticipation of the Spencerian formulation of evolution and its model of this to a programme of development. This quantity exhibits that Confucius' instructing remains to be appropriate in lots of of its positive factors, now not basically for China but additionally for the West.

Contents comprise: The history of Confucian political philosophy; the kingdom and its starting place; political solidarity and association; the main of benevolent executive; legislations and justice; democracy and illustration, social evolution.

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Read e-book online The Making of India: A Political History PDF

By Ranbir Vohra

ISBN-10: 0765607115

ISBN-13: 9780765607119

ISBN-10: 0765607123

ISBN-13: 9780765607126

Designed for undergraduate and graduate classes on Indian civilization and background, this article presents a sweeping examine the lengthy and sundry background of India and the way this complicated legacy has formed, and is shaping, the nation's glossy polity. It bargains specific political-historical assurance of India from pre-history into the twenty first century.

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Get Coolies of the Empire: Indentured Indians in the Sugar PDF

By Ashutosh Kumar

ISBN-10: 1107147956

ISBN-13: 9781107147959

This booklet reports Indian in another country labour migration within the 19th and early 20th centuries, which concerned hundreds of thousands of Indians traversing the globe within the age of empire, next to the abolition of slavery in 1833. This migration ended in the presence of Indians and their tradition being felt world wide. This learn delves deep into the lives of those indentured staff from India who known as themselves girmitiyas; it's a narrative in their stories in India and within the sugar colonies overseas. It foregrounds the choice global view of the girmitiyas, and their socio-cultural and spiritual lifestyles within the colonies. during this e-book, the writer has constructed hugely unique insights into the adventure of colonial indentured migrant labour, describing the ways that migrants controlled to outlive or even flourish in the interstices of the indentured labour procedure and the way significantly the event of migration replaced over time.

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New PDF release: China and Maritime Europe, 1500-1800

By Jr et al Wills,John Cranmer-Byng,Willard J. Peterson Jr,John W. Witek

ISBN-10: 0521179459

ISBN-13: 9780521179454

ISBN-10: 052143260X

ISBN-13: 9780521432603

China and Maritime Europe, 1500-1800 seems at early sleek China in a few of its most complex and interesting relatives with an international of accelerating international interconnection. New global silver, chinese language tea, Jesuit astronomers on the chinese language court docket, and retailers and marauders of every kind play very important roles the following. even though items of those tales were informed prior to, those chapters give you the fullest and clearest to be had summaries, according to assets in chinese language and in eu languages, making this knowledge obtainable to scholars and students attracted to the becoming connections between continents and civilizations within the early sleek period.

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