Asian & Middle Eastern History


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  • Cover scan of Scottish Mandarin
    Scottish Mandarin: The Life And Times Of Sir Reginald Johnston
    Shiona Airlie - Hardback - Hong Kong University Press
    Colonial administrator, writer, explorer, Buddhist, and friend to China's last emperor, Sir Reginald Johnston (1874-1938) was a distinguished sinologist with a tangled love and family life that he kept secret even from his closest friends. Airlie tells the life story of this complex and sensitive character.
  • Cover scan of Six Months Without Sundays
    Six Months Without Sundays: The Scots Guards In Afghanistan
    Max Benitz - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is a gripping eye-witness account of several months spent with the world-renowned battalion, the Scots Guards, in Helmand Province.
  • Cover scan of Six Months Without Sundays
    Six Months Without Sundays: The Scots Guards In Afghanistan
    Max Benitz - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is a gripping eye-witness account of several months spent with the world-renowned battalion, the Scots Guards, in Helmand Province.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Samurai
    Scottish Samurai: Thomas Blake Glover, 1838-1911
    Alexander McKay - Paperback - Canongate
    Glover arrived in Nagasaki in 1859. Within a few years he had played an important role in the overthrow of the Tokugawa Shogunate. The author of this text became fascinated with the story of Glover when he visited Glover House in Hagasaki.
  • Cover scan of Six Months Without Sundays
    Six Months Without Sundays: The Scots Guards In Afghanistan
    Max Benitz - Hardback - Birlinn
    A gripping eye-witness account of several months spent with this world-renowned battalion in Helmand Province.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Orientalists And India
    Scottish Orientalists And India: The Muir Brothers, Religion, Education And Empire
    Avril A. Powell - Hardback - Boydell
    A detailed assessment of how Western thinking about India developed in the 19th century, focusing on the exceptionally full lives of the scholar-administrator Muir brothers.
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    Soldier Five: The Real Truth About The Bravo Two Zero Mission
    Mike Coburn - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Soldier Five' challenges many of the assumptions and assertions of 'Bravo Two Zero'. Mike Coburn, the soldier left for dead on the Syrian border, sets the record straight about that famous mission.
  • Cover scan of Sultan In Arabia
    Sultan In Arabia: A Private Life
    John Beasant; Christopher Ling - Hardback - Mainstream
    'Sultan in Arabia' is the first biography of Qaboos bin Said Al Said. It is an account of a man and ruler who has, until now, been concealed from public view. Its publication is timely, given the very real likelihood that Arabia's very last Sultanate could well soon pass into the sands of time.
  • Cover scan of Soldier Five
    Soldier Five: The Real Truth About The Bravo Two Zero Mission
    Mike Coburn - Hardback - Mainstream
    'Soldier Five' challenges many of the assumptions and assertions of Bravo Two Zero. Mike Coburn, the soldier left for dead on the Syrian border, sets the record straight about that famous mission.