Hardcover. Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 2nd pr., 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. 335 pages. The emphasis throughout the book is on the history of the Indonesian peoples themselves. An essential narrative of Political history is provided as well as discussions of social, cultural affairs. Clean copy.
Hardcover. Stanford CA, Stanford University Press, 1st, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket, 559 pages. "Behind the Bamboo Curtain is an important collection of essays on Sino-Vietnamese relations during the Cold War An excellent contribution from a Vietnamese historian and well-documented chapters on Soviet and French policy further augment the importance of the volume. The contributors make extensive use of primary documents from the United States, the People's Republic of China, Vietnam, and Russia and offer authoritative analyses." -- The Journal of Cold War Studies. Claen, unread copy.
NY, Random House, 1st US, 1968, Book: Very Good, Hardcover, black cloth stamped in green on front, gilt on spine. 313 pages. Lacouture's biography of Ho Chi Minh examines the North Vietnamese leader's political development from his early years in France, through World War Two, and up until 1968 when this book was first published. Lacouture doesn't avoid the negative aspects of his political career, but these negatives (e.g. harsh control of the starving North Vietnamese in the 50s) only help to put in perspective Vietnam's similarly harsh treatment by Western and Eastern powers alike. A former Le Monde correspondent, author has also written books on Vietnam and DeGaulle. Internally bright and clean.
Hardcover. Cambridge , Oelgeschlager Gunn & Hain , 1st, 1981, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, dark brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, 362 pages. An extremely informative and useful study of Thai politics . especially valuable for its description and analysis but also for hard-to-find data on leaders and organizations, which will be of lasting value to scholars and journalists who follow events and history of Thailand. Clean copy.
Hardcover. NY, Henry Holt and Company, 1st, 1899, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 411 pages. Hardcover. Previous owners name on inside front cover. Green cloth with gilt title and decoration. Front and rear hinges cracked. Missing front endpaper. Heavy foxing to preliminary pages up to contents page, and last 5 pages at end of book; including map. Front fold-out map at title page and rear most map both badly damaged. Foxing to edges. Moderate wear to covers. Clean, unmarked text.