History - Asia - Central Asia

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The Blood Telegram (Vintage)

Gary Jonathan Bass

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General NonfictionWinner of the Lionel Gelber Prize for Best Foreign Affairs BookOne of the Best Books of the Year at * The Economist * Financial Times * The New Republic * The Washington Post * Kirk...

Published: Jul 2014

Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lord...

Fariba Nawa

Afghan-American journalist Fariba Nawa delivers a revealing and deeply personal explorationof Afghanistan and the drug trade which rules the country, from corruptofficials to warlords and child brides and beyond. KhaledHosseini, autho...

Published: Nov 2011

Empires of the Silk Road: A History o...

Christopher I. Beckwith

The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient times to the present day, Empires of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significance of this major world region. Christopher Beckwi...

Published: Apr 2011

Tibet on Fire: Self-Immolations Again...

Tsering Woeser

Why Tibetan monks are setting themselves on fireSince the 2008 uprising, nearly 150 Tibetan monks have set fire to themselves in protest at the Chinese occupation of their country. Most have died from their injuries. Author Tsering Wo...

Published: Jan 2016
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