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  1. Transformations of Gender and Race

    Family and Developmental Perspectives

    By Rhea Almeida

    Transformations of Gender and Race will help you become a better therapist by arming you with new theories and practices that concern inclusiveness of identity, psyche, and culture in the therapy room. This book radically shifts current thinking in systemic theory and practice with individuals,...

    Published June 14th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Pain and Its Ending

    The Four Noble Truths in the Theravada Buddhist Canon

    By Carol Anderson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Demonstrates how the four noble truths are used thorughout the Pali canon as a symbol of Buddha's enlightenment and as a doctrine within a larger network of Buddha's teachings. Their unique nature rests in their function as a proposition and as a symbol in the Theravada canon....

    Published June 11th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Assault on the Soul

    Women in the Former Yugoslavia

    By Sara Sharratt

    Assault on the Soul: Women in the Former Yugoslavia sheds light upon women’s wartime experiences and makes sense of their coping strategies in the face of the innumerable atrocities committed against them. This is the only book to present the experiences of therapists, counselors, and other mental...

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Truth and Narrative

    The Untimely Thoughts of 'Ayn al-Qudat

    By Hamid Dabashi

    'Ayn al-Qudat is one of the great multi-dimensional geniuses of Islamic intellectual history and has even been described as the true father of deconstructionism, yet he remains little known and even less understood in the English speaking world. Hamid Dabashi has filled this gap with a compelling...

    Published June 9th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Japan's Economic Power and Security

    Japan and North Korea

    By Christopher W. Hughes

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Is Japan re-emerging as a normal, or even a great, military power in regional and global security affairs? This Adelphi Paper assesses the overall trajectory of Japan’s security policy over the last decade, and the impact of a changing Japanese military posture on the stability of East Asia. The...

    Published June 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Sahaja Yoga

    By Judith Coney

    The first full-length examination of Sahaja Yoga, a new religious movement led by Sri Mataji Nirmala Devi, which claims up to one hundred thousand members from around the world.This is the first full-length examination of Sahaja Yoga, a new religious movement led by Sri Mataji Nirmala Devi, which...

    Published May 24th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Security and Territoriality in the Persian Gulf

    A Maritime Political Geography

    By Dr Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh, Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh

    This study presents the story of successes and failures of the treatment of security matters pertaining to territorial and boundary affairs in the maritime areas of the Persian Gulf, and at the same time provides an example of the impact of territoriality on world-wide maritime security....

    Published May 21st 1999 by Routledge

  8. Christians in Asia before 1500

    By Ian Gilman, Hans-Joachim Klimkeit

    The history of Christianity in Asia is little dealt with either by Church historians or by historians of religion. It is generally unknown, even amongst theologians, that there was a long history of Christianity in Persia, India, Central Asia and China before the appearance on the scene of the...

    Published May 20th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Collected Works of M. A. Czaplicka

    By David Collins

    Since her death in 1921, the celebrated Polish anthropologist Marya Antonina Czaplicka's life and works have retained a remarkable contemporary significance. This is the first publication to gather together the complete writings of Czaplicka and includes letters and other previously unpublished...

    Published May 19th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Taking of Hong Kong

    Charles and Clara Elliot in China Waters

    By Susanna Hoe, Derek Roebuck

    Relations between Britain and China have, for over 150 years, been inextricably bound up with the taking of Hong Kong Island on 26 January 1841. The man responsible, Britain's plenipotentiary Captain Charles Elliot, was recalled by his government in disgrace and has been vilified ever since by...

    Published May 19th 1999 by Routledge