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  1. The Korean War

    By Steven Hugh Lee

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Tens of thousands of US soldiers and untold millions of Koreans died in this war the first major arena of the East-West conflict. This concise international history of the war offers a new approach to its understanding, tracing its origins and dynamics to the interplay between modern Korean...

    Published September 12th 2001 by Routledge

  2. India 1885-1947

    The Unmaking of an Empire

    By Ian Copland

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The establishment of the Indian National Congress in 1885 marked a turning point in modern South Asian history. At the time, few grasped the significance of the event, nor understood the power that its leader would come to wield. From humble beginnings, the Congress led by Gandhi would go on...

    Published September 10th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Soccer in South Asia

    Empire, Nation, Diaspora

    Edited by Paul Dimeo, James Mills

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issues such as the impact of the professional league in India and the role of UK Asians in the organization of the Indian...

    Published September 1st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Gandhi

    By David Arnold

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for...

    Published August 28th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Glossary of Chinese Islamic Terms

    By Jiangping Wang

    The most comprehensive glossary to date of Hui Muslim terms and the first to fully match the Chinese term (stated in Chinese script and pinyin) to its Arabic or Persian counterpart (stated in Arabic script with Latin transcription)....

    Published August 24th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Asian Nationalism in an Age of Globalization

    By Roy Starrs

    Topics include: Government Intervention and Economic Growth in East Asia, Agricultural Nationalism in the Age of Globalization, Japan's Dominance and Multi- Racial Coalitions in Malaysia....

    Published August 24th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Anthropology and International Health

    Edited by Mark and Mimi Nichter

    Recognizing the significance of cultural aspects in the practice of medicine, this book places a strong emphasis on the social structure, customs, and history of the indigenous population and its ramifications on health care providers. The book also considers the econo-cultural influences on the...

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  8. Remaking the Chinese State

    Strategies, Society, and Security

    Edited by Chao Chien-min, Bruce Dickson

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    After more than twenty years of economic and political reform, China is a vastly different country to that left by Mao. Almost all the characteristic policies and practices of the Maoist era have been abandoned, with the goals of revolution in foreign and domestic policy being replaced by an...

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  9. Chushingura and the Floating World

    The Representation of Kanadehon Chushingura in Ukiyo-e Prints

    By David Bell

    Kanadehon Chushingura has been one of the most popular bunraku and kabuki plays. This fascinating study explores the full spectrum of ukiyo-e (floating world) representations of the Chushingura story. Essential reading for all students of Japanese theatre, the history of Japanese art and the social...

    Published August 10th 2001 by Routledge

  10. The Russo-Caucasian Origins of the Iranian Left

    Social Democracy in Modern Iran

    By Cosroe Chaqueri

    Analyses the history of left-wing politics in Iran and its Russo-Caucasian origins during the Persian Constitutional Revolution. The book is also a history of the formative years of the socialist movement in Iran between the first Russian revolution of 1905 and the suppression of the Iranian...

    Published August 3rd 2001 by Routledge