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  1. Japan and China

    Mutual Representations in the Modern Era

    By Matsuda Wataru

    Edited by Joshua A. Fogel

    This volume ties together the histories of Japan and China for the modern period prior to the 20th century. The chapters look at Chinese and Japanese works which were written in response to events in the other country. None of these works has received any sustained attention in the...

    Published April 24th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Religious Violence in Contemporary Japan

    The Case of Aum Shinrikyo

    By Ian Reader

    The Tokyo subway attack in March 1995 was just one of a series of criminal activities including murder, kidnapping, extortion, and the illegal manufacture of arms and drugs carried out by the Japanese new religious movement Aum Shinrikyo, under the guidance of its leader Asahara Shoko. Reader looks...

    Published April 19th 2000 by Routledge

  3. The Artificial Empire

    The Indian Landscapes of William Hodges

    By G. H. R. Tillotson

    The role of the visual arts in the assertion of European colonial power has been the subject of much recent investigation and redefinition. This book takes as a ground for discussion the representation of Indian scenery and architecture by British artists in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth...

    Published April 16th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Satsuma Students in Britain

    Japan's Early Search for the essence of the West'

    By Andrew Cobbing

    Series: Japan Library

    In the spring of 1865, when Japan was in the grip of a major civil war, eighteen samurai and an interpreter risked their lives to embark secretly on a voyage to the unknown lands of the barbarian west. Their destination was Britain - at the hub of a vast empire. These were the Satsuma students,...

    Published April 16th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Japan and the Dutch 1600-1853

    By Grant K. Goodman

    This is the history of Dutch influence on Japan during the so-called 'closed centuries' between 1640 and 1853. Dutch maritime traders provided the only commercial link which Japan maintained with the west, and were thus the sole channel for western ideas and knowledge to reach neo-Confucian society...

    Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The History of Mitsubishi Corporation in London

    1915 to Present Day

    By Pernille Rudlin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business

    The History of Mitsubishi Corporation in London examines the culture clashes, the friendships and the changing businesses that Mitsubishi Corporation's London branch oversaw in the eighty-five years following its foundation. It examines the paradox of how Mitsubishi Corporation could operate...

    Published April 5th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Consumer Behaviour

    From Worker Bees to Wary Shoppers

    By John McCreery

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    What role does consumption play in Japanese lives that are more than study, work and shopping? How have those lives changed since World War II as Japan has wrestled with the meaning of white-collar careers, women spreading their wings, changing family values, a shrinking birth rate, an aging...

    Published April 5th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Speak Clearly Into the Chandelier

    Cultural Politics between Britain and Russia 1973-2000

    By John C. Q. Roberts

    This book provides a unique view of British-Russian relations during the last fifteen years of the Soviet regime and thereafter into the post-communist era. As Director of a Foreign-Office-funded organisation promoting professional, intellectual and cultural contacts between Britain and Russia,...

    Published March 28th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Women and Households in Indonesia

    Cultural Notions and Social Practices

    By Juliette Koning, Marleen Nolten, Janet Rodenburg, Ratna Saptari

    Critically examines the usefulness of the 'household; concept within the historically and culturally diverse context of Indonesia, exploring in detail the position of women within and beyond domestic arrangements. So far, classical household and kinship studies have not studied how women deal with...

    Published March 26th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Public Culture

    Encounters and Identities in Modern South India

    By Keith E. Yandell Keith E. Yandell, John J. Paul

    The last two centuries have witnessed profound changes in the nature of public consciousness. Nowhere has this been more true than in India, especially in relation to changing cultures of public life and religious tradition in South India. Essays in this collection attempt to explore the...

    Published March 22nd 2000 by Routledge