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  1. Recovering the Orient: Art School Appropriation

    By Gerstle

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 26th 1998 by Routledge

  2. The Eternal Storyteller

    Oral Literature in Modern China

    By Vibeke Boerdahl

    Chinese storytelling has survived through more than a millennium into our own time, while similar oral arts have fallen into oblivion in the West. Under the main heading of 'The Eternal Storyteller', in August 1996 the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies hosted an International Workshop on Oral...

    Published November 25th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Ts'ao P'i Transcendent

    Political Culture and Dynasty-Founding in China at the End of the Han

    By Howard L. Goodman

    Analyses the foundation of the San-kuo Wei Dynasty by Ts'ao P'I in 220 CE, using the main historical accounts, a wide range of religious and philosophical writings, epigraphical records, and above all, the records contained in the commentaries to Ch'en Shou's San-kuo chih by the fifth century...

    Published November 19th 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel

    Studies on the Ethiopian Jews

    By Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    For decade the Falashas - the Black Jews of Ethiopia - have fascinated scholars. Are they really Jews and in what sense? How can their origins be explained? Since the Falashas' transfer to Israel in the much publicised Israeli air lifts the fascination has continued and and new factors are now...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

  5. East Asian Development

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Yilmaz Akyuz

    This collection of papers challenges the conventional view of East Asian development driven by open and efficient markets and suggests that considerable diversity both at the institutional level and in policy approaches lies behind the region's rapid economic growth....

    Published November 1st 1998 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Movements in Asia

    By Arne Kalland, Gerard Persoon

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies.Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate...

    Published October 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  7. The Iwakura Mission to America and Europe

    A New Assessment

    By Ian Nish

    Driven by the need to identify, classify and assess western technology and culture together with a desire to advance a dialogue for reviewing the so-called 'unequal treaties' - the new Meiji government of 1868 despatched a top-level ministerial team to the west which, in 1872,...

    Published October 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Sufis and Anti-Sufis

    The Defence, Rethinking and Rejection of Sufism in the Modern World

    By Elizabeth Sirriyeh

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Despite its continuing appeal in the Muslim world, Sufism has faced fierce challenges in the last 250 years. This volume assesses the evolution of anti-Sufism since the middle of the eighteenth century and Sufi strategies for survival. It also considers the efforts of a few significant Muslim...

    Published October 21st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Indonesian Politics Under Suharto

    The Rise and Fall of the New Order

    By Michael R J Vatikiotis

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This revised third edition provides an analysis of Suharto's New Order from its inception to the emergence of B.J. Habibie as President. The author reassesses the New Order's origins and its military roots and evaluates the considerable economic changes that have taken place since the 1960s. He...

    Published October 15th 1998 by Routledge

  10. The Abkhazians

    A Handbook

    By George Hewitt

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    This handbook provides a ready introduction and practical guide to the Abkhazian people and language. It includes chapters written by experts in the field, covering all aspects of the people, including their history, religion, politics, economy, culture, literature and media, plus pictures,...

    Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge