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  1. Nationalism and Ethnicity in a Hindu Kingdom

    The Politics and Culture of Contemporary Nepal

    Edited by D. Gellner, J. Pfaff-Czarnecka, J. Whelpton

    Series: Studies in Anthropology and History

    With its systematic coverage of different groups, this book demonstrates how similar trends of ethnic formation are affecting all parts of Nepal. Yet, within the boundaries of a single culturally diverse state, very different forms of ethnicity have emerged. " This is a truly thematic collection...

    Published October 28th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Religious Conversion Movements in South Asia

    Continuities and Change, 1800-1990

    By Geoffrey Oddie

    This text examines examples of religious conversion throughout South Asia including: Processes of Conversion of Christianity in 19th Century NW IndiaIslamic Conversion in South IndiaKartabhaja Converts to Evangelical Christianity in BengalCentral Kerala Dalit ConversionFrench Mission and Mass...

    Published October 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  3. The Quran: A New Interpretation

    In English with Arabic Text

    By M. B. Behbudi, Dr Colin Turner

    This new rendering of the Holy Quran into the English language is the first of its kind, since it is a combination of translation and exegesis in which the author 'opens out' the verses of the Holy Book to reveal some of the layers of meaning expounded by the Prophet and transmitted through the...

    Published October 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Authority of Experience

    Readings on Buddhism and Psychology

    By John Pickering

    This collection of writings presents contemporary views on the integration of Buddhism in the West. Over the past few decades Buddhism has deepened its presence in the West and as a result teachings and practices are becoming integrated with those of Western psychology in a more productive way. The...

    Published October 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Armenian Perspectives

    By Nicholas Awde

    Papers covering the history, religion and culture of the Armenian people, from the 10th anniversary conference of the Association Internationale des Etudes Armeniennes held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London....

    Published October 20th 1997 by Routledge

  6. A Bibliography of Articles on Armenian Studies in Western Journals, 1869-1995

    By Vrej N Nersessian, Vrej N. Nersessian

    Covers a comprehensive range of periodicals - well over 165 in all....

    Published October 20th 1997 by Routledge

  7. A Classical Chinese Reader

    The Han Shu biography of Huo Guang

    By Donald B. Wagner

    Designed as an advanced/intermediate level textbook for students, this book will meet the needs of those making the transition between 'textbook texts' to 'real texts'. Dr Wagner's many years' experience of teaching classical Chinese are brought to bear on one of the most difficult aspects of...

    Published October 20th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Saudi Arabia

    Outside Global Law and Order

    By Anders Jerichow

    Based on interviews with sources ranging from dissidents to diplomats, the book takes the reader behind the wall of piety and medievalism that guards Saudi sensitivities. Discussing the ruling family's self-awarded birthright to wealth and power, Anders Jerichow questions whether it...

    Published October 20th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Treacherous Women of Imperial Japan

    Patriarchal Fictions, Patricidal Fantasies

    By Helene Bowen Raddeker

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Kanno Suga and Kaneko Fumika were both found guilty on different occasions in 1911 and 1926 of conspiring to assassinate the Japanese emperor. Kanno was executed and Kaneko hanged herself whilst in prison, but both women maintained their defiance of the state even in the face of death.Through...

    Published October 16th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Paradigms of Indian Architecture

    Space and Time in Representation and Design

    By G. H. R. Tillotson

    This book explores conceptions of Indian architecture and how the historical buildings of the subcontinent have been conceived and described. Investigating the design philosophies of architects and styles of analysis by architectural historians, the book explores how systems of design and...

    Published October 16th 1997 by Routledge