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  1. 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 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 1999 by Routledge

  4. 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the first publication to gather together the complete writings of Czaplicka and includes letters and other previously unpublished...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 18th 1999 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Building a Prosperous Southeast Asia

    Moving from Ersatz to Echt Capitalism

    By Kunio Yoshihara

    Professor Yoshihara, an international expert on the Southeast Asian economies, looks beyond the causes of the current crisis to discuss what can be done to build a dynamic economy in Asia to ensure prosperity for the future. He takes the viewpoint that the only way to achieve this is to promote...

    Published May 18th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Azerbaijani Dictionary and Phrasebook

    By Nicholas Awde, Famil Ismailov

    This dictionary and phrasebook includes a dictionary of over 4,000 entries, plus an introduction to basic grammar and helpful phrasebook chapters covering subjects such as etiquette, the office, government, and food and drink. It is written entirely in the Roman alphabet.This unique language guides...

    Published May 18th 1999 by Routledge

  8. City Life in Japan

    By Ron P. Dore

    Incorporating a new expanded introduction. The continuing relevance of Ron Dore's classic study of Japanese urban life and social structures is widely accepted by urban sociologists and other social scientists concerned with the study of modern Japan....

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of China's Provinces

    Competitive and Comparative Advantage

    Edited by Hans Hendrischke, Hans Hendrischke

    Traditionally, political scientists and economists have seen China as a single entity and business people have seen China as a single market. This book challenges the notion of a centralised and unified China, and outlines how provinces are taking on new economic and political roles, forced upon...

    Published April 28th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Internal and International Migration

    Chinese Perspectives

    By Hein Mallee, Frank N. Pieke

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Comparing migration in China itself to Chinese migration to Europe, this book critically assesses received ideas, perceptions and theories concerning internal and international migration.Comparing migration in China itself to Chinese migration to Europe, this book critically assesses received ideas...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge