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  1. Batavia in Nineteenth Century Photographs

    By Scott Merrillees

    This beautifully illustrated book focuses on the topographical photography of Batavia in the late 19th century. Containing more than 150 old photographs of great historical value, maps and anecdotes about the buildings captured in these images, the book takes us on a nostalgic journey back to the...

    Published November 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  2. The West's Encounter with Japanese Civilization 1800-1940

    By Catharina Blomberg

    This indispensable collection of material picks up the story of Western contact with Japan (after some 200 years of isolation) at the beginning of the 19th century.Volumes 1-8: From Japan's 'Closed Country' Period to Early IndustrializationVolumes 9-14: From Meiji Modernization to Regional...

    Published November 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  3. The Political Thought of Mori Arinori

    A Study of Meiji Conservatism

    By Alistair Swale

    This new study of the Meiji Government's controversial Education Minister and thinker, Mori Arinori, seeks to complement Ivan P. Hall's excellent earlier biography (1973) by providing an alternative interpretation of the man and his mission, namely that he is 'overwhelmingly closer to the social...

    Published November 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights and Asian Values

    Contesting National Identities and Cultural Representations in Asia

    By Ole Bruun, Michael Jacobsen

    The Asian challenge to the universality of human rights has sparked off intense debate. This volume takes a clear stand for universal rights, both theoretically and empirically, by analysing social and political processes in a number of East and Southeast Asian countries. On the national arenas,...

    Published October 26th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia

    ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Politics in Asia

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 19th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Political Violence in Egypt 1910-1925

    Secret Societies, Plots and Assassinations

    By Malak Badrawi

    The murder of the Prime Minister, Butrus Ghali, in February 1910, was the first incident of its kind to take place in Egypt for over a century, and it reflected the mood of Egypt's youth at the time. It also set a precedent, as some of the more extreme elements of the population henceforth came to...

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  7. North China and Japanese Expansion 1933-1937

    Regional Power and the National Interest

    By Marjorie Dryburgh

    This work draws on a wide range of Chinese and Japanese sources to analyse the uncertain loyalties and complex internal pressures that drove Sino-Japanese interaction in prewar north China. It examines the shifting understandings of the North China problem in its practical, political and moral...

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Male Homosexuality in Modern Japan

    Cultural Myths and Social Realities

    By Mark J. McLelland

    This book is the first to look at the wide range of contrasting images of the gay male body in Japanese popular culture, both mainstream and gay, and relate these images to the experience of an interview sample of Japanese gay men. In so doing, it touches on a number of important issues, including...

    Published October 12th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

    Challenges and Tasks for the Twenty First Century

    Edited by Ippei Yamazawa

    Series: PAFTAD (Pacific Trade and Development Conference Series)

    This book provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of the APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) organisation and examines the challenges APEC now faces in the new century. Subjects covered include:* the history of APEC* APEC and the latest WTO round* case-studies of countries in...

    Published October 5th 2000 by Routledge

  10. A Study of the Arabic Texts Containing Material on South-East Asia

    By G. R. Tibbetts

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 3rd 2000 by Routledge