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  1. The Japanese Foreign Exchange Market

    By Beate Reszat

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In recent years, Japan's financial market has seen dramatic changes, in particular the explosive growth of currency trading and the increasing international role of the yen. This book gives a comprehensive overview of this activity. This work is the first non-Japanese language title to examine the...

    Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Business Management

    Restructuring for Low Growth and Globalisation

    Edited by Harukiyo Hasegawa, Glenn D. Hook

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    In this study the views of Japan's leading experts on the globalization of Japanese business, management and industrial relations explain how traditional Japanese-style management is responding to the changes following the collapse of the bubble economy. The areas covered include the changes made...

    Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Averroes and His Philosophy

    By Oliver Leaman

    Despite his important stature in the history of philosophy, Averroes is a thinker whose work has been left largely unexplored in this century. It is the aim of this book to rectify this omission, and to argue that his philosophical output is of considerable philosophical as well as historical...

    Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Management in China

    The Experience of Foreign Businesses

    Edited by Roger Strange

    Since its government's dramatic shift in foreign and economic policy in 1978, China has been regarded as a lucrative target for foreign multinational enterprises and international business researchers. This text addresses some of the difficulties and opportunities facing foreign investors in China....

    Published November 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. State and Tribe in Nineteenth-Century Afghanistan

    The Reign of Amir Dost Muhammad Khan (1826-1863)

    By Christine Noelle

    With the exception of two short periods of direct British intervention during the Anglo-Afghan Wars of 1839-42 and 1878-80, the history of nineteenth-century Afghanistan has received little attention from western scholars. This study seeks to shift the focus of debate from the geostrategic concern...

    Published October 29th 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Reflexive Nature of Awareness

    A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence

    By Paul Williams

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Places the controversy initiated by the Tibetan Tsong kha pa - who elaborated on one of the eight difficult points in understanding Madhyamaka philosophy - in its Indian and Tibetan context....

    Published October 29th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Altruism and Reality

    Studies in the Philosophy of the Bodhicaryavatara

    By Paul Williams

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Brings together Paul Williams' previously published papers on the Indian and Tibetan interpretations of selected verses from the eighth and ninth chapters of the Bodhicaryavatara....

    Published October 29th 1997 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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