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  1. Japanese Influences and Presences in Asia

    By Ian Reader, Marie Soederberg

    While scholarly works on this topic have to date mainly concentrated on Japan's influences in economic and political terms, this volume examines Japanese influences in Asia from a broader perspective. The text takes into account human factors, such as the presence of Japanese people as workers,...

    Published October 11th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Armenian Neume System of Notation

    Study and Analysis

    By R. A. At'ayan, Vrej N Nersessian, Vrej N. Nersessian

    The study of the Armenian system of notation called Khazs (Neumes) is of significance both for Armenian and Byzantine music from a historical and aesthetic point of view. Over the centuries the Armenian people have created a musical culture which is largely inaccessible because of the fact that to...

    Published October 4th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. III

    By J E Hoare, J. E. Hoare

    Series: Japan Library

    The success of the first two volumes in this series has prompted this third volume of 25 further protraits of key personalities, including Natsume Soseki, Thomas Blackiston, Ivan Morris, Admiral Saito and Ozaki Yukio....

    Published October 4th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Asia's Environmental Movements

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Alvin Y. So, Lily Xiao Hong Lee, Lee F. Yok-Shiu

    Adopting a comparative perspective, this book traces the social, political, economic and cultural conditions under which environmental movements have emerged, and assesses the transformative capacities of these movements....

    Published September 29th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Parliaments in Asia

    Edited by Nizam Ahmed, Philip Norton

    This is a description and assessment of Asian parliaments. It looks at the parliaments of India, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan, China, Mongolia and Nepal and assesses key variables that determine the impact of parliaments....

    Published September 28th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and Local Development in China

    Case Studies of Guilin, Suzhou and Beidaihe

    By Gang Xu

    The boom in tourism to and within China is quite a recent phenomenon. China is now among the leading international tourist destinations, and demand for domestic tourism is rapidly increasing. This study examines the role of tourism in the local economic development in different areas of China, and...

    Published September 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  7. Al-Farabi and His School

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Examines one of the most exciting and dynamic periods in the development of medieval Islam, from the late 9th to the early 11th century, through the thought of five of its principal thinkers, prime among them al-Farabi. This great Islamic philosopher, called 'the Second Master' after Aristotle,...

    Published September 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  8. Asia-Pacific Financial Deregulation

    Edited by Gordon De Brouwer, Wisarn Pupphavesa

    Series: PAFTAD (Pacific Trade and Development Conference Series)

    Recent events in East Asia have highlighted the risks of volatility and contagion in a financially integrated world. Countries in the region had been at the forefront of the movement towards increased integration but the crisis that struck Thailand in July 1997, and the rapidity with which it...

    Published September 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  9. Japan and Global Migration

    Foreign Workers and the Advent of a Multicultural Society

    By Mike Douglass, Glenda Roberts

    Japan and Global Migration brings together current research on foreign workers and households from a variety of different perspectives. This influx has had a substantial impact on Japan's economic, social and political landscape. The book asks three major questions: whether the recent wave of...

    Published September 15th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Kazaks

    Cultural and Social Perspectives

    By Ingvar Svanberg

    This is the first volume of field work, based on western ethnological standard, about the Kazakhs of Kazakhstan since Alfred E. Hudson's work published in 1938. Based on fieldwork conducted throughout the region, the various articles reflect the contemporary life of rural and urban Kazakhs. A...

    Published September 15th 1999 by Routledge