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  1. Advaita Epistemology and Metaphysics

    An Outline of Indian Non-Realism

    By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Theology of Ramanuja

    Realism and Religion

    By C. J. Bartley

    This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language Endangerment and Language Maintenance

    An Active Approach

    Edited by David Bradley, Maya Bradley

    Language endangerment is a fundamental issue for humanity. What rights do minority communities have concerning their languages? How does each language conceptualize the world differently? How much knowledge about the world and a local ecosystem is lost when a language disappears? What is the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Armenians

    Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

    By Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

    A comprehensive introduction to the historical forces and recent social and political developments that have shaped today's Armenian people. With contributions from leading Armenian, American and European specialists, the book focuses on identity formation, exploring how the Armenians' perceptions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Conflict and Cooperation in Multi-Ethnic States

    Institutional Incentives, Myths and Counter-Balancing

    By Brian Shoup

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    Interethnic competition in plural societies is often characterized by a ‘counterbalance’ of political and economic strength between different groups. In such cases, tensions emerge as politically dominant groups fear loss of hegemony to more economically aggressive groups. Likewise, economically...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Australian Sport

    Antipodean Waves of Change

    Edited by Kristine Toohey, Tracy Taylor

    Australia is only a small player in the world’s political and economic landscapes, yet, for many decades, it has been considered to be a global powerhouse in terms of its sporting successes. In conjunction with this notion, the nation has long been portrayed as having a preoccupation with sport....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. China's Communist Revolutions

    Fifty Years of The People's Republic of China

    Edited by Werner Draguhn, David S.G. Goodman

    During its fifty years of existence the People's Republic of China has seen dramatic changes, from the proclamation of the independent state through the period of the Communist Revolution, the Cultural Revolution, the Reform Period. These changes are analysed from the political, economic and social...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Heritage, Nationhood, and Language

    Migrants with Connections to Japan

    Edited by Neriko Doerr

    The notion of "heritage" has become one of the global tropes in recent years. At the heart of heritage politics are three questions: what heritage is, who decides what it is, and for whom is the decision made. However, existing work on heritage language has rarely tackled these questions, assuming...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Containment of Soccer in Australia

    Fencing Off the World Game

    Edited by Christopher Hallinan, John Hughson

    According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, outdoor soccer was the second most popular organized sport for Australian children after swimming. It far outstripped the popularity of the three other football codes that are played in Australia – rugby league, rugby union and Australian Rules...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge