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  1. Japanese Bankers in the City of London

    Language, Culture and Identity in the Japanese Diaspora

    By Junko Sakai

    The globalisation of the present day world economy means that more and more people are experiencing different cultures through their work. Focusing on the real experiences of workers in Japanese transnational finance companies, this book not only throws light on this specific case, but at the same...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Language Planning and Language Policy

    East Asian Perspectives

    By Ping Chen, Nanette Gottlieb

    Examines the major issues of language planning and policy in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Vietnam, particularly those relating to the selection of official language, script, and written language....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Tibetan Independence Movement

    Political, Religious and Gandhian Perspectives

    By Jane Ardley

    Tibet has been occupied for over fifty years, yet no progress has been made in solving the Tibetan problem. The first serious analysis of the Tibetan independence movement, this book is also the first to view the struggle from a comparative perspective, making an overt comparison with the Indian...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reading Asia

    New Research in Asian Studies

    By Frans Husken Huskin, Dick van der Meij

    This volume presents a wide variety of articles in the broad field of Asian Studies, covering the latest results of research within the social sciences and the humanities, reflecting the rich diversity within these areas of research.The contributions stem from research carried out by scholars who...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Java and Modern Europe

    Ambiguous Encounters

    By Ann Kumar

    This book presents a case study of Europe's impact on an old and distinctive non-European civilisation. Part One deals with the elements in Europe's strength, technological, political and intellectual. It also uses Wallerstein's world-systems perspective to give an economic dimension to this...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mencius on the Mind

    Experiments in Multiple Definition

    By I. A. Richards

    Long out of print, I. A. Richards's extraordinary 1932 foray into Chinese philosophy is worth reviving for its detached interpretation of the Chinese classics....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Historical Grammar of Japanese

    By G. B. Sansom

    First published in 1928, this path-breaking work is still of importance and interest to Japanese scholars and linguists....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Japan - Change and Continuity

    Edited by Jeff Graham, Javed Maswood

    Japan is currently undergoing many interesting changes, which the Japanese government trumpets as fundamental reform, but which some observers suspect will turn out to be superficial, part of a long sequence of changes which have been much less far-reaching than at first anticipated. This book...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak

    By Cheng Sim Hew

    In many parts of South-East Asia, women's lifestyles are going through enormous changes as women move from traditional rural, agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles, which often involve migration to cities, taking on paid work, and having a quite different relationship with their...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islam and Colonialism

    Western Perspectives on Soviet Asia

    By Will Myer

    Tracing the development of western thought about Central Asia, this book argues that for historical and political reasons, Central Asia was seen as being in a colonial relationship with Russia. Consequently, an anti-colonial revolution in Asia was seen as the greatest threat to the USSR. The book...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge