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  1. A Grammar of Mangghuer

    A Mongolic Language of China's Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund

    By Keith W. Slater

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This book is a grammar of Mangghuer, a Mongolic language spoken by approximately 25,000 people in China's northwestern Qinghai Province. Mangghuer is virtually unknown outside China, and no grammar of Mangghuer has ever been published in any language. The book's primary importance is thus as a...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Times Past in Korea

    An Illustrated Collection of Encounters, Customs and Daily Life Recorded by Foreign Visitors

    By Martin Uden

    Series: Japan Library

    In earlier times, for the Chinese, Korea was 'the country of courteous people from the east', and for westerners 'the land of the morning calm' or 'hermit kingdom'. In this fascinating collection of writings on times past in Korea the author helps to lift the veil on this once closed country,...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Culture and Management in Asia

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    Local culture has long been recognised as a critically important factor in shaping management styles in different Asian countries. This book provides a comprehensive overview of culture and management in major East and Southeast Asian economies. Each chapter provides a survey of the country's...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Action Dharma

    New Studies in Engaged Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish, Christopher Queen

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Shinto

    A Short History

    Edited by Nobutaka Inoue, Endo Jun, Mori Mizue, Ito Satoshi

    Shinto - A Short History provides an introductory outline of the historical development of Shinto from the ancient period of Japanese history until the present day. Shinto does not offer a readily identifiable set of teachings, rituals or beliefs; individual shrines and kami deities have led their...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Central Asia

    Aspects of Transition

    Edited by Tom Everett-Heath

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    The five central Asian States of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan stand at the crossroads of world civilization. Influenced by South Asia, Iran, China and Russia, this region which has recently burst onto the world stage once again, guards a distinct identity. This collection by...

    Published April 16th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The Indian Ocean Rim

    Southern Africa and Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Gwyn Campbell

    The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation was formally established in 1997 under the leadership of South Africa, India and Australia. The demise of Apartheid, the fall of the Soviet empire, and the rapid advance of globalization altered the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region in...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Christians and Missionaries in India

    Cross-Cultural Communication since 1500

    Edited by Robert Eric Frykenberg

    The assumption that Christianity in India is nothing more than a European, western, or colonial imposition is open to challenge. Those who now think and write about India are often not aware that Christianity is a non-western religion, that in India this has always been so, and that there are now...

    Published March 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Missionary Zeal and Institutional Control

    Organizational Contradictions in the Basel Mission on the Gold Coast 1828-1917

    By Jon Miller

    This book is about the Basel Mission in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) before the First World War. Miller reconstructs the backgrounds and motivations of the mission's participants and describes the organizational structure that shaped their activities at home and abroad. He then traces some serious...

    Published March 19th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge