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  1. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  2. The Partition of Bengal and Assam, 1932-1947

    Contour of Freedom

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    The fragmentation of Bengal and Assam in 1947 was a crucial moment in India's socio-political history as a nation state. Both the British Indian provinces were divided as much through the actions of the Muslim League as by those of Congress and the British colonial power. Attributing partition...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Ingush-English and English-Ingush Dictionary

    By Joanna Nichols, Ronald L. Sprouse

    The Ingush language has about 300,000 speakers, and along with Chechen is one of the largest indigenous languages of the northern Caucasus. This bilingual dictionary is the very first of its kind. It contains about 6,000 words of essential vocabulary for Ingush: basic verbs; pronouns, numerals,...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Persian Literature - A Bio-Bibliographical Survey

    Poetry of the Pre-Mongol Period (Volume V)

    By Francois De Blois

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This famous work from the Royal Asiatic Society is an indispensable tool for all serious students of Persian literature, history and culture, and a welcome companion to Persian literature in its most glorious period. This volume is the second, revised edition of three parts published in 1992 and...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Modern Mongolian: A Course-Book

    By John Gaunt

    This complete guide to the Mongolian language provides a basic knowledge of all Mongolian noun inflexions and the basic and most important verbal inflections, and the uses of these. Grammatical concepts are introduced at the beginning of each chapter and discussed, with further examples, in a...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Re-emergence as a 'Normal' Military Power

    By Christopher Hughes

    Series: Adelphi series

    Is Japan re-emerging as a normal, or even a great, military power in regional and global security affairs? This Adelphi Paper assesses the overall trajectory of Japan’s security policy over the last decade, and the impact of a changing Japanese military posture on the stability of East Asia. The...

    Published March 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Pol & Asian Values

    By Michael D. Barr

    Cultural Politics and Asian Values looks at the political, cultural and religious background of East and Southeast Asian societies and those of 'the West', with a view to seeing how they are affecting contemporary national and international politics: democratization, the international human rights...

    Published February 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Intellectuals Between State and Market

    Edited by Merle Goldman, Edward Gu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This edited volume describes the intellectual world that developed in China in the last decade of the twentieth century. How, as China's economy changed from a centrally planned to a market one, and as China opened up to the outside world and was influenced by the outside world, Chinese...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms

    With Sanskrit and English Equivalents and a Sanskrit-Pali Index, 2nd Edition

    By Lewis Hodous, William E. Soothill

    This invaluable interpretive tool, first published in 1937, is now available for the first time in a paperback edition specially aimed at students of Chinese Buddhism.Those who have endeavoured to read Chinese texts apart from the apprehension of a Sanskrit background have generally made a...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Did Singapore Have to Fall?

    Churchill and the Impregnable Fortress

    By Kevin Blackburn, Karl Hack

    This book provides a sophisticated summary of up-to-date knowledge on the Fall of Singapore, including the critical tensions between Churchill and local commanders. A focus on the role of Churchill, and on his understanding of the guns and Singapore's fortifications, makes the Fortress central to...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge