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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Prospects for Pastoralism in Kazakstan and Turkmenistan

    From State Farms to Private Flocks

    Edited by Dr Carol Kerven, Carol Kerven

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This collection traces how pastoralists have coped with the challenges of change in a part of the world with a long-tradition of livestock keeping. Their precarious position - balanced between a market system where only the fittest may survive, and their attempt to remain a human resource for the...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary China

    By Yingjie Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    In the vast majority of literature on 'Chinese nationalism' the distinction between nation and state is rarely made, consequently nationalism usually appears as loyalty to the state rather than identification with the nation. Yet, since 1989, both the official configuration of the nation and the...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Doing Business in China

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Ambler, Morgen Witzel

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge

  8. A Beginners' Guide to Tajiki

    By Azim Baizoyev, John Hayward

    This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and...

    Published October 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

    By Yuki Allyson Honjo

    Series: Japan Library

    This is the first in-depth study of the early trial-and-error experiences of contracting between Japanese and western merchants trading in the Japanese Treaty Ports in the eighteen year period immediately following the opening of the ports in 1859. Fundamental to the equation were the inevitable...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Life of Alimqul

    A Native Chronicle of Nineteenth Century Central Asia

    By Timur Beisembiev

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This work studies a narrative devoted to the history of the Kokand Khanate, a state that played a great role in Central Asian history in the 18th and 19th centuries, controlling territory equal to continental western Europe, until it was conquered by the Russian Empire in 1876. This unique...

    Published July 10th 2003 by Routledge