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  1. 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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 29th 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 January 31st 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2003 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2003 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2003 by Routledge

  8. 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 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 5th 2003 by Routledge