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  1. Blanc de Chine

    History and Connoisseurship Reviewed

    Edited by John Ayers, Rose Kerr

    Dehua porcelain, or Blanc de Chine as it is known in the West, is pure ivory-white porcelain made at the Dehua kilns in the southern Chinese province of Fujian. It rose to international significance in the 17th century and inspired aristocratic patronage in the development of European porcelain....

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Buddhism

    By Sir Charles Eliot

    Written as a companion to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism this text begins with an overview of Buddhism as practiced in India and China before presenting an in depth account of the history of Buddhism in Japan. It follows the development of the Buddhist movement...

    Published March 10th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Making of Modern Korea

    By Adrian Buzo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea’s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more...

    Published March 6th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism

    Selected Works of 'Aziz Nasaffi

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    One of the foremost 13th-century Persian mystics, 'Aziz Nasaffi with his simple manner of explaining God, His Essence, Attributes and Acts provides the western reader with an overview of all the major interpretations of medieval Islamic thought. Providing the first comprehensive selection in...

    Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Life of Ancient Japan

    Selected Contemporary Texts Illustrating Social Life and Ideals before the Era of Seclusion

    By Kurt Singer

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 9th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Imperial Frontier

    Tribe and State in Waziristan

    By Dr Hugh Beattie, Hugh Beattie

    Describes British relations with the Pashtun tribes of Waziristan in the years after the annexation of the Punjab in 1849, offering the most detailed historical account that has so far been written of relations between the British Government of India and the tribes along this (or any) part of the...

    Published December 20th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Kingdom of Armenia

    New Edition

    By Mack Chahin

    While the majority of contemporary works on Armenia concentrate on the modern era, The Kingdom of Armenia takes its beginning in the third century BC, with the ancient literate peoples of Mesopotamia who had commercial interests in the land of Armenia, and continues with a comprehensive overview...

    Published December 20th 2001 by Routledge

  8. ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu)

    Edited by John S. Rohsenow

    This Chinese-English dictionary of proverbs (yanyu) consists of approximately 4,000 Chinese proverbs alphabetically arranged by the first word(s) (ci) of the proverb, according to the Hanyu Pinyin transcription and Chinese characters (standard simplified), followed by a literal (and when necessary...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Coming of Age in South and Southeast Asia

    Youth, Courtship and Sexuality

    By Lenore Manderson, Pranee Liamputtong Rice

    In recent years, first feminist considerations, and now concerns with HIV/Aids have led to new approaches to the study of sexuality. The experience of puberty, explorations with sexuality and courtship, and the pressure to reproduce are a few of the human tensions central to this volume....

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  10. China's Integration in Asia

    Economic Security and Strategic Issues

    By Robert Ash

    A collection of authoritative papers on key issues for China's relations with other countries in the region in terms of trade, defence, regional development, energy security, and social, political and economic development....

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge