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  1. North Korea under Communism

    Report of an Envoy to Paradise

    By Cornell Erik

    After the collapse of the Soviet world, North Korea alone has continued on the rigid communist way, in spite of its economic consequences leading the state beyond ruin to famine. What are the reasons behind this peculiar choice of direction? Why did the leaders in Pyongyang pursue a policy...

    Published July 11th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology on the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Ruth Barnes, David Parkin

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Recognising the fundamental role both of shipping communities and the technologies crafted and shared by them, this book explores the types of ships, methods of navigation and modes of water-borne trade in the Indian Ocean region and the way they affected the development of distinctive settlements...

    Published June 27th 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 7th 2002 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2001 by Routledge

  6. A Study of the Gujarati Language in the XVth Century

    By T. N. Dave

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

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

    Published October 12th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Anglo-China

    Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841-1880

    By Christopher Munn

    A study of the first three decades of British rule in Hong Kong, focusing on the troubled and controversial process of establishing a British colony at Hong Kong and on the reception of British rule by people in the region....

    Published October 12th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Korean War

    By Steven Hugh Lee

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Tens of thousands of US soldiers and untold millions of Koreans died in this war the first major arena of the East-West conflict. This concise international history of the war offers a new approach to its understanding, tracing its origins and dynamics to the interplay between modern Korean...

    Published September 12th 2001 by Routledge

  9. India 1885-1947

    The Unmaking of an Empire

    By Ian Copland

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The establishment of the Indian National Congress in 1885 marked a turning point in modern South Asian history. At the time, few grasped the significance of the event, nor understood the power that its leader would come to wield. From humble beginnings, the Congress led by Gandhi would go on...

    Published September 10th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Gandhi

    By David Arnold

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for...

    Published August 28th 2001 by Routledge