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  1. Small Nations and Great Powers

    A Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict in the Caucasus

    By Svante Cornell

    Introduces the geographical, historical and ethno-linguistic framework of the Caucasus, focusing on the Russian incorporation of the region, the root most conflicts; analyses individual conflicts, from their origins to the attempts at resolving them; analyses the role of the three regional powers...

    Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Monarchy in South East Asia

    The Faces of Tradition in Transition

    By Roger Kershaw

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This title is the first study to relate the history and contemporary role of the South East Asian monarchy to the politics of the region today. Comprehensive & up-to-date, Monarchy in South East Asia features an historical and political overview of *Cambodia *Thailand *Malaysia *Brunei *Indonesia...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Batavia in Nineteenth Century Photographs

    By Scott Merrillees

    This beautifully illustrated book focuses on the topographical photography of Batavia in the late 19th century. Containing more than 150 old photographs of great historical value, maps and anecdotes about the buildings captured in these images, the book takes us on a nostalgic journey back to the...

    Published November 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia During the Crusades

    The Integration of Cilician Armenians with the Latins, 1080-1393

    By Jacob Ghazarian

    This unique study bridges the history of the Crusades with the history of Armenian nationalism and Christianity. To the Crusaders, Armenian Christians presented the only reliable allies in Anatolia and Asia Minor, and were pivotal in the founding of the Crusader principalities of Edessa, Antioch,...

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge

  5. A Pilgrimage to Lalish

    By C. J. Edmonds

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

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

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Innovative Buddhist Women

    Swimming Against the Stream

    By Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in...

    Published July 24th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Protestant Origins in India

    Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835

    By D. Dennis Hudson

    Protestant Christianity was established as a religion of India when in 1706 missionaries from the the German Evangelical Church sponsored by the King of Denmark landed at the Danish factory in Tamil-speaking Tranquebar. An indigenous congregation soon developed, with worship and catechising in...

    Published July 20th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Bombay Country Ships 1790-1833

    By Anne Bulley

    Concentrates on the period 1790-1833, especially the early nineteenth century when the Bombay merchant fleet was at its zenith, studying the ships, their trade and the men who owned or sailed in them. The picture is built up from a mass of details and references unearthed in the English East India...

    Published July 6th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Shinto in History

    Ways of the Kami

    By John Breen, Mark Teeuwen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

    This is the only book to date offering a critical overview of Shinto from early times to the modern era, and evaluating Shinto's place in Japanese religious culture. In recent years, a few books on medieval Shinto have appeared, but none has attempted to depict the broader picture, to examine...

    Published July 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  10. Asian Values

    Encounter with Diversity

    By Josiane Cauquelin, Paul Lim, Birgit Mayer-Koenig

    This book opens with an examination of values themselves, grappling with western assertions of individual human rights and the eastern emphasis on duties, and analysing selected Asian philosophical and religious traditions. Several case studies follow, on countries the Philippines, Japan, China,...

    Published June 4th 2000 by Routledge