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  1. Islam and Colonialism

    Western Perspectives on Soviet Asia

    By Will Myer

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Tracing the development of western thought about Central Asia, this book argues that for historical and political reasons, Central Asia was seen as being in a colonial relationship with Russia. Consequently, an anti-colonial revolution in Asia was seen as the greatest threat to the USSR. The book...

    Published September 12th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Tibetan Independence Movement

    Political, Religious and Gandhian Perspectives

    By Jane Ardley

    Tibet has been occupied for over fifty years, yet no progress has been made in solving the Tibetan problem. The first serious analysis of the Tibetan independence movement, this book is also the first to view the struggle from a comparative perspective, making an overt comparison with the Indian...

    Published August 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Christians, Cultural Interactions and India's Religious Traditions

    Edited by Judith M. Brown, Robert Eric Frykenberg

    Christianity has been one of India's religious traditions since its beginning, but the 19th and 20th centuries saw a new wave of Protestant missionary concern with India which coincided with British rule on the subcontinent, and the growth of modern forms of communications. Christians became...

    Published August 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  4. Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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