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  1. Sri Aurobindo

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Sachidananda Mohanty

    This book compiles some of the finest writings of Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) — the nationalist, visionary, poet-philosopher. It reflects the range, depth and outreach of the moral, intellectual and spiritual vision of this versatile and multifaceted genius. It aims at providing, at one place, access...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge India

  2. Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp

    Disciplined and published

    Edited by Philip Williams, Yenna Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Even in the twenty-first century, the contemporary Chinese prison camp remains a more obscure and poorly understood realm than the Forbidden City of old. Apolitical service organizations such as the International Red Cross have routinely been denied access to PRC prison camps and prison camp...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Turkic and Mongolic Linguistics

    2nd Edition

    By Gerard Clauson

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This book, now back in print having been unavailable for many years, is one of the most important contributions to Turkic and Mongolic linguistics, and to the contentious 'Altaic theory'. Proponents of the theory hold that Turkish is part of the Altaic family, and that Turkish accordingly exists...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Maha-Vairocana-Abhisambodhi Tantra

    With Buddhaguhya's Commentary

    By Stephen Hodge

    The first complete translation into English of this Tibetan text, together with the informative commentary by the 8th century master Buddhaguhya. This text is of seminal importance for the history of Buddhist Tantra, especially as very little has been published concerning the origins of Tantra in...

    Published September 5th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Ramopakhyana - The Story of Rama in the Mahabharata

    A Sanskrit Independent-Study Reader

    By Peter Scharf

    The most popular story in all of India and a classic of world literature is summarised in 728 verses in the great epic Mahabharata. Intended for independent study or classroom use for students of various levels who have had a basic introduction to Sanskrit, this fully annotated edition of the...

    Published September 5th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Zhouyi

    A New Translation with Commentary of the Book of Changes

    By Richard Rutt

    Series: Durham East Asia Series

    Modern research has revealed the Book of Changes to be a royal divination manual of the Zhou state (500100 BC). This new translation synthesizes the results of modern study, presenting the work in its historical context. The first book to render original Chinese rhymes into rhymed English....

    Published July 18th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Japan's Modern Theatre

    A Century of Change and Continuity

    By Brian Powell

    Series: Japan Library

    This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms.Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major...

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2001 by Routledge