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  1. 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

  2. Buddhist Suttas

    By F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Buddhist Mahayana Texts

    By E.B. Cowell, F. Max Muller, J. Takakusu

    This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Buddhism and Deconstruction

    Towards a Comparative Semiotics

    By Dr Youxuan Wang, Wang Youxuan

    This is a semiotic study of a corpus of texts that Kumârajîva (344-413 CE), Paramârtha (499~569 CE) and Xuanzang (599~664 CE) transmitted from India to China, featuring a critical reading of the Dazhidu Lun (T1509, Mahâ-Prajñâpâramitâ-upadeúa-Úâstra), San Wuxing Lun (T1617, Try-asvabhâva-prakara.na...

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  5. State Formation in Korea

    Emerging Elites

    By Gina Barnes

    Series: Durham East Asia Series

    This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on early Korean state formation, integrated so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions in peninsular state formation....

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Buddhist Ethics

    By Damien Keown

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice....

    Published June 21st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Korea

    A Historical and Cultural Dictionary

    By Keith Pratt, Richard Rutt

    Series: Durham East Asia Series

    Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Korean civilisation from early times to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary...

    Published September 12th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Corporatism and Korean Capitalism

    Edited by Dennis L. McNamara

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Corporatism and Korean Capitalism employs corporatist theory to examine the Korean experience of state-business ties. It includes theoretical chapters on Asian and Korean corporatism, case studies of agriculture, industry and industrial relations and an introduction to comparative corporatism. It...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  9. Pain and Its Ending

    The Four Noble Truths in the Theravada Buddhist Canon

    By Carol Anderson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Demonstrates how the four noble truths are used thorughout the Pali canon as a symbol of Buddha's enlightenment and as a doctrine within a larger network of Buddha's teachings. Their unique nature rests in their function as a proposition and as a symbol in the Theravada canon....

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Suramgamasamadhi Sutra

    By Etienne Lamotte, Sara Boin Webb

    The Suramgamasamadhi Sutra is one of the most important Mahayana Buddhist scriptures. It is ancient, probably composed close to the beginning of the first millennium CE. Its authorship is unknown but as an expression of Mahayanist spirituality it was accepted in India, its land of origin, as well...

    Published January 25th 1999 by Routledge