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  1. Tourism, Heritage and National Culture in Java

    Dilemmas of a Local Community

    By Heidi Dahles

    Based on anthropological fieldwork in the 1990s, this book provides an ethnographic perspective in its examination of the politics and policies of cultural tourism as they were played out under the Indonesian New Order regime. The successful New Order tourism policy ensured that tourism development...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Chinese Revolution in the 1920s

    Between Triumph and Disaster

    Edited by Roland Felber, A.M. Grigoriev

    Based mainly on Russian and Chinese archival sources that have become available only since the early 1990s, the authors of this collection explore the main aspects of the Chinese Revolution in the crucial period of the 1920s, such as the United Front policy, the development of communism, the...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Korean Paekjong Under Japanese Rule

    The Quest for Equality and Human Rights

    By Joong-Seop Kim

    Traditional Korean society was characterized by a rigid hierarchy. The minority Paekjong were the lowest group of the lowest rank of the shinbun class system, and were treated as outcasts throughout the Choson period (1392-1910). This book deals with their historical and social background, and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Tsumi - Offence and Retribution in Early Japan

    By Yoko Williams

    Covering the period from before the emergence of the first political units through to the formation of the Japanese ritsuryo state in the 8th century, this book offers a ground-breaking scholarly diachronic analysis of tsumi (offence and retribution) from a politico-historical perspective. Taking...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Modernising Education in Britain and China

    Comparative Perspectives on Excellence and Social Inclusion

    By Patricia Potts

    In spite of the perceived differences between Eastern and Western culture and society, the education systems of Britain and China can be seen to share certain goals, priorities and challenges. Modernisation is very much a core objective for educators in both countries. Moreover, both education...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Essays on the Economic History of the Middle East

    By Sylvia G. Haim, Elie Kedourie

    Published in 1988, Essays on the Economic History of the Middle East is a valuable contribution to the field of Middle Eastern Studies....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Japanese New Religions in Global Perspective

    By Peter B Clarke, Peter B. Clarke

    Since the 1960s virtually every part of the world has seen the arrival and establishment of Japanese new religious movements, a process that has followed quickly on the heels of the most active period of Japanese economic expansion overseas. This book examines the nature and extent of this...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Comparative Study of Traditional Asian Literatures

    From Reflective Traditionalism to Neo-Traditionalism

    By Vladimir Braginsky

    This book represents the first ever published introduction to the comparative study of traditional Asian literatures, embracing three vast literary zones: Arab-Islamic, Indo-South East Asian and Sino-Far Eastern. The aim of the book is to outline the main properties of Asian literatures in the...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Women With Attitude

    Lessons for Career Management

    By John Bank, Susan Vinnicombe

    This book answers all the questions you’ve ever wanted to ask top-ranking women directors: How did they make it to the top? What do they think of their success? How does it affect their lives? It brings individual stories of accomplishment together with expert research into the emergence of women...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy

    Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

    By Sarah-Jane Corke

    Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the majority of these...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge