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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. British Policy in Persia, 1918-1925

    By Houshang Sabahi

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Divine Command Ethics

    Jewish and Christian Perspectives

    By Michael J. Harris

    The central aim of this book is to attempt to determine the response of the classic texts of Jewish traditions to the famous dilemma posed in Plato's Euthyphro: Does God freely determine morality, or is morality independent of God? The author argues that the picture that emerges from Jewish texts...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ideology and Revolution in Southeast Asia 1900-75

    By Clive J Christie, Clive J. Christie

    The concept of 'Asian Values' has recently been emphasized by East and South East Asian political leaders. These leaders have argued that European political values have exercised an unhealthy hegemony over the international system, not only because of global influence exercised by European ideas...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Speak Clearly Into the Chandelier

    Cultural Politics between Britain and Russia 1973-2000

    By John C. Q. Roberts

    This book provides a unique view of British-Russian relations during the last fifteen years of the Soviet regime and thereafter into the post-communist era. As Director of a Foreign-Office-funded organisation promoting professional, intellectual and cultural contacts between Britain and Russia,...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Buddhism and Human Rights

    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown

    It is difficult to think of a more urgent question for Buddhism in the late twentieth century than human rights. The political, ethical and philosophical questions surrounding human rights are debated vigorously in political and intellectual circles throughout the world and now in this volume....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean

    Inside and Outside the Mosque

    By Stephen Headley, David Parkin

    In its attempt to squash the influence of animism and pantheism or polytheism and to promote the idea of the One and Only Absolute God, Islam has come up against a tendency within itself to incorporate certain local religious traditions and practices. This book shares that combination of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge