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  1. Frontier Contact Between Choson Korea and Tokugawa Japan

    By James B. Lewis

    East Asia from 1400 to 1850 was a vibrant web of connections, and the southern coast of the Korean peninsula participated in a maritime world that stretched to Southeast Asia and beyond. Within this world were Japanese pirates, traders, and fishermen. They brought things to the Korean peninsula...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Living at the Edge of Thai Society

    The Karen in the Highlands of Northern Thailand

    By Claudio Delang

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    The Karen are one of the major ethnic minority groups in the Himalayan highlands, living predominantly in the border area between Thailand and Burma. As the largest ethnic minority in Thailand, they have often been in conflict with the Thai majority. This book is the first major ethnographic and...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Nationalism and Post-Colonial Identity

    Culture and Ideology in India and Egypt

    By Anshuman A Mondal

    How have nations and nationhood become the dominant form of political organization today? What is the role of culture in nationalism? In what ways have the ideological development of nationalisms in the post-colonial world shaped understandings of contemporary political problems such as the rise of...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. China Today

    Economic Reforms, Social Cohesion and Collective Identities

    Edited by Leila Fernández-Stembridge, Taciana Fisac

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Political Frontiers, Ethnic Boundaries and Human Geographies in Chinese History

    Edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Don J Wyatt

    Boundaries - demanding physical space, enclosing political entities, and distinguishing social or ethnic groups - constitute an essential aspect of historical investigation. It is especially with regard to disciplinary pluralism and historical breadth that this book most clearly departs and...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Oil, Transition and Security in Central Asia

    By Sally Cummings

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Approaching Central Asia from the perspective of geopolitics, transition, oil and stability, the authors provide a very broad and diverse analysis of the region, examining domestic and international developments since 1991. The book both provides an introduction to the region and presents advanced...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Yoga

    The Indian Tradition

    Edited by David Carpenter, Ian Whicher

    The popular perception of yoga in the West remains for the most part that of a physical fitness program, largely divorced from its historical and spiritual roots. The essays collected here provide a sense of the historical emergence of the classical system presented by Patañjali, a careful...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Church of the East

    A Concise History

    By Wilhelm Baum, Dietmar W. Winkler

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The Church of the East is currently the only complete history in English of the East Syriac Church of the East. It covers the periods of the Sassanians, Arabs, Mongols, Ottomans, the 20th century, and informs about the Syriac, Iranian and Chinese literature of this unique and almost forgotten part...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Mongols in Iran

    Chingiz Khan to Uljaytu 1220–1309

    By Judith Kolbas

    This book explores the administration of Iran under Mongol rule through taxation and monetary policy. A consistent development is evident only from abundant numismatic material, from the conquest of Samarqand by Chingiz Khan to the reign of the penultimate ruler, Uljaytu. In many cases, the...

    Published September 11th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Linguistic Stereotyping and Minority Groups in Japan

    By Nanette Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book is the first full-length study in English to examine the use of discriminatory language in Japan. As in other countries, there has been much debate about the public use of language deemed demeaning to certain groups within society especially in relation to the issue of minority rights...

    Published September 11th 2010 by Routledge