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  1. Linguistic Epidemiology

    Semantics and Grammar of Language Contact in Mainland Southeast Asia

    By N.J. Enfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This important new study examines in detail a semantic-pragmatic pattern surrounding the basic verb 'acquire' in nearly 30 Southeast Asian languages, concentrating on Lao, Vietnamese, Khmer, Kmhmu, Hmong, and varieties of Chinese.The book makes a significant contribution to empirical work on...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Munda Languages

    Edited by Gregory D.S. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Munda group of languages of the Austroasiatic family are spoken within central and eastern India by almost ten million people. To date, they are the least well-known and least documented languages of the Indian subcontinent. This unprecedented and original work draws together a distinguished...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Japanese Buddhism

    By Sir Charles Eliot

    Written as a companion to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism this text begins with an overview of Buddhism as practiced in India and China before presenting an in depth account of the history of Buddhism in Japan. It follows the development of the Buddhist movement...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Science Fiction

    A View of a Changing Society

    By Robert Matthew

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    After the Meiji Restoration of 1868 Japan modernized rapidly, transforming itself perhaps more quickly than any other country in history. However, the change was not without its conflicts, many of them still unresolved as the pleasures of modern society vie with a respect for the traditional...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Buddhist Tantras

    By Wayman

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Napoleon and Persia

    Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire

    By Iradj Amini

    The first book on this subject since 1904. It examines the growing interest of Napoleon in India, the genesis of Franco-Persian relations, Napoleon in Egypt, the British and French missions to Persia, the Franco-Persian Treaty of Finkenstein, the Persian mission to Paris, Russia's hostility to...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Tai-Kadai Languages

    Edited by Anthony Diller, Jerry Edmondson, Yongxian Luo

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Routledge Language Family Series is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates of linguistics and language, or those with an interest in historical linguistics, linguistics anthropology and language development. With close to 100 million speakers, Tai-Kadai constitutes one of the world's major...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s

    The Role of the Subgovernmental Processes

    By Takao Kamibeppu

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Essence of Japanese Cuisine

    An Essay on Food and Culture

    By Michael Ashkenazi, Jeanne Jacob

    The past few years have shown a growing interest in cooking and food, as a result of international food issues such as BSE, world trade and mass foreign travel, and at the same time there has been growing interest in Japanese Studies since the 1970s. This volume brings together the two interests of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mao's Prey

    The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intellectual

    By Jeanette Ford Fernandez

    Series: East Asia

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge