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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Emergency Propaganda

    The Winning of Malayan Hearts and Minds 1948-1958

    By Kumar Ramakrishna

    Sheds new light on the hitherto neglected years of the Emergency (1955-58) demonstrating how it was British propaganda which decisively ended the shooting war in December 1958. The study argues for a concept of 'propaganda' that embraces not merely 'words' in the form of film, radio and leaflets...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Companion to Yi jing Numerology and Cosmology

    By Bent Nielsen

    Translations of the Yi jing into western languages have been biased towards the yili ('meaning and pattern') tradition, whereas studies of the xiangshu ('image and number') tradition - which takes as its point of departure the imagery and numerology associated with divination and its hexagrams,...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Multiculturalism and Minority Religions in Britain

    Krishna Consciousness, Religious Freedom and the Politics of Location

    By Malory Nye

    A detailed case study of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Britain. The book studies the particular development of a new religious movement within the context of Britain, and issues relating to minority religions' place within a multicultural but still hegemonically...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Mobilities, and Livelihood Transformations

    Comparing Indigenous People in China, India, and Laos

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Kyoko Kusakabe, Smita Mishra Panda, Yunxian Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    In the era of globalization many minority populations are subject to marginalization and expulsion from their traditional habitats due to rapid economic restructuring and changing politico-spatial relations. This book presents an analytical framework for understanding how mobility is an inherent...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge