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  1. Emptiness Appraised

    A Critical Study of Nagarjuna's Philosophy

    By David F. Burton

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Emptiness means that all entities are empty of, or lack, inherent existence - entities have a merely conceptual, constructed existence. Though Nagarjuna advocates the Middle Way, his philosophy of emptiness nevertheless entails nihilism, and his critiques of the Nyaya theory of knowledge are shown...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Microfinance Impact

    By Ranjula Bali Swain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Financial inclusion through microfinance has become a powerful force in improving the living conditions of poor farmers, rural non-farm enterprises and other vulnerable groups. In its unique ability to link the existing extensive network of India’s rural bank branches with the Self Help Groups (SHG...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Asian and Pacific Cities

    Development Patterns

    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Rishi of Bangladesh

    A History of Christian Dialogue

    By Dr Cosimo Zene, Cosimo Zene

    This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality and importance lies in its multi-disciplinary approach which combines...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Contract and Anti-Trust Law

    A Sociological and Comparative Study

    By Willem Visser t'Hooft

    Little has been written on Japanese contract law and anti-trust law in Western languages. This book describes the role of this law in protecting the distributor against unilateral terminations of distribution agreements. There have been significant pressures both to lower prices and restructure...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Advaita Epistemology and Metaphysics

    An Outline of Indian Non-Realism

    By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Theology of Ramanuja

    Realism and Religion

    By C. J. Bartley

    This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Armenians

    Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

    By Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

    A comprehensive introduction to the historical forces and recent social and political developments that have shaped today's Armenian people. With contributions from leading Armenian, American and European specialists, the book focuses on identity formation, exploring how the Armenians' perceptions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Muslims and Missionaries in Pre-Mutiny India

    By Avril Ann Powell

    Focuses on the period leading up to the Indian Mutiny of 1857....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge