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  1. Chinese Film Stars

    Edited by Mary Farquhar, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume of original essays fills a significant research gap in Chinese film studies by offering an interdisciplinary, comparative examination of ethnic Chinese film stars from the silent period to the era of globalization. Whereas studies of stars and stardom have developed considerably in the...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Explorations in Daoism

    Medicine and Alchemy in Literature

    By Ho Peng Yoke

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The Daoist canon is the definitive fifteenth century compilation of texts concerning ritual, alchemical and meditation practices within Daoist religion. Many of these texts are undated and anonymous, so dating them is essential for a clear understanding of the development of Chinese alchemy, and...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Changing Bodies, Changing Meanings

    Studies on the Human Body in Antiquity

    Edited by Dominic Montserrat

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

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity

    Environment and Culture

    Edited by John Salmon, Graham Shipley

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity shows how today's environmental and ecological concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world, and how their perceptions affected society....

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Gay and Lesbian Subculture in Urban China

    By Loretta Wing Wah Ho

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The History of British Film (Volume 1)

    The History of the British Film 1896 - 1906

    Edited by Rachael Low

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939.Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The German Economy in the Twentieth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    The German Reich and the Federal Republic

    By Hans-Joachim Braun

    First published in 1990, this book traces the logic and the peculiarities of German economic development through the Weimar Republic, Third Reich and Federal Republic. Providing a comprehensive analysis of the period. The book also assesses controversial issues, such as the origins of the Great...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The British and the Grand Tour (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jeremy Black

    First published in 1985, this is a history of the Grand Tour, undertaken by young men in the eighteenth century to complete their education - a tour usually to France, Italy and Switzerland, and sometimes encompassing Germany. Rather than being another popular treatment of the theme, this...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The English Press in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jeremy Black

    First published in 1987, this is a comprehensive analysis of the rise of the British Press in the eighteenth century, as a component of the understanding of eighteenth century political and social history. Professor Black considers the reasons for the growth of the "print culture" and the relations...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary French Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Norms and Values

    By Colin Smith

    First published in 1964, this is not just a chronicle or encyclopaedia, but deals thoroughly in turn with meaning, view about reason, and views about values, particularly moral values. The author's knowledge of French literature if extensive and thorough, and a feature of the book is his analysis...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

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