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  1. An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japan

    By G Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume presents an account of the author’s travels during 1912-13 making particular note of the characteristics of Indian, Chinese and Japanese societies and the effect upon them of contact with the West. Although inevitably dated in some of its views, the volume nonetheless provides an...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Study of Shinto

    The Religion of the Japanese Nation

    By Genchi Katu

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume investigates and presents the salient features of Shinto through a long history of development from its remote past up to the present. It is a historical study of Shinto from a scientific point of view, illustrating the higher aspects of the religion, compiled on strict lines of...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 1948 and 1968 – Dramatic Milestones in Czech and Slovak History

    Edited by Laura Cashman

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This volume has been published to coincide with the anniversaries of two significant milestones in Czech and Slovak history – the establishment of communist rule in 1948 and the Prague Spring of 1968 – and in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the 1989 ‘Velvet Revolution’. Given the ultimate...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. A History of Japan

    By Hisho Saito

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume presents the Japanese version of the history of Japan from its origins, through the subjection of Korea, the introduction of Chinese culture, rebellion in Korea, Buddhism, Taika reforms, Ainu insurrection, the founding of Kyoto as the capital, the power of Fujiwara, the founding of the...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Origins of the Libyan Nation

    Colonial Legacy, Exile and the Emergence of a New Nation-State

    By Anna Baldinetti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Libya is a typical example of a colonial or external creation. This book addresses the emergence and construction of nation and nationalism, particularly among Libyan exiles in the Mediterranean region. It charts the rise of nationalism from the colonial era and shows how it developed through an...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Lesbian Images in International Popular Culture

    Edited by Sara E. Cooper

    Lesbian images are everywhere these days–cable television, film, popular magazines, advertising, Internet and the news–creating desire in men and women alike, selling commercial products and services, and stirring up controversy on many levels. But do these images truly represent the diverse...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Accession to the Comity of Nations

    By Alexander von Siebold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume is based upon personal observations and recollections of the author extending over six different periods of residence in Japan between 1859 and 1877. It examines how the focus of the West towards Japan changed, as Japan became a dominant force in the political arena of the Far East when...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Jewish Blood

    Reality and metaphor in history, religion and culture

    Edited by Mitchell Hart

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book deals with the Jewish engagement with blood: animal and human, real and metaphorical. Concentrating on the meaning or significance of blood in Judaism, the book moves this highly controversial subject away from its traditional focus, exploring how Jews themselves engage with blood and its...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. John Brown and the Era of Literary Confrontation

    By Michael Stoneham

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Radical abolitionist and freedom-fighter John Brown inspired literary America to confrontation during his short but dramatic career as a public figure in antebellum America. Emerging from obscurity during the violent struggle to determine how Kansas would enter the Union in 1856, John Brown...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Japan Under Taisho Tenno


    By A Morgan Young

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years this volume examines the history, economy, politics and society of Japan from just before the First World War until 1926. Japan’s relations with the West, as well as with Russia and China are also discussed. ...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge


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