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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
This translation of Discourse on Sitting and Forgetting, an 8th century classic Chinese text on meditation, is accompanied by an explanatory introduction and commentary. Master Cherng explains the text in a way that can be fully understood by the Western reader and explains how to practice the Purification of the Heart method of meditation. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 140.00
Presents the fundamentals and calculation of transmission line losses, their reduction, and economic implications ? Written by a very experienced expert in this field ? Introduces various technical measures for loss reduction, and appended with a large number of examples ? Offers a progressive and systematic approach to various aspects of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
As China moved from a planned to a market economy many people expected that China?s political system would similarly move from authoritarianism to democracy. It is now clear, however, that political liberalisation does not necessarily follow economic liberalisation. This book explores this apparent contradiction, presenting many new perspectives and... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95
Offers New Insight on Uncertainty Modelling Focused on major research relative to spatial information, Uncertainty Modelling and Quality Control for Spatial Data introduces methods for managing uncertainties?such as data of questionable quality?in geographic information science (GIS) applications. By using original research, current advancement,... more...
- Reaktion Books 1996; US$ 35.00
This book contemplates a large problem: what is a traditional Chinese painting? Wu Hung answers this question through a comprehensive analysis of the screen, a major format and a popular pictorial motif in traditional China. With a broad array of examples ranging from the early centuries C.E. to the 1800s, he explores the screen?s position in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The current growth of the Chinese economy is of immense importance for the global economy. This book outlines the main characteristics of Chinese economic growth over the last two decades, and investigates in detail the key determinants of growth, especially capital formation and productivity issues. It goes on to examine the important related questions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawnbroking, and related legal and labour organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya. It shows how Chinese family and business networks were flexible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Introducing readers to the far-reaching global orientation that is now taking place in urban China, an international team of contributors describe overarching globalization through a detailed examination of the transformation of the built environment. A range of urban development processes are analyzed including urbanization, real estate development,... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 132.95
Manufacturing Systems Management (MSM) is a functional domain that involves all of the activities for regulating and optimizing a manufacturing system as it progresses through its life cycle. These include the tasks of strategic analysis, design, implementation, operations and monitoring. Handbook of Manufacturing and Supply Systems Design: From Strategy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Sustainable development in marginal areas, especially in those where rural poverty and environmental degradation are interwoven, is a great concern of development agencies worldwide, and much effort is put into development programmes, technology transfer schemes and so on. The problem is particularly acute in China, where increasing regional differences... more...