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  • The Canon in Southeast Asian Literatureby David Smyth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The literary canon is one of the most lively areas of debate in contemporary literary studies. This set of essays is both timely and original in its focus on the canon in South-East Asian literatures, covering Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. They vary in focus, from the broad panoramic survey of trends... more...

  • Imperial Policy and Southeast Asian Nationalismby Hans Antlov; Stein Tonnesson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Traditionally, the tumultuous period 1930-50 in South East Asia has been viewed as a dichotomy, of European vs Asian or imperialist vs nationalist. This highly acclaimed volume presents another (triangular) perspective and challenges established wisdom about the period. more...

  • Mirror, Sword and Jewelby Kurt Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Edited with an Introduction by Richard Storry. First published over 20 years ago and long out of print, this is a unique interpretation of the essence of Japanese society and individual psychology. more...

  • Texts from the Buddhist Canonby Samuel Beal

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Macao ? Cultural Interaction and Literary Representationsby Katrine K. Wong; C.X. George Wei

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Macao, the former Portuguese colony in southeast China from the 1550s until its return to China in 1999, has a long and very interesting history of cultural interaction between China and the West. As an entity with independent political power and a unique social setting and cultural development, the identity of Macao?s people is not only indicative... more...

  • The Hong Merchants of Cantonby Weng Eang Cheong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This study eschews the uncritical acceptance of secondary sources that has characterized studies in this field, going back to and reinterpreting previously neglected primary sources, thereby enabling it to chart linkages between the European and Asian trades that have been regarded as parallel but unrelated (or at best competing) activities. In so... more...

  • The History of Women's Mosques in Chinese Islamby Maria Jaschok; Shui Jingjun Shui

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is a study of Chinese Hui Muslim women's historic and unrelenting spiritual, educational, political and gendered drive for an institutional presence in Islamic worship and leadership: 'a mosque of one's own' as a unique feature of Chinese Muslim culture. The authors place the historical origin of women's segregated religious institutions in the... more...

  • Java and Modern Europeby Ann Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a case study of Europe's impact on an old and distinctive non-European civilisation. Part One deals with the elements in Europe's strength, technological, political and intellectual. It also uses Wallerstein's world-systems perspective to give an economic dimension to this picture of the new world of Europe, and then looks at the... more...

  • The Essence of Japanese Cuisineby Michael Ashkenazi; Jeanne Jacob; Michael Ashkenazi Michael Ashkenazi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The past few years have shown a growing interest in cooking and food, as a result of international food issues such as BSE, world trade and mass foreign travel, and at the same time there has been growing interest in Japanese Studies since the 1970s. This volume brings together the two interests of Japan and food, examining both from a number of perspectives.... more...

  • Tourism and Local Development in Chinaby Gang Xu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The boom in tourism to and within China is quite a recent phenomenon. China is now among the leading international tourist destinations, and demand for domestic tourism is rapidly increasing. This study examines the role of tourism in the local economic development in different areas of China, and identifies the decisive factors in determining the... more...