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  • Patriots or Traitorsby Stacey Bieler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This title sxplores the love-hate relationship between the USA and China through the experience of Chinese students caught between the two countries. The book sheds light on China's ambivelance towards the Western influence, and the use of educational and cultural exhanges as a political device. more...

  • Active Ageing in Asiaby Alan Walker; Christian Aspalter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm... more...

  • Indigenous Leadership in Higher Educationby Robin Minthorn; Alicia Fedelina Chavez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume offers new perspectives from Indigenous leaders in academic affairs, student affairs and central administration to improve colleges and universities in service to Indigenous students and professionals. It discusses and illustrates ways that leadership norms, values, assumptions and behaviors can often find their origins in cultural identities,... more...

  • Bangladesh Cinema and National Identityby Zakir Hossain Raju

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, cinema has been adopted as a popular cultural institution in Bangladesh. At the same time, this has been the period for the articulation of modern nationhood and cultural identity of Bengali Muslims in Bangladesh. This book analyses the relationship between cinema and modernity in Bangladesh,... more...

  • Tibetan Buddhism in Diasporaby Ana Cristina O. Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The imperialist ambitions of China ? which invaded Tibet in the late 1940s ? have sparked the spectacular spread of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide, and especially in western countries. This work is a study on the malleability of a particular Buddhist tradition; on its adaptability in new contexts. The book analyses the nature of the Tibetan Buddhism... more...

  • Informal Labour in Urban Indiaby Tom Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    During the last two decades, rapid economic growth and development in India has been based upon the mass employment of informal labour. Using case studies from three urban regions, this book examines this growth in modern India?s cities and towns. It argues that India has undergone a process of uneven and combined development during its integration... more...

  • Chinese and Indian Warfare ? From the Classical Age to 1870by Kaushik Roy; Peter Lorge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West, and allows scholarship on two of the oldest civilizations... more...

  • The Vernaculars of Communismby Petre Petrov; Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so did language practices that designated, articulated... more...

  • Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared ? China, India, Russiaby Shinichiro Tabata

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Taking a long view, and a wide perspective, this book by Japan's leading scholars on Asia and Eurasia provides a comprehensive and systematic comparison of the three greatest powers in the region and assesses how far the recent growth trajectories of these countries are sustainable in the long run. The book demonstrates the huge impact on the region... more...

  • The United States and China Since World War II: A Brief Historyby Xiaohu (Shawn) Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    This book surveys the complicated history of U.S.-Chinese relations. After two brief chapters providing historical context, the focus shifts to the mid-twentieth century, the wartime alliance, the war's bitter aftermath, and the decades since World War II, including the path from normalisation to China's hosting of the 2008 Summer Olympics. The author... more...