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  • Chinaby Michael Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Chinese civilisation from Peking Man to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary is intended for students, teachers and researchers,... more...

  • Politics in Southeast Asiaby William Case

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume provides an introduction to the politics of the five key southeast Asian states - Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines - and is intended as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students taking courses on this subject. Using a comparative politics and political economy perspective, the author focuses in particular... more...

  • Making Japan Workby J.E. Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

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

  • A Japanese Advertising Agencyby Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    This is the only book of its kind - written by an anthropologist who spent twelve months doing fieldwork in a major Tokyo agency and who has spent the past 30 years studying and living in Japan. By examining the production of advertising, this book turns other semiotics, media and cultural studies theories on their heads. By analysing the social structure... more...

  • Race and Migration in Imperial Japanby Michael Weiner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    A high degree of cultural and racial homogeneity has long been associated with Japan, with its political discourse and with the lexicon of post-war Japanese scholarship. This book examines underlying assumptions. The author provides an analysis of racial discourse in Japan, its articulation and re-articulation over the past century, against the background... 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...