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  • The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticismby John O'Kane; Bernd Radtke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book provides translations of the earliest Arabic autobiography and the earliest theoretical explanation of the psychic development and powers of an Islamic holy man (Saint, Friend of God). more...

  • A Manual of Hindu Pantheismby G.A. Jacob

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

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

  • Miscellaneous Papers Relating to Indo-China: Volume IIby Reinhold Rost

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

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

  • The Nature of the Japanese Stateby Brian J. McVeigh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Brian J. McVeigh uses a unique anthropological approach to step outside flawed stereotypes of Japanese society and really engage in the current debate over the role of bureaucracy in Japanese politics. To many in the West, Japan appears as a paradox: a rational, high-tech economic superpower and yet at the same time a deeply ritualistic and ceremonial... more...

  • Truth and Reconciliation in South Koreaby Jae-Jung Suh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of contestation: Which war should be remembered and how should... more...

  • Miraculous Stories from the Japanese Buddhist Traditionby Kyoko Motomuchi Nakamura

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This is the first collection of Buddhist legends in Japan, and these stories form the repertoire of miraculous events and moral examples that later Buddhist priests used for preaching to the people. As Kyokai describes his own intentions, "By editing these stories of miraculous events I want to pull the people forward by the ears, offer my hand to... more...

  • 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...