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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Rethinking Chinese Transnational Enterprisesby Leo Douw; Cen Huang; David Ip

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Affinity to the Chinese culture, personalized social networks and a firm control of ownership and management have often been considered the key ingredients for the success of many diaspora Chinese transnational enterprises in South China and Southeast Asia. In view of the recent Asian crisis and the rapid changes imposed by globalization, scholars... more...

  • Reading Asiaby Frans Husken Huskin; Dick van der Meij

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume presents a wide variety of articles in the broad field of Asian Studies, covering the latest results of research within the social sciences and the humanities, reflecting the rich diversity within these areas of research. The contributions stem from research carried out by scholars who are or have been affiliated with the International... more...

  • Language Change in East Asiaby T. E. McAuley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book adopts a wide focus on the range of East Asian languages, in both their pre-modern and modern forms, within the specific topic area of language change. It contains sections on dialect studies, contact linguistics, socio-linguistics and syntax/phonology and deals with all three major languages of East Asia: Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Individual... more...