The Truth About China And Japan Routledge Revivals

Author: Putnam Weale
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317431421
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The Truth About China And Japan Routledge Revivals from the Author: Putnam Weale. This title, first published in 1921, aimed to present for the reader a glance into what the position was in Eastern Asia at the beginning of the twentieth century. This book will be of interest to student of history, politics and Asian Studies.

The Chinese Classic Novels Routledge Revivals

Author: Margaret Berry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136836578
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The Chinese Classic Novels Routledge Revivals from the Author: Margaret Berry. First published in 1988, this reissue is an important work in the field of national literary exchange. Declared by American Library Association in its Choice publication one of the ten best reference works of 1988, the volume has survived global change - politically, socially, economically, religiously, aesthetically - to promote cultural dialogue between China and the West. Besides the scores of annotated sources, the introductory essays remain as authentic and moving as the day of their appearance. Equally to be observed is accelerating demand, especially in academic institutions, for global cultural exchange through national literatures. How can we of the English-speaking world, for example, adequately understand and converse with our Chinese counterparts without some appreciation of their culture, notably of Confucian and Taoist roles in their history as reflected in their literature? Overall, a pioneering work whose reissue will be welcomed by both scholars and general readers alike.

China In The Family Of Nations Routledge Revivals

Author: Henry T. Hodgkin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317417836
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China In The Family Of Nations Routledge Revivals from the Author: Henry T. Hodgkin. This title, first published in 1923, aimed to provide a brief survey of the historical setting necessary for an understanding of China’s relations with the West. The book explained and estimated the various forces that were working in China at the beginning of the twentieth century that were producing changes in the political, social, industrial and intellectual spheres. This book will be of interest to students of history and Asian Studies.

The Spread Of Tibetan Buddhism In China

Author: Dan Smyer Yu
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136633758
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The Spread Of Tibetan Buddhism In China from the Author: Dan Smyer Yu. Focusing on contemporary Tibetan Buddhist revivals in the Tibetan regions of the Sichuan and Qinghai Provinces in China, this book explores the intricate entanglements of the Buddhist revivals with cultural identity, state ideology, and popular imagination of Tibetan Buddhist spirituality in contemporary China. In turn, the author explores the broader socio-cultural implications of such revivals. Based on detailed cross-regional ethnographic work, the book demonstrates that the revival of Tibetan Buddhism in contemporary China is intimately bound with both the affirming and negating forces of globalization, modernity, and politics of religion, indigenous identity reclamation, and the market economy. The analysis highlights the multidimensionality of Tibetan Buddhism in relation to different religious, cultural, and political constituencies of China. By recognizing the greater contexts of China’s politics of religion and of the global status of Tibetan Buddhism, this book presents an argument that the revival of Tibetan Buddhism is not an isolated event limited merely to Tibetan regions; instead, it is a result of the intersection of both local and global transformative changes. The book is a useful contribution to students and scholars of Asian religion and Chinese studies.

Oil And World Power Routledge Revivals

Author: Peter R. Odell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134101716
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Oil And World Power Routledge Revivals from the Author: Peter R. Odell. In this, the eighth edition of Oil and World Power, published in 1986, Peter Odell explains the complexities of the gigantic oil empire and its influence on the world. This is an exceptionally interesting and relevant work, of great value to those with an interest in the oil industry, global power and international economic development.

Ugetsu Monogatari Or Tales Of Moonlight And Rain Routledge Revivals

Author: Ueda Akinari
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136810323
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Ugetsu Monogatari Or Tales Of Moonlight And Rain Routledge Revivals from the Author: Ueda Akinari. Ugetsu Monogatari, or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a high literary standard. The author expressed his complex views on human life and society in simple yet poetic language. Akinari questioned the prevailing moral values and standards of his age whilst entertaining his readers with mystery and other-worldly occurrences. This is a reissue of Leon Zolbrod’s definitive English translation of the work, first published in 1974.

The Supreme Control At The Paris Peace Conference 1919 Routledge Revivals

Author: Donald Hankey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317567552
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The Supreme Control At The Paris Peace Conference 1919 Routledge Revivals from the Author: Donald Hankey. This book, first published in 1963, discusses the events of the Paris Peace Conference- the meeting of Allied victors following the end of World War I to set peace terms. Lord Hankey discusses the political and military terms and issues, as well as those of individual countries. This book is ideal for students of modern history.

The Changing Climate Routledge Revivals

Author: H. H. Lamb
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136639543
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The Changing Climate Routledge Revivals from the Author: H. H. Lamb. First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last ice-age to the 1960s.

Problems And Planning In Third World Cities Routledge Revivals

Author: Michael Pacione
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134519982
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Problems And Planning In Third World Cities Routledge Revivals from the Author: Michael Pacione. When this title was first published in 1981, growing concern for the future of cities and those who inhabited them, stimulated by trends in global urbanisation, had resulted in much emphasis being placed on a problem-solving approach to the study of the city. The chapters in this edited collection, a companion to Urban Problems and Planning in the Developed World (Routledge Revivals, 2013), consider the problems and planning activities in a number of cities across the world. Varied case-studies, including Mexico City, Bogota and Shanghai, reflect the differing economic, cultural and political regimes of the modern world and ensure the continued value of this comprehensive work.

Weather Climate And Human Affairs Routledge Revivals

Author: H. H. Lamb
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136639616
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Weather Climate And Human Affairs Routledge Revivals from the Author: H. H. Lamb. First published in 1988, this is a reissue of a groundbreaking collection of essays written by Hubert Lamb, one of the world’s foremost experts on weather and climate and a uniquely authoritative voice in the history of climatology. Hubert Lamb is able to provide a mature assessment of the effect of weather on people, and vice versa. His is a uniquely authoritative voice in the current debates about today’s environment and the prospects for the future. After a general introduction the book is divided into three parts. The first part consists of a chronological series of portraits of climate and its impact on human affairs and the environment. These extend from the warm climates of the geological past to the current drought in Africa. There are several studies of the last few centuries and, in particular, of the various effects of the so-called ‘little Ice Age’. The second part is concerned with the causes and mechanisms of climate and weather changes, including chapters discussing Christmas weather, fronts and volcanoes. In the final part Hubert Lamb looks to the future, and attempts to put into perspective some of the pessimistic forecasts currently available. The text, which is consistently authoritative but always readable, is augmented by numerous maps, diagrams and photographs.