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  • Maritime Law in China: Emerging Issues and Future Developments book cover

    Maritime Law in China

    Emerging Issues and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Hjalmarsson, Jenny Jingbo Zhang

    The Chinese maritime and shipping market has been expanding enormously in recent times as its commercial capacity to perform shipping, ship building, banking and insurance activities grows and the role of the State as guarantor of commerce is gradually reduced. This book provides a detailed guide…

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    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Burma Through the Centuries: Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government book cover

    Burma Through the Centuries

    Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government, 1st Edition

    By J. Stuart

    First published in 1909, at the midpoint of British occupation, this volume sought to provide the first popular history of Burma (now Myanmar) for British businessmen and visitors otherwise put off by difficulties of translation and understanding. Having lived in Burma for forty years, arriving…

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  • Manchuria: Its People, Resources and Recent History book cover

    Manchuria

    Its People, Resources and Recent History, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Hosie

    First published in 1901, this volume emerged in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Manchuria. Its author had been in charge of the British Consulate at Newchwang in Manchuria for two periods between 1894 and 1900. The book contains an account of journeys in Eastern and Northern Manchuria,…

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  • Chinese Adolescents in Britain and Hong Kong: Identity and Aspirations book cover

    Chinese Adolescents in Britain and Hong Kong

    Identity and Aspirations, 1st Edition

    By Gajendra Verma, Yu-Man Chan, Christopher Bagley, Sylvia Sham, Douglas Darby, Derek Woodrow, George Skinner

    First published in 1999, this book is based on several years work in Hong Kong and Britain, both before and after the absorption of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong into the People’s Republic of China in 1997. The initial chapters review the history of Chinese people in Britain;…

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  • Company Law in East Asia book cover

    Company Law in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roman Tomasic

    First published in 1999, this volume provides an overview of company laws in South East Asia, North East Asia and the Pacific. The chapters adopt a standard format to allow for comparisons to be made as well as highlighting key features of company laws in each jurisdiction. The contributors…

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  • Lhasa and its Mysteries book cover

    Lhasa and its Mysteries

    1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    First published in 1906, this volume emerged three years after the British expedition across the Alps to Lhasa, in which the author took part, and provided a first-hand British account of the mission. The expedition (also known as the British Invasion of Tibet) was intended to counter perceived…

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  • The Soul of the Far East book cover

    The Soul of the Far East

    1st Edition

    By Percival Lowell

    First published in 1908, this volume explored Japanese culture and society for British readers in the wake of the Anglo-Japanese treaty of 1902. Japan’s recent victory over the Russian Empire in the Russo-Japanese war in 1904-5 had represented the first victory of an Asian power over its Western…

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  • Housing in Taiwan: Agency and Structure? book cover

    Housing in Taiwan

    Agency and Structure?, 1st Edition

    By William D.H. Li

    Published in 1998, in this book the author points out the inadequacies caused by the division between housing research on production and consumption, and the theoretical divide between structural and agent-centred approaches on housing. By developing an understanding of social relations within the…

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  • Gender, 'Race' and Patriarchy: A Study of South Asian Women book cover

    Gender, 'Race' and Patriarchy

    A Study of South Asian Women, 1st Edition

    By Kalwant Bhopal

    The book offers one of the first detailed studies of South Asian women, it provides new empirical data on the issues apparent in South Asian women's lives by 'giving voice' to a group of women who would otherwise remain silent. It is based upon an ethnographic study of a small South Asian…

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  • Housing Provision and Bottom-up Approaches: Family Case Studies from Africa, Asia and South America book cover

    Housing Provision and Bottom-up Approaches

    Family Case Studies from Africa, Asia and South America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    First published in 1999, this book consists of in-depth family case studies from Africa, Asia and South America. The purpose of the book is to give a clear understanding of the physical and non-physical structures in bottom-up housing approaches. Physical structures include design aspects,…

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  • Governance Innovations in the Asia-Pacific Region: Trends, Cases, and Issues book cover

    Governance Innovations in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Trends, Cases, and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gambhir Bhatta, Joaquin L. Gonzalez III

    Published in 1998. The debate on what constitutes good governance - and more importantly, how to attain it - is not a new issue. The elusive - and pluralistic - nature of governance ensures that much more needs to be studied about the specific incidence of good governance before a unifying theme on…

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  • Hospice Care and Culture: A Comparison of the Hospice Movement in the West and Japan book cover

    Hospice Care and Culture

    A Comparison of the Hospice Movement in the West and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Chikako Maruyama

    First published in 1999, Maruyama explores some significant difficulties and differences in bringing the western hospice philosophy to the Japanese medical culture. Whilst not giving any definite answers, this study determines what some of the critical questions that need to be considered into…

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