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  • Urban Growth and Development in Asia: Volume I: Making the Cities book cover

    Urban Growth and Development in Asia

    Volume I: Making the Cities, 1st Edition

    By Graham P. Chapman, Ashok K. Dutt

    First published in 1999, this volume begins with a panoramic survey by Nigel Harris of the drama of Asian Urbanization, based on the inaugural plenary lecture he gave to the 5th Asian Urbanization Conference held in London. In the following chapters many experts and practitioners from different…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan book cover

    Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

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  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

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    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Born in Tibet: By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts book cover

    Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910 book cover

    British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet book cover

    Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84: Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy book cover

    Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

    Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It considers the problems that Chinese Marxist intellectuals were…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China Since the 'Gang of Four' book cover

    China Since the 'Gang of Four'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1980, addresses the questions raised by the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the ‘Gang of Four’. Was China reverting to a capitalist form of development, and abandoning Mao’s policies? Was China’s leadership remaining loyal to Mao’s strategy but correcting damage…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists book cover

    Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists

    1st Edition

    By J.A. Fyfield

    This book, first published in 1982, is an in-depth study of the process of ‘re-education’ undergone by those who had opposed the Communist revolution in China. Told at first hand by several men who had occupied military or government positions of influence, it records their long years in prison and…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China: The Road to Tiananmen book cover

    Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China

    The Road to Tiananmen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Baum

    The decade of the 1980s began in China with great expectations of the societal benefits of modernisation, and ended with gunfire in Tiananmen Square. This book, first published in 1991, presents essays that explore the political and economic reform policies that emerged in post-Mao China under Deng…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China: Liberation and Transformation 1942-1962 book cover

    China: Liberation and Transformation 1942-1962

    1st Edition

    By Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1981, is a study concerned with the leadership and the people of China during the 1942-1962 period. It analyses the attempt made by the CCP to develop new policies of administration in the wartime base areas and the subsequent transformation of these policies after the…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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