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  • Ceylon book cover

    Ceylon

    1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    Published in 1939, this book provides a comprehensive observation of Ceylon and the Ceylonese people. Covering topics including the rest-house; the Lord Buddha; the Lost cities; Sigiriya, Buddhist temples and the Jungle, the book considers the human geography of the island calibrating it with the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Netsukes

    1st Edition

    By Albert Brockhous

    Edited by E.G. Stillman

    First published in 1924, no book had ever before emerged dealing with Netsukes, one of the most fascinating and interesting forms of expression of the Japanese in art. Netsukes are the exquisitely carved and infinitely varied little knobs used by the Japanese to keep from slipping all kinds of…

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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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  • Educating for Justice Around the World: Legal Education, Legal Practice and the Community book cover

    Educating for Justice Around the World

    Legal Education, Legal Practice and the Community, 1st Edition

    By Louise G. Trubek, Jeremy Cooper

    Published in 1999, this volume contributes to the debate on convergence and differences in the role of law and legal institutions throughout the world. Globalization and technology may allow convergence of lawyers training, practices and values. However, local conditions may create resistances and…

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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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