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  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10
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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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945: The Occupiers’ Experience book cover

    Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money: A Global History book cover

    Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Bin Yang

    Originating in the sea, especially in the waters surrounding the low-lying islands of the Maldives, Cypraea moneta (sometimes confused with Cypraea annulus) was transported to various parts of Afro-Eurasia in the prehistoric era, and in many cases, it was gradually transformed into a form of money…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism book cover

    Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    1st Edition

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order book cover

    National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
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  • Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars book cover

    Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04
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  • Climate Justice and the Economy: Social mobilization, knowledge and the political book cover

    Climate Justice and the Economy

    Social mobilization, knowledge and the political, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Gaarsmand Jacobsen

    As climate change has increasingly become the main focus of environmentalist activism since the late 1990s, the global economic drivers of CO2 emissions are now a major concern for radical greens. In turn, the emphasis on connected crises in both natural and social systems has attracted more…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04
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  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    Originally published in 2003, Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself is an annotated collection of the memoirs of Charles Edward Horn. They include an account of Horn’s father, Charles Frederick Horn, who arrived penniless in London in 1782 and rose to become music master to Queen…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28
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  • Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Ian H. Adams

    Originally published in 1978, The Making of Urban Scotland traces the evolution of towns from their prehistoric origins to the present day. Most of the material is based on research in Scotland’s archives, housed in the Scottish Record Office. Special emphasis is placed on the causes of economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change and how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book looks at how this change affected the politics life of France during this period, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28
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    Routledge Revivals

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