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  • On Liberty: Jewish Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Mind of Mencius: Political Economy Founded Upon Moral Philosophy book cover

    The Mind of Mencius

    Political Economy Founded Upon Moral Philosophy

    By E. Faber

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy: Cosmology book cover

    A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy

    Cosmology

    By William Montgomery McGovern

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Alliance in Anxiety: Detente and the Sino-American-Japanese Triangle book cover

    Alliance in Anxiety

    Detente and the Sino-American-Japanese Triangle

    By Go Tsuyoshi Ito

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Iranian Intellectuals: 1997–2007 book cover

    Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Dahomey and the Dahomans: Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850 book cover

    Dahomey and the Dahomans

    Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850

    By Fredrick E. Forbes

    According to Forbes the object of these Journals is "to illustrate the dreadful slave hunts and savages, the annihilations and exterminations consequent on this trade", with the aim of encouraging the British public in its efforts to end slavery.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Napoleon and Persia: Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire book cover

    Napoleon and Persia

    Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire

    By Iradj Amini

    The first book on this subject since 1904. It examines the growing interest of Napoleon in India, the genesis of Franco-Persian relations, Napoleon in Egypt, the British and French missions to Persia, the Franco-Persian Treaty of Finkenstein, the Persian mission to Paris, Russia's hostility to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War: Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy book cover

    Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • A Road Is Made: Communism in Shanghai 1920-1927 book cover

    A Road Is Made

    Communism in Shanghai 1920-1927

    By Steve Smith

    This is a study of the activities, ideas and internal life of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai during its formative period. It investigates the party's relations to the city's students and teachers, women, entrepreneurs, secret societies and its workers, and examines the efforts to transform…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Literary Field of Twentieth Century China book cover

    The Literary Field of Twentieth Century China

    By Michel Hockx

    At least since the late nineteenth century onwards, Chinese literature as a form of cultural production has been taking place within a specific social space, including writers, critics, journalists, editors, publishers, printers and booksellers. Focusing on people as well as on texts, and looking…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • In the Shadow of the Mahatma: Bishop Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India book cover

    In the Shadow of the Mahatma

    Bishop Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India

    By Susan Billington Harper

    This is a biography of Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah (1874-1945), bishop of the Anglican Church in India from 1912 until his death in 1945. His life sheds new light on the challenges and opportunities faced by religious minorities throughout the world today. As a Christian leader in a non-Christian…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Protestant Origins in India: Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835 book cover

    Protestant Origins in India

    Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835

    By D. Dennis Hudson

    Protestant Christianity was established as a religion of India when in 1706 missionaries from the the German Evangelical Church sponsored by the King of Denmark landed at the Danish factory in Tamil-speaking Tranquebar. An indigenous congregation soon developed, with worship and catechising in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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