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  • Gender and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Momsen

    It is increasingly apparent that the growing challenges facing development scholars, policy-makers, and practitioners in the twenty-first century require a more sophisticated understanding of the importance of gender than has hitherto been the case. At a time when the forces of globalization are…

    Hardback – 2008-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • Tohda: Asian Images in the Nineteenth-Century British Reviews (6-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Masahiro Tohda

    This is a collection of more than 120 articles and book reviews on Japan, China, and India published in the four leading British reviews of the nineteenth century (the Quarterly Review, Edinburgh Review, Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, and the Westminster Review). The selection from those reviews,…

    Hardback – 2008-06-18
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  • Miyake: Japan in English Books for Boys and Girls, 1819–1935

    1st Edition

    Edited by Okiko Miyake

    How do we acquire specific images about other countries? In part, they are formed through unintentional childhood familiarization. This facsimile reprint collection of fourteen juvenile books in English—featuring Japan in the early nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth…

    Hardback – 2008-06-18
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  • Iseki: Strype’s ‘Survey of London’ (3-vol. )

    FACSIMILE REPRINT OF THE 1720 EDITION IN THREE FOLIO VOLUMES, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tetsuya Iseki

    From the Preface by Tetsuya Iseki: A Survey of London was originally published by John Stow (c. 1525–1605) in 1598. Stow was a chronicler and antiquary who edited literary works and archaeological texts (his first publication was Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, newly edited in 1561). In 1603 Stow…

    Hardback – 2008-06-18
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  • Mabuchi: William Anderson: The Pictorial Arts of Japan

    WESTERN SOURCES ON JAPANESE ART AND JAPONISM, SERIES 4, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aiko Mabuchi

    William Anderson (1842–1900) was a Scottish surgeon who lived in Tokyo in the early Meiji period. He also served as the first chairman of the Japan Society. He is now best remembered as a collector of Japanese art (his collection formed the basis of both the Japanese department of the British…

    Hardback – 2008-05-19
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  • Mizuta: Foundations of Japanese Feminism: A Collection of Western Sources

    SERIES 1: BOOKS TRANSLATED INTO JAPANESE DURING THE MEIJI AND TAISHO ERA IN FIVE VOLUMES, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamae Mizuta

    The Western influence on the modernization of Japan is one of the most important subjects in Japanese Studies; indeed it is central to any understanding of today’s Japan. The Western influence on the history of women in Japan is especially crucial since the women’s movement there was founded on the…

    Hardback – 2008-05-19
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  • George Nathaniel Curzon: Collected Writings

    Collection 1: Asian Travels, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    George Nathaniel Curzon was a man of considerable intellect and ambition, combined with a degree of energy and application which were all the more remarkable given that he suffered throughout his life from a spinal deformity which gave him continuous pain and often incapacitated him. His…

    Hardback – 2008-05-15
    Routledge

  • Politics of Modern Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    This new Routledge Major Work is a four-volume collection which gathers the best and most influential research on the contemporary politics of Taiwan. Although the collected materials are in English, they include contributions from leading Taiwan experts in Europe, the United States, Japan, and…

    Hardback – 2008-05-02
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Politics of Modern Turkey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Carkoglu, William Hale

    The Politics of Modern Turkey is a new four-volume Major Work from Routledge. The first volume of the collection (‘Historical Heritage of Politics in Modern Turkey’) brings together key research to provide a historical contextualization of modern Turkish political experience. This volume traces the…

    Hardback – 2008-04-01
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • The Crusades

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Jotischky

    The Crusades is an area of rapidly expanding interest. Students increasingly see an understanding of the roots of religious violence and of interaction between Christian and Islamic cultures as a critical tool for citizenship in the modern world. This is borne out by the large number of general…

    Hardback – 2008-03-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Netton

    The area of Middle Eastern geography and travel has attracted large numbers of scholars over the last fifty years. This new collection from Routledge features key articles from the field to create a major and continuing resource for scholars and students alike. The first volume concentrates on the…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Britain and Russia in Central Asia 1880–1907

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    Britain and Russia in Central Asia, 1880–1907 is the third in a series of collections of books and documents on the relationship between Britain and Russia in Central Asia during the nineteenth century. The previous sets have covered the periods 1800–42 (The Great Game: Britain and Russia in…

    Hardback – 2007-12-19
    Routledge

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