Area Studies Products

  • The Eugenics Movement

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Mazumdar

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge

  • Islamic Philosophy and Theology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Richard Netton

    Islam, one of the world’s great faiths, was born as a result of the revelation of the Qur’an to the Prophet Muhammad (c. 570-632) in Arabia. A proper understanding of the Islamic present depends on an accurate knowledge of the way in which Islamic thought developed from medieval times onwards. For…

    Hardback – 2006-12-01
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Aesthetic Movement in Victorian Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Midori Tsuji

    This is a collection of nine guide books of interior decoration and the aesthetic principles of Victorian lifestyles. Addressed primarily to middle-class women, they are extremely useful to our understanding Victorian society, women’s history and culture.…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
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  • Histoire de l'Art du Japon, par la Commission Imperiale du Japon a l'Exposition Universelle de Paris, 1900

    1st Edition

    Published prior to the Japanese edition ‘Kohon Nihon Teikoku Bijyutsu Ryakushi’, this is the very first official history of Japanese art compiled in Japan. The project to publish this official history was initially planned by the Japanese Ministry and the Imperial Museum in Tokyo, and Tenshin…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
    Edition Synapse

  • The Japan Weekly Mail: A Political, Commercial, and Literary Journal, 1870-1917

    1st Edition

    first ever facsimile reprint of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. complete collection provided by Yokohama Archives of History and other institutions. playing an important role for the Meiji Japan’s exchange with Western society, it covers not only…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Islamic Art and Beyond

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Islamic Art and Beyond is the third in a set of four volumes of studies on Islamic art by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century by a master of the field. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the…

    Hardback – 2006-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islamic Visual Culture, 1100–1800

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800 is the second in a set of four volumes of studies on Islamic art by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century by a master of the field. Each volume takes a particular section of the…

    Hardback – 2006-04-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine

    The Reprint of the Mid-Victorian Ladies Journal, 1852–56, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toshiro Nakajima

    Pack – 2006-03-09
    Edition Synapse

  • Great Power Rivalry in Central Asia 1842-1880

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    This collection spans the years 1842 to 1880, a crucial period that covers the heightening tension in Central Asia caused by increasing rivalry between the two dominant powers, Britain and Russia, and the second Afghan War. Whilst the first part of the period was fairly calm, with proponents of '…

    Hardback – 2006-02-23
    Routledge

  • Chambers Information for the People

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tashio Matsunaga

    This is a reprint of one of the most successful Victorian encylopedias: the rare 5th edition published in 1874. It was translated into Japanese by the Ministry of Education of Meiji government in Japan and was considered as the most important source of Western information then in Japan.…

    Hardback – 2006-01-31
    Routledge

  • A Collection of Early English Books on Tea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Takau Shimada, Akiko Takiguchi

    This is a collection of 23 early writings on tea in England. The collection includes writings from the early modern period when tea was introduced from the East via the Netherlands and caused controversial argument between anti- and pro- tea drinkers, and it traces historically how tea was accepted…

    Hardback – 2006-01-31
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  • James Boswell, Esq.. The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

    First issue of first edition bound with the Principal Corrections and Additions to the First Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Takau Shimada

    Hardback – 2006-01-31
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