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  • Ernest Hemingway

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Claridge

    Few twentieth-century American writers have been as influential as Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961). Whilst contemporaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner may be as widely taught and studied as Hemingway, neither had an influence on other writers—or indeed, the cognate arts—as great as…

    Hardback – 2011-09-12
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Major Writers

  • Law and Institutions of Modern China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanzhu Zhu

    In the past three decades, the Chinese legal system has undergone a substantial transformation, reflecting the economic, social, culture, administrative, and political changes taking place in China. Compared with the situation in the early 1950s when the newly established People’s Republic of China…

    Hardback – 2011-06-17
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Sino-Japanese Relations

    History, Politics, Economy, Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Rose

    Academic and popular interest in China and Japan, the two major powers in East Asia, has risen dramatically in the last decade. While on the one hand their relationship has benefited from high levels of two-way trade and investment underscoring their growing economic interdependence, political…

    Hardback – 2011-06-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Economic Reform in Modern China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wei Zhang

    It is more than three decades since China initiated its economic reform and open-door policies. During that period, China has successfully transformed itself from an inefficient centrally-planned economy to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. To the rest of the world, China has emerged from…

    Hardback – 2011-05-27
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Women and Employment in Nineteenth- to Early Twentieth-Century Britiain (ES 5-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    The Industrial Revolution in Britain from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century had profound effects on social and economic conditions; the working conditions of women were not an exception. Trade for women which had been rather confined to a small area such as nurses or governesses changed and…

    Hardback – 2011-05-13
    Edition Synapse

  • Literary Fairy Tales by Women Writers (ES 4-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    Facsimile reproductions of six collections of fairy tales by three female writers: Madame d'Aulnoy, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, and Mary de Morgan published 18th- and 19th- century England, with many illustrations which are all faithfully reproduced. By tracing the English tradition of the literary…

    Hardback – 2011-05-13
    Edition Synapse

  • Woman Citizen's Library (ES 6-vol. set)

    1st Edition

     Planned and published by the Civics Society in Chicago from 1913 to 1914, this is a series of publications for the leaders of the women’s movement offering advice to American women on everything they should learn at the time when they were just about to obtain woman suffrage.  In a total of…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Japan as Seen by British Women (ES 5-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoko Namikawa

    Since its foundation, Edition Synapse has specialized in the publication of primary-source materials relating to the history of the Anglo-Japanese relationship and has provided the academic market with nineteenth-century English books on Japan, reprinted in facsimile and including many visual…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Foundations of Japanese Feminism (ES 4-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamae Mizuta

    The influence of Western ideas and know-how on the modernization of Japan remains one of the most important subjects in Japanese Studies; indeed, today’s Japan cannot be understood without a comprehension of the impact of thought and practice from the West. With regard to the history of women in…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Ethnic Minorities in Modern China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Mackerras

    China is the world’s most populous country with fifty-five state-recognized ethnic minorities: approximately 123 million people, taking up over 60 per cent of China’s territory. And, while China’s dizzying growth has made it a major world force, both economically and strategically, one of the chief…

    Hardback – 2011-03-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Politics of Modern Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali M. Ansari

    A quarter of a century on from the revolution of 1979 there is an ongoing political struggle within Iran between traditionalists and modernists, with the ever-younger average age of the population playing a dynamic role. And on the international stage, the big issues remain Iran’s hostility towards…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • The Tale of Genji

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard H. Okada

    The monumental Japanese fictional narrative known as The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari) appeared during the first decade or so of the eleventh century, CE. This vast narrative—which spans three-quarters of a century, and is made up of fifty-four chapters and 795 poems—has been attributed to a…

    Hardback – 2010-12-03
    Routledge

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