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  • Western Sources of Japanese Art and Japonism V: Oeuvres choisies de critiques d'art, marchands d'art et collectionneurs sur le Japonisme

    1st Edition

    This is the fifth part of the successful series which provides art historians and students with vital primary source materials related to the reception of Japanese arts in Western societies during the period from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. All materials are…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • Every Woman's Encyclopaedia

    1st Edition

    This is a facsimile reprint of the largest encyclopedia of the late Edwardian period, the contents of which were first published as a bi-weekly periodical and widely circulated among middle-class British families. While following the example of its illustrious Victorian predecessors, such as Beeton…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • Library of Advertising

    1st Edition

    This is a facsimile reprint of the very first comprehensive Handbook of advertising published in 1913 in America. Advertising became an important tool of commerce in the nineteenth century, and as many advertising agencies and associations were formed by the beginning of the following century it…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • William Morris, Artist Writer Socialist, edited by May Morris

    1st Edition

    This is a facsimile reprint of the collected writings of William Morris first published in 1936 by May Morris to commemorate the centenary of his birth. Making available Morris’s essays, papers, and lectures—mainly in the subject of art and political sciences—which were omitted from the 24-volume…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • China's International Relations in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Li Mingjiang

    The startling growth of China’s economic and military power, as well as its cultural influence, is having a huge impact on the rest of the world. The key region to observe this impact is, of course, Asia and the past decade has witnessed significant and multi-faceted changes in China’s policy…

    Hardback – 2009-12-14
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Jihad and Martyrdom

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Cook

    Jihad (or ‘struggle’) and martyrdom in Islam have an ever-greater relevance in today’s world, but there remains a great deal of ignorance about these critical concepts. This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together a broad range of scholarly opinion to provide a work of reference…

    Hardback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • The Hadith

    Articulating the Beliefs and Constructs of Classical Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    The Prophetic traditions of Islam, which are commonly referred to as the hadiths (literally: ‘reports’), preserve the sum and substance of the utterances, deeds, directives, and descriptive anecdotes connected with the life of the Prophet Muhammad and his Companions. Together with the Qur’an, the…

    Hardback – 2009-10-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Politics of Modern China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yongnian Zheng, Yiyi Lu, Lynn T. White III

    After nearly three decades of rapid economic development, China is now a major power whose actions can significantly affect other countries, from America to Zimbabwe. As a result, China Studies has grown exponentially. In particular, there is a growing interest in studies of Chinese politics, not…

    Hardback – 2009-09-29
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Islam in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Liow, Nadirsyah Hosen

    The Islamic community in Southeast Asia is widely regarded as one of the most moderate and tolerant in the Muslim world. While most of the region’s Muslims are Sunni and fairly orthodox, the Islamic faith as practised in the region has historically been a syncretic blend of Islam, Hinduism,…

    Hardback – 2009-09-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Studies in Medieval Taoism and the Poetry of Li Po

    1st Edition

    The emergence of Taoism during the 3rd through 8th centuries as China's indigenous higher religion affected all areas of culture. This volume, one of a pair by Paul Kroll (its companion dealing with other aspects of medieval Chinese literature and cultural history), brings together twelve studies…

    Hardback – 2009-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Women and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By…

    Hardback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Regionalism in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by See Seng Tan

    Especially since the end of the Cold War, research on and around the international relations of Asia has grown exponentially and, to make sense of what is now a vast and unwieldly corpus of scholarly literature, this new four-volume collection from Routledge’s Critical Issues in Modern Politics…

    Hardback – 2009-06-22
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

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