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  • The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions

    Professing Hate, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Gendron

    The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Hong Kong Constitutionalism

    The British Legacy and the Chinese Future, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cullen

    Hong Kong is widely regarded as an exemplar of authoritarian jurisdictions with a positive history of adhering to Rule of Law shaped governance systems. British Hong Kong provides a remarkable story of the effective development and consolidation of such a system, which has continued to apply since…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Eiren L. Shea

    The Mongol period (1206-1368) marked a major turning point of exchange – culturally, politically, and artistically – across Eurasia. The wide-ranging international exchange that occurred during the Mongol period is most apparent visually through the inclusion of Mongol motifs in textile, paintings…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Labor and Creativity in New York’s Global Fashion Industry

    1st Edition

    By Christina H. Moon

    This book tells the story of fashion workers engaged in the labor of design and the material making of fashion in New York in the early twenty-first century. Christina Moon offers an illuminating ethnography into the various sites and practices that make up fashion labor in the New York industry,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • German Nationalism and Indian Political Thought

    The Influence of Ancient Indian Philosophy on the German Romantics, 1st Edition

    By Alexei Pimenov

    This book examines the influence of Indian socio-political thought, ideas, and culture on German Romantic nationalism. It suggests that, contrary to the traditional view that the concepts of nationalism have moved exclusively from the West to the rest of the world, in the crucial case of German…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9

    1st Edition

    By Michael Loewe

    This book, first published in 1974, studies the historical development of China during the Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9), a time of great intellectual, religious and political change. The struggle between Reformists and Modernists is analysed using texts contemporary to the time, and this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Government of China, 1644-1911

    1st Edition

    By Pao Chao Hsieh

    This volume, first published in 1925, presents a clear background to the then-contemporary political situation in China, and in doing so sheds much light on the history of Chinese politics. In focusing on the political organization it generates an insightful study of Chinese government.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control, 1st Edition

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • British Malaya

    An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence in Malaya, 1st Edition

    By Frank Sir Swettenham

    First published in 1948, this volume’s third edition emerged contemporaneously with the transition from the Malayan Union to the Federation of Malaya, an area covering the Malay Peninsula and modern Singapore. The volume recounts the experiences of the first British residents of Malaya. Its object…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japan's War Memories

    Amnesia or Concealment?, 1st Edition

    By George Hicks

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to attention in recent years which has been belatedly directed towards reviving World War II issues involving Japan. This study deals first with the manner in which such issues so long fell into abeyance under Cold War conditions, while tracing the vast…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japan's Hidden Apartheid

    Korean Minority and the Japanese, 1st Edition

    By George Hicks

    First published in 1997, this volume confronts the common impression of Japan as a successfully homogeneous society which conceals some profound tensions, and one such case is presented by the ethnic Korean community. Despite many shared cultural features there are marked contrasts between the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Immortals, Festivals, and Poetry in Medieval China

    1st Edition

    By Donald Holzman

    First published in 1998, the papers in this second volume by Donald Holzman are concerned with the themes of religion and poetry and song in early medieval China. Religion is to the fore in the first two sections, dealing with Daoist immortals and their cult, as reflected in poetic works of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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