Search: Available: Print on Demand, Book
Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium ...
Edited by Spencer E. Young
This collaborative volume explores how the creation and the crossing of faculty, disciplinary and social boundaries contributed to the development of the medieval European university.
Dirk H.A. Kolff
The core of the book consists of superbly-detailed studies of how, on a frontier of colonial India, village leaders, Indian policemen and revenue officials, bankers and judges confronted, survived , or profited from the system imposed upon them in 1793.
Edited by Reimund Leicht and Gad Freudenthal
The present volume is devoted to the study of the life and work of Moritz (Moshe) Steinschneider (1816-1907). It shows that far from being a “mere bibliographer,” Steinschneider pursued a precise scientific agenda. This is a noteworthy contribution to our understanding of the project of the ...
Rosemary A. Roberts
Drawing on theories ranging from cultural studies to sociology, this book offers a new understanding of gender in Maoist model theatre (yangbanxi) that acknowledges the complex interplay of traditional, modern, Chinese and foreign gender ideologies manifested in the works.
Edited by Riitta Laitinen and Thomas V. Cohen
Six essays explore the evolving cultural and material life of the early modern European street, a contested place of shaded meanings where public met private space, and state and society vied for control of urban form.
Click a term to refine your current search.
Availability: all » Available: Print on Demand
- Humanities (6)
- BRILL (6)
- English (6)
Publication Type: all » Book
- Hardback (6)