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Edited by Maghiel van Crevel, Tian Yuan Tan and Michel Hockx
Bringing together new research on Chinese literature and music by twenty-two scholars, on topics ranging from Tang poetry to women's writing and the internet, this collection pays tribute to Wilt Idema as a leading scholar in a field of tremendous scope and diversity.
György Kara with the assistance of Marta Kiripolská
Indispensable for the study of Tibeto-Mongol translations and language history, this first dictionary of Sonom Gara’s Middle Mongol version of the Tibetan moral guide Legs bshad of Sa skya Pandita (1182-1251) lists the Mongol words with their English and Tibetan equivalents.
by Tsepon Wangchuk Deden Shakabpa. Translated and annotated by Derek F. Maher
A sustained argument for Tibetan independence, this volume also serves as an introduction to many aspects of Tibetan culture, society, and especially religion with a compendium of biographies of the most significant religious and political figures.
Edited by Sarah Jacoby and Antonio Terrone
Balancing the academic emphasis on Buddhist monastic studies, this volume focuses on noncelibate religious specialists including Tantric professionals, village lamas, spirit mediums, and Treasure revealers in Central and Eastern Tibet, Bhutan, and India from historical times to the present day.
Edited by R.G. Tiedemann
Edited by Garnik Asatrian
Iran and the Caucasus, a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal, published in three issues per year. Iran and the Caucasus is a journal promoting original, innovative, and meticulous research on the history (ancient, mediaeval and modern), culture, anthropology, literature (textology), ...
Brian Burke-Gaffney, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science
Following the opening of Japan’s ports in 1859, Nagasaki rapidly became one of Japan’s leading industrial centres, which included shipbuilding. It has been largely overshadowed by interest in the Meiji settlements of Kobe and Yokohama. Fully illustrated, the value of the work is reinforced by ...
Edited by Guy Podoler, University of Haifa
A considerable amount of writing has been published on Japan at war in WWII. Scholars have been revisiting the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–5. This volume examines Japan’s twentieth-century approach to war and militarism in a wider perspective, bringing hitherto unexamined new themes and ...
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