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Kol Gali. A Translation, with Commentaries, by Fred Beake and Ravil Bukharaev. Illustrations by Azat Minnekaev.
The Story of Joseph, the only surviving work by the founder of Bulgar-Tatar literature Kul Gali, is rendered into English for the first time in its entirety by Fred Beake and Ravil Bukharaev. Supporting the annotated translation are forty specially commissioned illustrations by one of Russia’s ...
By Santō Kyōden. Translated by Carmen Blacker, University of Cambridge. With an Introduction by P. F. Kornicki.
Carmen Blacker’s spirited translation of Santo Kyoden’s Mukashi-banashi inazuma byooshi reveals a multi-layered and fascinating tale of revenge, providing a classic example of this popular genre within Japanese literature.
Crown Prince Naruhito
This sensitive, engaging and informative account of English university life, customs and mores – as seen from the perspective of a young Japanese student, albeit Japan’s heir to the throne – contributes to cross-cultural studies in the broader context. It is also a rare record of a life lived by ...
Edited by Sampildondov Chuluun, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, and Uradyn E. Bulag, University of Cambridge
The Thirteenth Dalai Lama on the Run (1904-1906) is a facsmile collection comprising over 900 original archival documents from Mongolia relating to the Thirteenth Dalai Lama’s exile in Mongolia in the aftermath of the British invasion of Tibet in 1904.
F.A. McKenzie. With an Introduction by Philip Towle University of Cambridge
The Tragedy of Korea could be seen to be both timely and relevant. First published in 1908 after some ten years’ occupation of Korea by Japan (formal annexation as part of the Japanese empire announced in 1910).
Brian Bridges, Lingnan University
The Two Koreas and the Politics of Global Sport analyses the impact of politics on the development of sport in the two Koreas over six decades and argues that inter-Korean rivalry has significantly influenced sporting ambitions and development.
The year 2004 marked the 150th anniversary of the signing of the first treaty of peace and amity (Treaty of Kanagawa) between the United States and Japan. The author offers a significant Japanese view of the alliance, explores the history, but also poses the question what the relationship will ...
The book proposes a new approach to the reconstruction of the Tibetan linguistic history. Based on all available dialectal data, Literary and Old Tibetan forms, gives the main lines according to which Old Tibetan changed to the present spoken varieties.
David W. Hughes, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
The Japanese say that ‘folk song is the heart’s home town’. Traditional folk songs (min’yo) from the countryside are strongly linked to their places of origin and continue to play a role there. Today, however, they are also taught as a quasi-art music, arranged for stage and television, quoted ...
Lee Kyung Ja, Ewha Womans University, Hong Na Young, Ewha Womans University, and Chang Sook Hwan, Ewha Womans University. Illustrations by Lee Mi Ryang. Photography by Han Soek Hong. English Translation by Shin Jooyoung.
The first of its kind in English, this spectacular, detailed volume in full colour celebrating the richness and variety of traditional Korean garments, ornaments and footwear dating back to the Joseon Dynasty is a treasure. Over 600 drawings and 200 plates, with detailed commentaries and ...
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