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Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 24

Asia

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002-06
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  • Publisher: Capstone

A very brief introduction to the geography and various regions of Asia, the largest and most populous continent in the world.

Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 24

Asia

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006-01-01
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  • Publisher: Capstone

"Describes the continent of Asia, including climate, landforms, plants, animals, countries, people, as well as Asia and the world"--Provided by publisher.

Parliaments in Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 199

Parliaments in Asia

"This group of studies first appeared in a special issue of The journal of legislative studies ... Vol. 4, No. 4 (Winter 1998)"--Title page verso.

Southeast Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 138

Southeast Asia

This new series puts people in the world geographic landscape, showing students how people are affected by and respond to, economic, social, and political forces at the global and the local scale.

Fighting Words
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Fighting Words

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

A study of the impact of language policies on ethnic relations in fifteen Asian and Pacific countries.

Asian and Pentecostal
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 596

Asian and Pentecostal

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005
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  • Publisher: OCMS

Provides a thematic discussion and case studies on the history and development of Pentecostal and Charismatic churches in the countries of South Asia, South East Asia and East Asia.

Southeast Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1303

Southeast Asia

The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia is the essential handbook to this stunning region, covering nine countries plus Hong Kong and Macau. Features include: Full-colour section introducing Southeast Asia's highlights. Unrivalled accounts of every destination, from vibrant cities to the remotest beaches. Lively reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and party. Detailed coverage of the sunrise climb up Mount Bromo, travelling along the Mekong River and diving in the Philippines. Dependable transport details, including border crossings and island ferries. Maps and plans for every region.

Asia in the Making of Europe, Volume III
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 736

Asia in the Making of Europe, Volume III

This monumental series, acclaimed as a "masterpiece of comprehensive scholarship" in the New York Times Book Review, reveals the impact of Asia's high civilizations on the development of modern Western society. The authors examine the ways in which European encounters with Asia have altered the development of Western society, art, literature, science, and religion since the Renaissance. In Volume III: A Century of Advance, the authors have researched seventeenth-century European writings on Asia in an effort to understand how contemporaries saw Asian societies and peoples.

The Oxford Handbook of Christianity in Asia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 657

The Oxford Handbook of Christianity in Asia

This Handbook explores the world of Asian Christianity and its manifold expressions, including worship, theology, spirituality, inter-religious relations, interventions in society, and mission. The volume's contributors' deconstruct many of the widespread misconceptions and interpretations of Christianity in Asia. The essays analyze how the spread of Christianity in Asia is linked with the socio-political and cultural processes of colonization, decolonization, modernization, democratization, identity construction of social groups, and various social movements. With a particular focus on inter-religious encounters and the theological and spiritual paradigms emerging in the continent, the volume provides alternative frames for understanding the phenomenon of conversion and shows how the scriptures of other religious traditions are used in the practice of Christianity in Asia. The Oxford Handbook of Christianity in Asia draws insightful conclusions on the historical, contemporary, and future trajectory of its subject by combining the contributions of scholars in a wide variety of disciplines, including theology, sociology, history, political science, and cultural studies.

Asia as Method
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 342

Asia as Method

Centering his analysis in the dynamic forces of modern East Asian history, Kuan-Hsing Chen recasts cultural studies as a politically urgent global endeavor. He argues that the intellectual and subjective work of decolonization begun across East Asia after the Second World War was stalled by the cold war. At the same time, the work of deimperialization became impossible to imagine in imperial centers such as Japan and the United States. Chen contends that it is now necessary to resume those tasks, and that decolonization, deimperialization, and an intellectual undoing of the cold war must proceed simultaneously. Combining postcolonial studies, globalization studies, and the emerging field of ...