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  1. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan

    Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism [Hardback]

    Andrew T. McDonald (Author); Verlaine Stoner McDonald (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813176079
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Paul Rusch first traveled from Louisville, Kentucky, to Tokyo in 1925 to help rebuild YMCA facilities in the wake of the Great Kanto earthquake. What was planned as a yearlong stay became his life's work as he joined with the Japan Episcopal Churc... .... Learn More
  2. The Compassionate Bodhisattva

    The Compassionate Bodhisattva: Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara [Hardback]

    Sofia Sundström (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9789088906183
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. Thes... .... Learn More
  3. A Zooarchaeological Study of the Haimenkou Site, Yunnan Province, China

    A Zooarchaeological Study of the Haimenkou Site, Yunnan Province, China [Paperback]

    Juan Wang (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781407316130
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Haimenkou was an important location, with trade and cultural links connecting parts of modern Southeast Asia and northwestern China in ancient times. This book is based on an analysis of the faunal assemblage recovered from the Haimenkou site duri... .... Learn More
  4. North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa

    North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability [Hardback]

    Bruce E. Bechtol (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813175881
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    North Korea has posed a threat to stability in Northeast Asia for decades. Since Kim Jong-un assumed power, this threat has both increased and broadened. Since 2011, the small, isolated nation has detonated nuclear weapons multiple times, tested a... .... Learn More
  5. Terracotta Warriors

    Terracotta Warriors [Hardback]

    Edward Burman (Author)

    Regular Price: £17.99

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9781681777962
    Published by : Pegasus Books
    Exciting investigations in northwest China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an internat... .... Learn More
  6. Stalin's Nomads

    Stalin's Nomads: Power and Famine in Kazakhstan [Paperback]

    Robert Kindler (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822965435
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    Robert Kindler's seminal work is a comprehensive and unsettling account of the Soviet campaign to forcefully sedentarize and collectivize the Kazakh clans. Viewing the nomadic life as unproductive, and their lands unused and untilled, Stalin and h... .... Learn More
  7. Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma [Paperback]

    Janice Stargardt (Editor); Michael Willis (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
    Among world religions, only Buddhism and Christianity attach a central significance to the role of relics. These two traditions, however, are different in both conceptual and material terms. In Buddhism, the most sacred relics are those considered... .... Learn More
  8. Learning to Become Turkmen

    Learning to Become Turkmen: Literacy, Language, and Power, 1914-2014 [Paperback]

    Victoria Clement (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822964636
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    Learning to Become Turkmen examines the ways in which the iconography of everyday life—in dramatically different alphabets, multiple languages, and shifting education policies—reflects the evolution of Turkmen society in Central Asia over the ... .... Learn More
  9. Social Memory and State Formation in Early China

    Social Memory and State Formation in Early China [Hardback]

    Min Li (Author)

    Regular Price: £110.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107141452
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this book, Li Min proposes a new paradigm for the foundation and emergence of the classical tradition in early China, from the late Neolithic through the Zhou period. Using a wide range of historical and archaeological data, he explains the dev... .... Learn More
  10. A Short History of the Mongols

    A Short History of the Mongols [Paperback]

    George Lane (Author)

    Regular Price: £10.99

    Special Price: £8.00

    ISBN: 9781780766065
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: I.B. Tauris Short Histories
    The Mongol Empire was the mightiest land empire the world has ever seen. At its height it was twice the size of its Roman equivalent. For a remarkable century and a half it commanded a population of 100 million people, while the rule of Chinggis (... .... Learn More

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