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Modern Principalia: The Historical Evolution of the Philippine Ruling Oligarchy

Modern Principalia: The Historical Evolution of the Philippine Ruling Oligarchy

  • by Dante C. Simbulan
  • ISBN: 9715424961
  • ISBN-13: 9789715424967
The book also examines the values and behavior of the elite in politics and government, how they exploit the poverty and ignorance of the masses to win political power, and what they do with that power.

Wandering on the Way: Early Taoist Tales and Parables of Chuang Tzu

Wandering on the Way: Early Taoist Tales and Parables of Chuang Tzu

  • by Victor H. Mair (Translator), Victor H. Mair, Chuang Tzu, Zhuangzi, Victor H. (Translator) Mair
  • ISBN: 082482038X
  • ISBN-13: 9780824820381
The collection covers a wide range of issues, from ambition to politics, and is accompanied by an introduction on the author and his place in Chinese thought and history.

Religion in Contemporary Japan

Religion in Contemporary Japan

  • by Ian Reader, Reader
  • ISBN: 0824813545
  • ISBN-13: 9780824813543
This text examines the major areas in which the Japanese participate in religious events, the role of religion in the social system and the underlying views within the Japanese religious world.

Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900-1950

Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900-1950

  • by Joseph W. Esherick (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0824825187
  • ISBN-13: 9780824825188
Collecting in one place some of the most interesting and exciting new work on Chinese urban history, this volume presents thirteen essays discussing ten Chinese cities: the commercial and industrial center of Shanghai; the old capital, ...

What's the Use of Art?: Asian Visual and Material Culture in Context

What's the Use of Art?: Asian Visual and Material Culture in Context

  • by Jan Mrazek (Editor), Morgan Pitelka (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0824830636
  • ISBN-13: 9780824830632
The authors of this multidisciplinary volume seek to complicate this understanding of art by examining art objects from across Asia with attention to their functional, ritual, and everyday contexts.

A Vietnamese Reference Grammar

A Vietnamese Reference Grammar

  • by Laurence C Thompson, Stephen D. O'Harrow (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0824811178
  • ISBN-13: 9780824811174
In the meanwhile, the author has become aware of a number of minor infelicities and typographical errors requiring correction. Thus, both demand and scholarship have dictated this re-edition." -From the Editor's Note

 

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