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Disciplines of Faith: Studies in Religion, Politics and Patriarchy

by James Obelkevich & Lyndal Roper

First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Friedrich Engels

by W. O. Henderson

First Published in 1976. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Japonisme in Britain: Whistler, Menpes, Henry, Hornel and Nineteenth-Century Japan

by Ayako Ono

Japan held a profound fascination for western artists in the latter half of the nineteenth century and the influence of Japonisme on western art was pervasive. Paradoxically, just as western artists were beginning...


Japanese Capitals in Historical Perspective: Place, Power and Memory in Kyoto, EDO and Tokyo

by Nicolas Fieve & Paul Waley

Japan's ability to develop its own brand of modernity has often been attributed in part to the sophistication of its cities. Concentrating on Kyoto, Edo and Tokyo, the contributors to this volume weave together...


Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends

by William "Wild Bill" Guarnere & Edward "Babe" Heffron

Tom Hanks introduces the ?remarkable?(Publishers Weekly) story of two inseparable friends and soldiers portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers.

William ?Wild Bill? Guarnere and Edward ?Babe? Heffron...


Macartney at Kashgar: New Light on British, Chinese and Russian Activities in Sinkiang, 1890-1918

by Pamela Nightingale & C.P. Skrine

First published in 1973.

This book describes the career of Sir George Macartney, who spent twenty-eight years at the turn of the nineteenth century as British representative in Sinkiang, China's most westerly...


The Life and Times of Po Chu-I

by The Arthur Waley Estate & Arthur Waley

First published in 1949.

This book gives the biographical background to the many poems of Po Chü-I (A.D 772-846) and traces the connection between his literary career and the disturbed political life of the...


Within the Four Seas: The Dialogue of East and West

by Joseph Needham

First published in 1969.

Contains some of Joseph Needham's most significant essays, lectures and broadcasts on the history of Chinese science, technology and culture. Also included are some more personal thoughts...


The Fading of the Maoist Vision: City and Country in China's Development

by Rhoads Murphey

First published in 1980.

This book analyzes Chinese society and evaluates the achievements and failures of the Maoist ideology. The central theme is the urban and rural balance in China's development from the...


Confucian China and Its Modern Fate: Volume Two: The Problem of Monarchical Decay

by Joseph R. Levenson

First published in 1964

These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art,...


Confucian China and Its Modern Fate: Volume Three: The Problem of Historical Significance

by Joseph R. Levenson

First published in 1965.

These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art,...


Confucian China and Its Modern Fate: Volume One: The Problem of Intellectual Continuity

by Joseph R. Levenson

First published in 1958

These volumes analyze modern Chinese history and its inner process, from the pre-western plateau of Confucianism to the communist triumph, in the context of many themes: science, art,...


The Political Philosophy of Confucianism: An Interpretation of the Social and Political Ideas of Confucius, His Forerunners, and His Early Disciples.

by Leonard Shihlien Hsü

First published in 1932.

One of the most astonishing features of the Confucian teaching to the modern reader is its anticipation of the Spencerian formula of evolution and its adaptation of this to a programme...


People's War: The Conditions and the Consequences in China and in South East Asia

by J. L. S. Girling

First published in 1969.

The 'consequences' in this book refer to Peking's policy on people's war and to US counter-measures; and the effect of these in South East Asia. The author argues that, on the whole,...


The Spirit of Chinese Philosophy

by Fung Yu-Lan

First published in 1947.

The Spirit of Chinese Philosophy covers the major philosophers and philosophical movements in China from Confucius to the middle of the twentieth century including: Confucius, Mencius,...


The Vikings in History

by F. Donald Logan

Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical...


The English Rogue - Described in the Life of Meriton Latroon a Witty Extravagant Being a Complete History of the Most Eminent Cheats of Both Sexes: Pr

by Richard Head & Francis Kirkman

When it first appeared, The English Rogue was declared a forbidden book on account of its gross indecency. Copies were printed secretly and sold furtively at alehouses until 1665 when it was properly licensed....


The Elizabethan Underworld - A Collection of Tudor and Early Stuart Tracts and Ballads: Previously Published 1930 and 1965

by A. V. Judges

The Elizabethan Underworld collects together sixteen of the more important tracts from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries dealing with the lives and misdoings of thieves, rogues, and tricksters. For...


Companion Encyclopedia of Science in the Twentieth Century

by John Krige & Dominique Pestre

With over forty chapters, written by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume represents the best work in America, Europe and Asia. Geographical diversity of the authors is reflected in the different perspectives...


The Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

by Thomas Lane, Artis Pabriks & Aldis Purs

Since the end of the Cold War there has been an increased interest in the Baltics. The Baltic States brings together three titles, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to provide a comprehensive and analytical guide...