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    • G. Tompkins, David (2013)
      Examines the exercise of power in the Stalinist music world as well as the ways in which composers and ordinary people responded to it. A comparative inquiry into the relationship between music and politics in the German ...
    • Hook, Glenn D. (2005)
      Contested Governance in Japan extends the analysis of governance in contemporary Japan by exploring both the sites and issues of governance above and below the state as well as within it. This volume discusses the contested ...
    • Klooster, Wim; Oostindie, Gert (2011)
      From 1795 through 1800, a series of revolts rocked Curaçao, a small but strategically located Dutch colony just off the South American contintent. A combination of internal and external factors produced these uprisings, ...
    • Bhattarai, Bidur (2020)
      The number of manuscripts produced in the Indian sub-continent is astounding and is the result of a massive enterprise. The visual organization of texts in North Indian and Nepalese manuscripts from 800 to 1300 CE is at ...
    • Hu, Angang (2007)
      The Center for China Studies is among China’s most influential think-tanks, and its China Studies Reports are read at the highest levels of government. Now for the first time, the most important of these reports is collected ...
    • Roy, Dayabati (2018)
      In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians ...
    • Auty, Richard; de Soysa, Indra (2006)
      Drawing upon recent progress in development economics and political science, the book provides fresh analysis of the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) countries transition to a market economy by tracing the impact of natural ...
    • Connell, John; Waddell, Eric (2007)
      This volume examines the economic, political, social and environmental challenges facing rural communities in the Asia-Pacific region, as global issues intersect with local contexts. Such challenges, from climatic change ...
    • Kennet, Derek; Rao, J. Varaprasada; Bai, M. Kasturi (2020)
      Beyond Boundaries: Religion, Region, Language and the State is a research initiative hosted by the British Museum and the British Library in London. Moving beyond geographical, chronological, disciplinary and historiographical ...
    • Simpson, Andrew; Yen-hui, Audrey-Li (2003)
      The issue of how interpretation results from the form and type of syntactic structures present in language is one which is central and hotly debated in both theoretical and descriptive linguistics. This volume brings ...
    • Elkaisy-Friemuth, Maha (2006)
      Winner of The Iranian World Prize for the Book of the Year 2007 in the Philosophy and Mysticism category. This new and original text provides a timely re-examination of Islamic thought, presenting a stark contrast ...
    • Bryden, Alan; Chappuis, Fairlie (2015)
      "Many efforts have been undertaken to address dysfunctional security sector governance in West Africa. However, security sector reform (SSR) has fallen short of radical – transformational – change to the fundamental ...
    • Xiu-Zhi Zoe Wu, (2004)
      This innovative study on the phenomenon of 'grammaticalization' and its manifestation in Chinese provides new insights into language change in Chinese and a large number of grammatical topics. Grammaticalization occurs in ...
    • Otto, Bernd-Christian; Rau, Susanne; Rüpke, Jörg (2015)
      This volume is the first systematic scholarly study that analyses the complex relationship between history and religion. It considers religious groups as both producers of historical narratives and topics of historiography. ...
    • Green, Nile (2006)
      Sufism is often regarded as standing mystically aloof from its wider cultural settings. By turning this perspective on its head, Indian Sufism since the Seventeenth Century reveals the politics and poetry of Indian Sufism ...
    • De Propris, Lisa; Bailey, David (2020)
      This volume brings together expert contributors to explore opportunities and challenges that Industry 4.0 is likely to pose for regions, firms and jobs in Europe. Drawing on theory and empirical cases, it considers emerging ...
    • Balogh, Dániel (2019)
      The Aulikaras were the rulers of western Malwa (the northwest of Central India) in the heyday of the Imperial Guptas in the fifth century CE, and rose briefly to sovereignty at the beginning of the sixth century before ...
    • Hunter, Jane; Storz, Cornelia (2006)
      Institutional and technological change is a highly topical subject. At the theoretical level, there is much debate in the field of institutional economics about the role of technological change in endogenous growth theory. ...
    • Blomström, Magnus; La Croix, Sumner (2006)
      This is a new analysis of recent changes in important Japanese institutions. It addresses the origin, development, and recent adaptation of core institutions, including financial institutions, corporate governance, lifetime ...
    • Sjöholm, Frederik; Tongzon, José (2005)
      This book examines the institutional changes taking place in, and challenges facing, the region since 1997. It also describes various differences in the reform process between countries in the region. Sjöholm and Tongzon ...