Olof G. Lidin 2002 The year 1543 marked the beginning of a new global consciousness in Japan with the arrival of shipwrecked Portuguese merchants on Tanegashima Island in southern Japan. Other Portuguese rapidly followed and Japan became aware of a
Ellen Bangsbo 2006 The issue of schooling and education for Tibetan children in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) is the focus of increasing national and international attention. Here, special attention has been given to the concept of ‘quality education’. One
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Jessica Harriden 2012 This book explores the relationship between gender and power in Burmese history from pre-colonial times to the present day and aims to identify the sources, nature and limitations of women’s power. The study takes as its starting
**Halfdan Siiger (edited by Peter B. Andersen, Santosh K. Soren) 2015 The Bodo (or Boros) are one of the indigenous tribal peoples of Assam. During colonial times they resisted Christianization and in recent decades they have been involved both in
Toji Hyakugo Monjo refers to a collection of medieval Japanese documents originally preserved at Toji, a Buddhist temple in Kyoto. The huge collection comprises nearly 25,000 documents spanning roughly 1,000 years, from the 8th to 18th centuries. The bulk of
Thommy Svensson 1994 Explores this crisis of humanitarian liberalism and colonialism, focusing on the collapse of laissez-faire doctrines in the late 19th century and the unrecognised role that liberal humanitarian ideas played in the later colonial period.