Lucie Olivová & Vibeke Børdahl (eds) 2009 Yangzhou, once the central place of literati and urban culture, is still one of the most important centres of traditional culture in China today. Over the years particular regional forms of art and
Trudy Jacobsen 2008 Women had a high status in pre-modern Southeast Asia; this is constantly stated, especially in relation to discussions on the status of women today in the region. Why, then, is it that the position of women there
This Online Digital Theses library covers more than 1000 theses in Sanskrit, Malayalam, Hindi and English in full-text. The Digitilization project done for the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India commemorating 25 year of achievement.
Monica Lindberg Falk 2007 Religion plays a central role in Thai society with Buddhism intertwined in the daily lives of the people. Religion also plays an important role in establishing gender boundaries. The growth in recent decades of self-governing nunneries
Thomas Kampen 1999 Analyses the power struggles within the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party between 1931, when several Party leaders left Shanghai and entered the Jiangxi Soviet, and 1945, by which time Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi and Zhou Enlai
Duncan McCargo 2011 This latest book by award-winning researcher Duncan McCargo, one of the world’s leading specialists on contemporary Thailand, builds on previous projects to elucidate new aspects of the intractable Southern conflict that has claimed more than 4,500 lives
Børge Bakken 1998 Economic reform in China has led to an internal migration of people within the world’s most populous nation on a scale never seen before. Since China’s new industrial revolution began in the late 1970s, there has been
Natasha Pairaudeau 2016 When France laid claim to the territories which became French Indochina, its beleaguered trading posts on the east coast of India gained a new purpose, sending Indians to help secure and administer its newest possessions and to