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By Wei Zhou

《亚洲古兵器图说》是一部系统研究亚洲各国古兵器发展史的著作,全书共介绍日本、印度、越南、马来亚、伊朗等16个亚洲古国的兵器数千件,解说它们的形制、源流和制造,附有两百多幅精美图版与插图。包括两个部分,《亚洲古兵器图说》《亚洲古兵器制造考略》。作者周纬先生是古代兵器研究之先驱,自幼对兵器研究感兴趣,后留学法国,足迹遍及三大洲数十国搜访资料,因此书中所介绍的兵器资料大多极为珍贵、稀见。经过二十年收集资料后,作者又花十年的时间撰成书稿,系统研究亚洲古代兵器的发展源流、形制演变与制作工艺。《亚洲古兵器图说》是古代物质文化研究领域不可替代的经典之作。

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Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia

By Paul G. Harris

Nowhere is the relationship among society and the surroundings extra obvious and almost certainly extra destructive for the way forward for the area than in Asia. In contemporary a long time, swift improvement of Asian nations with very huge populations has resulted in an extraordinary bring up in environmental difficulties reminiscent of air and water toxins, good and unsafe wastes, deforestation, depletion of ordinary assets and extinction of local species.

This instruction manual offers a finished survey of the cultural, social and coverage contexts of environmental switch throughout East Asia. The group of foreign specialists severely learn a variety of environmental difficulties on the topic of strength, weather switch, air, land, water, fisheries, forests and wildlife.

The editors finish that, with approximately 1/2 the human inhabitants of the planet, and a number of other quickly growing to be economies, such a lot particularly China, Asian societies will make certain a lot of the way forward for human affects at the local and worldwide environments. As weather change-related threats to society raise, the publication strongly argues for elevated environmental awareness and motion in Asian societies. This instruction manual is a truly important significant other for college students, students, coverage makers and researchers engaged on environmental matters in Asia.

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Routledge Handbook of Heritage in Asia (Routledge Handbooks)

By Tim Winter

This instruction manual is the 1st significant quantity to envision the conservation of Asia’s tradition and nature with regards to the broader social, political and financial forces shaping the area at the present time.

Throughout Asia quick fiscal and social swap potential the region’s history is straight away lower than possibility and present process a revival as by no means earlier than. As societies glance ahead, competing forces verify they re-visit the previous and the inherited, with the conservation of nature and tradition now pushed through the wider agendas of identification politics, culture, revival, swift improvement, environmentalism and sustainability. in accordance with those new and critical traits, the twenty 3 obtainable chapters right here transcend zone particular analyses to envision historical past in inter-disciplinary and severely engaged phrases, encompassing the usual and the cultural, the tangible and intangible. rising environmentalisms, city making plans, id politics, clash memorialization, tourism and biodiversity are one of the themes lined the following.

This path-breaking quantity could be of specific curiosity to scholars and students operating within the fields of history, tourism, archaeology, Asian reports, geography, anthropology, improvement, sociology, and cultural and postcolonial studies.

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China's New Confucianism: Politics and Everyday Life in a Changing Society

What is it wish to be a Westerner educating political philosophy in an formally Marxist country? Why do chinese language intercourse staff sing karaoke with their consumers? And why perform a little Communist social gathering cadres get promoted in the event that they take care of their aged mom and dad? during this interesting and illuminating booklet, one of many few Westerners to educate at a chinese language collage attracts on his own reviews to color an unforeseen portrait of a society present process swifter and extra sweeping alterations than anyplace else on the earth. With a storyteller's eye for element, Daniel Bell observes the rituals, exercises, and tensions of everyday life in China. China's New Confucianism makes the case that because the state retreats from communism, it really is embracing a brand new Confucianism that provides a compelling substitute to Western liberalism.

Bell presents an insider's account of chinese language tradition and, alongside the way in which, debunks a number of stereotypes. He offers the startling argument that Confucian social hierarchy can really contribute to financial equality in China. He covers such varied social subject matters as intercourse, activities, and the remedy of household employees. He considers the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, considering no matter if chinese language overcompetitiveness could be tempered by means of Confucian civility. And he seems to be at schooling in China, exhibiting the methods Confucianism affects his position as a political theorist and instructor.

via reading the demanding situations that come up as China adapts historical values to modern society, China's New Confucianism enriches the discussion of percentages to be had to this speedily evolving nation.

In a brand new preface, Bell discusses the demanding situations of selling Confucianism in China and the West.

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Development of Environmental Policy in Japan and Asian Countries (IDE-JETRO Series)

By way of interpreting the problems of environmental coverage formation and implementation associated with monetary improvement, and reviewing the japanese studies and the examples of alternative Asian nations, this publication unearths elements of dynamism among environmental coverage and social swap in a family, neighborhood and international context.

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Beyond the Great Wall: Recipes and Travels in the Other China

By Jeffrey Alford

WINNER OF THE 2009 JAMES BEARD beginning overseas COOKBOOK AWARD

WINNER OF THE 2009 IACP most sensible foreign COOKBOOK AWARD

A daring and eye-opening new cookbook with impressive photographs and unforgettable stories.

In the West, after we take into consideration foodstuff in China, what often involves brain are the signature dishes of Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai. yet past the urbanized japanese 3rd of China lie the excessive open areas and sacred areas of Tibet, the Silk highway oases of Xinjiang, the steppelands of internal Mongolia, and the steeply terraced hills of Yunnan and Guizhou. The peoples who stay in those areas are culturally special, with their very own heritage and their very own special culinary traditions. In Beyond the good Wall, the inimitable duo of Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid—who first met as younger tourists in Tibet—bring domestic the engaging flavors of this different China.

For greater than twenty-five years, either individually and jointly, Duguid and Alford have journeyed all around the outlying areas of China, sampling neighborhood domestic cooking and highway meals, making buddies and taking lustrous pictures. Beyond the nice Wall stocks the adventure in a wealthy mosaic of recipes—from valuable Asian cumin-scented kebabs and flatbreads to Tibetan stews and Mongolian scorching pots—photos, and tales. essential for each foodstuff lover, and an suggestion for chefs and armchair tourists alike.

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The Causes and Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis

By Tran Van Hoa, Charles Harvie

This booklet, written by way of overseas specialists within the Asian and international economies, offers a well timed, entire and authoritative evaluate at the most probably explanations and strength effect of the Asian monetary predicament. The nations coated comprise Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam within the ASEAN, Korean and China in Asia, and the most important international locations in North the US and the eu Community.

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International Relations of Asia (Asia in World Politics)

As the world's such a lot dynamic sector, Asia embodies explosive fiscal progress, various political platforms, vivid societies, modernizing militaries, state of the art applied sciences, wealthy cultural traditions amid globalization, and strategic festival between significant powers. hence, diplomacy in Asia are evolving quickly. during this totally up-to-date and accelerated quantity, top students from Asia, Europe, and North the USA supply the most up-tp-date and definitive research on hand of Asia's neighborhood relationships. They set advancements in Asia in theoretical context, determine the position of major exterior and neighborhood powers, and think about the significance of subregional actors and linkages. Combining interpretive richness and actual intensity, their essays offer an authoritative and stimulating assessment. scholars of up to date Asian affairs—new to the sector and previous arms alike—will locate this booklet a useful read.

Contributions by: Amitav Acharya, Sebastian Bersick, Nayan Chanda, Ralph A. Cossa, Michael eco-friendly, Samuel S. Kim, Edward J. Lincoln, Martha Brill Olcott, T.V. Paul, Phillip C. Saunders, David Shambaugh, Sheldon W. Simon, Scott Snyder, Robert Sutter, Hugh White, and Michael Yahuda

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Dimensions of Teaching Business Ethics in Asia

By Parissa Haghirian

A transforming into variety of better schooling associations in Asia are actually integrating ethics classes  in their curricula. however the problem continues to be to boost classes that could successfully succeed in their goals, and to create and use instructing fabrics acceptable to the actual profile of the scholars and managers in numerous areas and cultures. during this context, improving understanding for moral dilemmas, offering frameworks and types to assist managers deal with tricky offerings and critical judgements - whereas no longer being moralistic and enforcing values - , and providing replacement ways via fresh and correct circumstances are the most targets of this ebook. It examines instructing equipment, studying instruments and pedagogical tools potent within the educating of ethics in the specific context of the wealthy variety of Asian cultures, and discusses ethics classes curricula, aiming at constructing the ability to house a couple of concerns equivalent to corruption, highbrow estate security, whistle blowing and buyer rights. The relevance and bounds of Asian philosophical and non secular traditions and the way their underlying values could be a significant element within the instructing of ethics to managers and company leaders are explored, as are the advantages and boundaries of company codes of behavior and how you can improve their effectiveness. the same procedure is taken to the advent of “oaths” and “ethics pledges” between enterprise scholars, which has been promoted in a few company schools.
 

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