Asian Studies

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China's Intellectual Dilemma

Politics and University Enrolment, 1949-1978

UBC Press

The first full-length study to relate China’s educational system to China’s development strategy from 1949 to 1978, this book analyses the difference between traditional Confucian and Marxist-Leninist concepts of education, between egalitarian social goal and economic priorities.

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Tense and Aspect in Modern Colloquial Japanese

UBC Press

This work lays the foundation for a systematization of aspectual categories on the basis of realized versus unrealized rather than completive and incompletive categories.

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Lexicon of Reconstructed Pronunciation

in Early Middle Chinese, Late Middle Chinese, and Early Mandarin

UBC Press

The pioneering authority on Chinese historical phonetics Edwin Pulleyblank has compiled this Lexicon to present the result of his researches on the phonology of Middle Chinese and its evolution to Mandarin.

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Asia-Pacific Diplomacy

Nongovernmental Organizations and International Relations

UBC Press

Asia-Pacific Diplomacy traces the evolution of the Pacific economic cooperation movement by examining the diplomatic contributions of three international nongovernmental organizations

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Mega Urban Regions of Southeast Asia

Edited by Ira M. Robinson
UBC Press

The first comprehensive work on the subject of ASEAN mega-urban regions.

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