Asian Studies

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Asia-Pacific Legal Development

Edited by Gerry Ferguson
UBC Press

The topics in this comprehensive volume, which offer Canadian perspectives on contemporary Asian law, include securities, prostitution, environmental, and constitutional law.

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The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

UBC Press

This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they were offered.

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Red Capitalism in South China

Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta

UBC Press
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A Heart at Leisure from Itself

Caroline Macdonald of Japan

UBC Press

This book throws light on Japanese-Canadian relations in the first few decades of this century.

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Chinese Opera

Images and Stories

UBC Press

This book introduces the reader to this unique theatrical form through an exciting series of photographs of operatic performances from many regions of the country.

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Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar

UBC Press

A comprehensive introduction to the syntactical analysis of classical Chinese.

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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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New Challenges for ASEAN

Emerging Policy Issues

Edited by Richard Stubbs
UBC Press

This book examines some of the most important policy issues confronting Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) governments.

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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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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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