Author: Tanya Storch
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: pacific, history, peoples, lands, world, missionaries, religion, series
Number of Pages: 415
Published: 2006-08-30
List price: $170.00
ISBN-10: 0754606678
ISBN-13: 9780754606673

This volume takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of religious cultural exchanges around the Pacific in the period 1500-1900, relating these to economic and political development and to the expansion of communication across the area. It brings together twenty-two pieces, from diaries of religious exiles and missionary field observations, to studies from a variety of academic disciplines, so enabling a multitude of voices to be heard. The articles are grouped in sections dealing with the Islamic period, the Iberian Catholic period, the Jewish diaspora, the Russian Orthodox church, th

Author: Colin Hunt
Publisher: Asia Pacific Press
Keywords: pacific, policy, paper, environments, sustained, development
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 1998-01
List price: $18.00
ISBN-10: 0731523830
ISBN-13: 9780731523832

Author: Mark Borthwick
Publisher: Westview Press
Keywords: pacific, asia, modern, emergence, century
Number of Pages: 616
Published: 2007-01-02
List price: $57.00
ISBN-10: 0813343550
ISBN-13: 9780813343556

The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as the global economic and political powerhouse of the twenty-first century. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this richly illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. In this updated third edition, Mark Borthwick provides a significantly revised introduction which places the contemporary rise of China within the context of the political, cultural and economic evolution of the region since ancient times. He then considers more rec

Author: Louis Becke
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: pacific, books, tales, basin
Number of Pages: 323
Published: 1987-01-04
List price: $150.00
ISBN-10: 0710302541
ISBN-13: 9780710302540

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

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Publisher: Coast Guard
Keywords: pacific, islands, coast, light, list
Number of Pages: 349
Published: 2006-07-20
List price: $49.00
ISBN-10: 0160729939
ISBN-13: 9780160729935

Author: Mark Borthwick
Publisher: Westview Press
Keywords: pacific, second, asia, emergence, century, modern
Number of Pages: 600
Published: 1998-02-12
List price: $56.00
ISBN-10: 0813334713
ISBN-13: 9780813334714

Poised to enter the twenty-first century, the Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as a global economic and political powerhouse. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. New areas receiving attention in this edition include the Japanese economic slowdown, Japan’s attempts at political reform, China’s current economic dilemmas and environmental crisis, the sustainability of East Asian economic growth, the North Korean crisis, and As

Author: Shu-mei Shih
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: pacific, asia, modern, across, articulations, identity, sinophone, visuality
Number of Pages: 257
Published: 2007-06-19
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0520249445
ISBN-13: 9780520249448

Shu-mei Shih inaugurates the field of Sinophone studies in this vanguard excursion into sophisticated cultural criticism situated at the intersections of Chinese studies, Asian American studies, diaspora studies, and transnational studies. Arguing that the visual has become the primary means of mediating identities under global capitalism, Shih examines the production and circulation of images across what she terms the "Sinophone Pacific," which comprises Sinitic-language speaking communities such as the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Chinese America. This groundbreak
  
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