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 Protestantism in Xiamen
Protestantism in Xiamen
Chris White
editor: Springer
ano: 2019
descrição:This interdisciplinary volume represents the first comprehensive English-language analysis of the development of Protestant Christianity in Xiamen from the nineteenth century to the present. This important regional study is particularly revealing due...
 The Return of the Mughal: Historical Fiction and Despotism in Colonial India, 1863–1908
The Return of the Mughal: Historical Fiction and Despotism...
Alex Padamsee
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This Pivot explores the uses of the Mughal past in the historical fiction of colonial India. Through detailed reconsiderations of canonical works by Rudyard Kipling, Flora Annie Steel and Romesh Chunder Dutt, the author argues for a more complex and ...
‘Abdu’l-Bahá's Journey West
‘Abdu’l-Bahá's Journey West
N. Mottahedeh
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This edited volume of specially commissioned essays written for the anniversary of `Abdu'l-Baha's journey to America tells the story of this former prisoner's interactions with the white upper echelon of American society as well as his impact on the ...
130 Years of Medicine in Hong Kong
130 Years of Medicine in Hong Kong
Frank Ching
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book reviews the medical history of Hong Kong, beginning with its birth as a British colony. It introduces the origins of Hong Kong’s medical education, which began in 1887 when the London Missionary Society set up the Hong Kong College of Medic...
A Global History of Trade and Conflict since 1500
A Global History of Trade and Conflict since 1500
L. Coppolaro; F...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book explains the causes and consequences of the intersection of two transformative global forces - trade and conflict – since 1500. The nine historical case studies – interspersed over 500 years and spanning the globe - make a major historical ...
A Hero’s Many Faces
A Hero’s Many Faces
T. Schult
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Raoul Wallenberg is remembered for his humanitarian activity on behalf of the Hungarian Jews at the end of World War II, and as the Swedish diplomat who disappeared into the Soviet Gulag in 1945. This book examines how thirty-one Wallenberg monuments...
A History of Catholic Antisemitism
A History of Catholic Antisemitism
R. Michael
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:Moving from the Catholic Church's pagan origins, through the Roman era, middle ages, and Reformation to the present, Robert Michael here provides a definitive history of Catholic antisemitism.
A History of Japan
A History of Japan
K. Henshall
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:In a rare combination of comprehensive coverage and sustained critical focus, this book examines Japan's progress through its entire history to its current status as an economic, technological, and cultural superpower. A key factor is a pragmatic det...
A History of Land Use in Mongolia
A History of Land Use in Mongolia
Elizabeth Endi...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:An illustrated history of the pastoral nomadic way of life in Mongolia, this book examines the many challenges that Mongolian herders continue to face in the struggle over natural resources in the post-socialist free market era.
A Paradise Lost
A Paradise Lost
Young-tsu Wong
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western l...
A Reader’s Companion to the Confucian Analects
A Reader’s Companion to the Confucian Analects
H. Rosemont
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This companion is not intended as another interpretation of the ancient text, but rather as an aid for contemporary students to develop their own interpretive reading of it, in the hope of thereby aiding them in the search for meaning, purpose, and s...
Africa and the New World Era
Africa and the New World Era
J. Mangala
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Over the last decade, there has been a shift toward a strategic view of Africa. China and the US import much of their oil from Africa which is clearly emerging on the world stage as a strategic player. Africa and the New World Era probes the importan...