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Labour, Mobility and Informal Practices in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe : Power, Institutions and Mobile Actors in Transnational Space

Labour, Mobility and Informal Practices in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe : Power, Institutions and Mobile Actors in Transnational Space

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Abstract: This book explores the daily survival strategies of people within the context of failed states, flourishing informal economies, legal uncertainty, increased mobility, and globalization, where many people, who are forced by the circumstances to be innov...

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Two Studies on Ming History

Two Studies on Ming History

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Abstract: In the first study of Two Studies on Ming History, Charles O. Hucker presents an account of a military campaign that provides insight into the nature of civil officials'authority, decision-making, and relationship with the Ming court. In the spring and...

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Educated Youth and the Cultural Revolution in China

Educated Youth and the Cultural Revolution in China

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Abstract: The Cultural Revolution was an emotionally charged political awakening for the educated youth of China. Called upon by aging revolutionary Mao Tse-tung to assume a “vanguard” role in his new revolution to eliminate bourgeois revisionist influence in ed...

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A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of the Jin, Yuan, and Ming

A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of the Jin, Yuan, and Ming

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Abstract: For many years, the oral performing and dramatic literatures of China from 1200 to 1600 CE were considered some of the most difficult texts in the Chinese corpus. They included ballad medleys, comic farces, Yuan music dramas, Ming music dramas, and the...

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Appropriation and Representation : Feng Menglong and the Chinese Vernacular Story

Appropriation and Representation : Feng Menglong and the Chinese Vernacular Story

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Abstract: Feng Menglong (1574–1646) was recognized as the most knowledgeable connoisseur of popular literature of his time. He is known today for compiling three famous collections of vernacular short stories, each containing forty stories, collectively known as...

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Two Twelfth-Century Texts on Chinese Painting

Two Twelfth-Century Texts on Chinese Painting

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Abstract: Two Twelfth-Century Texts on Chinese Painting presents two texts in translation that provide dual insight into the Painting Academy of Emperor Hui-tsung and the literati school of painting. The Shan-shui ch'un-ch'uan chi is a treatise for beginning lan...

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The Tale of Matsura : Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction

The Tale of Matsura : Fujiwara Teika’s Experiment in Fiction

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Abstract: Fujiwara Teika is known as the premier poet and literary scholar of the early 13th century. It is not so widely known that he also tried his hand at fiction: Mumyōzōshi (Untitled Leaves; ca. 1201) refers to “several works” by Teika and then names Matsu...

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Race Talk : Languages of Racism and Resistance in Neapolitan Street Markets

Race Talk : Languages of Racism and Resistance in Neapolitan Street Markets

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Race talk is about language use as an anti-racist practice in multicultural city spaces. The book contends that attention to talk reveals the relat...

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The Fringes of Citizenship : Romani Minorities in Europe and Civic Marginalisation

The Fringes of Citizenship : Romani Minorities in Europe and Civic Marginalisation

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. This book presents a socio-legal enquiry into the civic marginalisation of Roma in Europe. Instead of looking only at Roma's position as migrants, ...

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The Dynamics of Conflict and Peace in Contemporary South Asia : The State, Democracy and Social Movements

The Dynamics of Conflict and Peace in Contemporary South Asia : The State, Democracy and Social Movements

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Abstract: This book engages with the concept, true value, and function of democracy in South Asia against the background of real social conditions for the promotion of peaceful development in the region. In the book, the issue of peaceful social development is d...

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