By Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, Derek Heng
Over the last 20 years, Singapore has complicated speedily in the direction of turning into a either an international city-state and a key nodal element within the overseas monetary sphere. those advancements have triggered us to re-evaluate how we comprehend this altering state, together with its background, inhabitants, and geography, in addition to its transregional and transnational studies with the exterior international. This assortment spans a number of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences and attracts on numerous theoretical ways and methodologies to be able to produce a extra sophisticated figuring out of Singapore and to reconceptialize the demanding situations confronted by way of the rustic and its peoples.
By Ben Kiernan
This entire paintings strains Viet Nam's historical past, a story of a multi-ethnic, multi-religious historical past, from historic chiefdoms to imperial provinces, from autonomous kingdoms to contending areas, civil wars, French colonies, and smooth republics.
summary: This entire paintings strains Viet Nam's historical past, a story of a multi-ethnic, multi-religious history, from old chiefdoms to imperial provinces, from autonomous kingdoms to contending areas, civil wars, French colonies, and glossy republics
By Debra Johanyak, Walter S. H. Lim
The English Renaissance, Orientalism, and the assumption of Asia is a vital choice of essays that learn the advanced significations of “Asia” within the literary and cultural creation of early smooth England. It posits that the curiosity in service provider and abroad ventures and fascination with overseas lands prompted the canonical literary works of the interval and spurred Orientalism. whereas such significant literary figures as Marlowe, Shakespeare, Bacon, Spenser, and Milton are thought of for his or her contribution to the writing of early glossy English Orientalism, theoretical questions concerning the importance of postcolonial feedback and cultural experiences also are addressed during this groundbreaking quantity.
By Joe Cummings
Go back and forth courses discover nations, areas and towns extensive and for each finances, with trustworthy, easy-to-use maps, first-hand concepts, well-researched history info and thorough, up to date assurance of all of the attractions -- off and on the overwhelmed tune. There are greater than 230 titles during this vintage sequence protecting approximately each nation within the world.-- a great deal of lodging directory, from affordable beds to innercity luxury-- information on divine seashores and dozens of islands for the appropriate relax-- tradition vulture's travel of monasteries and temples-- hiking, rafting and rock-climbing sizzling spots-- huge unique sections masking arts, structure, faith and delicacies
By Kerry J. Kennedy (auth.), David L. Grossman, Wing On Lee, Kerry J. Kennedy (eds.)
Based on case experiences of eleven societies within the world’s so much dynamic sector, this publication signs a brand new path of research on the intersection of citizenship schooling and the curriculum. Following their winning quantity, Citizenship schooling in Asia and the Pacific: recommendations and matters (published as No. 14 during this series), the editors, broadly considered as leaders within the box within the Asia-Pacific sector, have long past past extensive citizenship schooling frameworks to check the realities, tensions and pressures that effect the formation of the citizenship curriculum. bankruptcy authors from diversified societies have addressed basic questions: (1) how is citizenship schooling featured within the present curriculum reform schedule when it comes to either coverage contexts and values; and (2) to what quantity do the reforms in citizenship schooling replicate present debates in the society? From comparative research of those eleven case reviews the editors have came upon a fancy photo of curriculum reform that exhibits deep tensions among international and native agendas. On one hand, there's big facts of an more and more universal coverage rhetoric within the debates approximately citizenship schooling. at the different, it's obvious that this discourse doesn't inevitably expand to citizenship curriculum, which in such a lot areas is still developed in line with specified social, political and cultural contexts. even if the point of interest is on Islamic values in Pakistan, an rising discourse approximately chinese language ‘democracy’, a nostalgic conservatism in Australia, or a continuous nation-building venture in Malaysia – the situations exhibit that particular social values and ideologies build nationwide citizenship curricula in Asian contexts even during this more and more globalized era.
This amazing number of case reviews of a various team of societies informs and enriches realizing of the advanced courting among citizenship schooling and the curriculum either locally and globally.
By Rudi Paul Lindner
Rudi Paul Linder examines the the effect of nomadism on early Ottoman heritage and demanding situations the conclusions of Paul Wittek's upward push of the Ottoman Empire, which outlined the methods of greater than generatios of students. Nomads and Ottomans in Medieval Anatolia bargains a revealing learn of pastoral nomads inhabiting the Anatolian plateau, the methods they met their wishes, their chance to settled society, and the way that society managed them within the excessive heart Ages.