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Southeast Asian Houses: Expanding Tradition By Ryeung Ju Seo et al.
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This book begins with an introductory section about housing culture in Southeast Asia as a whole and then examines the traditional houses of five countries in more detail. Each chapter contains a... More > brief summary of a Southeast Asian country’s history and culture and an introduction to the general characteristics and major types of traditional houses of the country. This is followed by a detailed explanation on the form and significance of one of the country’s major types of housing. The authors also explain how traditional houses are being modernized, offering a glimpse at the future of traditional housing in each country.< Less
Asian Shorts By Owen Jones
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Asian Shorts came about because of a sequence of events on one weekend in May 2015. A friend was telling me that he had several short stories with Asia as a backdrop, I was saying that I had a few as... More > well, another friend sent me an email that he wanted to write a short on Pattaya, and one of my Thai cousins sent me her latest photo, the one on the cover of this book. The twenty stories by ten authors in this anthology were sent to me in one month, but are as varied as their writers. The stipulation was that Asia or an Asian had to feature strongly in the story. We have stories featuring Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, the USA and Vietnam, by Asian and non-Asian authors who live in or come from Britain, Malaysia, Thailand, the USA and Vietnam. Some of these writers are well-known as writers, some are better known in other spheres, some have written a lot before and been published in the traditional sense, others are travelling the Indie Publishing path.< Less
Asian American Christianity: A Reader By Timothy Tseng & Viji Nakka-Cammauf
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This textbook is an interdisciplinary collection of scholarly and religious articles about Asian American Christianity. Its four sections -- contexts, sites, identity, and voices — offer... More > in-depth understanding of both Catholic and Protestant traditions, practices, theologies, and faith communities. It also highlights diversity and complexity across lines of gender, generation, denomination, race and ethnicity in Asian American Christianity. "... a real boon for understanding contemporary American religious life." - Mark Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Dame “Thanks for editing this splendid reader. It is very comprehensive and diverse, the best presentation of Asian American theology so far.” - Peter C. Phan, Ignacio Ellacuria, SJ, Professor of Catholic Social Thought & Theology, Georgetown University< Less
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The Dong World: A Proposal for Analyzing the Highlands Between the Yangzi Valley and the Southeast Asian Lowlands (James A. Anderson and John K. Whitmore); The Tibetan A rig Tribe in Rma lho (Henan)... More > Mongolian Autonomous County (Phun tshogs dbang rgyal and Qi Huimin); Development of Daohua: Social Contexts of a Chinese-Tibetan Creole (Litong Chen); Teaching in the Trenches: What One Can Do in Amdo (Mar me tshe 'bar); Bilingual Education in Amdo - Khri ka Nationalities Boarding School (Tshe dpal rdo rje); A Mongghul Evil Expelling Whip (Limusishiden); The Vitality of Khams Tibetan Varieties in Weixi County (Hiroyuki Suzuki); Two Traditional Stau Stories (Sami Honkasalo); Two Mangghuer Stories (Qi Xiaofang and Keith W Slater); Little Boy With a Walking Stick: Who is Responsible? (Sangs rgyas bkra shis); Mtsho lho Childhood Memories 1995-2010 (Skal bzang tshe brtan); Filmmaker: Khashem gyal; Filmmaker: Gu ru 'phrins las; Dpal rgyal: Artist and Photographer (Klu thar rgyal)....< Less
Introduction to Asian Long Staff Fighting By Christopher Keith
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A comprehensive introduction to the techniques and tactics of bo staff fighting. Borrowing from several traditions Chris Keith presents a detailed manual for beginner and expert alike!
Introduction to Asian Long Staff Fighting By Christopher Keith
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A comprehensive introduction to the techniques and tactics of bo staff fighting. Borrowing from several traditions Chris Keith presents a detailed manual for beginner and expert alike!
Traditional Punjabi Dishes By Jay Rai
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Jay Rai's Kitchen series of Indian Recipes travels this time to the Punjab and incorporates all the sizzle and spice of the North of India. A unique blend of Indian flavours. Lots of Meat, Chicken... More > and vegetarian and rice dishes packed full of spice.< Less
Love Against The Bonds Of Tradition By Teejay LeCapois
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The lives of young Muslim women from conservative African, south Asian, Persian and Arab nations who defy tradition in their search for love across racial and religious lines take center stage in... More > this timely anthology. A Somali Muslim girl falls for an African-American Christian student she meets at a university in Ontario. A Kuwaiti heiress falls for the handsome biracial son of a Lebanese Christian father and Nigerian mother. Can they be together ? A Saudi Muslim woman explores her fondness for younger men. Her secret, adventurous life in the West catches up with her. Can she survive her family's wrath ? All these tales and many more await in this anthology.< Less
CLASSICAL ASIAN HERBAL THERAPY: Therapeutics for Conditions & Disorders By BRUCE WOONG PARK
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This book can be useful on a journey to helping people and understanding the different forms of medicines. From the student preparing for a board certification examination to the acupuncturist and... More > herbalist or other health care provider needing a ready reference, this text provides a clear and concise overview of hundreds of conditions and disorders.< Less
Silat Ikhtiar - The South East Asian Martial Art By Jerome Blanes
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A clear and concise manual with over 800 illustrations. The training manual of the South East Asian Martial Art Silat Ikhtiar with all the techniques including hand-fighting and the weapons: Pisau,... More > Badek, Parang and Keris. An inspirational collectors item even for people who do not train in the art of Silat. Unlike many Silat styles, Silat Ikhtiar does not claim to be directly in line with a famous hero or icon of Asian or South East Asian history. Silat Ikhtiar does also not claim to be a ‘complete’ system. It is merely a tool that can be used in many situations. The objective of Silat Ikhtiar was to introduce a functional, usable and progressive style which still retains traditional and cultural aspects. Silat Ikhtiar has its own unique design weaponry and batik fabric. This document is meant for anybody who is interested to learn more about Silat Ikhtiar and for students as an aid in remembering and studying the art. See< Less

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My Wars My Wars By Richard Bushong
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