The Encyclopedia's comparative, cross-cultural approach examines the similarities and differences among Asian nations and religions. The work focuses on Asia in the modern world and contemporary issues are given full and authoritative treatment. Historical articles emphasize people, places, events and developments that have had a lasting influence on Asia.
Also available in print: DS4 .L48 2002 Koerner Library Reference; DS4 .E53 2002 Okanagan Library Reference
Diverse and fascinating cultural subjects from prisons to rock groups, underground Christian churches to TV talk shows and radio hotlines. Primary focus is Mainland China since 1980, with info on Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Encyclopedia of India by Stanley A. Wolpert
Publication Date: 2005-11-28
History, cultures, geography and religions of India from ancient times to the present day.
Japanese history and civilization with information on society and institutions, commerce and industry, sciences, sports, and politics, with particular emphasis on religion, material culture, and the arts