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<p>Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). </p> <p>Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.</p>

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  • The Challenge of the Silver Screen
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2009
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    • This book analyses the most important depictions in film of Jesus, Rama, Buddha and Muhammad and the religious and cultural background to portraying individuals who disclose the divine. It also addresses the reactions of religious leaders to these films.
  • The Characterization of Jesus in the Book of Hebrews
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2014
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    • In <i>The Characterization of Jesus in the Book of Hebrews</i> Brian Small applies the tools of literary and rhetorical criticism to reconstruct the author of Hebrew’s portrayal of Jesus’ character.
  • The China Economy Yearbook, Volume 2
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2009
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    • This second English volume of <i>The China Economy Yearbook</i> provides an in-depth analysis of China’s economy during the initial year of China’s 11th 5-Year Plan. Written by leading economic researchers from China’s leading economic research institutions, the articles in the yearbook examine key aspects of China’s economic performance, including macroeconomic adjustment, inflation control, the financial system, public finance, foreign trade, agriculture, industry, and real estate.
  • The China Economy Yearbook, Volume 3
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2009
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    • This third English volume of <i>The China Economy Yearbook</i>, based on the 2008 annual report in Chinese, provides an in-depth analysis of China’s economy during 2007 and predictions for 2008. Written by leading economic researchers from China’s premier economic research institutions, the articles in the yearbook examine key aspects of China’s economic performance, including the capital goods market, agricultural output, monetary policy, tax revenue, and sustainable growth metrics.
  • The China Economy Yearbook, Volume 5
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2011
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    • This fifth English volume of <i>The China Economy Yearbook</i> is based on a symposium held in autumn 2009 titled <i>Analysis and Forecast of China’s Economic Situation</i>, organised by the Analysis and Forecast Project Group for China’s Economic Situation of the Institute of Economics, China Academy of Social Sciences.
  • The China Educational Development Yearbook, Volume 1
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2009
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    • The <i>Blue Book of Education</i>, as it is known in Chinese, has gained a reputation for offering the most penetrating perspective in China on educational reform and development. In this important English translation combining the Blue Books published in 2007 and 2008, the issues, developments, challenges, and crises in Chinese education are comprehensively discussed and critically analyzed.
  • The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 1 (2005)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2007
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    • The voices of experts and witnesses from the People's Republic of China itself describing and commenting upon the environment and protection measures in the PRC in 2005, from the public perspective.
  • The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 2
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • This volume of <i>The China Environment Yearbook</i> is the second in a series of annual records written, commissioned, produced, and edited by Friends of Nature, China’s premier environmental citizens’ group. It is the signature annual research publication of China’s non-governmental environmental sector.
  • The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 3
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2009
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    • The research and analysis contained in the volume depicts the broader patterns of an emerging environmental politics in China - a more assertive and restive citizenry in environmental affairs, the rise of interest groups, and international influences on domestic policy debates. <i>The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 3</i> is an indispensable source for scholars and policy makers concerned about how China's environmental policies and practices will affect its own future and the future of the earth.
  • The China Legal Development Yearbook, Volume 1
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • This first English volume of The China Legal Development Yearbook features reports on and analyses of a wide range of topics vital to the development of China's legal system, including: criminal law, judicial administration, labor regulations, environmental law, public health law, and issues of corruption.
  • The China Legal Development Yearbook, Volume 4
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2010
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    • This volume of <i>The China Legal Development Yearbook</i> is the fourth in a series of annual reports written by leading Chinese law and legal policy scholars and judges to appear in English translation. This 2009 yearbook reviews major legal developments in 2008, and provides valuable insight into contemporary debates in China about the substance, direction and priorities of legal reform.
  • The China Legal Development Yearbook, Volume 5
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2011
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    • Various aspects of law and regulation that are giving shape to China’s legal system are examined in this volume of the Yearbook. The editors present an informative and comprehensive volume, covering both general topics such as administrative law reform, as well as analysing a number specific areas of interest such as military law and the new food safety regime.
  • The China Population and Labor Yearbook, Volume 1
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2009
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    • This yearbook is a collection of important articles by demographers and economists from CASS and other top research and policy institutes in China. Several of the articles in this volume are based on major labor and population surveys carried out in recent years.
  • The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2007
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    • [This social history of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) sheds new light on the interplay between political and academic leaders and academic organization in the Reform era (1978 - ), and provides new insights into the changing character of the Chinese Communist Party in academic life. , This social history of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) sheds new light on the interplay between political and academic leaders and academic organization in the Reform era (1978 - ), and provides new insights into the changing character of the Chinese Communist Party in academic life. ]
  • The Chinese Cornerstone of Modern Banking
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2014
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    • <i>The Chinese Cornerstone of Modern Banking: The Canton Guaranty System and the Origins of Bank Deposit Insurance 1780-1933</i>, by Frederic Delano Grant, Jr., details the evolution of modern deposit insurance from collective responsibility for debt enforced under the Canton System.
  • The Chinese Translation of Russian Literature
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • A history of the translation, transmission and interpretation of modernist Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century, this book views modern Chinese literary culture from an original and revealing perspective. It is the first English-language study of the subject to draw on sources in both Russian and Chinese, and it also shows the crucial role of English, German and Japanese translations in mediating knowledge of Russian literature in China.
  • The Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2010
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    • Written by specialists on the Chinese in Latin America and the Caribbean, this book tells the story of Asian migration to the Americas and contributes to a more comprehensive understanding of the Chinese in this important part of the world.
  • The Choruses of Sophokles' <i>Antigone</i> and <i>Philoktetes</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2008
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    • This volume argues for a fundamental difference in the modes of expression of actor and chorus in Sophoklean tragedy. The chorus views the action and the world of the play from the perspective of dancers and singers, while the actors' understanding is shaped by the responsibility they have to make things happen.
  • The Christian Doctrine of <i>Apokatastasis</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2013
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    • <i>Apokatastasis</i> (restoration) is a major patristic doctrine stemming from Greek philosophy and Jewish-Christian Scriptures. Ramelli argues for its presence and Christological and Biblical foundation in many Fathers, analysing its meaning and development from the birth of Christianity to Eriugena.
  • The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2011
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    • [<i>Shinchō-Kō ki</i>, the work translated here into English under the title “The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga,” is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese history—Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the “Three Heroes” who unified Japan after a century of fragmentation and internecine bloodshed., <i>Shinchō-Kō ki</i>, the work translated here into English under the title “The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga,” is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese history—Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the “Three Heroes” who unified Japan after a century of fragmentation and internecine bloodshed.]

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