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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Asian Studies, Central Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, South Asian Studies, South East Asian Studies

There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our online catalog and contact information.

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  1. Asian Studies 2015 Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Catalog

    The new Asian Studies 2015 Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Catalog is now available.

    This catalog contains key textbooks and supplementary reading titles for your course, from new and established authors. From textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses to supplements and additional reading, you will find course textbooks to teach from, alongside additional titles for your reading list and to recommend to your library.

    Take a look at the catalog here.

  2. 2014 Student Reference and Textbook Round Up

    Check out all of the Textbooks and Student Reference titles published in 2014 in Politics & International Relations, Military, Security & Strategic Studies and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies!

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New Titles

  1. Asian Studies Handbooks - New Titles

    We are pleased to highlight the latest additions to our Asian Studies Handbooks! Routledge Handbooks provide a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in Asian Studies.

    • Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.
    • The international team of contributors to each Handbook has been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
    • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualized by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

    Find out more below:

  2. Routledge Revivals - New titles in Asian Studies

    We are pleased to highlight our latest additions to Routledge Revivals in Asian Studies.

    Discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge, publishing Routledge Revivals is an exciting program whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

    Below are the latest editions and key titles from Routledge Revivals in Asian Studies:

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Research & Reference

  1. New Title - Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    This Handbook offers a timely and comprehensive overview of Southeast Asian economic development. Organized according to the logic of chronological and thematic unity and written by experts in their fields, is unique in the breadth and depth of its coverage. Its forward-looking perspective renders it relevant both now and in the future. This advanced level reference work will be essential reading for students, researchers and scholars of Asian Studies, Economics and Southeast Asian studies. Find out more

  2. Featured Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan

    We are pleased to highlight the Routledge Contemporary Japan series! Until the end of November we are offering 20% discount on all titles in this series!

    Take a look at all titles here.

     *Discount available only from, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Enter code RCJS14 at checkout to claim discount. Valid until 30th November 2014.

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General Interest

  1. Kenneth Swope ‘Military Collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty’ interview on New Books in Military H

    New Books in Military History has interviewed Kenneth Swope author of Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty.

    Listen to the entire interview here. 

  2. Routledge Authors Interviewed on BBC Radio Three’s Free Thinking

    Routledge authors Christopher Harding & Anne Mette Fisker-Nielsen talk about Buddhism, Therapy, Violence and Rationality on BBC Radio Three’s Free Thinking.

    Listen to the entire interview here:

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  1. Chinese New Year Promotion

    To celebrate Chinese New Year, we are offering 20% discount* on our Chinese studies titles until the end of February!

    Take a look at all our new Chinese Studies titles in our online catalog here.

  2. Routledge Asian Studies Catalog 2015

    The new Routledge Asian Studies Catalog 2015 is now available.

    This catalog is filled with over 500 new or upcoming titles, edited and authored by many of the most respected names working in the field of Asia-related topics. Our collaborations with individuals and institutes from around the world continue to ensure that the Routledge Asian Studies program sets the gold standard in Asian Studies publishing.

    Take a look at the catalog here.

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  1. Asian Studies

    New and Key Titles 2014

    Online Catalog

  2. Asian Studies

    New and Key Titles 2015

    Online Catalog

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    Asian Studies 2015

    Textbooks and Supplementary Reading

    Online Catalog

  4. Buddhism

    New and Key Titles 2013

    Online Catalog

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    Chinese Studies

    New and Key Titles 2015

    Online Catalog

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    Japanese Studies

    New Titles and Key Backlist

    Online Catalog

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    Routledge Paperbacks Direct - Asian Studies

    The best of our cutting-edge hardback publishing in a paperback format and price

    Online Catalog

  8. South Asian Studies

    New Titles and Key Backlist

    Online Catalog

Conferences, exhibits and events we will be attending in the near future

November 2014

Nov 13 ~ Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES14)

March 2015

Mar 26 ~ Association for Asian Studies, 2015

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