Asian Studies

Routledge are considered to be market leaders with an unrivalled reputation for research publishing in Asian Studies. We publish in a diverse range of sub disciplines within Asian Studies including business, economics, history, politics, philosophy, culture and society and religion. The list covers titles from Asian StudiesCentral Asian StudiesChinese StudiesJapanese Studies, Korean StudiesSouth Asian StudiesSouth East Asian Studies.

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143Series in Asian Studies

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1,187New Products

  • Reading the Sacred Scriptures: From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception book cover

    Reading the Sacred Scriptures

    From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception

    Edited by Fiachra Long, Siobhán Dowling Long

    Reading the Sacred Scriptures: From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception examines how the scriptures came to be written and how their authority has been constructed and reinforced over time. Highlighting the measures taken to safeguard the stability of oral accounts, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F. Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Chinese Labour in the Global Economy: Capitalist Exploitation and Strategies of Resistance book cover

    Chinese Labour in the Global Economy

    Capitalist Exploitation and Strategies of Resistance

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Chun-Yi Lee

    Chinese development is widely considered to be an example of successful developmental catch-up with double-digit growth rates year on year. Some even talk of an emerging power, which may in time replace the US as the global economy’s hegemon. And yet there is a dark underside to this ‘miracle’ in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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30th March - 1st April 2016 - Annual Conference of European Association of Taiwan Studies

31st March - 3rd April 2016 - The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

6th - 8th April 2016 - British Association of South Asian Studies

14th - 16th April 2016 - Southeast Asian Studies Symposium

24th - 27th June 2016 - AAS-in-ASIA Conference

24th - 27th June 2016 - ISA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference

27th - 30th July 2016 - EASAS European Association for South Asian Studies

1st - 3rd September 2016 - Chinese Economics Association

7th - 9th September 2016 - Joint East Asian Studies Conference

16th - 18th September 2016 - Association of South East Asian Studies in the UK

20th – 23rd October 2016 - The Annual Conference on South Asia

17th - 20th November 2016 - Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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  • Stephanie Rogers, Publisher, East Asia

    Stephanie Rogers commissions books in the area of East Asian studies across all aspects of the humanities and social sciences. With over 18 years of experience in academic publishing at Routledge, Stephanie has worked across many different formats, including dictionaries, handbooks, student textbooks, and supplementary reading. Her commissioning now focuses on research monographs and she strives to continue to provide the most comprehensive, cutting-edge, and above all high-quality Asian Studies list in the market place.

  • Dorothea Schaefter, Senior Editor, Central, South and Southeast Asia

    Dorothea Schaefter publishes research monographs, edited volumes, textbooks, supplementary textbooks, and handbooks for the Asian Studies list. With over ten years of experience in academic publishing, she has been building an interdisciplinary programme and welcomes new proposals on South, Southeast, and Central Asian Studies, and Asian Religion.

  • Dr Shashank S. Sinha, Publishing Director, Routledge India

    Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list. 

  • Peter Sowden, Editor, Asia and Russia and Eastern Europe

    Peter Sowden commissions books (mainly research monographs) on all areas of Asia, including Central Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as some books on the Middle East. He has started, and continues to handle, over twenty important monograph series, some of which cover all of Asia (for example, Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia, Religion in Contemporary Asia, and the Law in Asia series), and others which focus on particular parts of Asia (for example, Studies on the Chinese Economy and the Malaysian Studies series). Peter has over thirty years' experience commissioning academic books.

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