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  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development, 1st Edition

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war-damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyzes and explains China’s strategies in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge

  • Government and Politics in Taiwan

    2nd Edition

    By Dafydd Fell

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this new and revised second edition of Government and Politics in Taiwan introduces students to the big questions concerning change and continuity in Taiwanese politics and governance. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Politics in North and South Korea

    Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations, 1st Edition

    By Yangmo Ku, Inyeop Lee, Jongseok Woo

    Politics in North and South Korea provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the political dynamics of the two Koreas. Giving equal weight to North and South Korea, the authors trace the history of political and economic development and international relations of the Korean peninsula,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Contemporary India: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Rekha Datta

    Contemporary India: The Basics provides readers with a clear and accessible guide through the richness, diversity and complexity of twenty-first century India. It explores the reality of the country’s cultural diversity which creates both harmony and tension. Covering issues the country faces both…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James D.J. Brown, Jeff Kingston

    Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US–Japan defence cooperation. The…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Politics in India

    Structure, Process and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    The second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947. It considers the progress that India has made in some of the most challenging aspects…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge

  • Democracy in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    By Gavan McCormack, Yoshio Sugimoto

    This title was first published in 1986:  This is a study of "karayuki-san", impoverished Japanese women sent abroad to work as prostitutes from the 1860s to the 1920s. It follows the life of one prostitute, Osaki, who is persuaded as a child of ten to accept cleaning work in Borneo and then…

    Paperback – 1987-01-01
    Routledge

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