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  • Hyperinflation: A World History book cover

    Hyperinflation: A World History

    By He Liping

    Since 1970s when the world was experiencing an "age of inflation", a great volume of academic research about hyperinflation has been conducted. However, it is also true that parrot-like superficial talks abound, without questioning the economic, political and social foundations existing underneath…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    China Perspectives

  • Religion in Japanese Daily Life book cover

    Religion in Japanese Daily Life

    By David Lewis

    Many books on religion in Japan consider the subject from the perspective of the major religions and how they have developed in Japan. This book, on the other hand, examines the lives of ordinary Japanese people, and their life cycles, and explores why they engage in religious activities. It…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Routledge Handbook of the Indian Diaspora book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Indian Diaspora

    Edited by Radha S. Hegde, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo

    The geographical diversity of the Indian diaspora has been shaped against the backdrop of the historical forces of colonialism, nationalism and neoliberal globalization. In each of these global moments, the demand for Indian workers has created the multiple global pathways of the Indian diasporas.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 

  • Screening China's Soft Power book cover

    Screening China's Soft Power

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is a key policy under President Xi Jinping. It is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists and other cultural actors, often manifesting itself in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Women in Soviet Film: The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods book cover

    Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of Socialist Realism. Covering films about working…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj book cover

    Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 

  • Theravada Buddhist Encounters with Modernity book cover

    Theravada Buddhist Encounters with Modernity

    Edited by Juliane Schober, Steven Collins

    Although recent scholarship has shown that the term ‘Theravāda’ in the familiar modern sense is a 19-20th century construct, it is now used to refer to the more than 150 million people around the world who practice that form of Buddhism. Buddhist practices such as meditation, amulets, and merit…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • What Is at Stake in Building “Non-Western” International Relations Theory? book cover

    What Is at Stake in Building “Non-Western” International Relations Theory?

    By Yong-Soo Eun

    It is often pointed out that International Relations (IR) as a discipline is "too Western centric", and that IR tends to marginalise knowledge claims outside the West. In this respect, many IR scholars have called for "broadening" the theoretical horizon of IR while problematising the Western…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • China and the World Economy: Transition and Challenges book cover

    China and the World Economy

    Transition and Challenges

    Edited by Jin Zhang, Zhang Laiming

    This book brings together leading international scholars and leading scholars from China’s highly prestigious Development Research Centre of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, who all put forward their insights into the current challenges for the Chinese and the world economy. The…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    China in the World

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 

  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora: Everyday Anti-racism in Australia book cover

    Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    Everyday Anti-racism in Australia

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipino migrants constitute one of the largest global diasporas today. In Australia, Filipino settlement is markedly framed by the country’s on-going nation-building project that continues to racialise immigrants and delineate the possibilities and limits of belonging to the national community.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

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