Asian Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region. A focus on the urbanization process rather…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Political History of Modern Japan: Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics book cover

    The Political History of Modern Japan

    Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kitaoka Shinichi

    Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this book introduces students to the formation, collapse, and rebirth of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Political Violence in South Asia book cover

    Political Violence in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Zobaida Nasreen, Fahmida Zaman

    Political violence has remained an integral part of South Asian society for decades. The region has witnessed and continued to encounter violence for achieving political objectives from above and from below. Violence is perpetrated by the state, by non-state actors, and used by the citizens as a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Cunrui Xiong, Kenneth J. Hammond

    The resurgence of modern China has generated much interest, not only in the country’s present day activities, but also in its long history. As the only uninterrupted ancient civilization still alive today, the study of China’s past promises to offer invaluable insights into understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Rural Roots of Reform Before China's Conservative Change book cover

    Rural Roots of Reform Before China's Conservative Change

    1st Edition

    By Lynn T. White III

    China’s economic and military rise dominates discussions of the world’s most populous country. Resilient authoritarian government is credited with great successes, but this book expands the discourse to include governance by village heads - who often ignored central politicians. Chinese reforms for…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Politics in India: Structure, Process and Policy book cover

    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