Asian Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia: Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development book cover

    Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development

    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

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • China Steps Out: Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World book cover

    China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    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

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture book cover

    Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    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

  • Routledge Handbook of the South Asian Diaspora book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the South Asian Diaspora

    Edited by Joya Chatterji, David Washbrook

    South Asia’s diaspora is among the world’s largest and most widespread, and it is growing exponentially. It is estimated that over 25 million persons of Indian descent live abroad; and many more millions have roots in other countries of the subcontinent, in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. There…

    Hardback – 2013-12-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    India is the largest film producing country in the world and its output has a global reach. After years of marginalisation by academics in the Western world, Indian cinemas have moved from the periphery to the centre of the world cinema in a comparatively short space of time. Bringing together…

    Hardback – 2013-04-09
    Routledge