Asian Studies: Featured Handbooks

8Featured Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature provides a comprehensive overview of how we study Japanese literature today. Rather than taking a purely chronological approach to the content, the chapters survey the state of the field through a number of pressing issues and themes, examining…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan offers a comprehensive overview of both contemporary Taiwan and the Taiwan studies field. Each contribution summarises the major findings in the field and highlights long-term trends, recent observations and possible future developments in Taiwan.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of South Asian Economics

    Edited by Raghbendra Jha

    Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of South Asian Economics addresses the recent economic transformation in South Asia. Leading experts in the field look at the major economic achievements and challenges for the region and examine why economic development across the South Asia…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04
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  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History

    Edited by Norman G. Owen

    The study of the history of Southeast Asia is still growing, evolving, deepening and changing as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have added nuance to traditional topics such as Islam and nationalism, and created new ones, such as gender, globalization and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Politics

    Edited by Atul Kohli, Prerna Singh

    India’s growing economic and socio-political importance on the global stage has triggered an increased interest in the country. Now available in paperback, this Handbook is a reference guide, which surveys the current state of Indian politics and provides a basic understanding of the ways in which…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman

    In the past decade, Bangladesh has achieved significant social and economic progress. Despite high population density, a limited natural-resource base, underdeveloped infrastructure, frequent natural disasters and political uncertainty, the country has recorded positive developments in terms of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean History

    Edited by Michael J Seth

    Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century when Korea became entangled in the world of modern imperialism and the old social, economic and political order began to change; this handbook brings together cutting edge scholarship on major themes in Korean History. Contributions by experts in the field…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge