Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan: The Realities of ‘Power’ book cover

    The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan

    The Realities of ‘Power’, 1st Edition

    By Nakakita Kōji

    This book provides a thorough analysis of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP), from a variety of perspectives including its factions, party presidential elections, the distribution of posts, national elections, local organisations, the policy making process and partner organisations.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan’s New Ruralities: Coping with Decline in the Periphery book cover

    Japan’s New Ruralities

    Coping with Decline in the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfram Manzenreiter, Ralph Lützeler, Sebastian Polak-Rottmann

    Seeking to challenge negative perceptions within Japanese media and politics on the future of the countryside, the contributors to this book present a counter-argument to the inevitable demise of rural society. Contrary to the dominant argument, which holds outmigration and demographic hyper-aging…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century. Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Born in Tibet: By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts book cover

    Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910 book cover

    British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet book cover

    Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84: Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy book cover

    Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

    Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It considers the problems that Chinese Marxist intellectuals were…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China Since the 'Gang of Four' book cover

    China Since the 'Gang of Four'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1980, addresses the questions raised by the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the ‘Gang of Four’. Was China reverting to a capitalist form of development, and abandoning Mao’s policies? Was China’s leadership remaining loyal to Mao’s strategy but correcting damage…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists book cover

    Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists

    1st Edition

    By J.A. Fyfield

    This book, first published in 1982, is an in-depth study of the process of ‘re-education’ undergone by those who had opposed the Communist revolution in China. Told at first hand by several men who had occupied military or government positions of influence, it records their long years in prison and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China: The Road to Tiananmen book cover

    Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China

    The Road to Tiananmen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Baum

    The decade of the 1980s began in China with great expectations of the societal benefits of modernisation, and ended with gunfire in Tiananmen Square. This book, first published in 1991, presents essays that explore the political and economic reform policies that emerged in post-Mao China under Deng…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China: Liberation and Transformation 1942-1962 book cover

    China: Liberation and Transformation 1942-1962

    1st Edition

    By Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1981, is a study concerned with the leadership and the people of China during the 1942-1962 period. It analyses the attempt made by the CCP to develop new policies of administration in the wartime base areas and the subsequent transformation of these policies after the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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