Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Gender, Development and the State in India book cover

    Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

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    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Daoism in Modern China book cover

    Daoism in Modern China

    Edited by Vincent Goossaert, Xun Liu

    The modern history of Chinese temples and Daoism go hand in hand, and while both temples and Daoists serve Chinese society, the relationship between the two has yet to be thoroughly analysed. This book questions whether temples and Daoism are two independent aspects of modern Chinese religion, or…

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    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring and reusing buildings, districts and landscapes of historic and cultural significance can be an influential process of urban and socio-economic reform. The Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation explores how the aspirations surrounding…

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  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia: Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok book cover

    Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok

    By Chun Tat Terence Shum

    Hong Kong and Thailand are two major first asylum ports in Asia for refugees who originate from countries in South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Many refugees have undertaken multiple journeys before arriving in Hong Kong or Thailand. This book examines the actual exilic process…

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    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide book cover

    The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide

    Edited by Saskia E. Wieringa, Annie Pohlman, Jess Melvin

    This book offers new and previously unpublished insights into the 1965 genocide in Indonesia and how the International People’s Tribunal addressed the many forms of violence during this period. It systematically analyses the types of crimes committed during the massacres of 1965–1966 and how these…

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    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia book cover

    Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

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    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian and South Asian History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Indian and South Asian History

    Edited by Crispin Bates

    This Handbook presents key issues in Indian and South Asian history from earliest time to 1947, with an emphasis on the modern period since 1600. Written by experts in their respective areas, the Handbook introduces the reader to the field. The book is structured chronologically and highlights…

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  • India's Changing Political, Economic and Social Environment: Improvising Lives book cover

    India's Changing Political, Economic and Social Environment

    Improvising Lives

    By Patricia Jeffery

    This book by one of the most accomplished sociologists working on contemporary Indian society explores the intersections between secular changes in the wider polity and economy of India and beyond. Using the lives of villagers as they progress through the “domestic cycle” in an area of western…

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    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Political Economy of Central Asia book cover

    The Political Economy of Central Asia

    By Gul Berna Ozcan

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian republics are still coming to terms with their post-communist economies, their role in the region and the wider world, and their needs for identity, governance and growth. The Political Economy of Central Asia is an original study addressing…

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  • India’s Economy: An Introduction book cover

    India’s Economy

    An Introduction

    By R. Nagaraj

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this comprehensive textbook provides an analytical overview of the main trends, policies, performance, advances, and debates around India’s post independence economy. Each chapter provides a thorough examination of a key issue that has impacted the…

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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Michael Stanley-Baker

    This handbook aims to showcase the latest research on medicine in China as it has developed over 3,000 years. It will identify themes concerned with both history and culture and the significance of Chinese medicine in the modern world, and invite established experts together with some of the most…

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  • Early Sources of the Jaina Tradition book cover

    Early Sources of the Jaina Tradition

    By Bansidhar Bhatt

    Looking at the early history of Jainism, from 6th century BCE onwards, this book focuses on one of the 24 Jinas that are identified as the main religious leaders of Jainism. It is a commonly accepted hypothesis that Parsvanatha, the 23rd Jina, is an historical figure whose values were modified by…

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    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

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