Asian Studies: Asian History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection of out-of-print books brings together research on the key aspects of Korea: its business world; religious world; society; and language. It is an essential reference collection.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India book cover

    Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India: Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity book cover

    The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
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  • Vietnam and the South China Sea: Politics, Security and Legality book cover

    Vietnam and the South China Sea

    Politics, Security and Legality, 1st Edition

    By Do Thanh Hai

    Studies of the escalating tensions and competing claims in the South China Sea overwhelmingly focus on China and its increasingly assertive approach, while the position of the other claimants is overlooked. This book focuses on the attitude of Vietnam towards the South China Sea dispute. …

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
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    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India: Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930) book cover

    Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930), 1st Edition

    By Luzia Savary

    This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is on a diverse set of printed texts, periodicals and books in Hindi and Urdu, two of the major print languages of British North India, written between 1860 and 1930. Imperial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization: Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony book cover

    Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization

    Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony, 1st Edition

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    The book illuminates the spatial utopianism of South Asian anti-colonial texts by showing how they refuse colonial spatial imaginaries to re-imagine the British Indian colony as the postcolony in diverse and contested ways. Focusing on the literary field of South Asia between, largely, the 1860s…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
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    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • In the Shadow of the Mahatma: Bishop Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India book cover

    In the Shadow of the Mahatma

    Bishop Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India, 1st Edition

    By Susan Billington Harper

    This is a biography of Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah (1874-1945), bishop of the Anglican Church in India from 1912 until his death in 1945. His life sheds new light on the challenges and opportunities faced by religious minorities throughout the world today. As a Christian leader in a non-Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
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  • Protestant Origins in India: Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835 book cover

    Protestant Origins in India

    Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835, 1st Edition

    By D. Dennis Hudson

    Protestant Christianity was established as a religion of India when in 1706 missionaries from the the German Evangelical Church sponsored by the King of Denmark landed at the Danish factory in Tamil-speaking Tranquebar. An indigenous congregation soon developed, with worship and catechising in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
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  • Cold War in the High Himalayas: The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s book cover

    Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s, 1st Edition

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
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  • Barefoot across the Nation: M F Husain and the Idea of India book cover

    Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
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    Visual and Media Histories

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By demonstrating the different…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
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  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-23 
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    Rethinking Southeast Asia

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