Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • The World of the Oxus Civilization book cover

    The World of the Oxus Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bertille Lyonnet, Nadezhda Dubova

    This collection of essays presents a synthesis of current research on the Oxus Civilization, which rose and developed at the turn of the 3rd to 2nd millennia BC in Central Asia. First discovered in the 1970s, the Oxus Civilization, or the Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex, has engendered…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange book cover

    Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Eiren L. Shea

    The Mongol period (1206-1368) marked a major turning point of exchange – culturally, politically, and artistically – across Eurasia. The wide-ranging international exchange that occurred during the Mongol period is most apparent visually through the inclusion of Mongol motifs in textile, paintings…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Galina M. Yemelianova, Laurence Broers

    The Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus offers an integrated, multidisciplinary overview of the historical, ethno-linguistic, cultural, socio-economic and political complexities of the Caucasus. Covering both the North and South Caucasus, the book gathers together leading Western, Caucasian and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-23 
    Routledge

  • The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative: From Asia to Europe book cover

    The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

    From Asia to Europe, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Garlick

    This book merges macro- and micro-level analysis of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to dissect China’s aim in creating an integrated Eurasian continent through this single mega-project. BRI has been the source of much interest and confusion, as established frameworks of analysis seek to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine book cover

    Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union

    Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine, 1st Edition

    By Harun Yilmaz

    This book compares the past of three countries, which were part of the Soviet Union. These republics are located in different corners of the former Soviet geography: Ukraine is in the west; Azerbaijan is in the Caucasus and Kazakhstan is in Central Asia. It analyses how and by whom Soviet national…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Images of the Post-Soviet Kazakshtan: A Cosmopolitan Space with Borderland Anxieties book cover

    Images of the Post-Soviet Kazakshtan

    A Cosmopolitan Space with Borderland Anxieties, 1st Edition

    By Suchandana Chatterjee

    The study revolves round the relationship between space and transitional identity in Kazakhstan in the post-Soviet period. Emergent discourses about cosmopolitanism suggest multiple interactions in a transitional space. The cosmopolitanism of our times implies the dynamic responses of communities…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • The Aral Sea Basin: Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia book cover

    The Aral Sea Basin

    Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefanos Xenarios, Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt, Manzoor Qadir, Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, Iskandar Abdullaev

    This book offers the first multidisciplinary overview of water resources issues and management in the Aral Sea Basin, covering both the Amu Darya and Syr Darya River Basins. The two main rivers of Amu Darya and Syr Darya and their tributaries comprise the Aral Sea Basin area and are the lifeline…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • China's International Transboundary Rivers: Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources book cover

    China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources, 1st Edition

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies: Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan book cover

    Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies

    Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    This book analyzes initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) toward Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the discourse…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Tents in Mongolia: Adventures and Experiences among the Nomads of Central Asia book cover

    Tents in Mongolia

    Adventures and Experiences among the Nomads of Central Asia, 1st Edition

    By Henning Haslund

    Published in 1934: This book describes his adventures and experiences among the Nomads of Central Asia.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

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