Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Lu Zhouxiang

    This is the first book to offer a comprehensive overview of the history, development and contemporary significance of sport in Asia. It addresses a wide range of issues central to sport in the context of Asian culture, politics, economy and society. The book explores diverse topics including the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Conflict and Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific: New Geopolitical Realities book cover

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

    New Geopolitical Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ash Rossiter, Brendon J. Cannon

    This book explores the most important strategic questions about the emerging Indo-Pacific region by offering an incisive analysis on the current and future patterns of competition and cooperation of key nations in the region. Examining emerging policies of cooperation and conflict adopted by…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Analysing Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy: Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era book cover

    Analysing Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era, 1st Edition

    By Luca Anceschi

    This book investigates the roles that ideas and constructs associated with Eurasia have played in the making of Kazakhstan’s foreign policy during the Nazarbaev era. This book delves into the specific Eurasia-centric narratives through which the regime, headed by Nursultan Nazarbaev, imagined the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • 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 – 2020-03-12
    Routledge

  • Cities and Local Governments in Central Asia: Administrative, Fiscal, and Political Urban Battles book cover

    Cities and Local Governments in Central Asia

    Administrative, Fiscal, and Political Urban Battles, 1st Edition

    By Madina Junussova

    This book presents the changing roles of urban governments and how local governments struggle to gain administrative, fiscal, and political power to combat current urban challenges in Kazakhstan. Focusing on the cities and regions selected by the national government of Kazakhstan to be the drivers…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Russian Practices of Governance in Eurasia: Frontier Power Dynamics, Sixteenth Century to Nineteenth Century book cover

    Russian Practices of Governance in Eurasia

    Frontier Power Dynamics, Sixteenth Century to Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gulnar T. Kendirbai

    This book analyses the role of the mobility factor in the spread of Russian rule in Eurasia in the formative period of the rise of the Russian Empire and offers an examination of the interaction of Russian authorities with their nomadic partners. Demonstrating that the mobility factor strongly…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • 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 – 2020-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Practices of Traditionalization in Central Asia book cover

    Practices of Traditionalization in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Beyer, Peter Finke

    Practices of Traditionalization in Central Asia focuses on how tradition is ‘everyday-ified’ in contemporary Central Asia, including Tatarstan and Tibet, and what people seek to achieve in its name. The case studies range from political demonstrations and industrial workers’ gatherings to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Nation-Building and Personality Cult in Turkmenistan: The T�rkmenbasy Phenomenon book cover

    Nation-Building and Personality Cult in Turkmenistan

    The T�rkmenbasy Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    By Fabio De Leonardis

    Turkmenistan is a country which is almost sealed off from the rest of the world but it has attracted foreign attention due to the eccentricities of its late president Saparmurat Niyazov Türkmenbaşy, whose ideological construction and dynamics of power have remained in place after his death. This…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Xinjiang - China's Northwest Frontier book cover

    Xinjiang - China's Northwest Frontier

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Xinjiang is the ‘pivot of Asia’, where the frontiers of China, Tibet, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia approach each other. The growing Uyghur demand for a separate homeland and continuing violence in Xinjiang have brought this region into the focus of national and international…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • US Policies in Central Asia: Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror book cover

    US Policies in Central Asia

    Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Ilya Levine

    Democracy promotion, security and energy are the predominant themes of US policy in Central Asia after the Cold War. This book analyses how the Bush administration understood and pursued its interests in the Central Asia states, namely Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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