Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945: The Occupiers’ Experience book cover

    Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • China Studies in the Philippines: Intellectual Paths and the Formation of a Field book cover

    China Studies in the Philippines

    Intellectual Paths and the Formation of a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tina S Clemente, Chih-yu Shih

    As China Studies has grown as a discipline, it has also tended to be dominated by the major international powers, particularly China itself, and the USA. It is important to remember, however, that there is a rich and diverse history of China Studies elsewhere, especially in Southeast Asia. The…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Access to Higher Education: Refugees' Stories from Malaysia book cover

    Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories from Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Football in Asia: History, Culture and Business book cover

    Football in Asia

    History, Culture and Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Younghan Cho

    This book is the first comprehensive study on history, culture, and business of football in Asia. Football has been a symbol of the modern invention, a catalyst of local, national and regional identities, all time favourite among kids and youths, and even a harbinger for cultural globalization and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Liberalism and the British Empire in Southeast Asia book cover

    Liberalism and the British Empire in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth Knapman, Anthony Milner, Mary Quilty

    This collection of essays collects the leading scholars on British colonial thought in Southeast Asia to consider the question: what was the relationship between liberalism and the British Empire in Southeast Asia? The empire builders in Southeast Asia: Lord Minto, William Farquhar, John Leyden,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Empires in Perspective

  • Indo-Australian Relations: Encounters beyond the State book cover

    Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Darby

    This book explores a range of connections between India and Australia that fall outside the formal diplomacy of the two states. It examines how race, class and gender shape conceptions of the two nations, whose voices are heard and whose are not, and the politics that emerge from sport, culture,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04

  • Ho Chi Minh book cover

    Ho Chi Minh

    1st Edition

    By Peter Neville

    Ho Chi Minh explores the life of this globally important twentieth-century figure and offers new insights into his lengthy career, including his often-forgotten involvement with British intermediaries in 1945–46 and with the United States in 1944–45. Ho was the father of his nation, a major…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region: Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives book cover

    Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Asian Cities in an Era of Decentralisation book cover

    Asian Cities in an Era of Decentralisation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Ann Miller, Tim Bunnell

    This book critically engages with the idea of decentralization as empowering cities and their residents to act innovatively and creatively. The contributions thus highlight how the term ‘empowerment’ in the context of decentralization regimes masks a competing array of intentions and agendas. Who…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Nation-Building and National Identity in Timor-Leste book cover

    Nation-Building and National Identity in Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    By Michael Leach

    Timor-Leste’s long journey to nationhood spans 450 years of colonial rule by Portugal, a short-lived independence in 1975, and a 24-year occupation by Indonesia. This book examines the history of nation-building and national identity in Timor-Leste, and the evolution of a collective identity…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand: Highlanders in the City book cover

    Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • The Evolution of the Asian Developmental State: Hong Kong and Singapore book cover

    The Evolution of the Asian Developmental State

    Hong Kong and Singapore, 1st Edition

    By J. J. Woo

    Many East Asian states have undergone profound economic transformations over the last two decades. Singapore and Hong Kong especially have adapted to shifting economic and technological conditions by transforming themselves into ‘smart developmental states’. In these cities, the proliferation of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

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