Asian Studies: Products

  • Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990 book cover

    Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990

    1st Edition

    By Keat Gin Ooi

    Although by about 1950 both British Borneo, including the protected sultanate of Brunei, and Indonesian Borneo seemed settled under their different regimes, and well on the way to post-war reconstruction and economic development, the upheavals which affected Southeast and East Asia during the Cold…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • A History of Classical Chinese Thought book cover

    A History of Classical Chinese Thought

    1st Edition

    By Zehou Li

    Li Zehou is widely regarded as one of China’s most influential contemporary thinkers. He has produced influential theories of the development of Chinese thought and the place of aesthetics in Chinese ethics and value theory. This book is the first English-language translation of Li Zehou’s work on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia book cover

    Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chong-Min Park, Eric M. Uslaner

    Bringing together scholars of inequality, both inside and outside of Asia, this book examines how the distribution of income has affected political institutions, representation, and behaviour in Asia. Through detailed data analysis, the international team of contributors engages with the existing…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Politics in Asia

  • Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills: Empire and Resistance book cover

    Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills

    Empire and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Pum Khan Pau

    This book examines the British colonial expansion in the so-called ‘unadministered’ hill tracts of the Indo-Burma frontier and the change of colonial policy from non-intervention to intervention. The book begins with the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–26), which resulted in the British…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge India

  • Chinese Peace in Africa: From Peacekeeper to Peacemaker book cover

    Chinese Peace in Africa

    From Peacekeeper to Peacemaker, 1st Edition

    By Steven C.Y. Kuo

    China’s emergence in Africa is the most significant development for the continent since at least the end of the Cold War. Of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, China is also the largest contributor in terms of troop numbers to United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO). While…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Love Stories in China: The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Love Stories in China

    The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wanning Sun, Ling Yang

    This book explores how political, economic, social, cultural and technological forces are (re)shaping the meanings of love and intimacy in China's public culture. It focuses on a range of cultural and media forms including literature, film, television, music and new media, examines new cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom: The Paradox of Taiwan versus China book cover

    The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Politics in Asia

  • The European Union and Myanmar: Interactions via ASEAN book cover

    The European Union and Myanmar

    Interactions via ASEAN, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ludovica Marchi

    This book analyses European foreign policy as the activity of the European Union (EU) as a Global Actor and explores its efforts to raise its visibility in Southeast Asia through its relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Myanmar. Contributors examine the EU’s…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Women Speak Nation: Gender, Culture, and Politics book cover

    Women Speak Nation

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Panchali Ray

    Women Speak Nation underlines the centrality of gender within the ideological construction of nationalism. The volume locates itself in a rich scholarship of feminist critique of the relationship between political, economic, cultural and social formations and normative gendered relations to try and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Spaces and Places in Western India: Formations and Delineations book cover

    Spaces and Places in Western India

    Formations and Delineations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bina Sengar, Laurie Hovell McMillin

    This proposed book examines places and spaces in western India both as geographical locations and imagined constructs. It explores the many ways that spaces in the Maharashtra region have been constructed over time and how these reflect in art and architecture, literature and religious texts,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge India

  • Shyam Benegal’s India: Alternative Images book cover

    Shyam Benegal’s India

    Alternative Images, 1st Edition

    By Vivek Sachdeva

    This book examines Shyam Benegal’s films, alternative image(s) of India in his cinema and traces the changing aesthetics in the post-liberalization era. The book engages with the challenges faced by India as a nation-state in postcolonial times. Looking at hybrid and complex narratives of films…

    Hardback – 2019-08-10 
    Routledge India

  • New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization book cover

    New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Makarand R. Paranjape

    This book examines key aspects of the history, philosophy, and culture of science in India, especially as they may be comprehended in the larger idea of an Indian civilization. The authors, drawn from a range of disciplines, discuss a wide array of issues — scientism and religious dogma, dialectics…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge India

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