Asian Studies: Products

  • A Road Is Made: Communism in Shanghai 1920-1927 book cover

    A Road Is Made

    Communism in Shanghai 1920-1927, 1st Edition

    By Steve Smith

    This is a study of the activities, ideas and internal life of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai during its formative period. It investigates the party's relations to the city's students and teachers, women, entrepreneurs, secret societies and its workers, and examines the efforts to transform…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Yasuhiro Nakasone

    In this important, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study, Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the most highly regarded former prime ministers of Japan, considers what should be Japan's strategic direction in the twenty-first century. Japan is often accused of lacking a vision, being slow to respond to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India: The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order book cover

    Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • Sociology Through Literature: A Study of Kaaroor's Stories book cover

    Sociology Through Literature

    A Study of Kaaroor's Stories, 1st Edition

    By S. Devadas Pillai

    This book presents a comprehensive study of nearly 100 of Kaaroor’s short stories. Kaaroor Neelakanta Pillai is one among the Big Six of the ‘new wave’ in Malayalam literature which began in the mid-1940s. The Big Six and their immediate followers wrote about the common man, peasants,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches: The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church book cover

    Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches

    The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1st Edition

    By Li Ma

    This book offers a unique historical documentation of the development of the ambitious religious entrepreneurism by leaders of the Early Rain church (and later Western China Presbytery leadership), in an effort to gain social influence in China through local institution-building and global public…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Mughal Administration and the Zamindars of Bihar book cover

    Mughal Administration and the Zamindars of Bihar

    1st Edition

    By Tahir Hussain Ansari

    The volume provides a complex portrait of the chieftains of Bihar and their relationship with the Mughal Empire as well as their role in the consolidation and expansion of the Mughal Empire in India. Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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 – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Development and Deprivation in the Indian Sub-continent book cover

    Development and Deprivation in the Indian Sub-continent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Utpal Kumar De, Manoranjan Pal

    The volume covers issues related to poverty, inequality, inclusiveness development, role of institutions, and socio-political perspectives on development in India with a special focus on North-East India. Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Conversation: A New Way of Learning book cover

    Cross-Cultural Conversation

    A New Way of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Anindita N. Balslev

    This book proposes a radical shift in the way the world thinks about itself by highlighting the significance of cross-cultural conversations. Moving beyond conventional boundaries, it examines the language in which histories are written; analyses how scientific technology is changing the idea of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge India

  • Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia: New Technologies and Challenges to Sustainable Peace book cover

    Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia

    New Technologies and Challenges to Sustainable Peace, 1st Edition

    By Rizwana Abbasi, Zafar Khan

    This book explores evolving patterns of nuclear deterrence, the impact of new technologies, and changing deterrent force postures in the South Asian region to assess future challenges for sustainable peace and stability. Under the core principles of security dilemma, this book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh book cover

    Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

    This book explores the relationship between bureaucrats and elected politicians in Bangladesh and discusses how this impacts governance and development in the country from an empirical perspective. It looks at the interplay of politics and bureaucracy in ancient societies, western democracies and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

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