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  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan book cover

    Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Southeast Asian Affairs 1990 book cover

    Southeast Asian Affairs 1990

    1st Edition

    Edited by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

    This is an annual review of significant developments and trends in Southeast Asia, with particular emphasis on the ASEAN countries. Aimed at giving the reader a broad grasp of current regional affairs, this volume contains 21 articles dealing with such themes as international conflict and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Riots And Victims: Violence And The Construction Of Communal Identity Among Bengali Muslims, 19051947 book cover

    Riots And Victims

    Violence And The Construction Of Communal Identity Among Bengali Muslims, 19051947, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Gossman, Patricia A. Grossman

    In recent decades, the world has witnessed the emergence of several protracted violent conflicts and the eruption of ethnic and communal violence in countries such as Bosnia, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka. Riots and Victims challenges the popular academic interpretation of such events as examples of tribal…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Globalizing IR Theory: Critical Engagement book cover

    Globalizing IR Theory

    Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaqing Qin

    Despite attempts to redress the balance, International Relations as a discipline is still dominated by Western theories. The contributors to this book explore the challenges of constructing an alternative, with a dialogue between global and local approaches. Drawing on scholars with backgrounds…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes book cover

    Surveillance in Asian Cinema

    Under Eastern Eyes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fang

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Singapore Literature and Culture: Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts book cover

    Singapore Literature and Culture

    Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angelia Poon, Angus Whitehead

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare�s Asian Journeys: Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel book cover

    Shakespeare�s Asian Journeys

    Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-qi Beatrice Lei, Judy Celine Ick, Poonam Trivedi

    This volume gives Asia’s Shakespeares the critical, theoretical, and political space they demand, offering rich, alternative ways of thinking about Asia, Shakespeare, and Asian Shakespeare based on Asian experiences and histories. Challenging and supplementing the dominant critical and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action book cover

    Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework book cover

    Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, 1st Edition

    By Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

    This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Urban Outcasts: City Margins in South Asian Literature book cover

    Postcolonial Urban Outcasts

    City Margins in South Asian Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madhurima Chakraborty, Umme Al-wazedi

    Extending current scholarship on South Asian Urban and Literary Studies, this volume examines the role of the discontents of the South Asian city. The collection investigates how South Asian literature and literature about South Asia attends to urban margins, regardless of whether the definition of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature: Disrupting the Discourse book cover

    New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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