Asian Studies: Products

  • Individuality in Early Modern Japan: Thinking for Oneself book cover

    Individuality in Early Modern Japan

    Thinking for Oneself, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nosco

    Two of the most commonly alleged features of Japanese society are its homogeneity and its encouragement of conformity, as represented by the saying that the nail that sticks up gets pounded. This volume’s primary goal is to challenge these and a number of other long-standing assumptions regarding…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms: Looking for Greater Nepal book cover

    Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule: Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong book cover

    Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule

    Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Ng

    This book explores gender dynamics in the indigenous villages (also known as walled villages) in post-handover Hong Kong. It looks at how Hong Kong’s reunification with China has impacted the walled villagers, in particular the women, and how the walled villages’ current gender dynamics in return…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Current Issues in Asian Tourism book cover

    Current Issues in Asian Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Cooper, C. Michael Hall

    This comprehensive volume was put together in response to the growing amount of research on tourism in Asia and an increasing number of authors from Asian countries. It concentrates on two aspects of Asian Tourism: first, the Asian tourists themselves, and second, economic development and tourism…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia: Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia book cover

    Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia, 1st Edition

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market book cover

    China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market

    1st Edition

    By Jiawen Han

    China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and, indeed, interest in Chinese contemporary architecture has been fuelled by this huge expansion. Through a cutting-edge theoretical discussion of Chinese architecture in relation to Chinese modernity, this book examines this…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Belt and Road book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Belt and Road

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cai Fang, Peter Nolan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) in 2013, a development strategy involving infrastructure development and investments in countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. It has rapidly turned into action, reflected in the establishment of a series of international…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • South Korean Identity and Global Foreign Policy: Dream of Autonomy book cover

    South Korean Identity and Global Foreign Policy

    Dream of Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Flamm

    In the 20th century, South Korea was usually seen as a "shrimp amongst whales", a minor player with limited agency in regional and global affairs. Korea’s risen status as a "middle power" today, however, begs the question about related changes in the South Korean identity or "sense of self" in the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj book cover

    Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity book cover

    The Korean Economy

    From Growth to Maturity, 1st Edition

    By You-il Lee, Richard Lee

    The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity takes an in-depth, amalgamated look at the evolution of Korea’s globalization drive from the early 2000s (Kim Dae-jung regime, 1998–2003) to the present period (Park Geun-hye, 2013–2017). The book discusses the role of foreign companies on the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics book cover

    Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Gallant Haryana: The First and Crucial Battlefield of AD 1857 book cover

    Gallant Haryana

    The First and Crucial Battlefield of AD 1857, 1st Edition

    By C.B. Singh Sheoran

    The book contains a narrative of the events of the first Indian war of Independence (1857-60) in modern Haryana and surrounding areas in a chronological order derived from hitherto untouched sources such as original and first-hand reports of the British commanding officers and accompanying…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

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