Asian Studies: Products

  • Henri Bertin and the Representation of China in Eighteenth-Century France book cover

    Henri Bertin and the Representation of China in Eighteenth-Century France

    1st Edition

    By John Finlay

    This is an in-depth study of the intellectual, technical, and artistic encounters between Europe and China in the late eighteenth century, focusing on the purposeful acquisition of information and images that characterized a direct engagement with the idea of "China." The central figure in this…

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Scripting Japan: Orthography, Variation, and the Creation of Meaning in Written Japanese book cover

    Scripting Japan

    Orthography, Variation, and the Creation of Meaning in Written Japanese, 1st Edition

    By Wesley C. Robertson

    Imagine this book was written in Comic Sans. Would this choice impact your image of me as an author, despite causing no literal change to the content within? Generally, discussions of how language variants influence interpretation of language acts/users have focused on variation in speech. But it…

    Hardback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Exploring Digital Humanities in India: Pedagogies, Practices, and Institutional Possibilities book cover

    Exploring Digital Humanities in India

    Pedagogies, Practices, and Institutional Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maya Dodd, Nidhi Kalra

    This book explores emergence of digital humanities in the Indian context. It looks at how online and digital resources have transformed classroom and research practices. It examines fundamental questions: What is digital humanities? Who is a digital humanist? What is its place in the Indian context…

    Paperback – 2020-07-31 
    Routledge India

  • Human Rights of the Third Gender in India: Beyond the Binary book cover

    Human Rights of the Third Gender in India

    Beyond the Binary, 1st Edition

    By Lopamudra Sengupta

    This book engages with the discourses on human rights as they apply to the transgender or the hijra community in India, capturing not only their larger struggle for legal rights and dignity but also their personal hardships. It situates the issues and concerns of the Indian transgender community…

    Hardback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge India

  • Japanese Political Theatre in the 18th Century: Bunraku Puppet Plays in Social Context book cover

    Japanese Political Theatre in the 18th Century

    Bunraku Puppet Plays in Social Context, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Odanaka, Masami Iwai

    Bunraku has fascinated theatre practitioners through its particular forms of staging, such as highly elaborated manipulation of puppets and exquisite coordination of chanters and shamisen players. However Bunraku lacks scholarship dedicated to translating not only the language but cultural barriers…

    Hardback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Environment and Belief Systems book cover

    Environment and Belief Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy

    Part of the series Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies, this book focuses on the concepts that recur in any discussion of nature, culture and society among the indigenous. The book, first in a five-volume series, deals with the two crucial concepts of environment and belief systems of the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge India
    Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies

  • Demystifying Fixed Income Analytics: A Practical Guide book cover

    Demystifying Fixed Income Analytics

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Kedar Nath Mukherjee

    This book discusses important aspects of fixed income securities in emerging economies. Key features: Clarifies all conceptual and analytical aspects of fixed income securities and bonds, and covers important interest rate and credit derivative instruments in a simple and practical way.…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge India

  • Climate Change Governance in Asia book cover

    Climate Change Governance in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou, Koichi Hasegawa, Dowan Ku, Shu-Fen Kao

    Asian countries are among the largest contributors to climate change. China, India, Japan and South Korea are among the top ten largest carbon emitters in the world, with South Korea, Japan and Taiwan also some of the largest on a per capita basis. At the same time, many Asian countries, notably…

    Hardback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Russia in Asia: Imaginations, Interactions, and Realities book cover

    Russia in Asia

    Imaginations, Interactions, and Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane F. Hacking, Jeffrey S. Hardy, Matthew P. Romaniello

    This edited volume presents new research on Russian-Asian connections by historians, art historians, literary scholars, and linguists. Of particular interest are imagined communities, social networks, and the legacy of colonialism in this important arena of global exchanges within the imperial,…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • A History of the Islamic World, 600-1800: Empire, Dynastic Formations, and Heterogeneities in Pre-Modern Islamic West-Asia book cover

    A History of the Islamic World, 600-1800

    Empire, Dynastic Formations, and Heterogeneities in Pre-Modern Islamic West-Asia, 1st Edition

    By Jo Van Steenbergen

    A History of the Islamic World, 600-1800 supplies a fresh and unique survey of the formation of the Islamic world and the key developments that characterize this broad region’s history from late antiquity up to the beginning of the modern era. Containing two chronological parts and fourteen…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 

  • Community Radio in South Asia: Reclaiming the Airwaves book cover

    Community Radio in South Asia

    Reclaiming the Airwaves, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kanchan K. Malik, Vinod Pavarala

    This book explores the state of community radio, a significant independent media movement that began about two decades ago, in different parts of South Asia. The volume outlines the socioeconomic and historical contexts for understanding the evolution and functioning of community radio in an…

    Hardback – 2020-07-12 
    Routledge India

  • South Asia Migration Report 2020: Exploitation, Entrepreneurship and Engagement book cover

    South Asia Migration Report 2020

    Exploitation, Entrepreneurship and Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    The South Asia Migration Report 2020 documents key themes of exploitation and entrepreneurship of migrants from the region.   This volume: • Includes dedicated fieldwork from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal; • Analyses the impact of South-Asia-migrant-established businesses; &…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge India

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