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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Shifting Transnational Bonding in Indian Diaspora book cover

    Shifting Transnational Bonding in Indian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruben Gowricharn

    This volume examines Indian diasporic communities in various countries including the UK, Trinidad, Portugal, Netherlands, and Fiji, among others, and presents new perspectives on the shifting nature of Indian transnationalism. The book: Discusses how migrant communities reinforce the diaspora…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge India

  • Gaming Culture(s) in India: Digital Play in Everyday Life book cover

    Gaming Culture(s) in India

    Digital Play in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Aditya Deshbandhu

    This volume critically analyses the multiple lives of the ‘gamer’ in India. It explores the ‘everyday’ of the gaming life from the player's perspective, to not just understand how the games are consumed but also analyses how the gamer influences the products’ many (virtual) lives. Using an…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge India

  • Migration and Urban Transition in India: A Development Perspective book cover

    Migration and Urban Transition in India

    A Development Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. B. Bhagat, Archana K. Roy, Harihar Sahoo

    Migration has emerged as an important issue in the contemporary global politics and in the discourse around human development. This book highlights the role of migration in socio-economic development and its interdependence with urbanization, employment, labour, and industry. This volume…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Law and Governance in the Pacific: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Communities book cover

    Environmental Law and Governance in the Pacific

    Climate Change, Biodiversity and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh, Evan Hamman

    This volume examines environmental law and governance in the Pacific, focussing on the emerging challenges this region faces. The Pacific is home to some of the world’s most astonishing biological and cultural diversity. At the same time, Pacific Island nations are economically and technically…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge

  • China's Quest for Sporting Mega-Events: The Politics of International Bids book cover

    China's Quest for Sporting Mega-Events

    The Politics of International Bids, 1st Edition

    By Marcus P. Chu

    This book vividly elucidates the inseparable nature between politics and sport in China. The holding of sporting mega-events is viewed by the Chinese authorities as a prominent way to push forward the Reform and Opening up, arouse the patriotism among the public, and display national resurgence in…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Living in the Margins in Mainland China, Hong Kong and India book cover

    Living in the Margins in Mainland China, Hong Kong and India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wing Chung Ho, Florence Padovani

    With a range of case studies from Asia, this book sheds light on empirical realizations of marginality in a globalized context using first-hand original research. In the late 2000s, the financial crisis witnessed the fragility of high levels of market integration and the vulnerability of…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Margins of Development

  • 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 – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • The Making of a Village: The Dynamics of Adivasi Rural Life in India book cover

    The Making of a Village

    The Dynamics of Adivasi Rural Life in India, 1st Edition

    By Asoka Kumar Sen

    The Making of a Village examines the social and cultural life of indigenous peoples in India. It unfolds intimate aspects of Adivasi history such as the birth of a village, its demographic formation, forging of social relations, in and out-migration, and the dialectics of village as a…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge India

  • Uzbekistan’s International Relations book cover

    Uzbekistan’s International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Oybek Madiyev

    This book examines the development of Uzbekistan’s international relations since the collapse of the Soviet Union.…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • The Land Question in Neoliberal India: Socio-Legal and Judicial Interpretations book cover

    The Land Question in Neoliberal India

    Socio-Legal and Judicial Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    This book examines the land question in neoliberal India based on a cohesive framework focusing on socio-legal and judicial interactions in a point of departure from the political-economy approach to land issues. It sheds light on several complex aspects of land matters in India and evolves a…

    Hardback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge India

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