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  • East Asian Art History in a Transnational Context book cover

    East Asian Art History in a Transnational Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eriko Tomizawa-Kay, Toshio Watanabe

    This is the first comprehensive English-language study of East Asian art history in a transnational context, and challenges the existing geographic, temporal, and generic paradigms that currently frame the art history of East Asia. This pioneering study proposes an important new framework that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Africa in World Affairs: Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation book cover

    Africa in World Affairs

    Politics of Imperialism, the Cold War and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Rajen Harshé

    Africa finds itself at the centre stage of world politics in the twenty-first century. To truly determine its rising influence and role in world affairs would mean unravelling the politics of imperialism, the Cold War and globalisation. Going beyond Euro-American perspectives, this book presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge India

  • Protestant Origins in India: Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835 book cover

    Protestant Origins in India

    Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835, 1st Edition

    By D. Dennis Hudson

    Protestant Christianity was established as a religion of India when in 1706 missionaries from the the German Evangelical Church sponsored by the King of Denmark landed at the Danish factory in Tamil-speaking Tranquebar. An indigenous congregation soon developed, with worship and catechising in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935: Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System book cover

    Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice book cover

    The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics, and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food, and energy which is intuitively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies, and sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Beyond East and West: A Story of Civilization through the Great Epics book cover

    Beyond East and West

    A Story of Civilization through the Great Epics, 1st Edition

    By Suchethana Swaroop

    This volume is a cross-cultural study of the evolution of civilisation. Drawing its material and inspiration from literature and culture, it looks at the achievements of humankind as a single imaginative experience. The book examines how traditions of poetry and literature have shaped cultures,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge India

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas: The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s book cover

    Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s, 1st Edition

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Melanesian World book cover

    The Melanesian World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Hirsch, Will Rollason

    This wide-ranging volume captures the diverse range of societies and experiences that form what has come to be known as Melanesia. It covers prehistoric, historic and contemporary issues, and includes work by art historians, political scientists, geographers and anthropologists. The chapters range…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: History and Changes book cover

    Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    History and Changes, 1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody can not only constrains syntactic structures but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts investigated in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • The Routledge Course in Business Chinese book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Qinghai Chen, Qiuli Levin, Kening Li, Le Tang

    • Fourth-year language learning or above in preparation for real-life business situations各专业学生汉语四年级(或以上)适用 • Timeless business topics ranging from frequently occurring business activities, economic systems and phenomena, to issues of broad interest使用通用商务题材确保教材长期相对稳定 • Simulated real-world tasks…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Two Sides of Korean Administrative Culture: Competitiveness or Collectivism? book cover

    The Two Sides of Korean Administrative Culture

    Competitiveness or Collectivism?, 1st Edition

    By Tobin Im

    This book explores two contradictory aspects of the Korean culture: competitiveness and collectivism. These two major concepts describe the dynamics of Korean public organizations, which explain the Hangang River Economic Miracle and political democratization. However, not many studies have focused…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World: Context and Interpretation book cover

    The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World

    Context and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Majid Daneshgar, Peter G. Riddell, Andrew Rippin

    The largely Arabo-centric approach to the academic study of tafsir has resulted in a lack of literature exploring the diversity of Qur'anic interpretation in other areas of the Muslim-majority world. The essays in The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World resolve this, aiming to expand our…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

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