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  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation: Wounds, Scars, and Healing book cover

    Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea: Beyond the Miracle book cover

    Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea

    Beyond the Miracle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joon Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, Gi-Wook Shin

    Export-oriented industrialization has transformed the Korean economy so profoundly that it has become known as the "Miracle on the Han." Yet, this industrial model has become fragile, as Korea’s chaebols are being challenged by Chinese competitors. Attempts to seek out new engines of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Writing Chinese Laws: The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus book cover

    Writing Chinese Laws

    The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Caldwell

    The legal institutions of the short-lived Qin dynasty (221–207 BCE) have been vilified by history as harsh and draconian. Yet ironically, many Qin institutional features, such as written statutory law, were readily adopted by subsequent dynasties as the primary means for maintaining administrative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia: Perspectives from Environmental History book cover

    Landscape Change and Resource Utilization in East Asia

    Perspectives from Environmental History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ts'ui-jung Liu, Andrea Janku, David Pietz

    Covering the ancient period through to the 21st century, this book examines how landscapes have changed across East Asia over time. Featuring examples of a variety of landscapes, from the riverine and agricultural to the urban and aesthetic, this books thus presents a comprehensive review of East…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Protecting the Weak in East Asia: Framing, Mobilisation and Institutionalisation book cover

    Protecting the Weak in East Asia

    Framing, Mobilisation and Institutionalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iwo Amelung, Moritz Bälz, Heike Holbig, Matthias Schumann, Cornelia Storz

    This book investigates public claims for the protection of weak groups and interests in Japan and China from the nineteenth century to the present day. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it engages with ongoing global debates relevant to both Western and non-Western societies whilst also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora book cover

    The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    Originating in the 1820s and used for 150 years thereafter, qiaopi is the name given in Chinese to letters written home by Chinese emigrants to accompany remittances. Their key function was to preserve family ties. Although such correspondence focused principally on the provision of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Xinjiang - China's Northwest Frontier book cover

    Xinjiang - China's Northwest Frontier

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Xinjiang is the ‘pivot of Asia’, where the frontiers of China, Tibet, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia approach each other. The growing Uyghur demand for a separate homeland and continuing violence in Xinjiang have brought this region into the focus of national and international…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • US Policies in Central Asia: Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror book cover

    US Policies in Central Asia

    Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Ilya Levine

    Democracy promotion, security and energy are the predominant themes of US policy in Central Asia after the Cold War. This book analyses how the Bush administration understood and pursued its interests in the Central Asia states, namely Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Sutras, Stories and Yoga Philosophy: Narrative and Transfiguration book cover

    Sutras, Stories and Yoga Philosophy

    Narrative and Transfiguration, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Raveh

    This book presents a close reading of four Indian narratives from different time periods (epic, Upaniṣadic, pre-modern and contemporary): Ekalavya's story from the Mahābhārata (MBh 1.123.1-39), the story of Prajāpati, Indra and Virochana from the Chāndogya Upanisad (CU 8.7.1-8.12.5), the story of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • On Modern Indian Sensibilities: Culture, Politics, History book cover

    On Modern Indian Sensibilities

    Culture, Politics, History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ishita Banerjee-Dube, Sarvani Gooptu

    This book consists of incisive and imaginative readings of culture, politics, and history – and their intersections – in eastern India from the 16th to the 20th century. Focusing especially on Assam, Odisha, Bengal, and their margins, the volume explores Indo-Islamic cultures of rule as located on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Political Participation in Asia: Defining and Deploying Political Space book cover

    Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades.This book explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Theravada Buddhist Encounters with Modernity book cover

    Theravada Buddhist Encounters with Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliane Schober, Steven Collins

    Although recent scholarship has shown that the term ‘Theravāda’ in the familiar modern sense is a nineteenth- and twentieth-century construct, it is now used to refer to the more than 150 million people around the world who practice that form of Buddhism. Buddhist practices such as meditation,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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