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  • Political Trust and the Politics of Security Engagement: China and the European Union in Africa book cover

    Political Trust and the Politics of Security Engagement

    China and the European Union in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Barton

    The EU and China are often characterised as parties whose bilateral political differences still remain too large to bridge, so that they have failed to convert rhetorical promises into tangible results of cooperation, particularly with regards to the field of international security. Yet in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning: Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems book cover

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning

    Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cullen

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning gives the reader direct access to the foundational documents of the tradition of calculation created by astronomers of the early Chinese empire between the late second century BCE and the third century CE. The paradigm they established was to shape East Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Southern Min: Comparative Phonology and Subgrouping book cover

    Southern Min

    Comparative Phonology and Subgrouping, 1st Edition

    By Bit-Chee Kwok

    Southern Mǐn refers to a group of Chinese dialects spoken mainly in Southeast China and Taiwan. This group occupies a special position in the study of Chinese dialects, not only because of its large population of speakers (around 48 million) but also because of its preservation of various archaic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China book cover

    Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from the perspective of developing countries, exploring key issues, problems and potential solutions for improving transport sustainability in China. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in the three key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Reforming China's Healthcare System book cover

    Reforming China's Healthcare System

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Although China’s new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China’s medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China’s population ages, the prevalence of chronic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific: Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences book cover

    New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, burgeoning transnational trade, investment and production linkages have emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The appearance of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the attention of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Other Ramayana Women: Regional Rejection and Response book cover

    The Other Ramayana Women

    Regional Rejection and Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Brockington, Mary Brockington

    This book is the first to present current scholarship on gender and in regional and sectarian versions of the Rāmāyaṇa. Contributors explore in what ways the versions relate to other Rāmāyaṇa texts as they deal with the female persona and the cultural values implicit in them. Using a wide variety…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Rethinking Prehistoric Central Asia: Shepherds, Farmers, and Nomads book cover

    Rethinking Prehistoric Central Asia

    Shepherds, Farmers, and Nomads, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Chang

    The peoples of Inner Asia in the second half of the first millennium BC have long been considered to be nomads, engaging in warfare and conflict. This book, which presents the findings of new archaeological research in southeastern Kazakhstan, analyzes these findings to present important…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Asian States and Empires

  • Neoliberalism and the Transforming Left in India: A contradictory manifesto book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Transforming Left in India

    A contradictory manifesto, 1st Edition

    By Ritanjan Das

    West Bengal has often been perceived as somewhat of an aberration in the wider context of a rather chaotic Indian democracy, as the Left Front (spearheaded by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, CPIM) demonstrated a rare instance of political stability, decisively winning seven consecutive…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Modern Practices in North East India: History, Culture, Representation book cover

    Modern Practices in North East India

    History, Culture, Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    This book brings together essays on North East India from across disciplines to explore new understandings of the colonial and contemporary realities of the region. Departing from the usual focus on identity and politics, it offers fresh representations from history, social anthropology, culture,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Transboundary Water Cooperation: Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and Its Neighbours book cover

    Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and Its Neighbours, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Wouters, Huiping Chen, James E. Nickum

    China and its neighbours face a series of water security issues, in which international law plays a vital role. Paramount to both policymakers and researchers in the field of water law, the current status of transboundary water cooperation schemes and how these operate in China is of global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia: An Integrated and Regional Perspective book cover

    Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Squires, Lu Qi

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

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