Asian Studies: Products

  • The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila Silva

    The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific sheds light onto the balancing act of urban heritage management, focusing specifically on the Asia-Pacific regions in which this challenge is imminent and in need of effective solutions. Urban heritage, while being…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Making Urban Theory: Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities book cover

    Making Urban Theory

    Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lawhon

    This book facilitates more careful engagement with the production, politics and geography of knowledge as scholars create space for the inclusion of southern cities in urban theory. Making Urban Theory addresses debates of the past fifty years regarding whether and why scholars should conceptualize…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam book cover

    Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Kingsley Malarney

    Originally published in 2002 Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam is a study of the history and consequences of the revolutionary campaign to transform culture and ritual in northern Vietnam. Based upon official documents and several years of field research in Thinh Liet Commune, a Red River…

    Hardback – 2020-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Dacca: A Study in Urban History and Development book cover

    Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urbanization in China: Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD book cover

    Urbanization in China

    Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan book cover

    Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Omar Sadr

    This book analyses the problematique of governance and administration of cultural diversity within the modern state of Afghanistan and traces patterns of national integration. It explores state construction in twentieth-century Afghanistan and Afghan nationalism, and explains the shifts in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge India

  • South Asian Creative and Cultural Industries book cover

    South Asian Creative and Cultural Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaleel Malik, Rajinder Dudrah

    It is widely acknowledged that creativity is emerging as one of the most important sources of economic growth. This book investigates the varied forms of the creative and cultural industries including the arts, culture, film, design and other related fields. In this book, the chapters showcase new…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20
    Routledge

  • Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement: History, Method and Practice book cover

    Japanese Machizukuri and Community Engagement

    History, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Shigeru Satoh

    Over the past few decades, Japan has faced severe earthquake disasters, an increasing aging population, declining birth rates, and widening social disparities. These issues have served to highlight gaps left by top-down governance approaches and the urgent need to create resilient societies using…

    Hardback – 2020-01-17
    Routledge
    Planning, Heritage and Sustainability

  • Counterheritage: Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia book cover

    Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Demonetisation Decoded: A Critique of India's Currency Experiment book cover

    Demonetisation Decoded

    A Critique of India's Currency Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Jayati Ghosh, C. P. Chandrasekhar, Prabhat Patnaik

    On the night of 8 November 2016, at 8:15 pm, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced in a televised broadcast to the nation that with effect from midnight, currency notes of denominations Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 would no longer be legal tender. In one stroke, this involved the de-recognition…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Indian Genre Fiction: Pasts and Future Histories book cover

    Indian Genre Fiction

    Pasts and Future Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aakriti Mandhwani, Anwesha Maity

    This volume maps the breadth and domain of genre literature in India across seven languages (Tamil, Urdu, Bangla, Hindi, Odia, Marathi and English) and nine genres for the first time. Over the last few decades, detective/crime fiction and especially science fiction/fantasy have slowly made their…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India
    Studies in Global Genre Fiction

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