E-books: Asian Studies

  • Siva And Her Sisters: Gender, Caste, And Class In Rural South India book cover

    Siva And Her Sisters

    Gender, Caste, And Class In Rural South India, 1st Edition

    By Karin Kapadia

    A study of the impact of caste and class on conceptions of gender, this book focuses on the lower castes/classes of South India. Examining the lives and work of ‘untouchable’ women in a village in Tamilnadu, the author explores the recently articulated critique of feminism that race, caste, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Trade And Transformation In Korea, 1876-1945 book cover

    Trade And Transformation In Korea, 1876-1945

    1st Edition

    By Dennis Mcnamara

    Exploring the interaction among system, state, and society, this book illuminates the social and economic history of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century colonial Korea. Dennis McNamara argues that transformation within and trade abroad, led by rice exports, spurred Korea's shift from…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Throwing The Emperor From His Horse: Portrait Of A Village Leader In China, 1923-1995 book cover

    Throwing The Emperor From His Horse

    Portrait Of A Village Leader In China, 1923-1995, 1st Edition

    By Peter J Seybolt

    This engaging book sketches an intimate portrait of the life of Wang Fucheng, an illiterate peasant who served for thirty years as Communist party secretary of an impoverished village on the north China plain. Based on conversations over a seven-year period (1987 - 1994) between Wang Fucheng and…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh: An Anthropological Study Of Grameen Bank Lending book cover

    Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh

    An Anthropological Study Of Grameen Bank Lending, 1st Edition

    By Aminur Rahman

    The Grameen Bank of Bangladesh has been extending small loans to poor borrowers (primarily women) to promote self-employment and income generation since 1976. The apparent success of the Grameen Bank (that is, recruitment of clients, investment of loans, recovery rates on invested loans and profit…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Shared Hopes, Separate Fears: Fifty Years Of U.s.-indonesian Relations book cover

    Shared Hopes, Separate Fears

    Fifty Years Of U.s.-indonesian Relations, 1st Edition

    By Paul F Gardner

    This book traces the often tumultuous history of U.S.-Indonesian relations as experienced by those who witnessed and shaped it. Gardner, himself a first-hand observer, draws on interviews, personal papers, and recently declassified documents to provide an intimate view of the aspirations, insights,…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Womanhood In The Making: Domestic Ritual And Public Culture In Urban South India book cover

    Womanhood In The Making

    Domestic Ritual And Public Culture In Urban South India, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hancock

    Womanhood in the Making is an ethnographic study of Brahman women's ritual practice that focuses on relations between religious practice, class and caste inequalities, and nationalist discourses. Using analyses of both domestic ritual and women's personal narratives, the author investigates the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Struggling With Development: The Politics Of Hunger And Gender In The Philippines book cover

    Struggling With Development

    The Politics Of Hunger And Gender In The Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Kwiatkowski

     Struggling with Development is a study of the complex relationships among international development, hunger, and gender in the context of political violence in the Philippines. This ethnography demonstrates that gender-specific international development, which has among its main goals the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • A History of Asia book cover

    A History of Asia

    8th Edition

    By Rhoads Murphey, Kristin Stapleton

    A History of Asia is the only textbook to provide a historical overview of the whole of this region, encompassing India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Engaging and lively, it chronicles the complex political, social, and intellectual histories of the area from prehistory to the present…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • 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…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Fourth and Revised Edition book cover

    The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power with the region,…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Finance for Non-Finance People book cover

    Finance for Non-Finance People

    2nd Edition

    By Sandeep Goel

    Finance is key to every business organisation as well as outside. This book makes sense of the finance world from a non-finance perspective. It introduces, explains and demystifies essential ideas of business finance to those who do not have financial background or training. Lucid, accessible, yet…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge India

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