E-books: Asian Studies

  • The Paradox of Myanmar's Regime Change book cover

    The Paradox of Myanmar's Regime Change

    1st Edition

    By Roger Lee Huang

    This book analyzes Myanmar’s contemporary political history, arguing that Myanmar’s so-called "democratization" has always been a calculated regime transition, planned by the military, with every intention that the military to remain the key permanent political actor in Myanmar’s political…

    eBook – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

  • The Goddess and the Sun in Indian Myth: Power, Preservation and Mirrored Māhātmyas in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa book cover

    The Goddess and the Sun in Indian Myth

    Power, Preservation and Mirrored Māhātmyas in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, 1st Edition

    By Raj Balkaran

    In analyzing the parallels between myths glorifying the Indian Great Goddess, Durgā, and those glorifying the Sun, Sūrya, found in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, this book argues for an ideological ecosystem at work in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa privileging worldly values, of which Indian kings, the Goddess (…

    eBook – 2020-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Understanding Urbanisation in Northeast India: Issues and Challenges book cover

    Understanding Urbanisation in Northeast India

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh, Komol Singha

    This volume explores the dynamics of urbanisation in Northeast India. It discusses the impact of the process of urbanisation on the environment, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of the region. The chapters in the book: Examine various challenges and opportunities of urbanisation,…

    eBook – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge India

  • Young Women and Leadership book cover

    Young Women and Leadership

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katrina Lee-Koo, Lesley Pruitt

    Through a range of case studies in Asia and the Pacific, this edited collection highlights the extent of the unique ways in which young women lead to create change in their own lives and their communities, as well as in the structures, cultures, and institutions in which they live and work. This…

    eBook – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Collaborative Governance of Local Governments in China book cover

    Collaborative Governance of Local Governments in China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Cui

    China faces the problem of collaboration deficiency in local governance of metropolitan areas. With the evolution of regional spatial structure in China, this book is timely with its analysis on how China can approach current problems in China's regional governance through a&…

    eBook – 2020-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System book cover

    The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System

    1st Edition

    By Sanford B. Steever

    This book introduces the syntactic process of auxiliary formation and applies it to the grammatical analysis of the indicative, or non-modal, auxiliary verbs of Modern Tamil. Using data from spoken and written registers gathered over several years, the book demonstrates for the first time the…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Beyond Japanese Management: The End of Modern Times? book cover

    Beyond Japanese Management

    The End of Modern Times?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Stewart

    This book brings together original studies of the development of Japanese and - crucially - non-Japanese management in the automotive industry from around the world, including a total of nine country studies in the key production and consumption theatres North and South America, Europe and Japan.…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China book cover

    Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Woodman, Zhonghua Guo

    This book examines citizenship as practiced in China today from a variety of angles. Citizenship in China—and elsewhere in the Global South—has often been perceived as either a distorted echo of the ‘real’ democratic version in Europe and North America, or an orientalized ‘other’ that defines what…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • New Frontiers in Japanese Studies book cover

    New Frontiers in Japanese Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa, Philip Seaton

    Over the last 70 years, Japanese Studies scholarship has gone through several dominant paradigms, from ‘demystifying the Japanese’, to analysis of Japanese economic strength, to discussion of global interest in Japanese popular culture. This book assesses this literature, considering future…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia: The Age of Digital Media book cover

    Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia

    The Age of Digital Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin

    This book offers a thorough investigation of the recent surge of webtoons and manga/animation as the sources of transmedia storytelling for popular culture, not only in East Asia but in the wider global context. An international team of experts employ a unique theoretical framework of media…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Decolonising Europe?: Popular Responses to the End of Empire book cover

    Decolonising Europe?

    Popular Responses to the End of Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berny Sèbe, Matthew G. Stanard

    Decolonising Europe? Popular Responses to the End of Empire offers a new paradigm to understand decolonisation in Europe by showing how it was fundamentally a fluid process of fluxes and refluxes involving not only transfers of populations, ideas, and sociocultural practices across continents but…

    eBook – 2020-04-01
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea: Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    eBook – 2020-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

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