E-books: Asian Studies

  • Understanding Japanese Society book cover

    Understanding Japanese Society

    5th Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    In this welcome brand new fifth edition of the bestselling textbook Understanding Japanese Society, Joy Hendry takes the reader into the heart of Japanese life. Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country,…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • 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

  • 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
    Politics in Asia

  • Rethinking Japan Vol 2: Social Sciences, Ideology and Thought book cover

    Rethinking Japan Vol 2

    Social Sciences, Ideology and Thought, 1st Edition

    By Adriana Boscaro, Franco Gatti, Massimo Raveri

    These papers explore the debate over new directions in Japanese studies.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07

  • Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar: A Practical Guide book cover

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Claudia Ross, Jing-heng Sheng Ma

    Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers…

    eBook – 2017-08-16
    Modern Grammars

  • Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran: In Arabic and English book cover

    Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran

    In Arabic and English, 1st Edition

    By John Penrice, R.B. Serjeant

    Preface by R. J. Serjeant.…

    eBook – 2017-07-28

  • Japanese Gardens: Symbolism and Design book cover

    Japanese Gardens

    Symbolism and Design, 1st Edition

    By Seiko Goto, Takahiro Naka

    The unique beauty of the Japanese garden stems from its spirituality and rich symbolism, yet most discussions on this kind of garden rarely provide more than a superficial overview. This book takes a thorough look at the process of designing a Japanese garden, placing it in a historical and…

    eBook – 2015-10-16

  • Indonesian Politics and Society: A Reader book cover

    Indonesian Politics and Society

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bourchier, Vedi Hadiz

    Using an exhaustive selection of primary sources, this book presents a rich and textured picture of Indonesian politics and society from 1965 to the dramatic changes which have taken place in recent years. Providing a complete portrait of the Indonesian political landscape, this authoritative…

    eBook – 2014-07-08

  • Theories and Practices of Development book cover

    Theories and Practices of Development

    2nd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve…

    eBook – 2011-02-25
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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