E-books: Asian Studies

  • Gender, Violence and Power in Indonesia: Across Time and Space book cover

    Gender, Violence and Power in Indonesia

    Across Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharine McGregor, Ana Dragojlovic, Hannah Loney

    This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to chart how various forms of violence – domestic, military, legal and political – are not separate instances of violence, but rather embedded in structural inequalities brought about by colonialism, occupation and state violence. The book…

    eBook – 2020-03-13
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • India’s Strategic Culture: The Making of National Security Policy book cover

    India’s Strategic Culture

    The Making of National Security Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Shrikant Paranjpe

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the evolution of India’s strategic culture in the era of globalization. It examines dominant themes that have governed India’s foreign and security policy and events which have shaped India’s role in global politics. The author Examines the…

    eBook – 2020-03-13
    Routledge India

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China: Implications for Global Land Grabbing book cover

    Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    eBook – 2020-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • The Development of China's Information Resource Industry: Theory and Evaluation book cover

    The Development of China's Information Resource Industry

    Theory and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Huiling Feng, Guojun Zhao, Minghui Qian

    The industrialization of information resources has been a growing trend across the world in recent years, especially in China, where the information resource industry has expanded exponentially for more than a decade. While analyzing the development conditions of China's information resource…

    eBook – 2020-03-11
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Development of China's Information Resource Industry: Policy and Instrument book cover

    The Development of China's Information Resource Industry

    Policy and Instrument, 1st Edition

    By Huiling Feng, Guojun Zhao, Minghui Qian

    As an emerging strategic industry in China, the information resource industry (IRI) has had and will continue to have a growing impact on economic and social development. Focusing on the special characteristics of IRI policies in China, this book provides an in-depth discussion of the major…

    eBook – 2020-03-11
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • From Obscurity to Light: Women in Early Medieval Orissa (Seventh to Twelfth Centuries AD) book cover

    From Obscurity to Light

    Women in Early Medieval Orissa (Seventh to Twelfth Centuries AD), 1st Edition

    By Devika Rangachari

    This book attempts to reintegrate women into the socio-political milieu of early medieval Orissa. Its sources are inscriptions, mostly Sanskrit, that date from the seventh century to the end of the reign of the Imperial Ganga ruler, Anantavarman Codagangadeva (CE 1078-1147). The evidence indicates…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • China: Confucius in the Shadows book cover

    China

    Confucius in the Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Poonam Surie

    The book is a study of Confucius and the Confucian philosophy of being non-confrontationist, benevolent and with values such as filial piety and harmony. It covers an array of themes including Qufu: Confucius Country, Music and Poetry across China, Chinese Foreign Policy, Philosophy and China’s…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • Spinning Yarns: Bengal Textile Industry in the Backdrop of John Taylor’s Report on ‘Dacca Cloth Production’ (1801) book cover

    Spinning Yarns

    Bengal Textile Industry in the Backdrop of John Taylor’s Report on ‘Dacca Cloth Production’ (1801), 1st Edition

    By Sushil Chaudhury

    Since time immemorial Indian textiles, especially textiles from Bengal, were in great demand and exported to different parts of the world. Textiles from Bengal were appreciated by the Romans as early as first century ad. Numerous foreign travellers including Chinese, Portuguese, Arab and Persian,…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Heritage of Sikkim book cover

    The Cultural Heritage of Sikkim

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarit K. Chaudhuri, Sameera Maiti, Charisma K. Lepcha

    Sikkim has been a region of anthropological interest since the 1930s when Geoffrey Gorer and John Morris did their fieldwork among the Lepchas of Dzongu, north Sikkim. While it was mentioned in various writings of travellers and administrators during the British period, there is a dearth of…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in Kerala: 1498-1663 book cover

    The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in Kerala

    1498-1663, 1st Edition

    By James John

    The momentous interaction between Portugal and Kerala com­menced with the historic voyage of Vasco da Gama in 1498. It had lasting impact on the society of Kerala. The voyage, with the express purpose of searching for ‘Christians and Spices’, left longlasting imprint on the life of the people…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • Early Mapping Of Hawaii book cover

    Early Mapping Of Hawaii

    1st Edition

    By Gary L. Fitzpatrick

    First published in 1987. The cartographic history of Hawaii began with the arrival of explorer and chartmaker Captain James Cook in 1778. Between then and the mid-19th century, visitors to Hawaii produced a rich assortment of charts amid maps depicting the shores, harbors, towns, and volcanoes of…

    eBook – 2020-03-09
    Routledge

  • Transnational Divorce: Understanding intimacies and inequalities from Singapore book cover

    Transnational Divorce

    Understanding intimacies and inequalities from Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Ee Ling Quah

    This book explores the transnational aspects of divorce experiences. Transnational Divorce uncovers the stories of four main groups of transnational divorcees at the field site of Singapore, including low-income marriage migrant women from less wealthy countries, low-income citizen men,…

    eBook – 2020-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

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