E-books: Asian Studies

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Thailand book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Thailand

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pavin Chachavalpongpun

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Thailand is a timely survey and assessment of the state of contemporary Thailand. While Thailand has changed much in the past decades, this handbook proposes that many of its problems have remained intact or even persistent, particularly problems related to…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace in the 21st Century book cover

    Geopolitics, Democracy and Peace in the 21st Century

    2nd Edition

    By Balmiki Prasad Singh

    This book examines a wide range of issues that are expected to play a dominant role in shaping the 21st century. Delineating key concerns in geopolitics, democracy and peace, it studies the functions and influences of educational institutions, progressive religious and social groups, communities,…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge India

  • Formosa Under the Dutch: Described from Contemporary Records with Explanatory Notes and a Bibliography of the Island book cover

    Formosa Under the Dutch

    Described from Contemporary Records with Explanatory Notes and a Bibliography of the Island, 1st Edition

    By William Rev. Campbell

    First published in 1903, this volume explored the history of Formosa (now Taiwan) under Dutch occupation between 1624 and 1661, along with shedding some light on its early history. As missionaries were again at work in Formosa, the author found it useful to understand the fate of the island’s…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan book cover

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan offers a set of critical perspectives on the creation, patronage, circulation, and preservation of ceramics during Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, the 1860s to 1960s. As in other parts of the world, ceramics in modern Japan developed along the three…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Power, Economics, And Security: The United States And Japan In Focus book cover

    Power, Economics, And Security

    The United States And Japan In Focus, 1st Edition

    By Henry Bienen

    This volume is dedicated to the memory of Klaus E. Knorr. Thisis fitting for a number of reasons. The collaborative work herewas done under the auspices of the Center of International Studiesat Princeton University, which Klaus Knorr directed from 1961until 1968. The concerns of this book are to…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Asian Higher Education book cover

    Innovations in Asian Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhou Zhong, Hamish Coates, Shi Jinghuan

    This Asian Higher Education Outlook (AHEO) series is produced in collaboration with the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA), a network of 15 leading universities. This book focuses on education innovation in the world’s biggest higher education region. With contributions from every AUA university,…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Asian Higher Education Outlook

  • The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea: Development as Fetish book cover

    The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea

    Development as Fetish, 1st Edition

    By Hae-Yung Song

    This book problematises the statist underpinnings of the concept of the ‘developmental state,’ in terms of both state–society and national–global relations, challenging the notion that the state is the agent of national development qua being autonomous from the domestic and global economies.…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Twenty Years of BIMSTEC: Promoting Regional Cooperation and Integration in the Bay of Bengal Region book cover

    Twenty Years of BIMSTEC

    Promoting Regional Cooperation and Integration in the Bay of Bengal Region, 1st Edition

    By Prabir De

    This book reviews the past and provides new strategies to help BIMSTEC achieving a new paradigm of integration. It primarily deals with the regional cooperation and integration issues, and assesses policy priorities, effectiveness, implementation imperatives and challenges. Each chapter in this…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    Examining two state-sponsored history writing projects in Indonesia and the Philippines in the 1970s, this book illuminates the contents and contexts of the two projects and, more importantly, provides a nuanced characterization of the relationship between embodiments of power (state, dictators,…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Comparative Metaethics: Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality book cover

    Comparative Metaethics

    Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Marshall

    This collection of original essays explores metaethical views from outside the mainstream European tradition. The guiding motivation is that important discussions about the ultimate nature of morality can be found far beyond ancient Greece and modern Europe. The volume’s aim is to show how rich the…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema: Reimagining a Field book cover

    Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema

    Reimagining a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon H. Lu, Haomin Gong

    This edited collection explores new developments in the burgeoning field of Chinese ecocinema, examining a variety of works from local productions to global market films, spanning the Maoist era to the present. The ten chapters examine films with ecological significance in mainland China, Hong Kong…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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