E-books: Asian Studies

  • China’s New Role in African Politics: From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization? book cover

    China’s New Role in African Politics

    From Non-Intervention towards Stabilization?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christof Hartmann, Nele Noesselt

    China's rise to global power status in recent decades has been accompanied by deepening economic relationships with Africa, with the New Silk Road's extension to Sub-Saharan Africa as the latest step, leading to much academic debate about the influence of Chinese business in the continent.…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Migration, Gender and Home Economics in Rural North India book cover

    Migration, Gender and Home Economics in Rural North India

    1st Edition

    By Dinesh K. Nauriyal, Nalin Singh Negi, Rahul K. Gairola

    This book critically examines the socio-economic impacts of out-migration on households and gender dynamics in rural northern India. The first of its kind, this study unearths, through detailed regional and demographical research, the ways in which economic and migratory trends of male family…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge India

  • The Ethnography of Vietnam's Central Highlanders: A Historical Contextualization 1850-1990 book cover

    The Ethnography of Vietnam's Central Highlanders

    A Historical Contextualization 1850-1990, 1st Edition

    By Oscar Salemink

    This book looks at ethnographic discourses concerning the indigenous population of Vietnam's Central Highlands during periods of christianization, colonization, war and socialist transformation, and analyses these in their relation to tribal, ethnic, territorial, governmental and gendered…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • The Global North-South Atlas: Mapping Global Change book cover

    The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North–South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the 21st century.…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • 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

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