E-books: Asian Studies

  • Social Change In The Pacific Islands book cover

    Social Change In The Pacific Islands

    1st Edition

    By Robillard

    First published in 1992. The Pacific Ocean is the largest geographical feature on the face of the earth, covering about one third of its entire surface. Occupying part of that large expanse are the far-flung islands of the Pacific. As the papers of this volume clearly indicate, the post-world war…

    eBook – 2020-02-21

  • Shooting Terror: Terrorism in Hindi Films book cover

    Shooting Terror

    Terrorism in Hindi Films, 1st Edition

    By Meenakshi Bharat

    Shooting Terror highlights the disturbing immediacy of acts of terror and how cinema responds to them. It follows the changing representations of terrorism in Hindi cinema by fielding in-depth textual analyses of films such as Roja, Maachis, Black Friday, Tere Bin Laden, Uri: The Surgical Strike,…

    eBook – 2020-02-20
    Routledge India

  • Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016: The End of the Illusion book cover

    Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016

    The End of the Illusion, 1st Edition

    By J. Michael Cole

    Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016: The End of the Illusion examines the situation in the Taiwan Strait since the election of Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party in the January 2016 general elections. Tracking the pragmatic approach taken by the Tsai administration, this book…

    eBook – 2020-02-20
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television book cover

    Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television

    2nd Edition

    By Shoma Munshi

    This book examines the phenomenon of prime time soap operas on Indian television. An anthropological insight into social issues and practices of contemporary India through the television, this volume analyzes the production of soaps within India’s cultural fabric. It deconstructs themes and issues…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge India

  • Akhenatens Sed-Festival At Karna book cover

    Akhenatens Sed-Festival At Karna

    1st Edition

    By Jocelyn Gohary

    First published in 1992 as part of the Studies in Egyptology Series. This study looks at the depiction of the Sed-festival on blocks of the Temple at Karnak. According to some studies, Pharaoh Amenhotep IV recorded details of a Sed-festival event in his new temple complex dedicated to the Aten at…

    eBook – 2020-02-17

  • And Bid Him Sing book cover

    And Bid Him Sing

    1st Edition

    By Vernon February

    Combining both political and social concern, this collection of essays, talks and reviews by Dr. February covers a remarkable range of subject matter, knowledge and expertise, surrounding South Africa And Bid Him Sing consists of a series of lectures, first delivered at various institutes of higher…

    eBook – 2020-02-14

  • Women Managers in Neoliberal Japan: Gender, Precarious Labour and Everyday Lives book cover

    Women Managers in Neoliberal Japan

    Gender, Precarious Labour and Everyday Lives, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    This book, based on extensive original research, presents a detailed analysis of the varying opportunities and challenges experienced by Japanese women with professional careers, an important category of the population in Japan, whose lives remain little known. It addresses many key issues,…

    eBook – 2020-02-14
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Breaking the Iron Rice Bowl: Prospects for Socialism in China's Countryside book cover

    Breaking the Iron Rice Bowl

    Prospects for Socialism in China's Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Pat Howard

    First published in 1988, this book explores the socio-economic and political impacts of Chinese socialist movements, peasant initiatives, rural industrialization and economic reforms in China in the mid-twentieth century.…

    eBook – 2020-02-13

  • Base of the Pyramid Markets in Asia: Innovation and Challenges to Sustainability book cover

    Base of the Pyramid Markets in Asia

    Innovation and Challenges to Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlen Gabriele Arnold, Stefan Gold, Judy N. Muthuri, Ximena Rueda

    The Innovation and Sustainability in Base of the Pyramid Markets series comprises four volumes, covering theoretical perspectives, themes, and various aspects of interest across four key geographical regions where Base of the Pyramid (BOP) markets are located – Latin America, Asia, Africa, and…

    eBook – 2020-02-13
    Innovation and Sustainability in Base of the Pyramid Markets

  • China in Japan’s National Security: Domestic Credibility book cover

    China in Japan’s National Security

    Domestic Credibility, 1st Edition

    By Toshiya Takahashi

    This book explores Japan’s emerging national security policy in relation to China. It considers the rise of nationalism in contemporary Japan, the recent actions of the Abe government to change Japan’s security policy course and the importance of domestic views, both elite and popular, about safety…

    eBook – 2020-02-12
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Yasuhiro Nakasone

    In this important, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study, Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the most highly regarded former prime ministers of Japan, considers what should be Japan's strategic direction in the twenty-first century. Japan is often accused of lacking a vision, being slow to respond to…

    eBook – 2020-02-10

  • Performing Faith: Christian Music, Identity and Inculturation in Indonesia book cover

    Performing Faith

    Christian Music, Identity and Inculturation in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Marzanna Poplawska

    This book is a study of music inculturation in Indonesia. It shows how religious expression can be made relevant in an indigenous context and how grassroots Christianity is being realized by means of music. Through the discussion of indigenous expressions of Christianity, the book presents multiple…

    eBook – 2020-02-10
    SOAS Studies in Music

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