E-books: Asian Studies

  • Riots And Victims: Violence And The Construction Of Communal Identity Among Bengali Muslims, 1905-1947 book cover

    Riots And Victims

    Violence And The Construction Of Communal Identity Among Bengali Muslims, 1905-1947, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Gossman, Patricia A. Grossman

    In recent decades, the world has witnessed the emergence of several protracted violent conflicts and the eruption of ethnic and communal violence in countries such as Bosnia, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka. Riots and Victims challenges the popular academic interpretation of such events as examples of tribal…

    eBook – 2020-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Crafts and Capitalism: Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India book cover

    The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    eBook – 2020-01-28
    Routledge India

  • Chaoxianzu Entrepreneurs in Korea: Searching for Citizenship in the Ethnic Homeland book cover

    Chaoxianzu Entrepreneurs in Korea

    Searching for Citizenship in the Ethnic Homeland, 1st Edition

    By Park Woo

    This book explores the nature of the state-citizen societal relationship in Korea during the transition to neoliberalism, through the lenses of class and nationalism. Examining the process by which a new class, Korean Chinese entrepreneurs, emerged from Korean Chinese enclaves in South Korea and…

    eBook – 2020-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Asia

  • Lovers of God: Sufism and the Politics of Islam in Medieval India book cover

    Lovers of God

    Sufism and the Politics of Islam in Medieval India, 1st Edition

    By Raziuddin Aquil

    This book addresses some of the fiercely contested issues about religion and politics in medieval India, especially with regard to the crucial presence of Sufis who styled themselves as friends and lovers of God. Enjoying widespread veneration even in situations of hostility with regard to Islam…

    eBook – 2020-01-24
    Routledge

  • Mineral Resources and Basic Industries in the People's Republic of China book cover

    Mineral Resources and Basic Industries in the People's Republic of China

    1st Edition

    By K.P. Wang

    First published in 1977. Mining and metallurgy have had a long history in China, and resources there have always been considered promising. More recently, in the People's Republic of China (PRC), a remarkable industrial renaissance is underway that should gain further momentum in the years ahead.…

    eBook – 2020-01-23
    Routledge

  • German Nationalism and Indian Political Thought: The Influence of Ancient Indian Philosophy on the German Romantics book cover

    German Nationalism and Indian Political Thought

    The Influence of Ancient Indian Philosophy on the German Romantics, 1st Edition

    By Alexei Pimenov

    This book examines the influence of Indian socio-political thought, ideas, and culture on German Romantic nationalism. It suggests that, contrary to the traditional view that the concepts of nationalism have moved exclusively from the West to the rest of the world, in the crucial case of German…

    eBook – 2020-01-22
    Routledge

  • Confucianism and the Philosophy of Well-Being book cover

    Confucianism and the Philosophy of Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kim

    Well-being is topic of perennial concern. It has been of significant interest to scholars across disciplines, culture, and time. But like morality, conceptions of well-being are deeply shaped and influenced by one’s particular social and cultural context. We ought to pursue, therefore, a…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living at the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living at the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum book cover

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Sang-hoon Jang

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum examines how the National Museum of Korea, as a national repository of material culture and the state’s premier exhibition facility, has shaped and been shaped by Korean nationalism. Exploring the processes by which the museum has discovered and…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • India's Strategy in the South China Sea book cover

    India's Strategy in the South China Sea

    1st Edition

    By Tridib Chakraborti, Mohor Chakraborty

    The tensions in the South China Sea pose considerable challenges to the rules-based liberal international maritime order. The situation demonstrates the interplay between maritime nationalism and geostrategic rivalry; fuelling militarisation and endangering freedom of navigation, over-flight and…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    International Relations in Southeast Asia

  • Making Urban Theory: Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities book cover

    Making Urban Theory

    Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lawhon

    This book facilitates more careful engagement with the production, politics and geography of knowledge as scholars create space for the inclusion of southern cities in urban theory. Making Urban Theory addresses debates of the past fifty years regarding whether and why scholars should conceptualize…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • The Fragile Entente: The 1978 Japan-china Peace Treaty In A Global Context book cover

    The Fragile Entente

    The 1978 Japan-china Peace Treaty In A Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Robert E Bedeski

    Between early 1978 and late 1980, power relationships in the Pacific region underwent historic transformation. Deng-Xiaoping, re-emerging as a key leader in the People's Republic of China, demonstrated pragmatism in domestic and foreign policy. Beijing negotiated a Peace and Friendship Treaty with…

    eBook – 2020-01-17
    Routledge

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