E-books: Area Studies

  • Heritage Tourism and Cities in China book cover

    Heritage Tourism and Cities in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honggang Xu, Trevor H.B. Sofield

    China has surged into the 21st century as one of the most rapidly modernizing countries in the world. Its burgeoning cities reflect this extraordinary growth with a dazzling array of new architectural forms and designs. In its transformation, the 5000-year old heritage of its built civilization,…

    eBook – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Divisia Monetary Aggregates and Economic Activities in Asian Developing Economies book cover

    Divisia Monetary Aggregates and Economic Activities in Asian Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    By Muzafar Shah Habibullah

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the role and effects of financial liberalisation in ten deregulated Asian developing countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand. These areas experienced significant…

    eBook – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy and Planning as Public Choice: Mass Transit in the United States book cover

    Policy and Planning as Public Choice

    Mass Transit in the United States, 1st Edition

    By David Lewis, Fred Laurence Williams

    First published in 1999, this book applies formal economic measures to the passenger and taxpayer benefits of public transit service in the United States under a public choice analytical framework. Approximately 400 local transit budgets have been renewed annually for more than 25 years. These…

    eBook – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cultural Adjustment of Asian Lone Mothers Living in London book cover

    The Cultural Adjustment of Asian Lone Mothers Living in London

    1st Edition

    By Rachana Sinha

    First published in 1998, this insightful volume aims to explore how 90 Indian and African single mothers in 1993 London resolve the dual challenges of single parenthood and their ethnic origins, along with a comparison with their British counterparts. This is one of only a few studies devoted…

    eBook – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Siamese State Ceremonies: Their History and Function With Supplementary Notes book cover

    Siamese State Ceremonies

    Their History and Function With Supplementary Notes, 1st Edition

    By H. G. Quaritch Wales

    To students of Indian Culture interested in tracing the influence of India in the institutions of her Cultural Colonies, as also to Anthropologists, the Religious Festivals and Court Ceremonies, which still remain the most characteristic features of Siamese social life, offer an important field for…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas: The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s book cover

    Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s, 1st Edition

    By S Mahmud Ali, S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956 book cover

    The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    1st Edition

    By Beata Bolesławska

    1956 was a year of transition in Poland, and an important year for Polish music. This year saw the beginning of a political thaw – sometimes called the Polish October – in communist Poland. It was also the year of the establishment of the 'Warsaw Autumn' International Festival of…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Public Probity and Corruption in Chile book cover

    Public Probity and Corruption in Chile

    1st Edition

    By Patricio Silva

    In most Latin American countries, key officials and political figures have been involved in big corruption scandals in the last decade, leading to a rigorous academic debate on the possible socio-economic, political and cultural factors responsible for corrupt practices across the region. This…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • East Asian Integration: Goods, Services and Investment book cover

    East Asian Integration

    Goods, Services and Investment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lili Yan Ing, Martin Richardson, Shujiro Urata

    The growth of world trade has been stagnant in recent times; trade liberalisation now has been challenged. The recent rise of anti-globalisation calls for a better integration in East Asia. How should East Asia manage its openness? This book provides profound analyses on rules of origins,…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

  • The Gambia-Senegal Border: Issues in Regional Integration book cover

    The Gambia-Senegal Border

    Issues in Regional Integration, 1st Edition

    By Mariama Khan

    This book interrogates the validity of longstanding claims that Gambians and Senegalese are 'one' people in two countries and explores how that claim intersects with the politics and development needs of the two countries. Half a century after independence, proponents of Senegambian unification…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of the Belt and Road book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Belt and Road

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cai Fang, Peter Nolan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, a development strategy involving infrastructure development and investments in countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. It has rapidly turned into action, reflected in the establishment of a series of international…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel: Memory, Culture and Politics book cover

    The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Merivirta

    This book examines the cultural trauma of the Indian Emergency through a reading of five seminal novels. It discusses the Emergency as an event that prompted the writing of several notable novels attempting to preserve the silenced and fading memory of its human rights violations and suspension of…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge India

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