E-books: Area Studies

  • India and the Republic of Korea: Engaged Democracies book cover

    India and the Republic of Korea

    Engaged Democracies, 1st Edition

    By Skand R. Tayal

    Examining the underlying logic of the strategic and economic partnership between the Republic of Korea and India, this book is the first detailed study of the numerous facets — cultural, economic, people-to-people, and strategic — of blossoming relations between two major Asian democracies. This…

    eBook – 2015-07-17
    Routledge India

  • Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos: Perspective for Today's World book cover

    Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos

    Perspective for Today's World, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe

    Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice. It explores how the conflict…

    eBook – 2015-06-19

  • The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings book cover

    The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Yehoshua Frenkel

    Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book…

    eBook – 2014-11-27
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • Climate Change and Agriculture in India: Studies from Selected River Basins book cover

    Climate Change and Agriculture in India

    Studies from Selected River Basins, 1st Edition

    By K. Palanisami, C. R. Ranganathan, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Krishna Reddy Kakumanu

    This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate…

    eBook – 2014-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Vidyasagar: The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian book cover


    The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian, 1st Edition

    By Brian A. Hatcher

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820–91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar’s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history,…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge India

  • Viewing the Islamic Orient: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Viewing the Islamic Orient

    British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Pallavi Pandit Laisram

    The Islamic Orient studies the travel accounts of four British travelers during the nineteenth century. Through a critical analysis of these works, the author examines and questions Edward Said’s concept of "Orientalism" and "Orientalist" discourse: his argument that the orientalist view…

    eBook – 2014-07-11
    Routledge India

  • Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation: Theories and International Experiences book cover

    Institutional Structure of Financial Regulation

    Theories and International Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Hui Huang, Dirk Schoenmaker

    In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and…

    eBook – 2014-06-20
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

  • Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers: Rethinking Subjectivity book cover

    Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the…

    eBook – 2014-05-30
    Routledge India

  • Tea Cult Of Japan book cover

    Tea Cult Of Japan

    1st Edition

    By Fukukita

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-05-22

  • Rethinking Agency: Developmentalism, Gender and Rights book cover

    Rethinking Agency

    Developmentalism, Gender and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Sumi Madhok

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework for agency thinking by examining the ethical, discursive and practical engagements of a group of women development workers in north-west India with developmentalism and individual rights. Rethinking Agency asks an underexplored question, tracks the…

    eBook – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

  • What are you Reading?: The World Market and Indian Literary Production book cover

    What are you Reading?

    The World Market and Indian Literary Production, 1st Edition

    By Pavithra Narayanan

    This book offers a material critique on various aspects of Indian literary production and its reception by its audiences. Taking a historical and contemporary lineage into account, the author variously discusses the social, political, and economic factors that impact upon and determine choices in…

    eBook – 2014-03-21
    Routledge India

  • Making News in India: Star News and Star Ananda book cover

    Making News in India

    Star News and Star Ananda, 1st Edition

    By Somnath Batabyal

    Post-liberalisation India has witnessed a dramatic growth of the television industry as well as on-screen images of the glitz and glamour of a vibrant, ‘shining’ India. Through a detailed ethnographic study of Star News and Star Ananda involving interviews, observations and content analysis, this…

    eBook – 2014-03-14
    Routledge India

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