E-books: Area Studies

  • Party Politics in Turkey: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Party Politics in Turkey

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabri Sayarı, Pelin Ayan Musil, Özhan Demirkol

    Although the literature on party politics has significantly advanced both methodologically and theoretically in recent years, the study of political parties in Turkey has been noticeably disconnected and lacking from such conversations. This book evaluates well-established theories and trends in…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans book cover

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement,…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Language in Zambia book cover

    Language in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sirarpi Ohannessian, Mubanga E. Kashoki

    Originally published in 1978, this volume is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the linguistic situation in Zambia: who speaks which languages, where they are spoken, what these languages are like. Special emphasis is given to the extensive survey of the languages of the Kafue…

    eBook – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Mahabharata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics book cover

    Mahabharata Now

    Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arindam Chakrabarti, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

    The Mahabharata is at once an archive and a living text, a sourcebook complete by itself and an open text perennially under construction. Driving home this striking contemporary relevance of the famous Indian epic, Mahabharata Now focuses on the issues of narration, aesthetics and ethics, as also…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Exploring the Senses: South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity book cover

    Exploring the Senses

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences. In drawing upon…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution: Modern Commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita book cover

    Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution

    Modern Commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Palshikar

    What is ‘evil’? What are the ways of overcoming this destructive and morally recalcitrant phenomenon? To what extent is the use of punitive violence tenable? Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution compares the responses of three modern Indian commentators on the Bhagavad-Gita — Aurobindo Ghose, Bal…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • A Grammar of the Margi Language book cover

    A Grammar of the Margi Language

    1st Edition

    By Carl Hoffmann

    Originally published in 1963, this was, and still is, the only Grammar to be published of the Margi language which is spoken by the people of the Adamawa and Bornu areas of Nigeria. Definitions and explanations ahve been given in as explicitya form as possible, especially where the average student…

    eBook – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities book cover

    Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    eBook – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military book cover

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the "other," gender…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Routledge History of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History of the American South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as southern linguistics, music (secular and…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • A General Theory of Institutional Change book cover

    A General Theory of Institutional Change

    1st Edition

    By Shiping Tang

    Institutional change is a central driving force behind social changes, and thus a central topic in all major fields of social sciences. Yet, no general theory of institutional change exists. Drawing from a diverse literature, this book develops a general theory of institutional change, based on a…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • China and India: The Quest for Energy Resources in the 21st Century book cover

    China and India

    The Quest for Energy Resources in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Hong Zhao

    The book sheds understanding on the relations between development and global energy security by looking at China and India. It addresses the following issues: what is the new definition of energy security? How does it affect global politics and international relations? What are the energy security…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

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