E-books: Area Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • The White Terror: Antisemitic and Political Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921 book cover

    The White Terror

    Antisemitic and Political Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921, 1st Edition

    By Béla Bodó

    The White Terror was a movement of right-wing militias that for two years actively tracked down, tortured, and murdered members of the Jewish community, as well as former supporters of the short-lived Council Republic in the years following World War I. It can be argued that this example of a…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Life-Writing from the Margins in Zimbabwe: Versions and Subversions of Crisis book cover

    Life-Writing from the Margins in Zimbabwe

    Versions and Subversions of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Nyambi

    This book explores the unique contributions of various forms of post-2000 life-writings such as the autobiography, epistles, and biographies, to discourses about the nature and socio-politics of what has become known as the Zimbabwean crisis (c. 2000–2009). Much of what has been written about the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Labor Relations and Human Resource Management in China book cover

    Labor Relations and Human Resource Management in China

    1st Edition

    By Connie Zheng

    This book takes a strategic approach and provides a comprehensive review of books and papers about human resource management (HRM) and labor relations management in China, especially since China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001. In particular, the book evaluates the…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • Women in Turkey: Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism book cover

    Women in Turkey

    Silent Consensus in the Age of Neoliberalism and Islamic Conservatism, 1st Edition

    By Gamze Çavdar, Yavuz Yaşar

    This book provides a socio-economic examination of the status of women in contemporary Turkey, assessing how policies have combined elements of neoliberalism and Islamic conservatism. Using rich qualitative and quantitative analyses, Women in Turkey analyses the policies concerning women in the…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa: A Regional Framework for Access book cover

    Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Africa

    A Regional Framework for Access, 1st Edition

    By Olasupo Owoeye

    A major target of Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 is the elimination of ‘the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases’ and combating ‘hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases’. Intellectual…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

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