E-books: Area Studies

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Stalin and Stalinism book cover

    Stalin and Stalinism

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    One of the most successful dictators of the twentieth century, Stalin transformed the Communist Party of the Soviet Union into one of the world’s leading political parties. Stalin and Stalinism explores how he ammassed, retained and deployed power to dominate, not only his close associates, but the…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The Territories of the Russian Federation 2019 book cover

    The Territories of the Russian Federation 2019

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation. The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and a review of the Federal Government. The…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Europa Territories of the World series

  • Religions in Contemporary Africa: An Introduction book cover

    Religions in Contemporary Africa

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Laura S. Grillo, Adriaan van Klinken, Hassan J. Ndzovu

    Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Themes and Flux in British Politics: Evolution, Change and Turbulence book cover

    Themes and Flux in British Politics

    Evolution, Change and Turbulence, 1st Edition

    By Duncan McTavish

    Themes and Flux in British Politics provides readers with an engaging and informative overview of the development, change and turbulence in British politics today. It explores the extent to which the ‘old approaches’ to politics and policy are becoming less relevant in the contemporary and emerging…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean book cover

    The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    This wide-ranging introduction to the anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean offers broad coverage of culture and society in the region, taking into account historical developments as well as the roles of power and inequality. The chapters address key topics such as colonialism,…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Modern Iran since 1797: Reform and Revolution book cover

    Modern Iran since 1797

    Reform and Revolution, 3rd Edition

    By Ali Ansari

    Modern Iran since 1797 offers a comprehensive analysis of political, social and economic developments in Iran since the end of the eighteenth century. Spanning two centuries, the book provides historical context for Iran’s international relationships and its internal struggle to reconcile…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Fourth and Revised Edition book cover

    The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power with the region,…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Why Vote?: Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America book cover

    Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic character of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest or the next great candidate will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound – changes that are distorting…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Finance for Non-Finance People book cover

    Finance for Non-Finance People

    2nd Edition

    By Sandeep Goel

    Finance is key to every business organisation as well as outside. This book makes sense of the finance world from a non-finance perspective. It introduces, explains and demystifies essential ideas of business finance to those who do not have financial background or training. Lucid, accessible, yet…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge India

  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea book cover

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

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