E-books: Area Studies

  • The Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Structures, Vulnerabilities, and Forces book cover

    The Societies of the Middle East and North Africa

    Structures, Vulnerabilities, and Forces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Yom

    This new textbook explores the societies and populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Presenting original chapters written by the world’s leading Middle East scholars, it analyzes the social fabric of the region’s varied countries to uncover the organizing structures, human vulnerabilities,…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Contemporary European Politics: A Comparative Introduction book cover

    Contemporary European Politics

    A Comparative Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By José M. Magone

    Revised throughout, the second edition of this comprehensive and highly respected textbook continues to provide a thorough introduction to European and European Union politics. Pairing a genuinely comparative approach with in-depth analysis of the national, supranational, local and regional…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • A History of Asia book cover

    A History of Asia

    8th Edition

    By Rhoads Murphey, Kristin Stapleton

    A History of Asia is the only textbook to provide a historical overview of the whole of this region, encompassing India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Engaging and lively, it chronicles the complex political, social, and intellectual histories of the area from prehistory to the present…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Latino Professionals in America: Testimonios of Policy, Perseverance, and Success book cover

    Latino Professionals in America

    Testimonios of Policy, Perseverance, and Success, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chávez

    In Latino Professionals in America, Maria Chávez combines rich qualitative interviews, auto-ethnographic accounts, and policy analysis to explore the converging oppressions that make it difficult for Latinos to become professionals and to envision themselves as successful in those professions.…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath book cover

    The Soviet Colossus

    History and Aftermath, 8th Edition

    By Michael G. Kort

    The Soviet Colossus revisits the turning points in Russia’s modern history, from the fall of the tsarist regime to the establishment of the Bolshevik dictatorship and Stalinist totalitarianism; the reforms and counter-reforms of Khrushchev and Brezhnev to the reform program of Mikhail Gorbachev and…

    eBook – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Course in Business Chinese book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Qinghai Chen, Qiuli Levin, Kening Li, Le Tang

    • Fourth-year language learning or above in preparation for real-life business situations各专业学生汉语四年级(或以上)适用 • Timeless business topics ranging from frequently occurring business activities, economic systems and phenomena, to issues of broad interest使用通用商务题材确保教材长期相对稳定 • Simulated real-world tasks…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding European Union Law book cover

    Understanding European Union Law

    7th Edition

    By Karen Davies

    Understanding European Union Law is both an ideal introduction for students new to EU law and an essential addition to revision for the more accomplished. It is also indispensable reading for students on business studies courses. Fully revised and updated, this seventh edition continues to look at…

    eBook – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • 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

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