E-books: Area Studies

  • Beijing Jeep: A Case Study Of Western Business In China book cover

    Beijing Jeep

    A Case Study Of Western Business In China, 1st Edition

    By Jim Mann

    When China opened its doors to the West in the late 1970s, Western businesses jumped at the chance to sell their products to the most populous nation in the world. Boardrooms everywhere buzzed with excitement?a Coke for every citizen, a television for every family, a personal computer for every…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • What's A Peasant To Do? Village Becoming Town In Southern China book cover

    What's A Peasant To Do? Village Becoming Town In Southern China

    1st Edition

    By Greg Guldin

    Since China entered the post-Mao "Reform Era" in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Chinese economy has taken off as few economies ever have. Labor migration, rural enterprises, rising production, and globalization have all combined to end the isolation of the Chinese countryside. Yet although…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Were We The Enemy? American Survivors Of Hiroshima book cover

    Were We The Enemy? American Survivors Of Hiroshima

    1st Edition

    By Rinjiro Sodei

    In August 1945, the first atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What is hardly known is that 4,000 Nisei (Japanese Americans), the sons and daughters of Japanese immigrants who had been sent back to Japan to be educated before World War II erupted, were caught in the Hiroshima…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • One Land, Two Peoples: The Conflict Over Palestine book cover

    One Land, Two Peoples

    The Conflict Over Palestine, 2nd Edition

    By Deborah J Gerner

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has once again captured world attention?this time because of the coming together of Arafat and Rabin as a result of the secret Oslo Accords and the reactions ensuing from this historic?and challenging?event. One Land, Two Peoples, originally published in the throes…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260: The Making of a Global Community book cover

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    eBook – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador book cover

    Magical Writing In Salasaca

    Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Peter Wogan

    Explores the connections between beliefs about writing and power in an indigenous village in highland Ecuador.. This engaging case study of Salasaca, a village in highland Ecuador, examines indigenous beliefs about writing, such as Day of the Dead name lists, comparisons with weaving, and a witch…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • Government and Politics in South Asia, Student Economy Edition book cover

    Government and Politics in South Asia, Student Economy Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Oberst

    A comprehensive yet concise comparative introduction to the leading nations of South Asia, now thoroughly updated with recent events.…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Modern Japan, Student Economy Edition: A Historical Survey book cover

    Modern Japan, Student Economy Edition

    A Historical Survey, 5th Edition

    By Mikiso Hane

    Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements, Modern Japan  provides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan's early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Muslim Youth: Tensions And Transitions In Tajikistan book cover

    Muslim Youth

    Tensions And Transitions In Tajikistan, 1st Edition

    By Colette Harris

    Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, the peoples of Central Asia (Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) have been exposed to new, Western influences that stress individualism at the expense Central Asian traditions of family and communalism. Young men in particular are…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • From Mukogodo to Maasai: Ethnicity and Cultural Change In Kenya book cover

    From Mukogodo to Maasai

    Ethnicity and Cultural Change In Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Lee Cronk

    Can one change one's ethnicity? Can an entire ethnic group change its ethnicity? This book focuses on the strategic manipulation of ethnic identity by the Mukogodo of Kenya. Until the 1920s and 1930s, the Mukogodo were Cushitic-speaking foragers (hunters, gatherers, and beekeepers). However,…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • Africa in World Politics: Constructing Political and Economic Order book cover

    Africa in World Politics

    Constructing Political and Economic Order, 6th Edition

    By John W Harbeson,Donald Ro

    The sixth edition of Africa in World Politics focuses on challenges African states face in constructing viable political economies in contexts both of familiar domestic challenges and an unprecedented mix of engagements, opportunities, and threats emanating from a turbulent and rapidly changing…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • Latin American Politics and Development book cover

    Latin American Politics and Development

    9th Edition

    By Harvey F. Kline, Christine J. Wade, Howard J. Wiarda

    For over thirty years, Latin American Politics and Development has kept instructors and students abreast of current affairs and changes in Latin America. Now in its ninth edition, this definitive text has been updated throughout and features contributions from experts in the field, including twenty…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

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