E-books: Area Studies

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Intermediate Chinese: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Intermediate Chinese

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Po-Ching Yip, Don Rimmington

    Intermediate Chinese is the ideal reference and practice book for students with some knowledge of the language. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: clear, accessible format many useful language examples…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Rethinking Japan Vol 2: Social Sciences, Ideology and Thought book cover

    Rethinking Japan Vol 2

    Social Sciences, Ideology and Thought, 1st Edition

    By Adriana Boscaro, Franco Gatti, Massimo Raveri

    These papers explore the debate over new directions in Japanese studies.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Lonely Quest: Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States book cover

    The Lonely Quest

    Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. Hauhart

    Today the United States is a country divided along lines of gender, economic inequality, educational level, and political affiliation. Democrats typically select a different range of matters of serious public concern compared to Republicans. Many Americans describe difficulty in coming to terms…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts book cover

    Latinx Studies

    The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Frederick Aldama, Christopher González

    Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible guide to the central concepts and issues that inform Latinx Studies globally. It summarizes, explains, contextualizes, and assesses key critical concepts, perspectives, developments, and debates in Latinx Studies. At once comprehensive in coverage…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Jews: A History book cover

    The Jews

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Matthias Lehmann

    The Jews: A History is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. Placing Jewish history within its wider cultural context, the book covers a broad time span, stretching from ancient Israel to…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Arabic Media Dictionary book cover

    Arabic Media Dictionary

    1st Edition

    By El Mustapha Lahlali

    Arabic Media Dictionary is designed to equip students with translations of terms from Arabic into English. Covering Arabic language mass media, this up-to-date dictionary enables easy reference of media terminologies and phrases, and the acquisition of a wide range of terms related to different…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Latino Peoples in the New America: Racialization and Resistance book cover

    Latino Peoples in the New America

    Racialization and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by José A. Cobas, Joe R. Feagin, Daniel J. Delgado, Maria Chávez

    "Latinos" are the largest group among Americans of color. At 59 million, they constitute nearly a fifth of the US population. Their number has alarmed many in government, other mainstream institutions, and the nativist right who fear the white-majority US they have known is disappearing. During the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Debating African Philosophy: Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy book cover

    Debating African Philosophy

    Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Hull

    In African countries there has been a surge of intellectual interest in foregrounding ideas and thinkers of African origin—in philosophy as in other disciplines—that have been unjustly ignored or marginalized. African scholars have demonstrated that precolonial African cultures generated ideas and…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • How Parliament Works book cover

    How Parliament Works

    8th Edition

    By Nicolas Besly, Tom Goldsmith, Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Parliament is constantly in the news and televised daily, but much of its work remains a mystery to outsiders and is sometimes perplexing even to its own members. Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country’s most complex – and…

    eBook – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • Nevertheless, They Persisted: Feminisms and Continued Resistance in the U.S. Women’s Movement book cover

    Nevertheless, They Persisted

    Feminisms and Continued Resistance in the U.S. Women’s Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Reger

    2017 opened with a new presidency in the United States sparking women’s marches across the globe. One thing was clear: feminism and feminist causes are not dead or in decline in the United States. Needed then are studies that capture the complexity of U.S. feminism. Nevertheless, They…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

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