E-books: Area Studies

  • 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

  • Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia book cover

    Pacific Century

    The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia, 4th Edition

    By Mark Borthwick

    The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as the global economic and political powerhouse of the twenty-first century. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this richly illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between…

    eBook – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes book cover

    Religion and Politics in the Middle East

    Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes, 2nd Edition

    By Robert D. Lee

    This innovative book analyses the relationship between religion and politics in the Middle East through a comparative study of five countries: Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Robert D. Lee examines each country in terms of four domains in which state and religion necessarily interact…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

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