E-books: Area Studies

  • Libraries in Open Societies: Proceedings of the Fifth International Slavic Librarians' Conference book cover

    Libraries in Open Societies

    Proceedings of the Fifth International Slavic Librarians' Conference, 1st Edition

    By Harold Leich

    Learn how libraries have risen to the challenges created by the fall of Communism and the rise of information technology! How do librarians and researchers face war, social upheaval, and other challenges after the fall of Communism and the rise of digital technology? Libraries in Open Societies…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Canoe Cruise In Palestine Egypt book cover

    Canoe Cruise In Palestine Egypt

    1st Edition

    By J. MacGregor

    Of all the travels of an adventurous age, none have been more quirky and colourful than this Victorian traverse of the Middle East by canoe. Transported to the Suez Canal by steamer, the Rob Roy - an oak and cedar one-man kayak canoe – slipped into the water at Port Said and began a six months…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology book cover

    The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Luigi Tomasi

    The value of the book lies in its reassessment of the distinctive features of the Chicago School, of its contributions in the theoretical and methodological fields and of its influence on the growth of sociology throughout the world and in America in particular. The book pays particularly close…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Formosa Under the Dutch: Described from Contemporary Records with Explanatory Notes and a Bibliography of the Island book cover

    Formosa Under the Dutch

    Described from Contemporary Records with Explanatory Notes and a Bibliography of the Island, 1st Edition

    By William Rev. Campbell

    First published in 1903, this volume explored the history of Formosa (now Taiwan) under Dutch occupation between 1624 and 1661, along with shedding some light on its early history. As missionaries were again at work in Formosa, the author found it useful to understand the fate of the island’s…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan book cover

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan offers a set of critical perspectives on the creation, patronage, circulation, and preservation of ceramics during Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, the 1860s to 1960s. As in other parts of the world, ceramics in modern Japan developed along the three…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Populism and Postcolonialism book cover

    Populism and Postcolonialism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrián Scribano, Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Freddy Alex Timmermann López

    This book investigates the interconnections between populism and neoliberalism through the lens of postcolonialism. Its primary focus is to build a distinct understanding of the concept of populism as a political movement in the twenty-first century, interwoven with the lasting effects of…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Power, Economics, And Security: The United States And Japan In Focus book cover

    Power, Economics, And Security

    The United States And Japan In Focus, 1st Edition

    By Henry Bienen

    This volume is dedicated to the memory of Klaus E. Knorr. Thisis fitting for a number of reasons. The collaborative work herewas done under the auspices of the Center of International Studiesat Princeton University, which Klaus Knorr directed from 1961until 1968. The concerns of this book are to…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Asian Higher Education book cover

    Innovations in Asian Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhou Zhong, Hamish Coates, Shi Jinghuan

    This Asian Higher Education Outlook (AHEO) series is produced in collaboration with the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA), a network of 15 leading universities. This book focuses on education innovation in the world’s biggest higher education region. With contributions from every AUA university,…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Asian Higher Education Outlook

  • The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea: Development as Fetish book cover

    The State, Class and Developmentalism in South Korea

    Development as Fetish, 1st Edition

    By Hae-Yung Song

    This book problematises the statist underpinnings of the concept of the ‘developmental state,’ in terms of both state–society and national–global relations, challenging the notion that the state is the agent of national development qua being autonomous from the domestic and global economies.…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Towards a Climate-Neutral Europe: Curbing the Trend book cover

    Towards a Climate-Neutral Europe

    Curbing the Trend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Delbeke, Peter Vis

    This book explains the EU’s climate policies in an accessible way, to demonstrate the step-by-step approach that has been used to develop these policies, and the ways in which they have been tested and further improved in the light of experience. The latest changes to the legislation are fully…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Regime Stability, Social Insecurity and Bauxite Mining in Guinea: Developments Since the Mid-Twentieth Century book cover

    Regime Stability, Social Insecurity and Bauxite Mining in Guinea

    Developments Since the Mid-Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Penda Diallo

    This book explores how bauxite mining has affected local and national political dynamics in Guinea over the past 55 years, providing an overview of mining interactions with social, economic and political spheres. Guinea is amongst the world’s top producers of bauxite, and the country’s rich mineral…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Twenty Years of BIMSTEC: Promoting Regional Cooperation and Integration in the Bay of Bengal Region book cover

    Twenty Years of BIMSTEC

    Promoting Regional Cooperation and Integration in the Bay of Bengal Region, 1st Edition

    By Prabir De

    This book reviews the past and provides new strategies to help BIMSTEC achieving a new paradigm of integration. It primarily deals with the regional cooperation and integration issues, and assesses policy priorities, effectiveness, implementation imperatives and challenges. Each chapter in this…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

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