E-books: Area Studies

  • A Bibliography Of Afghanistan book cover

    A Bibliography Of Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By K. S. McLachlan

    This up-to-date, comprehensive, thematically indexed bibliography devoted to Afghanistan now and yesterday will help readers to efficiently find their way in the massive secondary literature available. Following the pattern established by one of its major data sources, viz. the acclaimed Index…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Travel during the Cold War: Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain book cover

    Tourism and Travel during the Cold War

    Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sune Bechmann Pedersen, Christian Noack

    The Iron Curtain was not an impenetrable divide, and contacts between East and West took place regularly and on various levels throughout the Cold War. This book explores how the European tourist industry transcended the ideological fault lines and the communist states attracted an ever-increasing…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Politics And Economic Development In book cover

    Politics And Economic Development In

    1st Edition

    By Tom Forrest

    Since the end of civil war in 1970, Nigeria has struggled to build a stronger federal center and to reduce conflicts that have arisen from uneven development and from ethnic, regional, class and religious differences. This book provides a comprehensive account of the dynamic interplay between the…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Childhood Traumas: Narratives and Representations book cover

    Childhood Traumas

    Narratives and Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kamayani Kumar, Angelie Multani

    This volume contributes to understanding childhoods in the twentieth and twenty-firstcentury by offering an in-depth overview of children and their engagement with the violent world around them. The chapters deal with different historical, spatial, and cultural contexts, yet converge on the…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge India

  • The Constructions of the East in Western Travel Narratives, 1200 CE to 1800 CE book cover

    The Constructions of the East in Western Travel Narratives, 1200 CE to 1800 CE

    1st Edition

    By Radhika Seshan

    This book investigates how the idea of the ‘east’ emerged in western travel narratives between the 13th and the 18th centuries. Sifting through critical travel narratives — real and imagined — it locates the changing geography as well as the perceptions surrounding India. The author presents how…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge India

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China book cover

    Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Organized Crime and Corruption Across Borders: Exploring the Belt and Road Initiative book cover

    Organized Crime and Corruption Across Borders

    Exploring the Belt and Road Initiative, 1st Edition

    Edited by T. Wing Lo, Dina Siegel, Sharon I Kwok

    This book explores China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the criminogenic potential for economic, financial, and socio-cultural cooperation across countries, where some are known for weak law enforcement and high levels of corruption. It examines whether these flows of capital are increasing the…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Current Economic Problems In China book cover

    Current Economic Problems In China

    1st Edition

    By Kwok-Kwan Fung

    An analysis of the PRC's current economic problems and a critical evaluation of the nation's efforts to solve them, this book brings together papers and speeches by Xue Muqiao, one of China's most prominent economists and one of its key spokesmen for liberal economic reform. Xue addresses such…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • A Peace In Southern Africa: The Lancaster House Conference On Rhodesia, 1979 book cover

    A Peace In Southern Africa

    The Lancaster House Conference On Rhodesia, 1979, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Davidow

    In the middle of 1979 Rhodesia formed one leg of the triad of southern Africa's remaining white-ruled states. The country appeared no closer to peace and majority rule than it had at any time since Ian Smith's 1965 Unilateral Declaration of Independence. But by the end of that year a remarkable…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Medieval Chinese Oliogarchy book cover

    The Medieval Chinese Oliogarchy

    1st Edition

    By David C Johnson

    Most modern scholars recognize that there were great differences between China's ruling elite in the middle and late traditional period; many have called the period up through the T'ang dynasty "aristocratic," in contrast to the more meritocratic and socially mobile age that followed. But until now…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Abandonment Of Illusions: Zionist Political Attitudes Toward Palestinian Arab Nationalism, 1936-1939 book cover

    Abandonment Of Illusions

    Zionist Political Attitudes Toward Palestinian Arab Nationalism, 1936-1939, 1st Edition

    By Yehoyada Haim

    Since the late nineteenth century and especially in times of great tension in the Middle East, observers have asked whether the longstanding Arab-Jewish conflict could have been avoided. The early Zionists did not feel that Arab nationalism would evolve as a reaction to Jewish settlement and the…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation Of The Political Order book cover

    Mubarak's Egypt

    Fragmentation Of The Political Order, 1st Edition

    By Robert Springborg

    The starting point for the investigation outlined in this text is the relationship between political authority and economic change in Egypt and will be the presidency and the highest level of the political elite. The bulk of the field research on which this book is based was conducted in Egypt in…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

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