E-books: Area Studies

  • Black Americans in Higher Education: Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8 book cover

    Black Americans in Higher Education

    Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

    Narrating the realities of teacher burnout, the reception of a Black intelligentsia, and HIV awareness in local communities, Black Americans in Higher Education, the eighth volume of Africana Studies, explores higher education across the United States as inextricably related to contemporary…

    eBook – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World book cover

    Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge India

  • Latin American Guerrilla Movements: Origins, Evolution, Outcomes book cover

    Latin American Guerrilla Movements

    Origins, Evolution, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Kruijt, Eduardo Rey Tristán, Alberto Martín Álvarez

    Organized around single country studies embedded in key historical moments, this book introduces students to the shifting and varied guerrilla history of Latin America from the late 1950s to the present. It brings together academics and those directly involved in aspects of the guerrilla movement,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • A Psychoanalytic Exploration On Sameness and Otherness: Beyond Babel? book cover

    A Psychoanalytic Exploration On Sameness and Otherness

    Beyond Babel?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Schlösser

    In dialogue with the most famous myth for the origin of different languages – The Tower of Babel – A Psychoanalytic Exploration on Sameness and Otherness: Beyond Babel? provides a series of timely reflections on the themes of sameness and otherness from a contemporary psychoanalytic…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    The EFPP Monograph Series

  • Israel Under Netanyahu: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy book cover

    Israel Under Netanyahu

    Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert O. Freedman

    Examining Benjamin Netanyahu’s more than a decade-long period as Israel’s Prime Minister, this important book evaluates the domestic politics and foreign policy of Israel from 2009-2019. This comprehensive study assesses Israel’s main political parties, highlights the special position in Israel of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • EU–Japan Relations and the Crisis of Multilateralism book cover

    EU–Japan Relations and the Crisis of Multilateralism

    1st Edition

    By Julie Gilson

    Presenting the history of relations between the European Union and Japan, this book explains the origins and significance of the momentous 2018 Economic Partnership Agreement and its parallel Strategic Partnership Agreement. Set within the historical context of the 1991 Hague Declaration and…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics: China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds book cover

    Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics

    China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, Ying Zhu

    This book examines the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to improve China’s image around the world, thereby increasing its "soft power." This soft, attractive form of power is crucial if China is to avoid provoking an international backlash against its growing military and economic might. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Economic Consequences of the Euro: The Safest Escape Plan book cover

    The Economic Consequences of the Euro

    The Safest Escape Plan, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Kawalec, Ernest Pytlarczyk, Kamil Kamiński

    This book presents a new narrative on the eurozone crisis. It argues that the common currency has the potential to kill the European Union, and the conventional wisdom that the eurozone can be fixed by a common budget and further political integration is incorrect. The authors address key…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India book cover

    Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata War, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge India

  • Chinese-Speaking Learners of English: Research, Theory, and Practice book cover

    Chinese-Speaking Learners of English

    Research, Theory, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryan M. Damerow, Kathleen M. Bailey

    A compendium of the latest developments in research regarding English language education for Chinese-speaking learners, this volume combines cutting-edge research from multiple internationally-known scholars. The chapters offer unique insights into some of the most salient issues related to this…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

  • Afghanistan: Politics and Economics in a Globalising State book cover

    Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

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