E-books: Area Studies

  • Reading Russian Sources: A Student's Guide to Text and Visual Sources from Russian History book cover

    Reading Russian Sources

    A Student's Guide to Text and Visual Sources from Russian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Gilbert

    Reading Russian Sources is an accessible and comprehensive guide that introduces students to the wide range of sources that can be used to engage with Russian history from the early medieval to the late Soviet periods. Divided into two parts, the book begins by considering approaches that can be…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum book cover

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Sang-hoon Jang

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum examines how the National Museum of Korea, as a national repository of material culture and the state’s premier exhibition facility, has shaped and been shaped by Korean nationalism. Exploring the processes by which the museum has discovered and…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • India's Strategy in the South China Sea book cover

    India's Strategy in the South China Sea

    1st Edition

    By Tridib Chakraborti, Mohor Chakraborty

    The tensions in the South China Sea pose considerable challenges to the rules-based liberal international maritime order. The situation demonstrates the interplay between maritime nationalism and geostrategic rivalry; fuelling militarisation and endangering freedom of navigation, over-flight and…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    International Relations in Southeast Asia

  • The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion: Mobile Money, Gendered Walls book cover

    The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion

    Mobile Money, Gendered Walls, 1st Edition

    By Serena Natile

    Focusing on Kenya’s path-breaking mobile money project M-Pesa, this book examines and critiques the narratives and institutions of digital financial inclusion as a development strategy for gender equality, arguing for a politics of redistribution to guide future digital financial inclusion projects…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts book cover

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire

    Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Rampley, Markian Prokopovych, Nóra Veszprémi

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire is a study of museums of design and applied arts in Austria-Hungary from 1864 to 1914. The Museum for Art and Industry (now the Museum of Applied Arts) as well as its design school occupies a prominent place in the study. The book…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Strategic Marketing of Higher Education in Africa book cover

    Strategic Marketing of Higher Education in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel Mogaji, Felix Maringe, Robert Ebo Hinson

    Strategic Marketing of Higher Education in Africa explores higher education marketing themes along the lines of understanding higher education markets, university branding and international marketing strategies, digital marketing, and student choice-making. The Higher Education landscape around the…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Marketing

  • Senegal: An African Nation Between Islam And The West, Second Edition book cover

    Senegal

    An African Nation Between Islam And The West, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Sheldon Gellar

    A West African nation with an extremely rich political and cultural heritage, Senegal continues to serve as a role model for Francophone Africa despite its weak economic base and small population. Senegal's status as both a Sahelian and a maritime country brought its people into early contact with…

    eBook – 2020-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Fragile Entente: The 1978 Japan-china Peace Treaty In A Global Context book cover

    The Fragile Entente

    The 1978 Japan-china Peace Treaty In A Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Robert E Bedeski

    Between early 1978 and late 1980, power relationships in the Pacific region underwent historic transformation. Deng-Xiaoping, re-emerging as a key leader in the People's Republic of China, demonstrated pragmatism in domestic and foreign policy. Beijing negotiated a Peace and Friendship Treaty with…

    eBook – 2020-01-17
    Routledge

  • A History Of South Africa To 1870 book cover

    A History Of South Africa To 1870

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    This book is aimed towards advancing an understanding of the South African past essential to an appreciation of the South African promise and problems. It presents a survey of the archaeological data, and describes the hunting, herding, and cultivating peoples, and the dominant colonial society.…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

  • Middle East Contemporary Survey, Volume Xi, 1987 book cover

    Middle East Contemporary Survey, Volume Xi, 1987

    1st Edition

    By Itamar Rabinovich

    Established in 1977, the Middle East Contemporary Survey (MECS), a unique annual record of political developments in the Middle East, is acknowledged as the standard reference work on events and trends in the region. Designed to be a continuing, up-to-date reference for scholars, researchers and…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

  • Arab Local Government In Israel book cover

    Arab Local Government In Israel

    1st Edition

    By Majid Al-haj

    A study in the project The Status and Condition of the Arabs in Israel under the direction of Professor Henry Rosenfeld. In this book the authors present a historical analysis of local authorities in Arab communities prior to and since the establishment of the state of Israel. They discuss the…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

  • Hoe And Wage: A Social History Of A Circular Migration System In West Africa book cover

    Hoe And Wage

    A Social History Of A Circular Migration System In West Africa, 1st Edition

    By Dennis D. Cordell

    Based on an unusual source a retrospective survey of migration from 1900 to 1975 this book traces the history of internal and international labor migration in colonial and contemporary Burkina Faso, the West African coast, and other parts of Africa. Interviews with returned migrants elicited…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge

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