E-books: Area Studies

  • Latin America and Policy Diffusion: From Import to Export book cover

    Latin America and Policy Diffusion

    From Import to Export, 1st Edition

    Edited by Osmany Porto de Oliveira, Cecilia Osorio Gonnet, Sergio Montero, Cristiane Kerches da Silva Leite

    Latin American countries have for a long time been importers of public policies and institutions from the Global North. The colonial legacy and resulting patterns of international relations during the 20th century favoured a course of adoption and hybridization of political institutions. In recent…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • 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

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan: Staging the Resistance book cover

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums: Black Skin, Black Masks book cover

    Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums

    Black Skin, Black Masks, 1st Edition

    By P.A. Mullins

    This book is an examination of race, Black African objects, identity, museums at the turn of the 19th century in the U.S. via the history of the earliest collectors of Black African objects in the U.S.. Misrepresenting Black Africa in American Museums explores black identity as a changing, nuanced…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • 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

  • Denotified Tribes of India: Discrimination, Development and Change book cover

    Denotified Tribes of India

    Discrimination, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Malli Gandhi, Kompalli H.S.S. Sundar

    Social stigmatization is a virtual curse imposed on certain Indian social sections by the colonial government as part of their contextual political strategies by late nineteenth century. The so-called denotified tribes (formerly known as ex-criminal tribes) in Indian society occupy this state-made…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • F.D. Ascoli: A Revenue History of the Sundarbans: From 1870 to 1920 book cover

    F.D. Ascoli: A Revenue History of the Sundarbans

    From 1870 to 1920, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ananda Bhattacharya

    Frank David Ascoli’s Revenue History of Sundarbans during the Period 1870- 1920 looks at the area bounded on the north by the limits of Permanent Settlement in 24-Parganas, Khulna and Bakarganj districts and on the south by the sea face stretching from the Hughli estuary to the mouth of the Meghna…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Children’s English in Singapore: Acquisition, Properties, and Use book cover

    Children’s English in Singapore

    Acquisition, Properties, and Use, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Buschfeld

    Combining the World Englishes framework with First Language Acquisition methodology, this book investigates children’s acquisition of L1 English in the context of multilingual Singapore, one of the traditional Kachruvian Outer Circle or ESL countries. The book investigates language choice, use, and…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • US Hegemony and the Americas: Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations book cover

    US Hegemony and the Americas

    Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    In this book, Arturo Santa-Cruz advances an understanding of power as a social relationship and applies it consistently to the economic realm in United States relations with other countries of the Western Hemisphere. Following the academic and popular debate on the ebb and flow of US hegemony, this…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.N. Nyeck

    This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

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