History: Asian History

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism book cover

    Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Raj and the Rajas book cover

    The Raj and the Rajas

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Education and Society A Bibliographic Guide: A Bibliographic Guide book cover

    Chinese Education and Society A Bibliographic Guide

    A Bibliographic Guide

    By Stewart E Fraser, Kuang-Liang Hsu

    This title was first published in 1972: This bibliography is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work available on developments in Chinese education since 1966. In addition to primary materials from the people's Republic of China, the entries are drawn from other Asian sources, as well…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • China and England: The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image book cover

    China and England

    The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image

    By Martin Powers

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Theology and Translation: The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing book cover

    Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    In the Early Qing Dynasty, the Jesuit Figurists claimed the Yijing (the Book of Changes) as a precious treasure and treated it as bridging the gap between Christianity and Chinese civilization. The Yijing was viewed as preserving relics of this pure, true religion. This book analyses the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Music Theory in the Safavid Era: The taqsīm al-naġamāt book cover

    Music Theory in the Safavid Era

    The taqsīm al-naġamāt

    By Owen Wright

    The Safavid era (1501-1722) is one of the most important in the history of Persian culture, celebrated especially for its architecture and art, including miniature paintings that frequently represent singers and instrumentalists. Their presence reflects a sophisticated tradition of music making…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Hinduism in Colonial Bengal: Beyond the Renaissance book cover

    Hinduism in Colonial Bengal

    Beyond the Renaissance

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    Vaishnavism, is one of the major traditions within Hinduism and inspired by the Bengali Krishna devotee Chaitanya (1486-1533), has been a central feature of the religious and cultural landscape of Bengal since the sixteenth century. It has also had significant impact on other regions of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Ho Chi Minh book cover

    Ho Chi Minh

    By Peter Neville

    Ho Chi Minh explores the life of this globally important twentieth century figure and offers new insights into his lengthy career, including his often-forgotten involvement with British intermediaries in 1945-6 and with the US in 1944-5. Ho was the father of his nation, a major protagonist in the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia book cover

    Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Tobias Rettig, Vina A. Lanzona

    Based on multidisciplinary perspectives, this book brings together a wide range of case studies covering women as agents of violence in periods of armed conflict in Southeast Asia. It discusses why these women were active in a domain traditionally preserved for men, and how it arguably transgressed…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Daoism in Modern China book cover

    Daoism in Modern China

    Edited by Vincent Goossaert, Xun Liu

    The modern history of Chinese temples and Daoism go hand in hand, and while both temples and Daoists serve Chinese society, the relationship between the two has yet to be thoroughly analysed. This book questions whether temples and Daoism are two independent aspects of modern Chinese religion, or…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Taoism

  • Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220) book cover

    Chinese Ideas of Life and Death

    Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220)

    By Michael Loewe

    Many of the basic characteristics of Imperial China took shape during the Han period (202 BC-AD 220). This book, first published in 1982, is a key contribution to our understanding of China’s cultural history. It explains the conceptual background of many of the artefacts of China’s past, and calls…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History: As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control book cover

    Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

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