History: Asian History

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts book cover

    Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, most of the Theravada world of Southeast Asia came under the colonial domination of European powers. While this has long been seen as a central event in the development of modern forms of Theravada Buddhism, most discussions have focused on specific…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260: The Making of a Global Community book cover

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation: Wounds, Scars, and Healing book cover

    Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Institution of International Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations book cover

    The Institution of International Order

    From the League of Nations to the United Nations

    Edited by Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley

    This volume delivers a history of internationalism at the League of Nations and the United Nations (UN), with a focus on the period from the 1920s to the 1970s, when the nation-state ascended to global hegemony as a political formation. Combining global, regional and local scaes of analysis, the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905 book cover

    Britain in India, 1765-1905

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Korean National Identity under Japanese Colonial Rule: Yi Gwangsu and the March First Movement of 1919 book cover

    Korean National Identity under Japanese Colonial Rule

    Yi Gwangsu and the March First Movement of 1919

    By Michael Shin

    Nationalism in Korea emerged within a relatively short space of time, and over the course of the twentieth century, during which Korea suffered colonial rule, civil war and division, nationalism has taken many forms. This book examines the emergence of the nation as the hegemonic form of collective…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire book cover

    The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire

    By Prajakti Kalra

    The growing importance of Central and Inner Asia and the Silk Road is much discussed at present. This book compares the nature of present day networks in these regions with the patterns of similar connections which existed at the time of the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century and its successor…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Punishment in Contemporary China: Its Evolution, Development and Change book cover

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic transformations over the last six decades. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Music Theory in the Safavid Era: The taqsim al-nagamat book cover

    Music Theory in the Safavid Era

    The taqsim al-nagamat

    By Owen Wright

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia: Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development book cover

    Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century: A Global Perspective book cover

    Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century

    A Global Perspective

    By Rebecca Ard Boone

    Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century presents a global history using four sets of biographies to illustrate similar situations in different geographical regions. The vibrant narratives span four continents and include the following pairs: Henry IV of France and Hideyoshi of Japan, Hürrem Sultan (…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Foreign Policy of Colonial India: 1900-1947 book cover

    Foreign Policy of Colonial India

    1900-1947

    By Sneh Mahajan

    A country’s foreign policy is designed to promote self-interest strategies, to safeguard its national interests, and to achieve its goals within the international milieu. It is shaped by major assumptions, spoken and unspoken, of its policy makers as well as by civil society formed over the years.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

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