History: Asian History

  • Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Baumler

    The Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China covers the evolution of Chinese society from the roots of the Republic of China in the early 1900s until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1966. The chapters are organized around three broad themes "Movements"- how groups of Chinese trying to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
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  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan book cover

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen M. Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    During Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, between 1868 and 1970 (the Meiji to mid-Shōwa eras), ceramics asserted meanings as avant-garde art, embodiments of tradition, preservations of folk culture, and commodities signifying the technical acumen of the nation. As in other parts of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India book cover

    Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Colonialism, China and the Chinese: Amidst Empires book cover

    Colonialism, China and the Chinese

    Amidst Empires, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Monteath, Matthew P. Fitzpatrick

    This book explores the place of China and the Chinese during the age of imperialism. Focusing not only on the state but also on the vitality of Chinese culture and the Chinese diaspora, it examines the seeming contradictions of a period in which China came under immense pressure from imperial…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
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    Empires in Perspective

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken is a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change that included the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants’ Revolt and the Renaissance. This thoroughly updated and revised second edition retains the thematic approach…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
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  • Revolution and its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History book cover

    Revolution and its Past

    Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History, 4th Edition

    By R. Keith Schoppa

    Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018. A fascinating and dramatic narrative, the book compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
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  • Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe book cover

    Neocolonialism and Built Heritage

    Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Coslett

    Architectural relics of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and Japanese colonialism — actively exploited and experienced neocolonialist sites of memory — dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just as built traces of colonialism remain embedded within the urban fabric of many…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
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    Architext

  • Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture: The Politics of the Past in Turkey book cover

    Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture

    The Politics of the Past in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Bozoğlu

    Museums, Emotion and Memory Culture examines the politics of emotion in history museums, combining approaches and concerns from museum, heritage and memory studies, anthropology and studies of emotion. Exploring the meanings and politics of memory contests in Turkey, a site for complex negotiations…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner book cover

    Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Eyre

    The destruction of the British army while retreating from Afghanistan in 1842 is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Lieutenant Vincent Eyre was present, and kept a diary throughout. This book, first published in 1843 and reissued in 1976, is Eyre’s account of the events…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan: The Individual in Tradition book cover

    Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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  • The Routledge History of Monarchy book cover

    The Routledge History of Monarchy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Woodacre, Lucinda H.S. Dean, Chris Jones, Zita Rohr, Russell Martin

    The Routledge History of Monarchy draws together current research across the field of royal studies, providing a rich understanding of the history of monarchy from a variety of geographical, cultural and temporal contexts. Divided into four parts, this book presents a wide range of case studies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
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    Routledge Histories

  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965: Constructing A New Citizen book cover

    Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture has remained constant. The use of ‘Model Workers’ in both a political and commercial context continues to thrive in China and although the messages they promote have largely changed,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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