Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Tun-Jen Cheng, Yun-Han Chu

    This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World

    Edited by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine Mcdonagh, Brian H. Murray, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Commodity culture and colonialism are intimately related and mutually constitutive. The desire for commodities drove colonial expansion at the same time that colonial expansion fuelled technological invention, created new markets for goods, displaced populations, and transformed local and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    The Partition of India in 1947 involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and the Punjab, based on district-wise Hindu or Muslim majorities. The Partition displaced between 10 and 12 million people along religious lines. This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Class Conflict and Modernization in India

    The Raj and the Calcutta Waterfront (1860-1910)

    By Aniruddha Bose

    In the days of the British Raj Calcutta was a great port city. Thousands of men, women, and children worked there, loading and unloading valuable cargoes that sustained the regional economy, and contributed significantly to world trade. In the second half of the nineteenth century, in response to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the ASEAN countries on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geof Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in terms of reducing poverty levels, achieving high levels of economic growth over a sustained period of time, and meeting its Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets set by the United Nations. With some justification,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

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