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  • Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526–1658

    1st Edition

    By Valerie Gonzalez

    The first specialized critical-aesthetic study to be published on the concept of hybridity in early Mughal painting, this book investigates the workings of the diverse creative forces that led to the formation of a unique Mughal pictorial language. Mughal pictoriality distinguishes itself from the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. 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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating People, Ideas and Lifeworlds in Mumbai's Redeveloping Chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal

    The Buddha and the Drum, 1st Edition

    By Davide Torri

    This book analyses the social, political and religious life of the Hyolmo people of Nepal. Highlighting patterns of change and adaptation, it addresses the Shamanic-Buddhist interface that exists in the animated landscape of the Himalayas. Opening with an analysis of the ethnic revival of Nepal,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoon Sun Yang

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature provides a comprehensive overview of a Korean literary tradition, which is understood as a multifaceted nexus of practices, both homegrown and transnational. The handbook discusses the perspectives from which modern Korean literature has thus far…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Development in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Dolezal, Alexander Trupp, Huong T. Bui

    This book analyses the role tourism plays for sustainable development in Southeast Asia. It seeks to assesses tourism’s impact on residents and localities across the region by critically debating and offering new understandings of its dynamics on the global and local levels. Offering a myriad of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Made in Hong Kong

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Fung, Alice Chik

    Made in Hong Kong: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth- and twenty-first century popular music in Hong Kong. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars in the field, and it covers the major…

    Paperback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Smriti Srinivas, Bettina Ng'Weno, Neelima Jeychandran

    This book breaks new ground by bringing together multidisciplinary approaches to examine contemporary Indian Ocean worlds. It reconfigures the Indian Ocean as a space for conceptual and theoretical relationality based on social science and humanities scholarship, thus moving away from an area-based…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on the Indian Ocean and Trans-Asia

  • Netsukes

    1st Edition

    By Albert Brockhous

    Edited by E.G. Stillman

    First published in 1924, no book had ever before emerged dealing with Netsukes, one of the most fascinating and interesting forms of expression of the Japanese in art. Netsukes are the exquisitely carved and infinitely varied little knobs used by the Japanese to keep from slipping all kinds of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

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