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  • Social Movements and the Indian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Movindri Reddy

    With the elevation of Islam and Muslim transnational networks in international affairs, from the rise of Al Qaeda to the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East, the study of Diasporas and transnational identities has become more relevant. Using case studies from Fiji, Mauritius, Trinidad…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Animation in China

    History, Aesthetics, Media, 1st Edition

    By Sean Macdonald

    By the turn of the 21st century, animation production has grown to thousands of hours a year in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Despite this, and unlike American blockbuster productions and the diverse genres of Japanese anime, much animation from the PRC remains relatively unknown. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Language, Education and Uyghur Identity in Urban Xinjiang

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Smith Finley, Xiaowei Zang

    As the regional lingua franca, the Uyghur language long underpinned Uyghur national identity in Xinjiang. However, since the ‘bilingual education’ policy was introduced in 2002, Chinese has been rapidly institutionalised as the sole medium of instruction in the region’s institutes of education. As…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Mixed Race Identities in Asia and the Pacific

    Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand, 1st Edition

    By Zarine L. Rocha

    "Mixed race" is becoming an important area for research, and there is a growing body of work in the North American and British contexts. However, understandings and experiences of "mixed race" across different countries and regions are not often explored in significant depth. New Zealand and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Indian Muslims and Citizenship

    Spaces for Jihād in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Julten Abdelhalim

    Through the creation of post-colonial citizenship, India adopted a hybridisation of specific secular and western conception of citizenship. In this democratic framework, Indian Muslims are observed on how they make use of the spaces and channels to accommodate their Islamic identity within a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship

    Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Lisong Liu

    Since China began its open-door and reform policies in 1978, more than three million Chinese students have migrated to study abroad, and the United States has been their top destination. The recent surge of students following this pattern, along with the rising tide of Chinese middle- and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Uzbekistan's Soviet Past, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    Central Asian states have experienced a number of historical changes that have challenged their traditional societies and lifestyles. The most significant changes occurred as a result of the revolution in 1917, the incorporation of the region into the Soviet Union, and gaining independence after…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Television Histories in Asia

    Issues and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jinna Tay, Graeme Turner

    This book presents an analysis of television histories across India, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia and Bhutan. It offers a set of standard data on the history of television’s cultural, industrial and political structures in each specific national…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Dialogue in Early South Asian Religions

    Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Black, Laurie Patton

    Dialogue between characters is an important feature of South Asian religious literature: entire narratives are often presented as a dialogue between two or more individuals, or the narrative or discourse is presented as a series of embedded conversations from different times and places. Including…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

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