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  • 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
    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
    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
    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 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

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • The British Press and the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hirokichi Mutsu

    The Japan-British exhibition in London, 1910 was the most concerted and systematic attempt by Meiji Japan to explain its traditional society and arts, modern industry and empire, to its most important international ally, Great Britain. This is a facsimile edition of the original book compiled and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01

  • Political Economy of Development in India

    Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala, 1st Edition

    By Darley Jose Kjosavik, Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam

    In the Global South, indigenous people have been continuously subjected to top-down, and often violent, processes of post-colonial state and nation building. This book examines the development dilemmas of the indigenous people (adivasis) of the Indian state of Kerala. It explores the different…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Twenty-First Century Bollywood

    1st Edition

    By Ajay Gehlawat

    Key changes have emerged in Bollywood in the new millennium. Twenty-First Century Bollywood traces the emerging shifts in both the content and form of Bollywood cinema and examines these new tendencies in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture. The book historically situates these…

    Hardback – 2015-05-26
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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