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  • Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Micheline Lessard

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the…

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

  • Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Caust

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is…

    Hardback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Cities in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive…

    Hardback – 2015-04-29
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Yukiko Miyagi

    As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Armenians

    Past and Present in the Making of National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

    A comprehensive introduction to the historical forces and recent social and political developments that have shaped today's Armenian people. With contributions from leading Armenian, American and European specialists, the book focuses on identity formation, exploring how the Armenians' perceptions…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

  • Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities.…

    Hardback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Azeri Women in Transition

    Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Azerbaijan, 1st Edition

    By Dr Farideh Heyat

    This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • National Identities in Pakistan

    The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction, 1st Edition

    By Cara Cilano

    In 1971, a war which took place in Pakistan that resulted in the establishment of two separate countries; East Pakistan became Bangladesh, leaving the remaining four western provinces to comprise a truncated Pakistan. This book examines how literature by those who remained Pakistanis acts as a…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Life of Alimqul

    A Native Chronicle of Nineteenth Century Central Asia, 1st Edition

    By Timur Beisembiev

    This work studies a narrative devoted to the history of the Kokand Khanate, a state that played a great role in Central Asian history in the 18th and 19th centuries, controlling territory equal to continental western Europe, until it was conquered by the Russian Empire in 1876. This unique…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Ismaili Hymns from South Asia

    An Introduction to the Ginans, 1st Edition

    By Zawahir Moir, Christopher Shackle

    The Aga Khans have long played a prominent part on the international stage, but much less tends to be understood about the most important group of their followers, the Khoja Ismailis of South Asia, who are now also settled in many other parts of the world. Even less is generally known about the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04

  • Contested Belonging

    An Indigenous People's Struggle for Forest and Identity in Sub-Himalayan Bengal, 1st Edition

    By B. G. Karlsson

    Deals with the modern predicament of the Rabha (or Kocha) people, one of India;s indigenous peoples, traditionally practising shifting cultivation in the jungle tracts situated where the Himalayan mountains meet the plains of Bengal. When the area came under British rule and was converted into tea…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04

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