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  • Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan DelPlato, Julie Codell

    In Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures scholars look afresh at representations of nineteenth-century ’oriental’ bodies, inquiring deeply into their erotic dimensions, tracing their global dissemination at cross-cultural intersections of the visual and the political.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India

    The Life and Landscapes of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Michael Heneise

    The Nagas of Northeast India give great importance to dreams as sources of divine knowledge, especially knowledge about the future. Although British colonialism, Christian missions, and political conflict have resulted in sweeping cultural and political transformations in the Indo-Myanmar…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Diasporic Journeys, Ritual, and Normativity among Asian Migrant Women

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pnina Werbner, Mark Johnson

    The power of embodied ritual performance to constitute agency and transform subjectivity are increasingly the focus of major debates in the anthropology of Christianity and Islam. They are particularly relevant to understanding the way transnational women migrants from South and South East Asia,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Local Community in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kyoko Fukukawa

    The idea of corporations exercising corporate social responsibility has spread from the West and is now firmly embedded in Asian countries and in Asian corporations. The latest trend in corporate social responsibility, evident also in Asia, is for corporations to apply corporate social…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Business in Asia

  • Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

    Patriarchy and Prostitution among the Bedias of India, 1st Edition

    By Anuja Agrawal

    This book is an anthropological study of the unusual coincidence of prostitution and patriarchy among an extremely marginalized group in north India, the Bedias, who are also a de-notified community. It is the first detailed account of the implications of a systematic practice of familial…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Passionate Modernity

    Sexuality, Class, and Consumption in India, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Srivastava

    Combining historical and ethnographic analysis, this book deals with the making of the heterosexual imagination from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present in the Indian context. This unique book uses methods from anthropology, cultural studies and history to explore the making of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Strolling About on the Roof of the World

    The First Hundred Years of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, 1st Edition

    By Susan Farrington, Hugh Leach

    This volume covers the first one hundred years of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, formerly the Royal Central Asian Society. It traces its fons et origo in the Central Asian Question, within the context of the 'Great Game', and continues its fascinating chronology through the two World Wars to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Ethnicity in China

    Citizenship as a Response to the State, 1st Edition

    By Chih-yu Shih

    This challenging study brings together anthropology and political science to examine how ethnic minorities are constructed by the state, and how they respond to such constructions.Disclosing endless mini negotiations between those acting in the name of the Chinese state and those carrying the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Sri Aurobindo

    A Contemporary Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sachidananda Mohanty

    This book compiles some of the finest writings of Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) — the nationalist, visionary, poet-philosopher. It reflects the range, depth and outreach of the moral, intellectual and spiritual vision of this versatile and multifaceted genius. It aims at providing, at one place, access…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Advaita as a Global International Relations Theory

    1st Edition

    By Deepshikha Shahi

    The academic discipline of International Relations strives to attain a ‘global’ spirit to narrow the cognitive gaps between the West and the Rest. On the one hand, there is the hegemonic presence of mainstream universalist Eurocentric IR theories, and on the other the counter-hegemonic presence of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tai-lok Lui, Stephen W.K. Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, their primary concern was about maintaining the status quo. The rise of China in the last thirty years, however, has reshaped the Beijing-Hong Kong dynamic as new tensions and divisions have emerged. Thus, post-1997 Hong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

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