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  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • In the Shadow of the Mahatma

    Bishop Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India

    By Susan Billington Harper

    This is a biography of Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah (1874-1945), bishop of the Anglican Church in India from 1912 until his death in 1945. His life sheds new light on the challenges and opportunities faced by religious minorities throughout the world today. As a Christian leader in a non-Christian…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Protestant Origins in India

    Tamil Evangelical Christians 1706-1835

    By D. Dennis Hudson

    Protestant Christianity was established as a religion of India when in 1706 missionaries from the the German Evangelical Church sponsored by the King of Denmark landed at the Danish factory in Tamil-speaking Tranquebar. An indigenous congregation soon developed, with worship and catechising in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire

    By Prajakti Kalra

    The growing importance of Central and Inner Asia and the Silk Road is much discussed at present. This book compares the nature of present day networks in these regions with the patterns of similar connections which existed at the time of the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century and its successor…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    This book forms a significant contribution to knowledge about an important and (in English-language scholarship) understudied subject in the history of Chinese migration and Chinese transnationalism, that of qiaopi (letter) trade. As an evidence driven study which is empirically focussed,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic transformations over the last six decades. 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…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Foreign Policy of Colonial India

    1900-1947

    By Sneh Mahajan

    A country’s foreign policy is designed to promote self-interest strategies, to safeguard its national interests, and to achieve its goals within the international milieu. It is shaped by major assumptions, spoken and unspoken, of its policy makers as well as by civil society formed over the years.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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