Asian History Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Imperialism and Sikh Migration

    The Komagata Maru Incident

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    In the Punjab, Pakistan, a culture of migration and mobility already emerged in the nineteenth century. Imperial policies produced a category of hypermobile Sikhs, who left their villages in Punjab to seek their fortunes in South East Asia, Australia, America and Canada. The practices of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Politics and Left Unity in India

    The United Front in Late Colonial India

    By William Kuracina

    The historical assessments of Left unity in 1930s India misrepresent activities designed to achieve unity. The common treatment of the relationship between Indian socialists and communists emphasizes disunity and the inability to find common ground. Scholarly discussions about unity in fact…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Cold War in East Asia

    By Xiaobing Li

    This textbook provides a survey of East Asia during the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. Focusing on the persistence and flexibility of its culture and tradition when confronted by the West and the US, this book investigates how they intermesh to establish the nations that have entered the modern world.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Leadership in North Korea

    The Guerilla Dynasty, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    Politics and Leadership in North Korea, now fully updated in this second edition, presents an accessible and comprehensive account of North Korea's political, economic and foreign policies since its creation in 1945. Moving away from media representations of North Korea as dangerously erratic and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World

    Edited by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine Mcdonagh, Brian H. Murray, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Commodity culture and colonialism are intimately related and mutually constitutive. The desire for commodities drove colonial expansion at the same time that colonial expansion fuelled technological invention, created new markets for goods, displaced populations, and transformed local and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    The Partition of India in 1947 involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and the Punjab, based on district-wise Hindu or Muslim majorities. The Partition displaced between 10 and 12 million people along religious lines. This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Okinawan War Memory

    Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction of Medoruma Shun

    By Kyle Ikeda

    As one of Okinawa's most insightful writers and social critics, Medoruma Shun has highlighted the problems and limits of conventional representation of the Battle of Okinawa, raised new questions and concerns about the nature of Okinawan war memory, and expanded the possibilities of representing…

    Paperback – 2017-09-02 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

  • Class Conflict and Modernization in India

    The Raj and the Calcutta Waterfront (1860-1910)

    By Aniruddha Bose

    In the days of the British Raj Calcutta was a great port city. Thousands of men, women, and children worked there, loading and unloading valuable cargoes that sustained the regional economy, and contributed significantly to world trade. In the second half of the nineteenth century, in response to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Eurasia has assumed importance in the post-Soviet period and the peoples of Siberia have distinctive historico-cultural similarities with the Indian Himalayas due to common traditions and Buddhist culture. The Eurasianism of Russia brings it closer to India in historico-cultural, political and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Chinese Student Migration and Selective Citizenship

    Mobility, Community and Identity Between China and the United States

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-19 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

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