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  • The Making of Modern Korea

    3rd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    This fully updated third edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1876 to the present day. The text is unique in analysing domestic developments in the two Koreas in the wider context of regional and international affairs. Key features…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought

    Edited by Paige Johnson Tan

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought is a wide-ranging resource covering Asian Thought from classical to contemporary times. The contributions represent the latest debates in scholarship, covering both standard and cutting edge interpretations of the great schools of thoughts as well as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Neutrality in Southeast Asia

    Concepts and Contexts

    By Nicholas Tarling

    This book analyses the notion of neutrality to the politics of the state in Southeast Asia. Distinguishing among neutrality, neutralism and neutralisation, it asks what relation do the concepts bear to the independence of states, and how do they relate to other forms of inter-state relations and to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Ancient China

    A History

    By John S Major, Constance A Cook

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region – the geographical area that eventually became known as China – from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the medieval period in the third century CE. For most…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931

    By Phoebe Chow

    Britain’s relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain’s own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Kashmir Conflict

    From Empire to the Cold War, 1945-66

    By Rakesh Ankit

    This book presents a study of the international dimensions of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan from before its outbreak in October 1947 until the Tashkent Summit in January 1966. By focusing on Kashmir’s under-researched transnational dimensions, it represents a different approach to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Singapore

    Negotiating State and Society, 1965-2015

    Edited by Jason Lim, Terence Lee

    On 9 August 2015, Singapore celebrated its 50th year of national independence, a milestone for the nation as it has overcome major economic, social, cultural and political challenges in a short period of time. Whilst this was a celebratory event to acknowledge the role of the People’s Action Party…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-01 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Missionaries, Rebellion and Proto-Nationalism

    James Long of Bengal

    By Geoffrey A. Oddie

    The Rev. James Long was one of the most remarkable Protestant missionaries working in India in the nineteenth century. Sent to Calcutta at the age of 22 in 1840, he devoted his life to representing what he passionately believed were the best interests of the forgotten poor and oppressed among the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

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