South East Asian Studies Products

  • Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Burma Through the Centuries

    Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government, 1st Edition

    By J. Stuart

    First published in 1909, at the midpoint of British occupation, this volume sought to provide the first popular history of Burma (now Myanmar) for British businessmen and visitors otherwise put off by difficulties of translation and understanding. Having lived in Burma for forty years, arriving…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Housing in Taiwan

    Agency and Structure?, 1st Edition

    By William D.H. Li

    Published in 1998, in this book the author points out the inadequacies caused by the division between housing research on production and consumption, and the theoretical divide between structural and agent-centred approaches on housing. By developing an understanding of social relations within the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Party Systems and Democratic Development in East and Southeast Asia

    Volume II : East Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Sachsenröder, Ulrike E. Frings

    First published in 1998, this is the second of two volumes which will be of great value to scholars and students of politics in East and Southeast Asia. A rich, readable reference tool, they offer extensive surveys of the history, structure, culture, legal context, and financing, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941

    Kedah and Penang, 1st Edition

    By Wu Xiao An

    This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawnbroking, and related legal and labour organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Singapore Literature and Culture

    Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angelia Poon, Angus Whitehead

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions

    With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC), 1st Edition

    By Byung Ok Lim

    The focal point of this study, first published in 1991, is to investigate the effect of growth patterns on inflation and the distribution of income through inductive examination of the particular experiences in Korea and Taiwan. Both countries are regarded as models of successful industrialization,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories from Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Family and Population Changes in Singapore

    A unique case in the global family change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wei-Jun Jean Yeung, Shu Hu

    This book depicts the evolution of Singapore’s family and population landscape in the last half a century, the related public policies, and future challenges. Since the country gained independence in 1965, family and population policies have been integral to her nation-building strategies. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • International Relations as a Discipline in Thailand

    Theory and Sub-fields, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chanintira na Thalang, Soravis Jayanama, Jittipat Poonkham

    There has long been considerable debate about the nature of non-Western IR theory. Most attempts to understand such a phenomenon begin by taking a top-down approach on a country by country basis. Instead, this book takes a bottom-up approach, involving specialists from a range of Thai universities,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • China Studies in the Philippines

    Intellectual Paths and the Formation of a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tina S Clemente, Chih-yu Shih

    As China Studies has grown as a discipline, it has also tended to be dominated by the major international powers, particularly China itself, and the USA. It is important to remember, however, that there is a rich and diverse history of China Studies elsewhere, especially in Southeast Asia. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

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