South East Asian Studies Products

  • 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 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • 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 – 2020-02-01 
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    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 – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Uneven Development in South East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Dixon, David Drakakis-Smith

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to the rapid change in mid-1980s South East Asia, exploring the uneven distribution of development within the region and providing broad coverage of different aspects of this unevenness at both the regional and national levels. Specialists in economics,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
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  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of East and Southeast Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Theravada Buddhist Encounters with Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliane Schober, Steven Collins

    Although recent scholarship has shown that the term ‘Theravāda’ in the familiar modern sense is a nineteenth- and twentieth-century construct, it is now used to refer to the more than 150 million people around the world who practice that form of Buddhism. Buddhist practices such as meditation,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Religious Violence and Conciliation in Indonesia

    Christians and Muslims in the Moluccas, 1st Edition

    By Sumanto Al Qurtuby

    Maluku in eastern Indonesia is the home to Muslims, Protestants, and Catholics who had for the most part been living peaceably since the sixteenth century. In 1999, brutal conflicts broke out between local Christians and Muslims, and escalated into large-scale communal violence once the Laskar…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Rethinking Power Relations in Indonesia

    Transforming the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michaela Haug, Martin Rössler, Anna-Teresa Grumblies

    Since colonial rule, the island of Java served as Indonesia’s imagined centre and prime example of development, while the Outer Islands were constructed as the state’s marginalised periphery. Recent processes of democratisation and regional autonomy, however, have significantly changed the power…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Secularism, Decolonisation, and the Cold War in South and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Clemens Six

    The intensifying conflicts between religious communities in contemporary South and Southeast Asia signify the importance of gaining a clearer understanding of how societies have historically organised and mastered their religious diversity.Based on extensive archival research in Asia, Europe, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45

    1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war during the Second World War in South-East Asia and the South and South-West Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies – Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian – and/or on particular…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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