Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1947-1965

    By Juliana Maxim

    Juliana Maxim’s book is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism. It examines the mechanisms through which modern Soviet architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to define city life and the socialist…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Romania under Communism

    By Dennis Deletant

    Despite the fact that a quarter of a century has passed since the overthrow of Romania’s last Communist leader Nicolae Ceaușescu in December 1989, an analytical monograph of Communist rule in the country has yet to be published in any major language. This book rectifies that omission by analysing…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China

    Two Perceptions of Order

    By Yutaka Kanda

    During the period 1960-1972, particularly in East Asia, Cold War international politics saw significant change from a bipolar structure, centring on the United States and Soviet Union, to a more complicated situation. After the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Washington and Moscow accelerated the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Politics in Asia

  • The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism

    Asia and Europe

    Edited by Hidetoshi Taga, Seiichi Igarashi

    In the context of the end of the Cold War and the spread of globalism, sub-regions are attracting attention as new social units of international society never before observed. In the "second wave" of regionalism that became active in the 1980s, a new regionalism, which differed qualitatively from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Women of Asia

    Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity

    Edited by Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, Linda Lindsey

    Women of Asia is an anthology that focuses on globalization, development and change. The book incorporates 32 original contributions organized by region with introductory essays from the editors politically, sociologically, and economically contextualizing each area. This anthology contributes…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 

  • Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication

    Edited by Robert Losey, Robert Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the circumpolar north. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the north, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Arctic Worlds

  • Crises in the Post‐Soviet Space

    From the dissolution of the Soviet Union to the conflict in Ukraine

    Edited by Tina Olteanu, Felix Jaitner, Tobias Spöri

    The breakup of the Soviet Union led to the creation of new states and territorial conflicts of different levels of intensity. Scrutinising the post‐Soviet period, this volume offers explanations for both the frequency and the intensity of crises in the region. This book argues that the societies…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • Globalizing East European Art Histories

    Past and Present

    Edited by Beáta Hock, Anu Allas

    This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    Mountain Communities of Pamir

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Central Asian Studies

  • The Post Cold War World

    Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall

    By Michael Cox

    This book by a leading scholar of international relations examines the origins of the new world disorder – the resurgence of authoritarianism, the rise of populism and the prevalence of terrorism – and why so many assumptions about how the world would look after the Cold War have proven to be wrong…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 

  • A History of Czech Economic Thought

    By Antonie Doležalová

    Situated in the turbulent heart of Europe, the Czech Republic has suffered from significant discontinuity in its historical development, but its economic thinking has not until now been subject to a full analysis. This book offers a history of Czech economic thought from the late Middle Ages to the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

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