Area Studies Products

  • Partition and Post-Colonial South Asia

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyanesh Kudaisya, Tan Tai Yong

    The partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947 was a turning point for the area, irrevocably altering the fortunes of the people of South Asia. This new three-volume reader brings together an array of materials drawing upon new theoretical insights and fresh bodies of data which critically…

    Hardback – 2007-12-06
    Routledge

  • Language and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Ehrlich

    This landmark four-volume collection traces the development of language and gender from its original associations with second-wave feminism to its more recent alignment with postmodern approaches to feminism. Language and Gender is fully indexed and has a comprehensive introduction, newly…

    Hardback – 2007-11-30
    Routledge
    Major Themes in English Studies

  • Shi'ism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Turner, Paul Luft

    The four volumes of this set bring together key contributions to the study of Shi’ism, giving access to material that has hitherto been scattered and difficult to locate. While the majority of the material stems from the past fifty years, earlier studies are included, providing insight into the…

    Hardback – 2007-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • The Muslim World 1100–1700

    Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel (Royal Asiatic Society Classics 2), 1st Edition

    Edited by Hiroyuki Mashita

    The Royal Asiatic Society, founded in 1823, was the main centre in Britain for scholarly work on Asia in the nineteenth century, and has been a publisher since 1829. The Muslim World 1100–1700: Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel is the second collection of RAS Classics…

    Hardback – 2007-10-15
    Routledge

  • Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON

    Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense, as scholars and commentators continue to analyze his thinking and the history of the movement for clues about the Chinese model and its supposedly unique features. The debate about Mao’s career and influence is now…

    Hardback – 2007-10-12
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Primary Sources on Yellow Peril, Series I

    Yellow Peril Collection of British Novels 1895 - 1913, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yorimitsu Hashimoto

    This new series was established to collect various primary source materials selected from contemporary publications and historical documents related to phenomenon of the ‘Yellow Peril’, which represents an anxiety in Western society concerning the rise of Asia, particularly China and Japan, and the…

    Hardback – 2007-10-12
    Edition Synapse

  • Modern Japanese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    By D. P. Martinez

    Since the end of the 1980s, scholarly work on Japan has attempted to escape the bounds of the previous discourse that continuously described it as ‘changing Japan’, a discourse which paradoxically also focused, in the main, on the hierarchical models of this so-called vertical society. While…

    Hardback – 2007-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library of Modern Japan

  • Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Drysdale, Takashi Terada

    The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum was established as a regional grouping in 1989 to deal with the issues arising from growing regional interdependence. Its stated aim is to build ‘a prosperous Asia-Pacific through free and open trade and investment’ and it now has twenty-one…

    Hardback – 2007-03-22
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on the World Economy

  • Early Islamic Theology: The Mu`tazilites and al-Ash`ari

    Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Frank, edited by Dimitri Gutas

    This is the second of three volumes reprinting the collected papers on Islamic subjects by Richard M. Frank, Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of America. It brings together Franks's articles on early kalam, the Mu`tazilites, and the development of the thought of al-Ash`ari. The studies…

    Hardback – 2007-02-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Percival Lowell: Collected Writings on Japan and Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Strauss

    This new set from Edition Synapse represents a complete collection of Percival Lowell’s writings on Asia (primarily on Japan and Korea) including fourteen journal and newspaper articles and transcribed letters to his sister and a leading imagist poet of the time Amy Lowell and Lafcadio Hearn.…

    Hardback – 2007-02-07
    Edition Synapse

  • The Freewoman, volumes 1-2 (1911-1912)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Junko Demizu

    The weekly journal Freewoman, founded by Dora Marsden, is an essential periodical source for the study of the women’s movement, gender, modernity, and modernism in the early twentieth century. To borrow the expression of Rebecca West, who was its literary editor, the journal ‘had an immense effect…

    Hardback – 2007-02-07
    Edition Synapse

  • The Japan Weekly Mail: A Political, Commercial and Literary Journal 1870 - 1917: Part 2, 1875 - 79

    1st Edition

    This is the second part of the facsimile reprint series of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. It represents a complete collection, containing articles on politics, commerce and economics, and the cultural activities of early Japanologists and the Asiatic…

    Hardback – 2007-02-07
    Edition Synapse

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