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  • China, Korea & Japan at War, 1592–1598

    Eyewitness Accounts, 1st Edition

    By J. Marshall Craig

    The East Asian War of 1592 to 1598 was the only extended war before modern times to involve Japan, Korea, and China. It devastated huge swathes of Korea and led to large population movements across borders. This book draws on surviving letters and diaries to recount the personal experiences of five…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Assessing the 2019 European Parliament Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia Kritzinger, Carolina Plescia, Kolja Raube, James Wilhelm, Jan Wouters

    Informed by and against the backdrop of the 2019 European Parliament (EP) elections, this innovative book provides a critical assessment of where Europe stands in terms of the quest for achieving democratic legitimacy. Since the 2014 EP elections, the European Union (EU) has experienced multiple…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Secret Subversion I

    Mou Zongsan, Kant, and Early Confucianism, 1st Edition

    By Tang Wenming

    Mou Zongsan (1909-1995), one of the representatives of Modern Confucianism, belongs to the most important Chinese philosophers in the 20th century. From a more traditional Confucian perspective, this book makes a critical analysis on Mou’s "moral metaphysics", mainly his thoughts about Confucian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Malaysia and the Cold War Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    From the end of the Second World War in 1945 to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, there was a great deal of turmoil, tension, and violence in what became Malaysia as a result of the 1963 Federation, upheavals included the Malayan Emergency of 1948-60, the independence of Malaya in 1957,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Politics and Religion in Zimbabwe

    The Deification of Robert G. Mugabe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ezra Chitando

    This book illustrates how religion and ideology were used by Robert Mugabe to ward off opposition within his own party, in Zimbabwe and from the West. An interdisciplinary line up of contributors argue that Mugabe used a calculated narrative of deification – presenting himself as a…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • The Holocaust in Thessaloniki

    Reactions to the Anti-Jewish Persecution, 1942-1943, 1st Edition

    By Leon Saltiel

    The book narrates the last days of the once prominent Jewish community of Thessaloniki which, in 1943, was transported to the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz. Focusing on the Holocaust of the Jews of Thessaloniki, this book maps the reactions of the authorities, the Church and the civil society as…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Christian Ashram Movement in India

    1st Edition

    By Zdeněk Štipl

    This book is one of the first to present a definitive history of the Christian Ashram Movement. It offers insights into the development of the movement, on Europe’s orientalist view of Eastern mysticism, and how the concept of the ‘ashram’ spread beyond the borders of India. Drawing extensively…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Energy Cooperation in South Asia

    Utilizing Natural Resources for Peace and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Mirza Sadaqat Huda

    This book analyses the key political challenges to regional energy cooperation in South Asia. It argues that investment in the planning of regional energy projects can increase their viability and also drive integration and peacebuilding. Regional cooperation has been substantiated by academics…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Education for Democracy in England in World War II

    1st Edition

    By Hsiao-Yuh Ku

    Education for Democracy in England in World War II examines the educational discourse and involvement in wartime educational reforms of five important figures, Fred Clarke, R. H. Tawney, Shena Simon, H. C. Dent, and Ernest Simon. These figures campaigned for educational reforms through their books,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Rent Seeking and Development

    The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam., 1st Edition

    By Christine Ngo

    Rent seeking continues to be a topic of much discussion and debate within political economy. This new study challenges previous assumptions and sets out a new analysis of the dynamics of rent and rent seeking in development, using Vietnam as a case study. This book provides an alternative approach…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Czech Democracy in the New Millennium

    1st Edition

    By Andrew L. Roberts

    This book assesses the quality of Czech democracy relative to both its postcommunist peers and older EU members. Motivated by the authoritarian tendencies and illiberal outcomes in the post-communist region, this book explores the extent to which the Czech Republic is genuinely an outlier within…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia

    Vision 2030, 1st Edition

    Edited by Muhammad Khurram Khan, Muhammad Babar Khan

    This book provides valuable insights into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) through a comprehensive examination of Saudi Vision 2030, an ambitious economic plan by the KSA to reinvent and diversify its economy from a heavy dependence on hydrocarbon to knowledge-based resources. Research, Innovation…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

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