Area Studies Products

  • The Routledge Introductory Persian Course

    Farsi Shirin Ast, 2nd Edition

    By Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi, Dominic Parviz Brookshaw

    The Routledge Introductory Persian Course: Farsi Shirin Ast is an innovative course designed for students who are new to the language. Focusing on grammatical and communicative competence, the course contains 15 lessons combining dialogues and texts with grammar explanations, exercises and audio…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Along the Indian Highway

    An Ethnography of an International Travelling Exhibition, 1st Edition

    By Cathrine Bublatzky

    This book is an ethnographic study of the travelling art exhibition Indian Highway that presented Indian contemporary art in Europe and China between 2008 and 2012, a significant period for the art world that saw the rise and fall of the national exhibition format. It analyses art exhibition as a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • The Lesser-known World of Mughal Emperor Jahangir

    1st Edition

    By Som Prakash Verma

    This volume depicts the life and times of the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the light of his memoir: Jahangirnamah, popularly known as Tuzuk-i Jahangiri. With its fresh treatment of source material and a vivid account of historical events, the book tells the history of Jahangir’s India through his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Transgender Rights

    From Obama to Trump, 1st Edition

    By Susan Gluck Mezey

    This book examines the transgender community’s struggle for equality over the last decade, comparing the Obama and Trump administrations’ stance on transgender rights policies. Transgender rights claims have assumed an important place on the nation’s policymaking agenda as society has increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding modern China’s development. …

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Japanese Society

    5th Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    In this welcome brand new fifth edition of the bestselling textbook Understanding Japanese Society, Joy Hendry takes the reader into the heart of Japanese life. Providing a clear and accessible introduction to Japanese ways of thinking, which does not require any previous knowledge of the country,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Revolution and its Past

    Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History, 4th Edition

    By R. Keith Schoppa

    Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018. A fascinating and dramatic narrative, the book compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Southeast Asia in the New International Era

    8th Edition

    By Robert Dayley

    This new, 8th edition of Southeast Asia in the New International Era provides readers with up-to-date coverage on a vibrant region home to more than 650 million people, vast cultural diversity, and dynamic globalized markets. Sensitive to historical legacies, and with special attention to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Chinese Foreign Policy

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Marc Lanteigne

    This updated and expanded fourth edition of Chinese Foreign Policy seeks to examine the decision-makers, processes and rationales behind China’s expanding international relations as well as offering an in-depth look at China’s modern global relations. Among the key issues explored in this edition…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Middle East Politics

    Changing Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Aimed at undergraduate level courses, this brand-new textbook provides an overview of Middle Eastern politics, offering in-depth examination of the forces of stability, change, uncertainty, and progress in the region. Building on both historical and contemporary analysis, the chapters are timely,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

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