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  • The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Sino-Pakistani Relations

    Politics, Military and Regional Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Filippo Boni

    This book analyses the relationship between Pakistan and China in the post 9/11 period against the backdrop of Pakistan’s domestic politics and proposes that the major source of continuity in the ties between the two countries is represented by the military. The evolution and continuity of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Environmental Education in Indonesia

    Creating Responsible Citizens in the Global South?, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Parker, Kelsie Prabawa-Sear

    Indonesia’s wealth of natural resources is being exploited at breakneck speed, and environmental awareness and knowledge among the populace is limited. This book examines how young people learn about the environment to see how education can help to develop environmental awareness and avert vast…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Power of the Supreme People's Court

    Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Ding Qi

    This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People’s Court of China, the world’s largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic and non-democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Central and South-Eastern Europe 2020

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and political developments. General Survey     Essays by acknowledged experts in the region cover a variety of topical issues. In addition, appendices discuss the religions…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Central and South-Eastern Europe

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize nondiscrimination against people with disabilities. It also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Baumler

    The Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China covers the evolution of Chinese society from the roots of the Republic of China in the early 1900s until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976. The chapters in this volume explain aspects of the process of revolution and how people adapted to the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Stability and Change after 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak

    The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators and improvements in the natural environment. However, some challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Witnessing Partition

    Memory, History, Fiction, 2nd Edition

    By Tarun K. Saint

    This book interrogates representations – fiction, literary motifs and narratives – of the Partition of India. Delving into the writings of Khushwant Singh, Balachandra Rajan, Attia Hosain, Abdullah Hussein, Rahi Masoom Raza and Anita Desai, among many others, it highlights the modes of ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Zaire

    Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State, 1st Edition

    By Winsome J Leslie

    This book describes the historical setting of Zaire and focuses on economic and political developments during the Mobutu era. It examines the corrupt and closed political system, with its roots in the colonial state and precolonial political patterns.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

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