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  • The Making of Modern Korea

    3rd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    This fully updated third edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1876 to the present day. The text is unique in analysing domestic developments in the two Koreas in the wider context of regional and international affairs. Key features…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Movement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond

    Contested Trajectories

    Edited by Madeleine Reeves

    Central Asia is a region singularly marked by attempts to transform social life by transforming place. Drawing together established scholars and a new generation of historians, geographers and anthropologists, this volume brings empirical specificity and theoretical depth to debates about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • South Asia 2017

    14th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Exhaustively researched and updated, South Asia 2017 is an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of this vast world region. General Survey Essays by specialists examine issues of regional importance. Country Surveys Individual chapters on each country, containing: -…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939)

    A Plea for Understanding

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1939, this book sets out to refute some of the ‘unjust charges laid at India’s door’ and correct the ‘false impressions’ that prevailed at the time. The author argues that the distorted view of the social conditions in India in the contemporary press and literature were…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1930, this book sought to explain to western readers the vital necessity of approaching the ‘Indian problem’ from the emerging national standpoint in India, and of appreciating its ideals. The author relates this necessity directly to the task undertaken by the Simon Commission…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Colonialism, Environment and Tribals in South India,1792–1947

    By Velayutham Saravanan

    This book offers a bird’s eye view of the economic and environmental history of the Indian peninsula during colonial era. It analyses the nature of colonial land revenue policy, commercialisation of forest resources, consequences of coffee plantations, intrusion into tribal private forests and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Archaeology of Sacred Spaces

    The temple in western India, 2nd century BCE–8th century CE

    By Susan Verma Mishra, Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This volume focuses on the religious shrine in western India as an institution of cultural integration in the period spanning 200 BCE to 800 CE. It presents an analysis of religious architecture at multiple levels, both temporal and spatial, and distinguishes it as a ritual instrument that…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Neutrality in Southeast Asia

    Concepts and Contexts

    By Nicholas Tarling

    This book analyses the notion of neutrality to the politics of the state in Southeast Asia. Distinguishing among neutrality, neutralism and neutralisation, it asks what relation do the concepts bear to the independence of states, and how do they relate to other forms of inter-state relations and to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The East India Company, 1600–1857

    Essays on Anglo-Indian connection

    Edited by William A. Pettigrew, Mahesh Gopalan

    This book employs a wide range of perspectives to demonstrate how the East India Company facilitated cross-cultural interactions between the English and various groups in South Asia between 1600 to 1857 and how these interactions transformed important features of both British and South Asian…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge India

  • Ancient China

    A History

    By John S Major, Constance A Cook

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region – the geographical area that eventually became known as China – from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the medieval period in the third century CE. For most…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • The Transition to Socialism in China (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Mark Selden, Victor Lippit

    First published in 1982. The dramatic changes in policy and theory following the death of Chairman Mao in 1976 and the publication of the most extensive official and unofficial data on the Chinese economy and society in twenty years both necessitated and made possible a thorough…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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