Asian History Products

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45

    By Kaushik Roy

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war of the Second World War in South-East Asia and the South and South-West Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies – Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian – and/or on particular…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History

    Edited by Sven Saaler, Christopher W.A. Szpilman

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History is a concise overview of modern Japanese history from the middle of the nineteenth century until the end of the twentieth century. Written by a group of international historians, each an authority in his/her field, the book covers modern Japanese…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • From Temple to Museum

    Colonial Collections and Uma¯ Ma¯hes´vara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley

    By Salila Kulshreshtha

    Religious icons have been a contested terrain across the world. Their implications and understanding travel further than the artistic or the aesthetic and inform contemporary preoccupations.This book traces the lives of religious sculptures beyond the moment of their creation. It lays bare their…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Re-figuring the Ramayana as Theology

    A History of Reception in Premodern India

    By Ajay K. Rao

    The Rāmāyana of Vālmīki is considered by many contemporary Hindus to be a foundational religious text. But this understanding is in part the result of a transformation of the epic’s receptive history, a hermeneutic project which challenged one characterization of the genre of the text, as a work of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Peter Lorge

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History

    From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover

    Edited by Kai Filipiak

    Modern studies of civil--military relations recognise that the military is separate from civil society, with its own norms and values, principles of organization, and regulations. Key issues of concern include the means by which – and the extent to which – the civil power controls the military; and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

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