Asian History Products

  • Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific war, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    Edited by Antony Best

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to its influence in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to virtually…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Britain and China, 1840-1970

    Empire, Finance and War

    Edited by Robert Bickers, Jonathan J. Howlett

    This book presents a range of new research on British-Chinese relations in the period from Britain’s first imperial intervention in China up to the 1960s. Topics covered include economic issues such as fi nance, investment and Chinese labour in British territories, questions of perceptions on…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    The colonial periods in Theravada Buddhist countries were important because they provided a shock to what were generally seen as declining Buddhist communities. This book analyses the conditions of Theravada Buddhist communities under colonialism. Chapters by experts in the field examine Theravada…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Indian Frontier

    Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires

    By Jos Gommans

    This omnibus brings together some old and some recent works by Jos Gommans on the warhorse and its impact on medieval and early modern state-formation in South Asia. These studies are based on Gommans’ observation that Indian empires always had to deal with a highly dynamic inner frontier between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Roots of India’s Freedom Stuggle

    (1893-1918)

    By Prithwindra Mukherjee

    Most people believe India’s struggle for independence to have begun with Mahatma Gandhi. Little credit goes to the proof that this call for a mass movement did not arise out of a void. For the past century and more, historians have overlooked the phase of twenty-five years of intense creative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Change, Continuity, and Complexity

    The Mahavidyas in East Indian Sakta Traditions

    By Jae Eun Shin

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Raj and the Rajas

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Views on Hindu Dharma by M.K Gandhi

    By Neerja A. Gupta

    Mahatma Gandhi’s words are almost as sacred to Indian psyche as the word of God. Gandhi’s philosophy is equated to a saint’s theological expositions. His political role had never been mono-dimensional. It weaved in aspects of spiritual and religious overtones. The religious connotations were the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution

    Edited by Chiyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume III

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume II

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

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