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  • The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes, Hayek and contemporary economists, and covers the subject both historically and also…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The British Raj: Keywords

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    For two hundred years, India was the jewel in the British imperial crown. During the course of governing India — the Raj — a number of words came to have particular meanings in the imperial lexicon. This book documents the words and terms that the British used to describe, define, understand and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire

    The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud

    By Keren Chiaroni

    This book introduces an English-speaking public to the life of Madeleine Riffaud – one of the last living leaders of the French Resistance. It considers the nature of the rebel hero in France’s founding historical narratives (revolution, insurrection, resistance) while asking what contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • German Soldiers in Colonial India

    By Chen Tzoref-Ashkenazi

    Tzoref-Ashkenazi presents a detailed study of two German regiments which served in India under the British between 1782 and 1791. He asks if the Germans identified with the goals of the British colonial power, how they felt about local people and whether they adopted the colonial ideologies of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Warfare, Society and Culture

  • Taming China's Wilderness

    Immigration, Settlement and the Shaping of the Heilongjiang Frontier, 1900-1931

    By Patrick Fuliang Shan

    Until the beginning of the twentieth century, the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, historically known as Northern Manchuria, remained a sparsely populated territory on the northeastern frontier. For about two centuries, the rulers of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) - whose historical homeland was in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa-Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo Carvalho, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    This volume is the first Handbook aimed at studying Africa-Asia and Asia-Africa Relations in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. It provides insights into the nature of interaction between the African continent and a wide range of Asian countries, and how those interactions are being…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • Japan’s Outcaste Abolition

    The Struggle for National Inclusion and the Making of the Modern State

    By Noah Y. McCormack

    The Tokugawa Shogunate, which governed Japan for two and a half centuries until the mid-1860s, classed people into hierarchically ranked status groups (mibun). The early Tokugawa rulers legally established these status groups through the late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth centuries, adapting and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Asia's Transformations

  • The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies

    Edited by Cindy I-Fen Cheng

    The Routledge Handbook of Asian American Studies brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the field of Asian American Studies, as a generation of researchers have expanded the field with new paradigms and methodological tools. Inviting readers to consider new…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 

  • The Dismantling of Japan's Empire in East Asia

    Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife

    Edited by Barak Kushner, Sherzod Muminov

    The end of Japan’s empire appeared to happen very suddenly, and cleanly – but, as this book shows, it was in fact very messy, with a long period of establishing or re-establishing the postwar order. Moreover, as the authors argue, empires have afterlifes, which, in the case of Japan’s empire, is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Templars and their Sources

    Edited by Karl Borchardt, Karoline Döring, Philippe Josserand, Helen J. Nicholson

    Even 700 hundred years after the suppression of the Order of the Temple and the execution of the last grandmaster, Jacques de Molay, there is no shortage of publications on this influential military order. Yet unlike other medieval institutions the Templars are subject to speculative fiction and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

    An Extract from Ibn Fa?l Allah Al-‘Umari's Masalik Al-Ab?ar Fi Mamalik Al-Am?ar

    By D.S. Richards

    Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umari’s Masalik al-absar, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fascinating snapshot of the physical and administrative…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 

  • The Evolving Structure of the East Asian Economic System since 1700

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by A.J.H. Latham, Heita Kawakatsu

    This book is the fifth volume of essays edited by A. J. H Latham and Heita Kawakatsu from the International Economic History Congresses looking at the development of the Asian Economy. Bringing together leading scholars from both the east and west, this book offers fascinating insights into the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

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