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  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 to capture the state of the field of Asian American Studies, reflecting the ways in which a generation of researchers has expanded the field with new paradigms and methodological tools. Organized into five parts, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Templars and their Sources

    Edited by Karl Borchardt, Karoline Doring, 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 – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance

    A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan"

    By David Williams

    The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins

    By Patrick Anderson

    Sun Yatsen (1866-1925) occupies a unique position in modern Chinese history: he is equally venerated as the founding father of the nation by both the mainland Communist government and its Nationalist rival in Taiwan. The first president of the Republic of China in 1911-12, the peasant-born yet…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)

    or India in Transition

    By Henry Cotton

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

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