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  • Revival: The Highlanders of Central Asia: A History, 1937-1985 (1993)

    A History, 1937-1985

    By Jerome Ch'en

    Examining the importance of regional differences in China's history, this text details the social, economic and political conditions of the central highlands at the end of the 19th century, and the early part of the 20th. Thus the nature and development of modern Chinese rural society is studied.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 

  • The Paradise Bank

    The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984

    By Edwin Green, Sara Kinsey

    The Mercantile Bank of India was one of a small band of British-managed banks which dominated Anglo-Eastern finance for most of the 20th century. Founded in London in 1893, the Mercantile inherited the business, branches, staff and even the distinctive cable address - Paradise, London - of its…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Gender, Nationalism, and Genocide in Bangladesh


    By Azra Rashid

    Women have a curious place in nationalism as they are subjected to violence, specific to their gender, both in the nationalist discourses and in the struggle to acquire nationhood. Because of this particular role ascribed to women within nationalism, we see that from the Holocaust to the rape camps…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China

    History Word by Word

    By Uffe Bergeton

    This book provides a conceptual history of the emergence of civilizational consciousness in early China. Focusing on how words are used in pre-Qín (before 221 BCE) texts to construct identities and negotiate relationships between a 'civilised self' and 'uncivilised others', it provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-18 
    Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-10 
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • The Far East and Australasia 2019

    50th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08 
    The Far East and Australasia

  • The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken offers a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change, including the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants Revolt and the Renaissance. This new edition includes a discussion on rural communities across Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 

  • Vietnam, Territoriality and the South China Sea

    Paracel and Spratly Islands

    By Hãn Nguyên Nguyễn Nhã

    Edited by Vinh-The Lam

    The conflict in the South China, especially the sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands, is of international interest and significance. Territorial claims from various countries impacts on maritime freedom and results in the exploitation of natural resources in either international waters or…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China and England

    The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image

    By Martin Powers

    This book examines egalitarian social ideals and institutions that arose in preindustrial China and England, and in the process, uncovers China’s forgotten role in the history of social justice debate and legislation during the eighteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of visual and documentary…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 

  • Dalits, Subalternity and Social Change in India

    Edited by Ashok Kumar Pankaj, Ajit Kumar Pandey

    The changing nature of caste and Dalits has become a topic of increasing interest in India. This book analyses Dalits, subalternity and social change in India. It argues that subalternity and exclusion deal with the problem of marginality and emphasizes to treat them as integrated one.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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