Textbooks: Area Studies

  • It is Right to Rebel book cover

    It is Right to Rebel

    By Philippe Gavi, Jean-Paul Sartre, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968 and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates about…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • The History of Japanese Economic Development: Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence book cover

    The History of Japanese Economic Development

    Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence

    By Kenichi Ohno

    This is an easy-to-read book that explains how and why Japan industrialized rapidly. It traces historical development from the feudal Edo period to high income and technology in the current period. Catch-up industrialization is analyzed from a broad perspective including social, economic and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • American Civilization: An Introduction book cover

    American Civilization

    An Introduction, 7th Edition

    By David Mauk, John Oakland

    The hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and politics, to religion,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Politics in India: Structure, Process and Policy book cover

    Politics in India

    Structure, Process and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    This second edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947. It considers the progress that India has made in some of the most challenging…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy book cover

    Modern South Asia

    History, Culture, Political Economy, 4th Edition

    By Sugata Bose, Ayesha Jalal

    Drawing on the newest historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia provides challenging insights into the history of this fascinating region over the past three centuries. Jointly authored by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians, it offers a rare depth of historical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Presidents and Democracy in Latin America book cover

    Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

    Edited by Manuel Alcántara, Jean Blondel, Jean-Louis Thiébault

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Cold War in East Asia book cover

    The Cold War in East Asia

    By Xiaobing Li

    This textbook provides a survey of East Asia during the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. Focusing on the persistence and flexibility of its culture and tradition when confronted by the West and the US, this book investigates how they intermesh to establish the nations that have entered the modern world.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Leadership in North Korea: The Guerilla Dynasty book cover

    Politics and Leadership in North Korea

    The Guerilla Dynasty, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    Politics and Leadership in North Korea, now fully updated in this second edition, presents an accessible and comprehensive account of North Korea's political, economic and foreign policies since its creation in 1945. Moving away from media representations of North Korea as dangerously erratic and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding a Changing China: Key Issues for Business book cover

    Understanding a Changing China

    Key Issues for Business

    By Howard Davies, Matevz Raskovic

    As China becomes the world’s largest economy, so it becomes important to understand the key issues shaping the country’s business environment and the behaviour of Chinese businesspeople. This is difficult because those issues are contested. Is China growing at 3% or 8%? Is the Chinese consumer…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Energy Economics book cover

    Energy Economics

    By Peter M. Schwarz

    With interest in topics such as climate change, energy security, and alternative energy sources being at an all-time high, the effects of today's decisions now rest on the shoulders of future generations. There are no easy answers to our energy issues, so costs and benefits must be considered when…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Democratic Latin America book cover

    Democratic Latin America

    2nd Edition

    By Craig L. Arceneaux

    This much-expanded and updated second edition of Democratic Latin America takes an institutional approach to Latin American politics to discuss contemporary politics and to highlight how past politics have shaped current institutional designs. It draws explicit connections between certain political…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Politics Latin America book cover

    Politics Latin America

    3rd Edition

    By Gavin O'Toole

    Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with particular emphasis on the institutions and processes that exist to guarantee democracy and the forces that threaten to compromise it. Now in its third edition and fully revised…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

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