Textbooks: Area Studies

  • Basic Persian: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Basic Persian

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Saeed Yousef, Hayedeh Torabi

    This fully revised second edition of Basic Persian: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents twenty grammar units, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Psychology of Gender book cover

    Psychology of Gender

    6th Edition

    By Vicki S. Helgeson

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, Psychology of Gender reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives, including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health. Going far beyond discussions of biological sex and gender identity, the text…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Reading Russian Sources: A Student's Guide to Text and Visual Sources from Russian History book cover

    Reading Russian Sources

    A Student's Guide to Text and Visual Sources from Russian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Gilbert

    Reading Russian Sources is an accessible and comprehensive guide that introduces students to the wide range of sources that can be used to engage with Russian history from the early medieval to the late Soviet periods. Divided into two parts, the book begins by considering approaches that can be…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Understanding Central America: Global Forces and Political Change book cover

    Understanding Central America

    Global Forces and Political Change, 7th Edition

    By John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker

    In this seventh edition, John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, and Thomas W. Walker update a classic in the field which invites students to explore the histories, economies, and politics of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Covering the region's political and economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Chinese for Working Professionals: A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners book cover

    Chinese for Working Professionals

    A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners, 1st Edition

    By Yi Zhou, Haidan Wang

    Chinese for Working Professionals is for learners who intend to use Chinese in a multinational global workplace. It has eight thematic units focusing on developing learners’ transferrable skills in addition to expanding the cross-cultural competences required in a real-world work-place. Key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge

  • US Hegemony and the Americas: Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations book cover

    US Hegemony and the Americas

    Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    In this book, Arturo Santa-Cruz advances an understanding of power as a social relationship and applies it consistently to the economic realm in United States relations with other countries of the Western Hemisphere. Following the academic and popular debate on the ebb and flow of US hegemony, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule: 1516–1800 book cover

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule

    1516–1800, 2nd Edition

    By Jane Hathaway

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule assesses the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen between 1516 and 1800. Drawing attention to the important history of these regions, the book challenges outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    A History of the Near East

  • The Bro Code: The Fallout of Raising Boys to Objectify and Subordinate Women book cover

    The Bro Code

    The Fallout of Raising Boys to Objectify and Subordinate Women, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Keith

    The Bro Code shows that there are numerous sources in boys’ and men’s lives teach them to view women as less important than themselves and as sexual objects. These sources include fathers and other male family members, coaches, and a vast array of media that depict women as primarily having value…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Southeast Asia in the New International Era book cover

    Southeast Asia in the New International Era

    8th Edition

    By Robert Dayley

    This newly revised eighth edition of Southeast Asia in the New International Era provides readers with contemporary coverage of a vibrant region home to more than 650 million people, vast cultural diversity, and dynamic globalized markets. Sensitive to historical legacies and paying special…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region book cover

    Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Modern Russia: The Basics book cover

    Modern Russia: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte Alston

    Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The USA and Canada 2020 book cover

    The USA and Canada 2020

    22nd Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 21st edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration, …

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    USA and Canada

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