Textbooks: Area Studies

  • Economics of the European Union book cover

    Economics of the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Valerio Lintner

    The aim of this book is to introduce readers to the economics of integration and of the European Union. Its approach is rigorous but at the same time accessible to non-specialists. Only a basic background knowledge of economics is assumed, and this is built on in the chapters to enable the reader…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Hinduism: The Basics book cover

    Hinduism: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

    Hinduism: The Basics introduces the rich diversity of the complex of Hindu traditions by exploring key elements such as: religious practices such as pilgrimage, meditation and life cycle rituals; the organisation of Hindu society into castes and related social justice issues; the spread of Hinduism…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Revolution and its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History book cover

    Revolution and its Past

    Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History, 4th Edition

    By R. Keith Schoppa

    Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018. A fascinating and dramatic narrative, it compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath book cover

    The Soviet Colossus

    History and Aftermath, 8th Edition

    By Michael G. Kort

    The Soviet Colossus revisits the turning points in Russia’s modern history, from the fall of the tsarist regime to the establishment of the Bolshevik dictatorship and Stalinist totalitarianism; the reforms and counter-reforms of Khrushchev and Brezhnev to the reform program of Mikhail Gorbachev and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge

  • Italian Democracy: How it Works book cover

    Italian Democracy

    How it Works, 1st Edition

    By Gianfranco Pasquino

    This textbook, from one of Italy’s most eminent scholars, provides broad coverage and critique of Italian politics and society. Providing the readers with the knowledge necessary to understand the working of the Italian political system, it also offers answers to some of the most important…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of West Africa book cover

    A History of West Africa

    1st Edition

    By Akanmu Adebayo

    This textbook provides students with a comprehensive and engaging narrative of the history of West Africa from the earliest times to the present. Based on several decades of research and teaching on Africa, the book exposes students and readers to a more balanced history of West Africa. The content…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • A History of Asia book cover

    A History of Asia

    8th Edition

    By Rhoads Murphey

    A History of Asia is the only textbook to provide a historical overview of the whole of this region, encompassing India, China, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia. Engaging and lively, it chronicles the complex political, social and intellectual histories of the area from prehistory to the present day…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Finance for Non-Finance People book cover

    Finance for Non-Finance People

    2nd Edition

    By Sandeep Goel

    Finance is key to every business organisation as well as outside. This book makes sense of the finance world from a non-finance perspective. It introduces, explains and demystifies essential ideas of business finance to those who do not have financial background or training. Lucid, accessible yet…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding European Union Law book cover

    Understanding European Union Law

    7th Edition

    By Karen Davies

    Understanding European Union Law is both an ideal introduction for students new to EU law and an essential addition to revision for the more accomplished. It is also indispensable reading for students on business studies courses. Fully revised and updated, this seventh edition continues to look at…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages book cover

    Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Moseley

    The Encyclopedia of the World’s Endangered Languages presents expert analysis of the current language policy situation in every multilingual country and on every continent, detailed descriptions of little-known languages from all over the world, and clear alphabetical entries, region by region, of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

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