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  1. Tourism in Pacific Islands

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Stephen Pratt, David Harrison

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Pacific Island Countries have been shown to be especially vulnerable to such external influences as natural disasters, political unrest and downturns in the global economy and their tourism industries have been notably affected. In particular, they typically have a narrow resource base and a...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance

    By Dongshin Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century—which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China’s last monarchy. The examples show that during this...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Queer Victorian Families

    Curious Relations in Literature

    Edited by Duc Dau, Shale Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Conflict and Cooperation in Sino-US Relations

    Change and Continuity, Causes and Cures

    Edited by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Simon Shen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Numerous crosswinds are buffeting the more than 40-year-old People's Republic of China--American relationship, yet only once since Nixon’s historic trip to China in 1972 has a major conflagration seemed a real possibility. Anchoring the relationship throughout multiple storms are the two countries’...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. New Black Man

    Tenth Anniversary Edition

    By Mark Anthony Neal

    Ten years ago, Mark Anthony Neal’s New Black Man put forth a revolutionary model of Black masculinity for the twenty-first century—one that moved beyond patriarchy to embrace feminism and combat homophobia. Now, Neal’s book is more vital than ever, urging us to imagine a New Black Man whose...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border

    Karafuto / Sakhalin

    Edited by Svetlana Paichadze, Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, its Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. Then in the wake of the...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Identity and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob, Murad Ismayilov

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    The multicultural region of Central Eurasia is living through its early post-independence years and as such serves as an ideal case to study and analyse theories of identity and foreign policy in a non-European context. Looking to re-introduce identity as a multidimensional factor informing state...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Effects of the Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis

    Differentiated Integration between the Centre and the New Peripheries of the EU

    Edited by Christian Schweiger, Jose Magone

    The book analyses the emerging centre-periphery divisions within the European Union which result from the unprecedented conditions created by the 2008-09 global financial crisis and the subsequent Eurozone sovereign debt crisis. The multiple layers of policy coordination which emerged in response...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge