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  1. One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reassessing Orientalism

    Interlocking Orientologies during the Cold War

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Artemy M. Kalinovsky

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Asian and Pacific Cities

    Development Patterns

    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1958. This volume translates and places in the appropriate historical context a number of private documents, such as diaries, autobiographies and confessions, which explain what the Opium War felt like on the Chinese side....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Akbar and the Jesuits

    An Account of the Jesuit Missions to the Court of Akbar

    By Father Pierre du Jarric Jarric

    First published in 1926.'These documents are full of intimate interest' Times Literary Supplement'A serious and intensely interesting piece of work' The GuardianThe Jesuit missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans to find their way into the Mogul empire in the sixteenth century. Spending...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The First Englishmen in India

    Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans written by themselves

    Edited by J. Courtenay Locke

    First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the beginnings of the British Indian Empire can be seen, arising out of the trading operations of the East India Company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Diary of Henry Teonge

    Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak 1675-1679

    Edited by G. E Manwaring

    First published in 1927. 'This diary is history' The ObserverThis is the first complete published edition of Teonge's Diary. The edition of 1825, besides omitting several passages, contained many faulty transcriptions which have now been corrected for this edition. An intensely human document,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andrada

    Edited by C. R. Boxer

    First published in 1930. 'The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' SpectatorThis is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneo

    By Captain Basil Hall

    First published in 1931.'Hall is the ideal travel-writer. He never wearies his readers, but makes them love him.' Times Literary SupplementBasil Hall's Fragments of Voyages and Travels originally appeared in nine volumes. Miscellaneous in their topics, and arranged without any order the volumes...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge