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  1. Technology and the Culture of Progress in Meiji Japan

    By David G. Wittner

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    In this book David Wittner situates Japan’s Meiji Era experience of technology transfer and industrial modernization within the realm of culture, politics, and symbolism, examining how nineteenth century beliefs in civilization and enlightenment influenced the process of technological choice....

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Railways and the Russo-Japanese War

    Transporting War

    By Felix Patrikeeff, Harry Shukman

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores the nexus between railways and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) - the first modern war, and one in which the railways played a key part. Felix Patrikeeff and Harry Shukman examine some of the key dimensions of the Russo-Japanese War, most notably how uncomfortably technological...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Conflict Management, Security and Intervention in East Asia

    Third-party Mediation in Regional Conflict

    Edited by Jacob Bercovitch, Kwei-Bo Huang, Chung-Chian Teng

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume examines the sources, manifestations and management of conflict in East Asia, which contains many of the world’s conflict flashpoints, such as the Korean Peninsula and the China-Taiwan Strait. In particular, the book will elaborate on the following themes: general and NGO...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia

    ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order, 2nd Edition

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This second edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia takes the excellent framework from Acharya's first edition and brings it up-to-date, looking at ASEAN's comprehensive and critical account of the evolution of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) norms and...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean

    The Seafarers of Kachchh

    By Edward Simpson

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Based on substantial ethnographic, textual and archival research, this interesting book offers a new perspective on the anthropology of the western Indian Ocean. Writing in a clear, engaging style, and covering an impressive range of theoretical terrain, Simpson critically explores the...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Regulation in Asia

    Pushing Back on Globalization

    Edited by John Gillespie, Randall Peerenboom

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Unlike much analysis about regulation in Asia which focuses on globalisation and the transplant effect, leaving domestic influence over commercial regulation under-researched and under-theorized, this book focuses on how local actors influence regulatory change. It explores the complex economic and...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Globalization and the Indian Economy

    Roadmap to a Convertible Rupee

    By Satyendra S. Nayak

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book examines the impact of globalization on the Indian economy, exploring the trade, investment and financial aspects of globalization, and also considering its implications for the balance of payments and currency exchange rate. The first part of the book deals with the evolution of the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Japan and China in the World Political Economy

    Edited by Saadia Pekkanen, Kellee Tsai

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Two powers in East Asia today stand to define the region's economic and commercial future: Japan, which rose in a spectacular industrial burst to become at present the world's second largest economy; and China, which is rapidly advancing towards a market economy under the watchful eye of the world....

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Corporate Identity

    By Peter Peverelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business

    This book represents the first study of economic restructuring in reform era China to apply the concepts of identity and corporate space; notions that have become increasingly relevant as foreign invested and Chinese ventures face complex operational and societal issues in the wake of...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. State Making in Asia

    Edited by Richard Boyd, Tak-Wing Ngo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Including contributions from an international team of leading experts, this volume examines state making from a uniquely Asian perspective and reveals some of the misunderstandings that arise when states and state making are judged solely on the basis of Western history. The contributors argue that...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge