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  1. China, East Asia and the Global Economy

    Regional and Historical Perspectives

    By Takeshi Hamashita

    Edited by Mark Selden, Linda Grove

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

    Takeshi Hamashita, arguably Asia's premier historian of the longue durée, has been instrumental in opening a new field of inquiry in Chinese, East Asian and world historical research. Engaging modernization, Marxist and world system approaches, his wide-ranging redefinition of the evolving...

    Published June 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Economic Cooperation between Singapore and India

    An Alliance in the Making?

    By Faizal bin Yahya

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asian interregional economic cooperation has assumed greater prominence with the rise of Asia’s two giant economies of China and India. The economic liberalization of China’s economy in 1979, followed by India in 1991, signalled the presence of business opportunities to foreign investors -...

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge

  3. George Nathaniel Curzon: Collected Writings

    Collection 1: Asian Travels

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    George Nathaniel Curzon was a man of considerable intellect and ambition, combined with a degree of energy and application which were all the more remarkable given that he suffered throughout his life from a spinal deformity which gave him continuous pain and often incapacitated him. His...

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Indian Politics and Society since Independence

    Events, Processes and Ideology

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Focusing on politics and society in India, this book explores new areas enmeshed in the complex social, economic and political processes in the country. Linking the structural characteristics with the broader sociological context, the book emphasizes the strong influence of sociological issues on...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Ethics of Aesthetics in Japanese Cinema and Literature

    Polygraphic Desire

    By Nina Cornyetz

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This is an innovative, scholarly and original study of the ethics of modern Japanese aesthetics from the 1930s, through the Second World War and into the post-war period. Nina Cornyetz embarks on new and unprecedented readings of some of the most significant literary and film texts of the Japanese...

    Published April 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

    By Haiping Yan

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist...

    Published April 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Israel at the Polls 2006

    Edited by Shmeul Sandler, Manfred Gerstenfeld, Jonathan Rynhold

    The 2006 elections constitute a major redrawing of the political map in Israel due to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s exit from the Likud party and his creation of a new centre party, Kadima. Following Israel’s unilateral withdrawal from Gaza, Sharon formed Kadima taking many former Likud MKs, and...

    Published April 8th 2008 by Routledge

  9. medi@sia

    Global Media/tion In and Out of Context

    By T.J.M. Holden, Timothy J. Scrase

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    This new inter-disciplinary book is the first comparative, case-based analysis of media panoply in (and out of) Asia today. Examining what the authors call the "media/tion equation", the contributors demonstrate the multiple links between media, society and culture, and advance...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia

    The Korean Experience

    Edited by Gi-Wook Shin, Soon-Won Park, Daqing Yang

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Despite witnessing phenomenal economic growth and the spread of democratization in recent decades, as well as impressive intra-regional exchanges and interactions in the economic and cultural spheres, the Northeast Asian region still experience wounds from past wrongs that were committed in times...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge