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  1. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Asia as Method in Education Studies

    A defiant research imagination

    Edited by Hongzhi Zhang, Philip Wing Keung Chan, Jane Kenway

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Unlearning and re-inventing the theoretical frameworks of Intercultural and Asian Studies is central to this book as it is to Chen Kuan-Hsing’s evocative Asia as Method; this book’s inspirational source. Chen insists that studies of Asia move beyond their paralysing fixation on the West as either a...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

    By Margaret Alston

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bangladesh is by no means a high emitter of carbon, but it is nevertheless one of the countries most critically affected. There is a significant risk of damage to lives and livelihoods due to climate change in the form of cyclones, flooding and storm surges, and slow-onset impacts such as droughts,...

    Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Aging Among Japanese American Immigrants

    Activating Ethnicity

    By Itsuko Kanamoto

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Aging is inevitable. Every individual experiences life's pathos of diminishing strength, flexibility, beauty, roles, relationships, and memory. On the other hand, aging is a group experience that differs from culture to culture. Especially in multicultural societies like the United States, aging...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The New US Strategy towards Asia

    Adapting to the American Pivot

    Edited by William T Tow, Douglas Stuart

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Barack Obama’s "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, economic, and diplomatic contexts, was launched with much fanfare in 2011. Implicit in the new strategy is both a focus on China – engagement with,...

    Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of Himalayan Studies

    Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

    By David Waterhouse

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from 1820 to 1843 during which time he wrote and published extensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and linguistics. Contributors from leading historians of Nepal and South Asia and from specialists in Buddhist studies, art...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Federalism in Asia

    India, Pakistan and Malaysia

    By Harihar Bhattacharyya

    This book analyzes the successes and failures of various federal measures adopted in India, Pakistan and Malaysia for the political accommodation of diversity. Bhattacharyya then assesses their comparative significance for other countries in Asia. In particular, he examines growing tensions between...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge