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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    This 7-volume set reissues a range of classic out-of-print texts that cover a host of issues that have contributed to the development of modern East and South East Asia. With titles covering economics, politics, history, anthropology and security, this set provides the researcher with an essential...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Yukiko Miyagi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries...

    Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Armenians

    Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

    By Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

    A comprehensive introduction to the historical forces and recent social and political developments that have shaped today's Armenian people. With contributions from leading Armenian, American and European specialists, the book focuses on identity formation, exploring how the Armenians' perceptions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Muslims and Missionaries in Pre-Mutiny India

    By Avril Ann Powell

    Focuses on the period leading up to the Indian Mutiny of 1857....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Criminal Prosperity

    Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering and Financial Crisis after the Cold War

    By Guilhem Fabre

    Drug trafficking is the most visible part of the profits of organized crime, which have grown considerably since the end of the cold war. The mirror of history shows us the impact of the drug trade in the colonization of Asia. The post cold war geopolitical context reproduces elements of the past,...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Triads as Business

    By Yiu-kong Chu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    There is no doubt that the triads have become recognized as a sophisticated and international criminal force and, following the handover of Hong Kong to China, there have been increasing fears that their influence will spread to the West through emigration. This book investigates the reality behind...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Families in Asia

    Edited by Stella R. Quah

    Research on the family has expanded considerably across Asia but studies tend to be fragmented, focusing on narrow issues within limited areas (cities, towns, small communities) and may not be accessible to international readers. These limitations make it difficult for researchers, students, policy...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Series: Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities....

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. East Asia Beyond the History Wars

    Confronting the Ghosts of Violence

    By Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Morris Low, Leonid Petrov, Timothy Y. Tsu

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    East Asia is now the world’s economic powerhouse, but ghosts of history continue to trouble relations between the key countries of the region, particularly between Japan, China and the two Koreas. Unhappy legacies of Japan’s military expansion in pre-war Asia prompt on-going calls for apologies,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Online@AsiaPacific

    Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia–Pacific

    By Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    Media across the Asia-Pacific region are at once social, locative and mobile. Social in that these media facilitate public and interpersonal interaction, locative in that this social communication is geographically placed, and mobile in so much as the media is ever-present. The Asia–Pacific region...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Visual Turn: South Asia Across the Disciplines
    Edited by Sandria Freitag
    To Be Published April 24th 2015
  2. Cities in South Asia
    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography
    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian Hayes
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  4. Twenty-First Century Bollywood
    By Ajay Gehlawat
    To Be Published May 14th 2015
  5. Asian Cinema and the Use of Space: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim
    To Be Published May 18th 2015

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