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  1. Classical Civilizations of South-East Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Braginsky

    With particular emphasis on history, religion, literature and arts, this collection provides a multifaceted and representative picture of the classical civilizations of South-East Asia which will be of interest for comparative and cross-disciplinary studies in this field, as well as providing a...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. National Identities in Pakistan

    The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction

    By Cara Cilano

    In 1971, a war which took place in Pakistan that resulted in the establishment of two separate countries; East Pakistan became Bangladesh, leaving the remaining four western provinces to comprise a truncated Pakistan. This book examines how literature by those who remained Pakistanis acts as a...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Life of Alimqul

    A Native Chronicle of Nineteenth Century Central Asia

    By Timur Beisembiev

    This work studies a narrative devoted to the history of the Kokand Khanate, a state that played a great role in Central Asian history in the 18th and 19th centuries, controlling territory equal to continental western Europe, until it was conquered by the Russian Empire in 1876. This unique...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ismaili Hymns from South Asia

    An Introduction to the Ginans

    By Zawahir Moir, Christopher Shackle

    The Aga Khans have long played a prominent part on the international stage, but much less tends to be understood about the most important group of their followers, the Khoja Ismailis of South Asia, who are now also settled in many other parts of the world. Even less is generally known about the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Contested Belonging

    An Indigenous People's Struggle for Forest and Identity in Sub-Himalayan Bengal

    By B. G. Karlsson

    Deals with the modern predicament of the Rabha (or Kocha) people, one of India;s indigenous peoples, traditionally practising shifting cultivation in the jungle tracts situated where the Himalayan mountains meet the plains of Bengal. When the area came under British rule and was converted into tea...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. New Millennium South Korea

    Neoliberal Capitalism and Transnational Movements

    Edited by Jesook Song

    Despite the common held belief that Asian nations have displayed anti-market tendencies of under-consumption and export-oriented trade since the Asian financial crisis, in the 10 years since the crisis, South Korea has bucked this trend accruing a higher debt rate than the US. This groundbreaking...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Pilgrimage in Tibet

    By Alex McKay

    The Western image of Tibet as a sacred land is in many ways a mythical construction. But the Tibetans themselves have traditionally mapped out their land in terms of areas of sacred space, and pilgrimage, ensuring a high degree of mobility within all classes of Tibetan society. Pilgrims travelled...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Tibetan Historical Literature

    By A.I. Vostrikov

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Indian Theatre

    Theatre of Origin, Theatre of Freedom

    By Ralph Yarrow

    This book sets out from the question: why have so many western theatre workers come to India and what were they looking for? What is it that seemed to be lacking in western performance and understanding of the nature and function of theatre? Locating Indian theatre as a major site of reappraisal...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    By Meghann Ormond

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cities in South Asia
    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography
    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian Hayes
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  3. Asian Cinema and the Use of Space: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim
    To Be Published May 19th 2015
  4. Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia
    Edited by Jo Caust
    To Be Published May 21st 2015
  5. Twenty-First Century Bollywood
    By Ajay Gehlawat
    To Be Published May 22nd 2015

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