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Forthcoming Asian History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Asian Migrations

    Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia

    By Tony Fielding

    This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. A History of the New India

    Past and Present

    By Eugene F. Irschick

    Providing a different approach to the history of India than previously advocated, this textbook argues that there was constant interaction between peoples and cultures. This interactive, dialogic approach provides a clear understanding of how power and social relations operated in South Asia....

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    By Razak Abdullah

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Medical Marginality in South Asia

    Situating Subaltern Therapeutics

    Edited by David Hardiman, Projit Bihari Mukharji

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Examining the world of popular healing in South Asia, this book looks at the way that it is marginalised by the state and medical establishment while at the same time being very important in the everyday lives of the poor. It describes and analyses a world of ‘subaltern therapeutics’ that both...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mixed-Race and Modernity in Colonial India

    Changing Concepts of Hybridity Across Empires

    By Adrian Carton

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Focusing on Portuguese, British and French colonial spaces, this book traces changing concepts of mixed-race identity in early colonial India. Starting in the sixteenth century, it discusses how the emergence of race was always shaped by affiliations based on religion, class, national identity,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    By Anthony Cox

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Refugees and Borders in South Asia

    The Great Exodus of 1971

    By Antara Datta

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    The crisis in East Pakistan in 1971, which preceded the birth of Bangladesh, led to ten million refugees crossing the border into India. This book argues that this massive influx of refugees within a few short months changed ideas about citizenship and belonging in South Asia. The book looks at how...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of the Ottoman Empire

    Studies in the History of Turkey, thirteenth–fifteenth Centuries

    By Paul Wittek

    Edited by Colin Heywood

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Paul Wittek’s The Rise of the Ottoman Empire was first published by the Royal Asiatic Society in 1938 and has been out of print for more than a quarter of a century. The present reissue of the text also brings together translations of some of his other studies on Ottoman history; eight closely...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge