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  1. The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

    By Hidetoshi Hashimoto

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

    Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

    By H. J. van Mook

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

    Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Truth about China and Japan (Routledge Revivals)

    By Putnam Weale

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1921, aimed to present for the reader a glance into what the position was in Eastern Asia at the beginning of the twentieth century. This book will be of interest to student of history, politics and Asian Studies....

    Published April 12th 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. John Bullion's Empire

    Britain's Gold Problem and India Between the Wars

    By G. Balachandran

    Study of the impact of Britain's economic and financial crises on currency and monetary policy-making in India between the wars, analysing colonial policies during Anglo-US efforts to reconstruct the international financial system and Britain's struggle to restore the pre-eminence of sterling and...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Voices of East Asia

    Essential Readings from Antiquity to the Present

    By Margaret Childs, Nancy Hope

    Voices of East Asia provides significant yet accessible readings in translation chosen to stimulate interest in the long and rich cultural history of East Asia, the countries of China, Japan, and Korea. The readings range from ancient to modern, elite to popular, and include poetry, stories, essays...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s

    By Joshua Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Azeri Women in Transition

    Women in Soviet and Post-Soviet Azerbaijan

    By Dr Farideh Heyat Nfa

    This study of women and gender in a Muslim society draws on archival and literary sources as well as the life stories of women of different generations to offer a unique ethnographic and historical account of the lives of urban women in contemporary Azerbaijan. Focussing on a group of professional...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Christian Missions and the Enlightenment

    By Brian Stanley

    Addresses the nature of the influence of the European Enlightenment on the beliefs and practice of the Protestant missionaries who went to Asia and Africa from the mid-eighteenth century onwards, particularly British missions and the formative role of the Scottish Enlightenment on their thinking....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge