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  1. Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas

    The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia

    By Jeremy E. Taylor

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The Amoy-dialect film industry emerged in the 1950s, producing cheap, b-grade films in Hong Kong for direct export to the theatres of Manila Chinatown, southern Taiwan and Singapore. Films made in Amoy dialect - a dialect of Chinese - reflected a particular period in the history of the Chinese...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Muslim Architecture of South India

    The Sultanate of Ma'bar and the Traditions of Maritime Settlers on the Malabar and Coromandel Coasts (Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Goa)

    By Mehrdad Shokoohy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asia

    This book reinterprets the Muslim architecture and urban planning of South India, looking beyond the Deccan to the regions of Tamil Nadu and Kerala - the historic coasts of Coromandel and Malabar. For the first time a detailed survey of the Muslim monuments of the historic ports and towns...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History

    Edited by Norman G. Owen

    The study of the history of Southeast Asia is still growing, evolving, deepening and changing as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have added nuance to traditional topics such as Islam and nationalism, and created new ones, such as gender, globalization and the politics of...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Revivals Asian Studies Bundle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This bundle of 12 titles covers a wide spectrum of sub-disciplines from across the field of Asian Studies and with reference to a number of Asian countries. A comprehensive set, titles consider the diplomacy, foreign policy, history, geography and culture of South-Eastern and Central Asia, India...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War

    Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain

    By Michael Yahuda

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. An Economic History of Early Modern India

    By Tirthankar Roy

    The death of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1707 until the annexation of Maratha territories by the British East India Company in 1818 was a period of transition for the economy of India. This book focuses on these transitions, and shows how a study of this period of Indian history contributes to...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Women’s History and Local Community in Postwar Japan

    By Curtis Anderson Gayle

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    This timely look at a neglected corner of Japanese historiography spotlights the decade following the end of World War II, a time in which Japanese society was undergoing the transformation from imperial state to democratic nation. For certain working and middle-class women involved in...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Communist Indochina

    By R. B. Smith

    Edited by Beryl Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1929-30 to the end of the 1970s. It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina in 1940, and the subsequent relationship between the Japanese occupiers and the Vichy French...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Designing History in East Asian Textbooks

    Identity Politics and Transnational Aspirations

    Edited by Gotelind Müller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    This book analyses the efforts throughout East Asia to deploy education for purposes of political socialization, and in particular in order to shape notions of identity. The chapters also examine the trend of ‘common textbook initiatives’, which have recently emerged in East Asia with the aim of...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge