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  1. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Strong and the Weak in Japanese Literature

    Discrimination, Egalitarianism, Nationalism

    By Fuminobu Murakami

    This book uses texts from classical to modern Japanese literature to examine concepts of 'respect for the strong', as a notion of an evolutionary society, and 'sympathy for the weak', as a notion of a non-violent and changeless egalitarian society. The term strong refers not just to those...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield

    By Minjie Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the U.S. as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson, Leith Douglas Morton

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature provides a comprehensive overview of how we study Japanese literature today. Rather than taking a purely chronological approach to the content, the chapters survey the state of the field through a number of pressing issues and themes, examining...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Postmodernism and Contemporary Chinese Avant-Garde Fiction

    By Yongchun Cai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the work of a group of young avant garde fiction writers who made their rebellious appearance on the Chinese literary scene from the mid-1980s onwards. Exhibiting strategies of anti-mainstream, anti-paradigmatic discourse these writers debunked the traditional literary...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China

    Cartographies of Revolution

    By Enhua Zhang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the relationship between revolution, space, and culture in modern China by taking five spatially significant revolutionary events as case studies - the territorial dispute between Russia and the Qing dynasty in 1892, the Land Reform in the 1920s, the Long March (1934-36),...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema

    Globalization on Speed

    By David Leiwei Li

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book investigates major Chinese-language films from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong to unpack a hyper-compressed capitalist modernity with distinctive Chinese characteristics. As a dialogue between the film genre as a mediation of microscopic social life, and the narrative of economic...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam

    Edited by Jonathan D. London

    Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic but least understood countries, and interest in the country has surged in recent years. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam is a comprehensive resource that looks at the social, political, economic and cultural aspects of Vietnam today....

    To Be Published July 1st 2016 by Routledge

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