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  1. Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka

    Up-country Tamil Identity Politics

    By Daniel Bass

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Focusing on notions of diaspora, identity and agency, this book examines ethnicity in war-torn Sri Lanka. It highlights the historical development and negotiation of a new identification of Up-country Tamil amidst Sri Lanka’s violent ethnic politics. Over the past thirty years, Up-country (Indian...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Islands in Time

    Island Sociogeography and Mediterranean Prehistory

    By Mark Patton

    Islands in Time explores the ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. It considers the prehistory of the Mediterranean and offers an explanation of the effects of isolation on the development of human communities. Evidence is drawn from a broad range of Mediterranean...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Japanese Society

    4th Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    With the ever growing contact between Japan and the rest of the world comes an increasingly important need to understand a society that is fascinating but still often confusing to the outsider. In this brand new fourth edition of Understanding Japanese Society Joy Hendry brings the reader up to...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Atlas of Central Eurasian Affairs

    By Stanley D. Brunn, Stanley W. Toops, Richard Gilbreath

    Providing concisely written entries on the most important current issues in Central Asia and Eurasia, this atlas offers relevant background information on the region’s place in the contemporary political and economic world. Features include: Profiles of the constituent countries of Central Asia,...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Comte de Gobineau and Orientalism

    Selected Eastern Writings

    Edited by Geoffrey Nash, Daniel O'Donoghue

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Though known to specialists, Comte de Gobineau’s vital if idiosyncratic contribution to Orientalism has only been accessible to the English reader through secondary sources. Especially important for its portrayal of an esoteric Sufi sect like the Ahl-i Haqq, and its vivid narrative of the Babi...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Globalizing the Prehistory of Japan

    Language, genes and civilisation

    By Ann Kumar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    This iconoclastic work on the prehistory of Japan and of South East Asia challenges entrenched views on the origins of Japanese society and identity. The social changes that took place in Japan in the time-period when the Jomon culture was replaced by the Yayoi culture were of exceptional...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century

    An Inside Overview of Current Fundamental Changes and Problems

    Edited by Rien T. Segers

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Many people in the West portray Japan as being fixed in its ways, and unable to change, and consequently risking national decline and international loss of prestige. However, in fact, Japan is at present in a significant transition period, comparable to the Meiji Restoration of 1868 or the period...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia

    A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era

    By Pál Nyiri

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Since the late nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Chinese have moved to Russia and Eastern Europe. However, until now, very little research has been done about the initial migrants in the nineteenth century, the presence of the Chinese in Europe and Russia in the twentieth century...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The State in India after Liberalization

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Akhil Gupta, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book assesses the impact of liberalization on practices of government and relations between state and society. It is clear that liberalization as state policy has complex forms of regulation and deregulation inbuilt, and these policies have resulted in dramatic increases in productivity and...

    Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Strategy and Politics in the Middle East, 1954-1960

    Defending the Northern Tier

    By Michael Cohen

    The period covered by this book witnessed a significant change in Allied strategy for the Middle East. Its focus switched from Egypt to the states of the so-called northern tier of the Middle East: Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Pakistan. This book reveals the extent to which the UK clung on to great-power...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge