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Routledge publishes quality textbooks in a variety of disciplines and course subjects. We are committed to providing course materials to instructors and students that are both engaging and innovative. You can learn more about our textbooks by viewing our featured selections below in Central Asian, Russian & East European Studies. You can also browse textbooks in all subjects or check out our companion websites.

Recent Textbooks Articles

  1. 2014 Student Reference and Textbook Round Up

    Check out all of the Textbooks and Student Reference titles published in 2014 in Politics & International Relations, Military, Security & Strategic Studies and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies!

  2. Featured Title: Atlas of Islamic History

    The Atlas of Islamic History, by Peter Sluglett and Andrew Currie is due to publish in November. Providing an outline of Islamic history from the immediately pre-Islamic period until the early 1900s, this atlas uses the most up-to-date cartographic and innovative design techniques, to illuminate the history of Islam.

  3. copyright Japan Times

    Putting Japan into the spotlight for all the right reasons: Routledge author wins prize

    On Friday 28th June, author of the Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society Theodore Bestor was awarded a prize by the Cultural Affairs Agency for his 'efforts in cultural exchange and promotion of Japanese culture abroad'.

    Next week we are excited to announce that we'll be publishing the Handbook in paperback. Pre-order your copy now!

  4. New Title: Asia, the US and Extended Nuclear Deterrence

    'As China rises and America responds, questions of nuclear strategy will become increasingly central to their relationship, and the risks of nuclear rivalry and confrontation will grow. Andrew O'Neil's outstanding book provides vital insights into the central, and potentially very dangerous, role that nuclear weapons will play in shaping Asia's strategic future. It is lucid, authoritative, and very important to anyone trying to understanding where Asia is heading.'Hugh White, Professor of Strategic Studies, Australian National University

  5. The Routledge Atlas of Central Eurasian Affairs

    Available Now: The Routledge Atlas of Central Eurasian Affairs

    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.

  6. Understanding Central Asia

    Featured Title: ‘Understanding Central Asia’ by Sally N. Cummings

    Since Soviet collapse, the independent republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have faced tremendous political, economic and security challenges. Focusing on these five republics, this introductory textbook analyzes the contending understandings of the politics of the past, present and future transformations of Central Asia, including its role in the international security context.
     

  7. Featured Title: Understanding Counterinsurgency

    Understanding Counterinsurgency provides an introduction to contemporary counterinsurgency (COIN) operations. The contributors address the question 'Don’t we understand COIN by now?' by analyzing the roots of modern Western theory and practice, and in light of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.   

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