2012 Asian and Middle East Studies Catalogue

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Welcome to the first ever 2012 Asian and Middle East Studies Online Catalogue.

Within this catalogue you will be able to explore our extensive publishing programmes, research new forthcoming titles, search series and browse backlist titles.

Under our Major Works programme we have a diverse selection of series themed around the Asia Pacific, Central Asia, China, Japan, Korea and South Asia/South East-Asia. Spanning subject areas such as Business, Economics, Education, Law, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology to name but a few.

Our Routledge Library Editions programme offers you the chance to purchase multivolume collections on countries such as Japan, Iran and Egypt, religions like Islam and Buddhism and studies on the Arab Nation.

These sets can be purchased as collections or as individual volumes both in print and online as eBooks.

Finally through our Routledge Revivals programme we reissue 'out of print' books and timely reintroduce them into the modern world.

Discover essays on India, studies on feminism and socialism in China and read an analysis on Japanese life, thought, tourism and academic writing in Japan.

Routledge Reference recommends...

Here are our 'top five' choices to look out for this year!

  1. Asian American Literature

    Edited by David Leiwei Li

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseAmerican writers whose provenance lies in Asia have been producing and publishing work of interest and distinction for well over a century. However, in recent decades there has been an exponential growth in their output, and much Asian-American...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Cinema

    Edited by Chris Berry

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Chinese cinema is the only non-English language cinema to have a significant global presence. From multiplex blockbusters like Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to festival hits such as Jia Zhangke’s Still Life, Chinese cinema succeeds like no other foreign-language cinema. The...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Shakespearean Adaptations in East Asia

    A Critical Anthology of Shakespearean Plays in China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan

    Edited by Ryuta Minami

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse. The last decade has witnessed a rapid increase in serious research on ‘Shakespeare in Asia’, yet most readers of the many new monographs and journal articles on the subject have hitherto not enjoyed access to the plays discussed because they have not...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Works of Nicholas Tarling on Southeast Asia

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    The collection’s editor writes: Southeast Asian history and historiography would be greatly handicapped if the writings of Nicholas Tarling were removed from the increasingly expanding literature. The reading list has increased several folds since the early 1950s when Southeast Asian history was...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. China and Globalization

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    How China continues its integration with the global economy is one of today’s crucial questions, both for China’s own growth prospects and for the rest of the world contending with the still numerous developmental challenges of the world’s second-largest economy. In the first thirty years after it...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge