2012 Asian and Middle East Studies Catalogue

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Routledge Revivals

The aim of our Routledge Revivals programme is to reissue 'out of print' books and timely reintroduce them into the modern world.

To date, the programme includes titles by the likes of Sir Andrew Motion, Hermione Lee, Zygmunt Bauman, Karl Jaspers, Malcolm Bradbury, Simone Weil, Emile Durkheim, Charles Kindleberger and W. Arthur Lewis.

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  1. Myth of Japanese Uniqueness (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Dale

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The ‘nihonjinron’ is a body of writing and thought which constitutes a major and highly thought of academic industry in Japan. It analyses the Japanese identity and presupposes that the Japanese differ radically from other people in their make-up. It believes that their uniqueness is due to...

    Published June 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Gleams From Japan

    By S. Katsumata

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1937 this is a collection of articles written by the author under the pseudonym 'Waseda Eisaku' for the Japan Tourist Bureau's magazine over twenty five years. Intended to satisfy the intellectual curiosity of cultivated tourists from abroad by giving the insider's view of all&...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Iran under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dilip Hiro

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. Dilip Hiro describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Social Life of the Hebrews (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Day

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1901, this study of the social life of the Hebrews considers both the time of the judges and the time of the monarchy. Written in a popularly scientific style, designed to appeal to students of ancient Middle East and biblical history as well as the general reader, this work...

    Published June 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. An Essay on India (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Byron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1931, Robert Byron’s Essay on India evaluates the state of colonial rule in India and analyses the contemporary problems facing the country. Based upon Byron’s travelling experiences within India in 1929 as a correspondent for the Daily Express, the work explores political...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Feminism and Socialism in China (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elisabeth Croll

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, Feminism and Socialism in China explores the inter-relationship of feminism and socialism and the contribution of each towards the redefinition of the role and status of women in China. In her history of the women’s movement in China from the late nineteenth century onwards...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge