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Major Works: Asian Studies

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 610 new and published major works in the subject of Asian Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1958. This volume translates and places in the appropriate historical context a number of private documents, such as diaries, autobiographies and confessions, which explain what the Opium War felt like on the Chinese side....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Akbar and the Jesuits

    An Account of the Jesuit Missions to the Court of Akbar

    By Father Pierre du Jarric Jarric

    First published in 1926.'These documents are full of intimate interest' Times Literary Supplement'A serious and intensely interesting piece of work' The GuardianThe Jesuit missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans to find their way into the Mogul empire in the sixteenth century. Spending...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The First Englishmen in India

    Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans written by themselves

    Edited by J. Courtenay Locke

    First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the beginnings of the British Indian Empire can be seen, arising out of the trading operations of the East India Company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Diary of Henry Teonge

    Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak 1675-1679

    Edited by G. E Manwaring

    First published in 1927. 'This diary is history' The ObserverThis is the first complete published edition of Teonge's Diary. The edition of 1825, besides omitting several passages, contained many faulty transcriptions which have now been corrected for this edition. An intensely human document,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andrada

    Edited by C. R. Boxer

    First published in 1930. 'The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' SpectatorThis is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneo

    By Captain Basil Hall

    First published in 1931.'Hall is the ideal travel-writer. He never wearies his readers, but makes them love him.' Times Literary SupplementBasil Hall's Fragments of Voyages and Travels originally appeared in nine volumes. Miscellaneous in their topics, and arranged without any order the volumes...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Confucius and Confucianism

    By Richard Wilhelm

    First published in 1931. This re-issues the edition of 1972. This translation and Wilhelm's invaluable commentaries provide a concise and readable survey of Confucius, the man and his teachings. This volume translates The Life of Confucius from an ancient Chinese text, the Shih Chi, or The...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Five Letters 1519-1526

    By Hernando Cortés

    First published in 1928.'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando Cortés.' Times Literary Supplement.Cortés's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History and Literature

    By John Dowson

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Essays on the Sacred Language, Writings, and Religion of the Parsis

    By Martin Haug

    The author_s principal objective in publishing these essays was to present all the materials for impartial judgment of the scriptures and religion of the Parsis. Contents: Essay I. History of the Researches into the Sacred Writings and Religion of the Parsis; Essay II. Languages of the Parsi...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Bollywood
    Edited by Rachel Dwyer
    To Be Published March 19th 2015
  2. China's Macroeconomic Policy
    Edited by Linda Yueh
    To Be Published March 24th 2015
  3. Scented Garden
    By Stern
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  4. The Price of War: Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985
    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  5. Kingdom Of Georgia
    By Wardrop
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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