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Major Works: Forthcoming Asian Studies

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 41 forthcoming major works in the subject of Asian Studies — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future 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.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Bollywood

    Edited by Rachel Dwyer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Serious research on Bollywood—perhaps the most well-known and vital aspect of contemporary Indian culture—has flourished in recent decades. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject’s large...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China's Macroeconomic Policy

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    China’s Macroeconomic Policy is a key collection of articles that showcase how economic policies have changed—and are changing still—in the world’s second largest economy, in a way that will affect the global economy. From exchange rates to fiscal policy, Chinese reforms have developed gradually to...

    To Be Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Taoism

    Edited by Russell Kirkland

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Among the world’s major religions, and as one of the five religions officially recognized in the People’s Republic of China, Taoism is undoubtedly the most incompletely known and most poorly understood. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Arabian Medicine and its Influence on the Middle Ages: Volume II

    By Donald Campbell

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

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Early Buddhist Monachism

    600 BC - 100 BC

    By Sukumar Dutt

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

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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,...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge