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Major Works: Forthcoming Asian Studies

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 10 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

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  1. The Fall of Singapore 1942

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    Singapore fell to the Japanese on 15 September 1942, but in 1941 Europeans on the island felt still untouched by war, lulled into security by the belief that Singapore was impregnable from the sea. However, the Planning Chief of Imperial Army Headquarters in Tokyo had realised a successful invasion...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. New Guinea 1942-44

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    Drawing on material that had only just been released when this book was originally published in 1981, this book provides a graphic account of the war which, to all intents and purposes, was fought on Australian soil against Australian people – a war which came to the very door of Australia itself....

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Darwin 1942

    Australia's Darkest Hour

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    On 19 February 1942 the Japanese air force bombed Darwin. Whilst this fact is well known, very few people know exactly what happened. Timothy Hall was the first writer to be given acess to all the official reports of the time and as a result he has been able to reveal exactly what happened on that...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Xiyi Huang

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Entrepreneurship is recognised as an integral element of economic advancement and social force. With socio-political transformation within China in the past three decades, integration of China’s economy into the global market, and the wide spreading of Chinese businesses to other parts of the world...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics and International Relations of Modern Korea

    Understanding the Politics and Economics of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic Peoples' Republic of Korea (DPRK)

    Edited by John Swenson-Wright

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    As the locus of Great Power rivalry in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the battleground for the first ‘hot’ conflict of the early Cold War, and—in the case of the contemporary challenge of a nuclear North Korea—one of the most potentially destabilizing threats to regional security,...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Silk Roads

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The areas covering the Silk Roads, the ancient and modern roads from China to the West, including the region of modern Xinjiang, have an enduring and most diverse history. The impact that the political, cultural, and economic exchange on the Silk Roads had on the world cannot be overestimated; this...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Financial Regulation in China CC 4V

    Edited by Jing Bian

    Series: Critical Concepts in Finance

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Imperialism and China 1800-1945 CC 4V

    Edited by Ralph Huenemann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The history of imperialism in China is a complex, contentious history. In modern times, China’s experience with imperialism has entailed two parallel stories during the 19th and 20th centuries—stories that are different in their geographic location, in their motivations, and in their outcomes. The...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Religion in Contemporary China CC 4V

    Edited by Xinzhong Yao

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

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