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Major Works: Forthcoming Asian Studies

You are currently browsing 1–8 of 8 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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. Japanese Cinema

    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Japanese cinema is historically one of the world’s most important national film industries and one that continues to have a significant global influence. From the Golden Age of the 1930s and the 1950s art-house success of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu to the 1960s New Wave of Imamura and Oshima and...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. China's Macroeconomic Policy

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    China's Macroeconomic Policy compiles 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...

    To Be Published April 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language, Politics and Diversity in China CC 4V

    Edited by Fengyuan Ji

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Tourism in Asia CC 4V

    Edited by David Harrison, Alan A. Lew, Victor King

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

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