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Major Works: Asian Studies

You are currently browsing 41–50 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.

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  1. The Tale of Genji

    Edited by Richard H. Okada

    The monumental Japanese fictional narrative known as The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari) appeared during the first decade or so of the eleventh century, CE. This vast narrative—which spans three-quarters of a century, and is made up of fifty-four chapters and 795 poems—has been attributed to a...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Imperial Japan and the World, 1931-1945

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The transformation of Japan in the years between 1931 and 1945 into an expansionist and potentially hegemonic power that threatened the stability of the international order in East Asia is a topic that is central to any understanding of the region’s history in the twentieth century. This new...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. RLE: Japan Mini-Set E: Sociology & Anthropology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set E: Sociology & Anthropology re-issues 10 volumes originally published between 1931 and 1995 and covers topics such as japanese whaling, marriage in japan, and the japanese health care system. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. RLE: Japan Mini-Set E: Sociology & Anthropology

    By Various

    Mini-set E: Sociology & Anthropology re-issues 10 volumes originally published between 1931 and 1995 and covers topics such as japanese whaling, marriage in japan, and the japanese health care system. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. RLE: Japan

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Routledge Library Editions: Japan will re-issue works originally published between 1890 and 2005. Volumes will be available to purchase individually, or as sub-disciplinary mini-sets focussing on economics and japanese business as well as the history, politics, sociology, literature, linguistics,...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. RLE: Japan Mini-Set F: Philosophy & Religion (4 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set F: Philosophy & Religion re-issues 4 volumes originally published between 1926 and 1967. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (customers in the UK, Europe and Rest of World)...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Participation in British Industry

    By John Dunning

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japanese participation in British industry has increased greatly in recent years. While the new investment is welcomed for the jobs it helps create and the injection of new technology and managerial techniques, many people are fearful lest this increased participation should lead to loss of control...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Foreign Competition in Japan

    Human Resource Strategies

    By Robert J Ballon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese market is an attractive and challenging one. It is essential for foreign companies wanting to establish a growing presence to build operations which are suited to the Japanese. This book focuses on three particular areas: the labour market, the workplace and the market-place. The...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Industrial Training and Technological Innovation

    A Comparative and Historical Study

    Edited by Howard F Gospel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Taking an international and comparative perspective, this book focuses on the relationship between industrial training and technological change in three major global economies – the UK, USA and Japan. The contributors, an international group of leading researchers, look at the origins and...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. A History of Japan

    By Hisho Saito

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume presents the Japanese version of the history of Japan from its origins, through the subjection of Korea, the introduction of Chinese culture, rebellion in Korea, Buddhism, Taika reforms, Ainu insurrection, the founding of Kyoto as the capital, the power of Fujiwara, the founding of the...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge