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Major Works: Asian Studies

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 534 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. 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.

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  1. Imperial Japan

    1926-1938

    By A Morgan Young

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years, the author collected in this volume the most significant current events for discussion. They include the financial crisis of 1927, hostilities with China and in particular Manchuria, Japan’s booming manufacturing industry, Japanese nationalism,...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. War and Diplomacy in the Japanese Empire

    By Tatsuji Takeuchi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The author had access to many Japanese texts and private documents dealing with undercurrents of diplomacy and with constitutional history; he also had the advantage of knowing the Japanese attitude towards life and politics, the terrific force of Japan’s traditions as they are brought to bear on...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Social Psychology of Modern Japan

    By Munesuke Mita

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This study reveals the complex combination of cultural particularity and modern universality that underlies the reality of contemporary Japan. The work uses sources such as popular works of art, song, best-selling books and the advice columns of newspapers to draw a striking portrait of the...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Language and Popular Culture in Japan

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When this book was originally published it was the first work of its kind to examine the way in which language is used to express the ‘myth’ of advertising slogans and other popular cultural forms. By making use of general theories from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, media studies...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Whaling?

    End of an Era

    By Arne Kalland, Brian Moeran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This book gives a social anthropological account of whaling culture in Japan. When originally published this was the first comprehensive account in English of the history of Japanese whaling, showing how it has given rise to a particular culture. The volume discusses what happens when that culture...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Foreign Policies

    By A M Pooley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume draws together material from The Japan Chronicle, The Japan Gazette and the China Treaty Port foreign papers, all of which are of great historical value. The Japan and China Treaty Port foreign papers frequently contain important articles translated from the vernacular press. These...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Japanese Discovery of Europe, 1720 - 1830

    By Donald Keene

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Originally published in 1952, this account of the growth and uses of Western learning in Japan has been enlarged by two new chapters that extend the story from 1798 to 1830. The author has incorporated the results of recent research by scholars in Japan and the West and made corrections in the text...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Populist Nationalism in Pre-War Japan

    A Biography of Nakano Seigo

    By Leslie R Oates

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Nakano has received very little attention in works in English on the relevant period, as his approaches to effective power were limited while his career also lacks the violent drama associated with movements resorting to terrorism. Even in Japan he has not been made the subject of much academic...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Ochikubo Monogatari or The Tale of the Lady Ochikubo

    A Tenth Century Japanese Novel

    Edited by Wilfrid Whitehouse

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Tale of the Lady Ochikubo dates from the last quarter of the tenth century. It is therefore one of the earliest of that long line of monogatari which are a special part of Japanese literature from the Heian Era. Ochikubo is the first novel: here for the first time is a vivid and realistic...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Arab Gulf States and Japan

    Edited by Walid Sharif

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    During the 1970s and ‘80s economic relations between the Arab Gulf States and Japan grew enormously. Approximately 65% of Japan’s oil requirements were met from Arab Gulf resources. However, although Japanese imports of Arab oil comprise the major component of trade, Arab imports of Japanese goods...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Japanese Cinema
    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  2. Sawanih
    By Pourjavady
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  3. India
    By Loti
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  4. Foraging and Farming: The Evolution of Plant Exploitation
    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  5. Bollywood
    Edited by Rachel Dwyer
    To Be Published March 14th 2015

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