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Major Works: Asian History

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 71 new and published major works in the subject of Asian History — 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 Chinese Overseas

    Routledge Library of Modern China

    Edited by Hong Liu

    With a population of more than thirty million, the Chinese living outside of the mainland, and in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan constitute an important force in the socio-economic transformation of modern China, and they have also played a significant role in the interactions between China and...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Routledge

  2. The Thailand-Burma Railway, 1942-1946

    Documents and Selected Writings

    Edited by PAUL KRATOSKA

    The construction of the railway between Thailand and Burma in the Second World War using forced labour and prisoners of war has been the subject of numerous memoirs, novels and the famous Hollywood film The Bridge over the River Kwai. Yet documentation and primary sources offering an account of the...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Chinese Overseas Vol 1

    Edited by Hong Liu

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Chinese Overseas Vol 2

    Edited by Hong Liu

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Chinese Overseas Vol 3

    Edited by Hong Liu

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Chinese Overseas Vol 4

    Edited by Hong Liu

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Don Juan of Persia

    A Shi'ah Catholic 1560-1604

    Edited by G. Le Strange

    First published in 1926. Don Juan was a Persian Moslem who became a Spanish Roman Catholic. His description of Persia and his account of the wars waged by the Persians during the sixteenth century considerably add to modern day knowledge of the history of the period. The book describes the Safavi...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  8. South East Asia

    Colonial History

    Edited by Paul H. Kratoska

    The six volumes that make up this set provide an overview of colonialism in South East Asia. The first volume deals with Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch Imperialism before 1800, the second with empire-building during the Nineteenth Century, and the third with the imperial heyday in the early...

    Published June 13th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Representing India

    Indian Culture and Imperial Control in Eighteenth-Century British Orientalist Discourse

    Edited by Michael Franklin

    Series: Colonial Encounters

    This set demonstrates the simultaneous appearance of colonialist and anti-imperialist rhetoric in the same text, highlighting the raw edge given to the transitional nature of the colonial project in this period. The texts:* represent central documents in the emergence of modern Indology*...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Triad Societies:Western Accounts 6 volumes

    By Kingsley Bolton

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia
    By Various
    To Be Published May 25th 2015
  2. The Silk Roads
    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst
    To Be Published November 14th 2015

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