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Major Works: Asian History

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 73 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 13th 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 20th 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 11th 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 11th 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 11th 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 11th 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 21st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Akbar and the Jesuits

    An Account of the Jesuit Missions to the Court of Akbar

    By Father Pierre du Jarric Jarric

    First published in 1926.'These documents are full of intimate interest' Times Literary Supplement'A serious and intensely interesting piece of work' The GuardianThe Jesuit missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans to find their way into the Mogul empire in the sixteenth century. Spending...

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Five Letters 1519-1526

    By Hernando Cortés

    First published in 1928.'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando Cortés.' Times Literary Supplement.Cortés's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters,...

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2001 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Silk Roads
    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst
    To Be Published November 15th 2015

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