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Major Works: Asian Politics

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 55 new and published major works in the subject of Asian Politics — 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. Politics of Modern Taiwan

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    This new Routledge Major Work is a four-volume collection which gathers the best and most influential research on the contemporary politics of Taiwan. Although the collected materials are in English, they include contributions from leading Taiwan experts in Europe, the United States, Japan, and...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense, as scholars and commentators continue to analyze his thinking and the history of the movement for clues about the Chinese model and its supposedly unique features. The debate about Mao’s career and influence is now...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Southeast Asian Development

    Edited by Jonathan Rigg

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    The eleven countries that make up the Southeast Asian region provide a rich and diverse context in which to view the development process and experience. The region spans different cultural contexts, colonial experiences, and economic experiments, and is home to some of the world’s most successful...

    Published October 9th 2007 by Routledge

  4. I. Islam

    This comprehensive set includes thorough examinations of the Qurán in Wherry's essential four volume commentary. There is also an excellent overview of Islam by the well known scholar Edward Sell, The Faith of Islam which examines the history of Islam, the different forms of Islam and...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. A. Africa

    This set provides a fascinating insight into the early study of African languages and religion. Robert Needham Cust's encyclopedic Sketch of Modern Languages of Africa divides languages into sub-groups and examines the characteristics of each language; his studies include the Bantu family, the...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  6. B. Ancient Near East

    This six-volume set incorporates early contributions to the understanding of the history, religion and languages of the Ancient Near East. Tiele's Comparative History of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian Religions, translated from the Dutch, examines literature and religion from Ancient Egypt to the...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. C. Arabic History and Culture

    Reprinted here is a selection of classic works - Campbell's study on Arabian medicine and its influence on medieval Europe; Bukhsh's papers which deal with Indian and Islamic questions of enduring value; and three of O'Leary's studies which provide a trove of knowledge for those interested in...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  8. D. Buddhism

    Brings together a broad spectrum of research and translations from Chinese, Burmese, Tibetan and Pali Buddhist sources. Includes collected folklore and early studies on the life of the Buddha; Dutt's prize-winning investigation of Buddhist monks in ancient India; Beal's insightful travel-log...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. E. China

    An eclectic range of material including Bretschneider's important research into Chinese sources regarding the medieval history and geography of Western and Central Asia; Faber's translation of Mencius with editorial notes revealing a missionary perspective on Chinese religions; Balfour's colourful...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. G. India: Language and Literature

    This set illustrates the diversity of Indian language and literature, incorporating translations and discussions of Indian poetry, dramas and proverbs. Albrecht Weber's foundational study, The History of Indian Literature includes analyses of writings from the Sanskrit, Buddhist and Vedic periods....

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge