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  1. Imperial Japan and National Identities in Asia, 1895-1945

    Edited by Robert Cribb, Narangoa Li

    Between 1895 and 1945, Japan was heavily engaged in other parts of Asia, first in neighbouring Korea and northeast Asia, later in southern China and Southeast Asia. During this period Japanese ideas on the nature of national identities in Asia changed dramatically. At first Japan discounted the...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus

    By J. F. Baddeley

    Reprint of Baddeley's classic and rare account of the resistance of the North Caucasians under Shamil against the expansion of Tsarist Russia, with a new introduction by Moshe Gammer. Highly relevant to recent developments in the region....

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Heart of Asia

    A History of Russian Turkestan and the Central Asian Khanates from the Earliest Times

    By Edward Denison Ross, Frances Henry Skrine

    Originally published in 1899, The Heart of Asia is a definitive history of Central Asia from pre-history to the contemporary machinations of the Russian empire. The book is valuable not only because of the quality of the historical work on the early period, but also because of the unique picture...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Limits of British Colonial Control in South Asia

    Spaces of Disorder in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Ashwini Tambe, Harald Fischer Tiné

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book assesses British colonialism in South Asia in a transnational light, with the Indian Ocean region as its ambit, and with a focus on ‘subaltern’ groups and actors. It breaks new ground by combining new strands of research on colonial history. Thinking about colonialism in dynamic terms,...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Medicine in Early Communist China, 1945-1963

    A Medicine of Revolution

    By Kim Taylor

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    Using original sources, this significant text looks at the transformation of Chinese medicine from a marginal, side-lined medical practice of the early twentieth century, to an essential and high-profile part of the national health-care system under the Chinese Communist Party. The political,...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. An Account of Tibet

    The Travels of Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, S.J. 1712- 1727

    Edited by Filippo De Filippi

    First published in 1932.As well as an extensive introduction, this edition contains notes to all four books, a bibliographical index, a general index and an index of Tibetan words. The introduction is particularly valuable in that it sets the importance of Desideri's mission in the general context...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. China's Industrial Policies and the Global Business Revolution

    The Case of the Domestic Appliance Industry

    By Ling Liu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    As China has blended market reforms with comprehensive industrial policies, most research has focused on the national government's strategies for economic growth. However, one of the unique characteristics of industrial policy in China is that it involves government intervention at all levels,...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Tôkaidô Road

    Travelling and Representation in Edo and Meiji Japan

    By Jilly Traganou

    The Tôkaidô Road offers a comparative study of the Tôkaidô road's representations during the Edo (1600-1868) and Meiji (1868-1912) eras. Throughout the Edo era, the Tôkaidô highway was the most important route of Japan and transportation was confined to foot travel. In 1889, the Tôkaidô Railway was...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Japanese Science

    From the Inside

    By Samuel Coleman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This new ethnographic study looks of Japan's scientists looks firsthand at career structures and organizational issues that have hampered the advancement of scientists and scientific research in Japan. It provides analysis of the problem of career mobility in science, the status quo in university...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Knowledge in Central Asia

    Science between Marx and the Market

    By Sarah Amsler

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Through careful historical and ethnographic research and extensive use of local scholarly works, this book provides a persuasive and careful analysis of the production of knowledge in Central Asia. The author demonstrates that classical theories of science and society are inadequate for...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge