Central Asian, Russian & East European Studies News & Updates
Victory Day (9 May) marks Nazi Germany’s surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.
We have lots of books that look back on the post-war period, exploring everything from the Khrushchev "Thaw" in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the state of religion after the communist era, the position of rural women in society, the Soviet secret police, the changes in Russian Universities, and the Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of Oriental and Islamic studies. Why not browse our popular Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series here?
Enter today to win a copy of Post-Communist Poland by Ewa Ochman which published today! This is a fantastic book and the latest edition to the BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies.
All you need to do is email Gemma (Gemma.Walker@tandf.co.uk) with your name, address and telephone number and you will automatically be entered into our prize draw. The winner will be announced on our twitter page on the 8th May 2013 by 4pm GMT. Make sure you follow us @asian_studies to find out if you are the lucky winner.
We are currently looking for textbook proposals in the area of Asian History.
Routledge Asian Studies publish high quality research monographs, key textbooks, supplementary reading and reference works across all disciplines throughout humanities and social sciences, and covers all regions of Asia. We continue to actively commission books so please do get in touch with any ideas, questions or feedback you have.
Critical Concepts in Asian Studies from Routledge Major Works includes titles from across Asian studies, including subject areas such as Asian History, Asian Politics and Asian Culture.
Why not browse all the bestselling backlist titles in the series here?
Every year on March 8th people all over the world celebrate Women's Day (originally known as International Working Women's Day).
Why not take a look at our Routledge Research on Gender in Asia series?
Edited by Richard Sakwa, Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent, and published on behalf of BASEES (the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies), the primary aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality, research-level work by both new and established scholars, on all aspects of Russian, Soviet, post-Soviet and East European Studies.
'As China rises and America responds, questions of nuclear strategy will become increasingly central to their relationship, and the risks of nuclear rivalry and confrontation will grow. Andrew O'Neil's outstanding book provides vital insights into the central, and potentially very dangerous, role that nuclear weapons will play in shaping Asia's strategic future. It is lucid, authoritative, and very important to anyone trying to understanding where Asia is heading.' – Hugh White, Professor of Strategic Studies, Australian National University
In A question of faith: A new look at religion in post-1991 Russia, The Economist reviews Geraldine Fagan's Believing in Russia: Religious Policy after Communism. Read the review.
Based on intensive interviews that author Romit Dasgupta carried out with young male private sector employees in Japan, Re-Reading the Salaryman in Japan makes an important contribution to the study of masculinity and Japanese corporate culture. After having initially being launched at the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Biennial Conference, along with other titles in the Routledge/ASAA East Asia Series, the official launch of Re-Reading the Salaryman in Japan was held at The University of Western Australia, in Perth, Australia, on Monday 10 September 2012 in the University’s Institute of Advanced Studies.