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- BRILL 2004; US$ 252.00
This work deals with a phenomenon of increasing global significance, the South Asian diaspora. The case studies explore and analyze the social, religious and cultural reality of people in the diaspora belonging to Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism. more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 31.95
An innovative remapping of empire, Imperial Connections offers a broad-ranging view of the workings of the British Empire in the period when the India of the Raj stood at the center of a newly globalized system of trade, investment, and migration. Thomas R. Metcalf argues that India itself became a nexus of imperial power that made possible British... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 84.00
This ambitious work explores the vexed connections among nation building, ethnic identity, and regional conflict by focusing on a specific event: Indian political and military intervention in the ethnic conflict between the Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka. Postcolonial Insecurities counters the perception of ?ethnicity? as an inferior and subversive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
The dramatic surge in regional integration schemes over the past two decades has been one of the most important developments in world politics. Virtually all countries are now members of at least one regional grouping. South Asia is no exception to this trend. In December 1985, seven South Asian countries came together to establish South Asian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
The South Asian Diaspora numbers just under 30 million people worldwide, and it is recognized as the most widely dispersed diaspora. It is, moreover, one which of late has seen phenomenal growth, both due to natural increase and the result of a continued movement of professionals and labourers in the late 20 th and early 21 st century from the subcontinent... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 59.95
Anyone who is planning on carrying out research in South Asia, or indeed, simply wishes to understand a little about this cultural heartland should read this enthralling book. By studying the main forces which brought about historic, linguistic and economic development, Professor Chapman contends that the lynch-pin of this sub-continent's story... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
The Indian Ocean is famously referred to as the "cradle of globalization," as it facilitated cultural and economic exchanges between Africa, the Arab world, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and China, for 5000 years prior to European presence in the region. As this ocean's significance has gained increasing attention from scholars in recent... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95
This volume, the second in the Governance, Conflict, and Civic Action series, examines civil society in South Asia through case studies of different kinds of ethnic (communal) activism. With chapters covering Nepal, Sri Lanka, and India (Darjeeling, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Tamil Nadu), it avoids the methodological nationalism... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change. In this pivotal examination of the countries known as ?Monsoon... more...