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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition of being the "other," of the process of "othering" and of the representation of "otherness" and its religious, cultural and ideological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This text discusses the principal political and constitutional questions that have arisen in the states of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka following fifty years of independence. In Sri Lanka the pressing problems have been around the inter-ethnic civil war, experiments with constitutional designs, widespread prevalence of corruption and... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
The second half of the nineteenth century marks a watershed in human history. Railroads linked remote hinterlands with cities; overland and undersea cables connected distant continents. New and accessible print technologies made the wide dissemination of ideas possible; oceangoing steamers carried goods to faraway markets and enabled the greatest long-distance... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 94.99
The authors look closely at three genres of texts that have been crucial to the representations of pre-colonial India. All three essays challenge not only colonialist scholarship but the attempts by religious nationalists to identify Hinduism as the essence of national identity in India and Buddhism as the essence of nationality in Sri Lanka. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 144.99
Focusing on a major area of superpower rivalry embracing the Indian Ocean, the Persian Gulf, 42 littoral states and one-third of the world's population, Indian and American authors examine the factors leading to the escalation of tension in this region and the effects of India's military power. more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00
Available for the first time in paperback, Steve Coll's trek across a socially and politically damaged South Asia Bestselling author Steve Coll is one of the preeminent journalists of the twenty-first century. His last two books, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars and New York Times bestseller The Bin Ladens , have been praised for their... more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 35.95
An oft-neglected theme in studies on communal violence is the role of the state, particularly of its institutions of law enforcement and policing. Recent experience with religion-based violence in South Asiaparticularly, the 2002 riots in Gujarathas brought into sharp focus this relationship between communal violence and partisan state... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
The coral atoll of Diego Garcia (British Indian Ocean Territory) today is a pivotal US naval and air base for all Middle East operations (Afghanistan, Iraq, and potentially, Iran). This book, largely based on hitherto unpublished source material, describes the build-up of the base - starting with a secret US-UK bilateral deal in 1966; the deportation... more...