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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Filmby Diana Dimitrova

    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...

  • Zivilgesellschaft in Subsahara Afrikaby Walter Eberlei

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der ?arabische Fruhling? hat vielfaches Erstaunen uber die Kraft zivilgesellschaftlicher politischer Arbeit ausgelost. So unbemerkt wie das Pulverfass in Nordafrika entstand, so unbeachtet scheinen auch die gesellschaftspolitischen Dynamiken in den Landern sudlich der Sahara zu sein. Die Wahrnehmung politischer Entwicklungen in diesem armsten Teil... more...

  • India and South Asiaby David Ludden

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 17.99

    Combining factual information with a critical approach, which probes the nature of culture and identity, this concise yet authoritative account paints a graphic picture of an area stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Himalayan mountains. With coverage not only of India, but also of Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, this book surveys nearly... more...

  • Regional Cooperation in South Asia and Southeast Asiaby Kripa Sridharan

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 76.90

    The general view about regionalism seems to be that it is better to have regionalized and faltered than never to have regionalized at all! Inspired by this observation, this study aims to provide a comparative sketch of regionalism in South and Southeast Asia in the light of recent regional developments. Since regionalism is both a pervasive and amorphous... more...

  • Global Muslims in the Age of Steam and Printby James L. Gelvin; Nile Green

    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...

  • Midnight's Descendantsby John Keay

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99

    A celebrated historian presents a history of Southern Asia since the Partition of British India in 1947, revealing how the twin forces of democracy and extremism are shaping the region?s future. more...

  • The Indian Ocean Regionby Anthony H. Cordesman; Abdullah Toukan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is one of the most areas of the world in human terms. This study provides a comprehensive overview of the subregions and countries in the IOR, drawing heavily on a new country risk assessment model developed by Abdullah Toukan, a senior associate with the Burke Chair at CSIS. more...

  • South Asia Regional Dynamics and Strategic Concernsby Robert A. Lamb; Sadika Hameed; Kathryn Mixon

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    The authors of this report propose a framework for U.S. policy in South Asia centered around that cluster rather than the more common cluster of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. The report includes an analysis of U.S. policy priorities, contingencies, and regional dynamics in South Asia. more...

  • South Asia in the Worldby Ramesh Thakur; Oddny Wiggen

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 43.00

    Presents issues of particular relevance to the region, and explores the potential for improvement both in domestic and international efforts at alleviating the problems of South Asia. more...

  • Querying the Medievalby Ronald Inden; Jonathan Walters; Daud Ali

    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...