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- 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...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50
Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Maldives will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Maldives, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. 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 This book, largely based on hitherto unpublished source material, describes the build-up of the base - starting with a secret US-UK bilateral deal in 1966; the deportation...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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Taking as its premise the belief that communalism is not a resurgence of tradition but is instead an inherently modern phenomenon, as well as a product of the fundamental agencies and ideas of modernity, and that globalization is neither a unique nor unprecedented process, this book addresses the question of whether globalization has amplified or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
The text provides a comprehensive introduction to the SAARC, describing the historical developments that lead to its formation, it examines the institutional structure, objectives and effectiveness of the SAARC in its role as South Asia?s leading regional institution. Drawing on original research it offers a fresh and accessible account of SAARC,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 107.00
This book examines the history and contemporary living conditions of Chagossians who were evicted from the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean to make way for a strategic U.S. military base. Initially part of colonial Mauritius, Chagos was integrated into a new colony named the British Indian Ocean Territory in 1965. In 1966, Great Britain transferred... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
An extraordinary account of one woman's single-minded campaign to restore a Victorian steamship to her former glory and make her an Andean attraction Here is a vivid account of Meriel Larken's incredible quest to restore the Yavari steamship against the odds?a ship that is now celebrating its 150 year anniversary in 2012. In 1862 the English-built... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
Did you know that Beethoven made every cup of coffee with exactly 60 beans? Or that Shirley Temple always had precisely 56 curls in her hair? Or that the young Frank Sinatra practised underwater swimming as a way of developing his ability to hold long breaths? In I Didn't Get Where I Am, Charlie Croker brings his proven blend of gripping tales and... more...