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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • Superpower Rivalry in the Indian Oceanby Selig S. Harrison; K. Subrahmanyam

    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...

  • A Region in Turmoilby Rob Johnson

    Reaktion Books 2005; US$ 24.95

    South Asia has been the setting for some of the century's most violent invasions, the Western world's bloodiest defeats, and a volatile geopolitical brew of religions, ethnicities, and nationalism that sends unsettling ripples through the global balance of power even today. Rob Johnson writes here the engrossing history of the individual conflicts... more...

  • South Asiaby John E. Benhart; George Pomeroy

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00

    This new series puts people in the world geographic landscape, showing students how people are affected by and respond to, economic, social, and political forces at the global and the local scale. more...

  • On the Grand Trunk Roadby Steve Coll

    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...

  • Global Indian Diasporasby Gijsbert Oonk

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 59.95

    A cross-disciplinary overview of the new historical and anthropological research on South Asian migrants worldwide more...

  • Religion, Violence and Political Mobilisation in South Asiaby Ravinder Kaur

    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 Asia—particularly, the 2002 riots in Gujarat—has brought into sharp focus this relationship between communal violence and partisan state... more...

  • United States and Britain in Diego Garciaby Peter H. Sand

    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...

  • Maldives Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    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...

  • Maldives Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 12.00

    Whether planning your own trip to Maldives, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Communalism and Globalization in South Asia and its Diasporaby Deana Heath; Chandana Mathur

    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...