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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • 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$ 105.00

    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 This book, largely based on hitherto unpublished source material, describes the build-up of the base - starting with a secret US-UK bilateral deal in 1966; the deportation...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...

  • South Asia's Weak Statesby T. V. Paul

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    A comprehensive assessment of the multifaceted security challenges faced by the South Asian states by linking it to the weak state problem of the region. more...

  • Eviction from the Chagos Islandsby Sandra Evers; Marry Kooy

    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...

  • I Didn't Get Where I Am. . .by Charlie Croker

    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...

  • Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UKby Laura Jeffery

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This is the first book to compare the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with the experiences of those Chagossians who have moved to the UK since 2002. It thus provides a unique ethnographic comparative study of forced... more...

  • Perspectives on South Asian Securityby Shanthie Mariet D'Souza; Rajshree Jetly

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 79.00 US$ 64.78

    This book is a collection of speeches and lectures delivered by political luminaries, practitioners and noted scholars on South Asian security at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore.It offers interesting insights on the emerging security dynamics of South Asia. The issues covered are highly topical and include analyses... more...