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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • The Ship, the Lady and the Lakeby Meriel Larken

    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...

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

    The History Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    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...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • South Asia 2060by Adil Najam; Moeed Yusuf

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 140.00

    ?South Asia 2060? is a dialogue between 47 thought leaders, ranging from policymakers to academics to civil society activists and visionaries from across South Asia and the world, on the likely longer-range trajectories of South Asia?s future as a region. The collection explores how South Asia?s regional future will impact the rest of the world while... more...

  • Everyday Life in South Asia, Second Editionby Diane P. Mines; Sarah E. Lamb

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    This anthology provides a lively and stimulating view of the lives of ordinary citizens in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. For the second edition of this popular textbook, readings have been updated and new essays added. The result is a timely collection that explores key themes in understanding the region, including gender, caste,... more...

  • Regionalism and Regional Security in South Asiaby Asst Prof Zahid Shahab Ahmed; Professor Timothy M Shaw

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Zahid Shahab Ahmed evaluates the progress of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). This study goes beyond economic integration to present a detailed appraisal of cooperation under the overarching themes of economic cooperation, environmental security, human welfare, and cooperation in security matters. According to the author,... 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...

  • Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacificby Mohan Malik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific has emerged as a crucial geostrategic region for trade, investment, energy supplies, cooperation, and competition. It presents complex maritime security challenges and interlocking economic interests that require the development of an overarching multilateral security framework. This volume develops common... more...

  • South Asia in the World: An Introductionby Susan S Wadley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This first book in the new Foundations in Global Studies series offers a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to South Asia. The variations in social, cultural, economic, and political life in this diverse and complex region are explored within the context of the globalising forces affecting all regions of the world. In a simple... more...