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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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 This book, largely based on hitherto unpublished source material, describes the build-up of the base - starting with a secret US-UK bilateral deal in 1966; the deportation...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

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)by Lawrence Saez

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an international organization comprised of the eight countries in South Asia. This work aims examine 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Autonomy and Ethnic Conflict in South and South-East Asiaby Rajat Ganguly

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This book uses empirical evidence from various case studies to examine the relationship between territorial and regional autonomy, the nation-state and ethnic conflict resolution in South and South-East Asia. The concept of territorial or regional autonomy holds centre stage in the literature on ethnic conflict settlement because it is supposed... 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...