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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Indian Ocean in World Historyby Milo Kearney

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    Throughout history, dominance of the Indian Ocean has been a critical factor in defining a nation's supremacy and power. It is well known that it played a major part in the success of the Portugese nation at the start of the sixteenth century. In this concise survey, Milo Kearney shows how the trading and imperial expansion offered by the Indian Ocean... more...

  • Modern South Asiaby Sugata Bose; Ayesha Jalal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95

    The South Asian subcontinent is home to nearly a billion people and has been the site of fierce historical contestation. It is a panoply of languages and religions with a rich and complex history and culture. Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia is written in an accessible... more...

  • Circumambulations in South Asian historyby J. Gommans; O. Prakash

    BRILL 2003; US$ 177.00

    This volume, written by a small number of scholars on colonial and medieval Indian history, ethnohistory and the new military history of South Asia, forms a tribute to one of the leading scholars in the field of Indian history, Professor Dirk Kolff. more...

  • South Asians in the diasporaby K.A. Jacobsen; P.P. Kumar

    BRILL 2004; US$ 252.00

    This work deals with a phenomenon of increasing global significance, the South Asian diaspora. The case studies explore and analyze the social, religious and cultural reality of people in the diaspora belonging to Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism. more...

  • Postcolonial Insecuritiesby Sankaran Krishna

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 84.00

    This ambitious work explores the vexed connections among nation building, ethnic identity, and regional conflict by focusing on a specific event: Indian political and military intervention in the ethnic conflict between the Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka. Postcolonial Insecurities counters the perception of ?ethnicity? as an inferior and subversive... more...

  • Regionalism in South Asiaby Kishore C. Dash

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The dramatic surge in regional integration schemes over the past two decades has been one of the most important developments in world politics. Virtually all countries are now members of at least one regional grouping. South Asia is no exception to this trend. In December 1985, seven South Asian countries came together to establish South Asian... more...

  • The South Asian Diasporaby Rajesh Rai; Peter Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The South Asian Diaspora numbers just under 30 million people worldwide, and it is recognized as the most widely dispersed diaspora. It is, moreover, one which of late has seen phenomenal growth, both due to natural increase and the result of a continued movement of professionals and labourers in the late 20 th and early 21 st century from the subcontinent... more...