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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • Modern South Asiaby Sugata Bose; Ayesha Jalal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95

    This is a social, economic, political and cultural history of modern South Asia from 1700 to the present. In a work of synthesis and interpretation, the authors offer an understanding of the sophisticated historiography of this area. more...

  • Imperial Connectionsby Thomas R. Metcalf

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 31.95

    An innovative remapping of empire, Imperial Connections offers a broad-ranging view of the workings of the British Empire in the period when the India of the Raj stood at the center of a newly globalized system of trade, investment, and migration. Thomas R. Metcalf argues that India itself became a nexus of imperial power that made possible British... 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$ 49.95

    The dramatic surge in regional integration schemes over the past two decades has been one of the most important developments in world politics. This book examines regionalism in South Asia, exploring the linkages between institutional structures, government capabilities, and domestic actors? preferences to explain the dynamics of regional cooperation.... more...

  • The South Asian Diasporaby Rajesh Rai; Peter Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book uses the concept of transnational networks as a way to understand the South Asian diaspora. Offering a unique and original insight into the South Asian diaspora, this book will be of interest to academics working in the fields of South Asian studies, diaspora and cultural studies, anthropology, transnationalism and globalization. more...

  • The Politics of Extremism in South Asiaby Deepa M. Ollapally

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 29.00

    Questions the dominant understanding of extremism in South Asia as religiously and ethnically motivated. more...

  • The Geopolitics of South Asiaby Graham P. Chapman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 59.95

    Anyone who is planning on carrying out research in South Asia, or indeed, simply wishes to understand a little about this cultural heartland should read this enthralling book. By studying the main forces which brought about historic, linguistic and economic development, Professor Chapman contends that the lynch-pin of this sub-continent's story... more...

  • Indian Ocean Studiesby Shanti Moorthy; Ashraf Jamal

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Famously referred to as the "cradle of globalization," the Indian Ocean has received increasing attention from scholars. However, few have examined the 'human' dimensions of the ocean. In this volume, historians, geographers, anthropologists and literary analysts each address a specific human factor in Indian Ocean exchanges. more...

  • Ethnic Activism and Civil Society in South Asiaby David N. Gellner

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95

    This volume, the second in the Governance, Conflict, and Civic Action series, examines civil society in South Asia through case studies of different kinds of ethnic (‘communal’) activism. With chapters covering Nepal, Sri Lanka, and India (Darjeeling, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Tamil Nadu), it avoids the ‘methodological nationalism’... more...

  • Monsoonby Robert D. Kaplan

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change. In this pivotal examination of the countries known as ?Monsoon... more...