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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...

  • Regionalism and Regional Security in South Asiaby Zahid Shahab Ahmed

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    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. In the light of the findings... more...

  • Unconventional Warfare in South Asiaby Scott Gates; Kaushik Roy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Framing the debate using case studies from across South Asia as well as China, Afghanistan and Burma and using a wealth of primary and secondary sources, this book takes a closer look at the organization and doctrines of the 'shadow armies' and the government forces which fight the former. It is a welcome addition to the growing field of interest... more...

  • Partition and the South Asian Diaspora: Extending the Subcontinentby Papiya Ghosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Negotiating nations 2. Claiming Pakistan 3. Resisting Hindutva 4. Redoing South Asia 5. Conclusion Bibliography Index 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...