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Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region

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  • Deep Currents and Rising Tidesby John Garofano; Andrea J. Dew

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    The Indian Ocean region has rapidly emerged as a hinge point in the changing global balance of power, and the geographic nexus of economic and security issues with vital global consequences. The security of energy supplies, persistent poverty and its contribution to political extremism, piracy and related threats to seaborne trade, competing nuclear... more...

  • Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia: Dominant Classes and Political Outcomes in India, Pakistan, and Bangladeshby Robert Stern

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 138.00

    In reaction to British imperialism during the 19th and 20th centuries, Indian Muslims and Hindus imagined and invented their separate and distinct religious communities and communal nationalisms. These were institutionalized in the subcontinent's political systems by the British government in collaboration with Indian politicians. Stern argues that... 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...

  • The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Regionby Randall Doyle

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99

    As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological advancements. The region now reflects a multitude of geopolitical challenges, factors, and complicated realities. Although America... more...

  • The Geopolitics of South Asiaby Professor Graham P Chapman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 64.95

    Anyone who is planning on carrying out research in South Asia or indeed anyone who simply wishes to understand more about this cultural heartland should read this book. It shows how geological movements moulded the land of this unique cradle and how they still impact on it. Discussions are woven around the three major forces of integration. These... more...

  • Indian Ocean Regionby Manoj Gupta

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 259.00

    Here is the first study of post-Cold War cooperation for advancing maritime governance in this little-understood but geopolitically vital region. The authors synthesize regime and structuration theory to assess the effectiveness of international cooperation. 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...

  • The Indian Ocean in World Historyby Edward A. Alpers

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 13.99

    The Indian Ocean remains the least studied of the world's geographic regions. Yet there have been major cultural exchanges across its waters and around its shores from the third millennium B.C.E. to the present day. Historian Edward A. Alpers explores the complex issues involved in cultural exchange in the Indian Ocean Rim region over the course... more...

  • Institutions and Ideologiesby David Arnold; Peter Robb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Informative, timely and accessible introduction to the study of South Asia by leading scholars in the field. 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...