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  • 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...

  • On the Grand Trunk Roadby Steve Coll

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    Available for the first time in paperback, Steve Coll's trek across a socially and politically damaged South Asia Bestselling author Steve Coll is one of the preeminent journalists of the twenty-first century. His last two books, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars and New York Times bestseller The Bin Ladens , have been praised for their... more...

  • South Asia in the World: An Introductionby Susan S Wadley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This first book in the new Foundations in Global Studies series offers a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to South Asia. The variations in social, cultural, economic, and political life in this diverse and complex region are explored within the context of the globalising forces affecting all regions of the world. In a simple... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...