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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
This personal narrative about life in a remote desert region of Western India tells of how love of place and love of person find their equilibrium in a world far removed from modernity. Yet this small, distant land of kingship and pastoral life is rapidly being eroded by the new India of commerce and industrialization. The author describes how an ancient... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
The papers in this volume all result from field work in the Indian Himalayas and the TAR conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Unit, Austrian Science Fund. While the research goals were established within the framework of transdisciplinary research, each scholar approaches scientific problems according to the methodologies associated with their... more...
- Pragun Publications 2006; US$ 40.00
Communication is said to be the backbone of the political system as the input and output functions of the systems largely depend on the communication capabilities and effectiveness. The political behaviour of the people in rural and semi urban areas is greatly susceptible to be influenced by their exposure to commnication media, which may in turn provide... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 53.95
Sinds de inzet van Nederlandse militairen bij internationale militaire operaties telt ons land steeds meer veteranen. De inzet in een oorlogsgebied heeft grote invloed op hun leven. Wat veteranen vertellen is gebaseerd op een selectie van biografische interviews met veteranen uit de collectie van het Veteraneninstituut in Doorn. Onderzoekers uit verschillende... more...
- PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00
This collection spanning a half century of writing gives a front row seat to a world in turmoil—from the forbidding valleys and mountains of Waziristan in the tribal areas of Pakistan to the think tanks and halls of power in Washington, DC. And through it all, they carry the message of hope and compassion. Throughout the range of poems from introspective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
This book re-examines the multifaceted reality of the Kashmir problem. The state of Jammu and Kashmir had acceded to India soon after India?s partition. Pakistan laid claim to it waged wars with India to wrest it. The various decisions taken by the USA and Britain in conjunction with India and Pakistan as to how Kashmir should be governed are discussed.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 49.95
Confronting the State: ULFA's Quest for Sovereignty examines the complex nuances and dynamics that make ULFA (United Liberation Front of Assam) a formidable insurgent group in India. It argues that to understand the phenomenon of insurgency, one has to understand the genesis of conflict between the Indian State and the state of Assam right from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 178.00
This book investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracy and the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1980s, and how the risk of a large-scale war has grown in South Asia in the 1990s. Solutions to this conflict need to be based on knowledge about what caused it as well as perspectives on why this conflict is so particularly... more...
- Travelers' Tales 2014; US$ 15.95
Jeff Greenwald's classic travelogue follows his quest for the "perfect" Buddha statue. At turns hilarious and moving, his quest features a cast of amazing characters — from a passionate palmist to a flying lama — who provide unforgettable glimpses into the daily life and culture of the former kingdom (including a wild ride on Kathmandu?s very first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
The work focuses on a subaltern local sovereignty movement called "Telangana" in India. Over the last ten years, this movement has engaged in a massive political mobilization, including strikes, rallies, work stoppages, occupation of public spaces, electoral contests, 200 and more political suicides and media battles. But, interestingly enough, notwithstanding... more...