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Pandita Ramabai by Meera Kosambi and Animism in Southeast Asia edited by Kaj Arhem and Guido Sprenger, have both been classed as 'Essential' by CHOICE magazine. Please click on each of these titles and their reviews tab to read more.
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This book looks at the life of Pandita Ramabai, one of the major social reformers of 19th-century India. Her unique life trajectory spanned across a pan-Indian, orthodox Hindu mould to being part of Brahmo Samaj and Prarthana Samaj, and further to Christianity. At the age of 30 she had travelled…
Hardback – 2016-01-19
Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations.…
Hardback – 2015-11-23
Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as…
Hardback – 2015-12-01
Routledge Contemporary China Series
This book presents extensive new research findings on and new thinking about Southeast Asia in this interesting, richly diverse, but much understudied period. It examines the wide and well-developed trading networks, explores the different kinds of regimes and the nature of power and security,…
Hardback – 2015-10-22
Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
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