Asian Studies: South Asian Studies

  • Making of India's Northeast: Geopolitics of Borderland and Transnational Interactions book cover

    Making of India's Northeast

    Geopolitics of Borderland and Transnational Interactions, 1st Edition

    By Dilip Gogoi

    This book examines India’s Northeast borderland — strategically positioned at the confluence of South Asia, East and Southeast Asia — from the perspective of International Relations. The volume interrogates the geopolitics of region-making in both colonial and postcolonial times and traces the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge India

  • Islamic movements in India: Moderation and its Discontents book cover

    Islamic movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches book cover

    India at 70

    Multidisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Maxey, Paul McGarr

    India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches examines Indian independence in August 1947 and its multiple afterlives. With 9 contributions by a range of international scholars, it interrogates 1947 and its complex, bloody aftermath in historical, political and aesthetic terms. This original collection…

    Hardback – 2019-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India book cover

    Being Janana

    Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India, 1st Edition

    By Ila Nagar

    Being Janana focuses on same-sex desiring male-bodied subjects in Lucknow, India and explores how they make meaning in the marginalization of their desire through language performativity. Along with their desire for other men, jananas maintain ostensibly heteronormatively and culturally defined…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Popular Cinema in Bengal: Genre, Stars, Public Cultures book cover

    Popular Cinema in Bengal

    Genre, Stars, Public Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madhuja Mukherjee, Kaustav Bakshi

    This comprehensive volume marks a decisive turn in studies of Bengali language cinema by shifting the focus from auteur and text-based studies to exhaustive readings of the film industry. It covers a wide range of themes and issues, including: generic tropes (like comedy and action); iconic…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticization book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Politics and Religion in India book cover

    Politics and Religion in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Narender Kumar

    This volume examines how religion is intrinsically related to politics in India. Based on studies from states across the length and breadth of India, it looks at political formations that inform political discourse on the national level and maps the trajectory of religion in politics. The essays…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge India

  • Fighting Rommel: The British Imperial Army in North Africa during the Second World War, 1941–1943 book cover

    Fighting Rommel

    The British Imperial Army in North Africa during the Second World War, 1941–1943, 1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    Fighting Rommel examines how and why some armies innovate under pressure while others do not. Focusing on the learning culture of the British Imperial Forces, it looks at the Allied campaign during the Second World War against the Afrika Korps of Rommel. The volume highlights the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge India

  • The Ocean of Mirth: Reading Hāsyārṇava-Prahasanaṁ of Jagadēśvara Bhaṭṭāchārya, A Political Satire for All Times book cover

    The Ocean of Mirth

    Reading Hāsyārṇava-Prahasanaṁ of Jagadēśvara Bhaṭṭāchārya, A Political Satire for All Times, 1st Edition

    By Jyotirmaya Sharma

    The Ocean of Mirth brings together an English translation and an analytical interpretation of a singularly crucial, but obscure, Sanskrit mediaeval text, the Hāsyārṇava-Prahasanaṁ of Jagadēśvara Bhaṭṭāchārya. A political satire, the volume finds significant resonances among contemporary questions…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge India

  • Dalit Feminist Theory: A Reader book cover

    Dalit Feminist Theory

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sunaina Arya, Aakash Singh Rathore

    Dalit Feminist Theory: A Reader radically redefines feminism by introducing the category of Dalit into the core of feminist thought. It supplements feminism by adding caste to its study and praxis; it also re-examines and re-thinks Indian feminism by replacing it with a new paradigm, namely that…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03 
    Routledge India

  • India's Social Sector and SDGs: Problems and Prospects book cover

    India's Social Sector and SDGs

    Problems and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rangachar Govinda, Poornima M.

    This book explores the intersectional perspective of sustainable social development in key sectors such as education and skill development, health and nutrition, gender concerns, and food security and agriculture in India. It delves into contemporary concerns of poverty, employment and inclusive…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Buffalo Century: Vāñchśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam, A Political Satire for All Centuries book cover

    The Buffalo Century

    Vāñchśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam, A Political Satire for All Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Kesavan Veluthat

    This book presents a critical analysis and English translation of the Sanskrit epic, the Mahiṣaśataka, “A Hundred Verses in Praise of a Buffalo”. It was one of the first text on political satire, which heavily criticises the king, the bureaucracy, the nobility and society. With the help of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge India

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