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  • Women and Society in Early Medieval India: Re-interpreting Epigraphs book cover

    Women and Society in Early Medieval India

    Re-interpreting Epigraphs, 1st Edition

    By Anjali Verma

    This book examines women and society in India during 600–1200 CE through epigraphs. It offers an analysis of inscriptional data at the pan-India level to explore key themes, including early marriage, deprivation of girls from education, property rights, widowhood and satī, as well as women in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Modern Mizoram: History, Culture, Poetics book cover

    Modern Mizoram

    History, Culture, Poetics, 1st Edition

    By P. Thirumal, Laldinpuii, C. Lalrozami

    Mizoram is situated at a unique cusp in North East India, in terms of both physical and social contexts. It shares its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, while cultural influences range from the indigenous to the Western. This book offers an alternative understanding of the modern history of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Discourse on Rights in India: Debates and Dilemmas book cover

    Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Liberal Education and Its Discontents: The Crisis in the Indian University book cover

    Liberal Education and Its Discontents

    The Crisis in the Indian University, 1st Edition

    By Shashikala Srinivasan

    What explains the peculiar trajectory of the university and liberal education in India? Can we understand the crisis in the university in terms of the idea of education underlying it? This book explores these vital questions and traces the intellectual history of the idea of education and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919: A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War book cover

    The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919

    A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jangkhomang Guite, Thongkholal Haokip

    This book explores the Kuki uprising against the British Empire during the First World War in Northeast frontier of India (then Assam-Burma frontier). It underlines how of the three-year war (1917–1919), spanning over 6,000 square miles, is crucial to understanding present-day Northeast India. The…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Women and the Puranic Tradition in India book cover

    Women and the Puranic Tradition in India

    1st Edition

    By Monika Saxena

    This book analyses the diverse ways in which women have been represented in the Purāṇic traditions in ancient India – the virtuous wife, mother, daughter, widow, and prostitute – against the socio-religious milieu around CE 300–1000. Purāṇas (lit. ancient narratives) are brahmanical texts that…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Employment and Labour Market in North-East India: Interrogating Structural Changes book cover

    Employment and Labour Market in North-East India

    Interrogating Structural Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginius Xaxa, Debdulal Saha, Rajdeep Singha

    This book examines the structural changes in the labour market in North-East India. Going beyond the conventional study of tea and agricultural sectors, it focuses on the nature, pattern and structure of work and employment in the region as well as documents emerging shifts in the labour force…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Languages of Religion: Exploring the Politics of the Sacred book cover

    The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • U.S.-China Relations in Strategic Domains book cover

    U.S.-China Relations in Strategic Domains

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dong Wang, Travis Tanner

    As the relationship between China and the United States becomes increasingly complex and interdependent, leaders in Beijing and Washington are struggling to establish a solid common foundation on which to expand and deepen bilateral relations. In order to examine the challenges facing US-China…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific Power Politics: Status Security at Stake book cover

    The Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific Power Politics

    Status Security at Stake, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jagannath P. Panda

    This book assesses the strategic linkages that the Korean Peninsula shares with the Indo-Pacific and provides a succinct picture of issues which will shape the trajectory of the Korean Peninsula in the future. This book analyses how critical actors such as the United States, China, Russia and Japan…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Agent Orange and Rural Development in Post-war Vietnam book cover

    Agent Orange and Rural Development in Post-war Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Vu Le Thao Chi

    Vu tells the story of Vietnamese farmers who have survived a 30-year war of independence and unification, its damaging legacies in their living environment, and the unfamiliar pressure of the market economy. Vietnamese famers are neither simply obedient beneficiaries of policy decisions made by…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500: Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi book cover

    Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500

    Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi, 1st Edition

    By Xi He

    This book, based on extensive original research, provides evidence that the practice originated much earlier than previously understood. It shows that in the eleventh century, in southern China under the Song dynasty, the method of compiling a genealogy in the form a table, that is to say a family…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

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