• Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding masculine hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    This book presents an innovative approach to gender, nationalism, and the relations between them and analyses the broader social base of Hindu nationalist organisation to understand the growth of 'Hindutva', or Hindu nationalism, in India. Arguing that Hindu nationalist thought and predilections…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Women Speak Nation: Gender, Culture, and Politics book cover

    Women Speak Nation

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Panchali Ray

    Women Speak Nation underlines the centrality of gender within the ideological construction of nationalism. The volume locates itself in a rich scholarship of feminist critique of the relationship between political, economic, cultural and social formations and normative gendered relations to try and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-11 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics book cover

    India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sujit Kumar, Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    The Scheduled Areas (SAs) in India refer to those parts of the country which are inhabited predominantly by the Scheduled Tribes. Often SAs are identified by their geographical isolation, primitive mode of production, and relatively egalitarian and closely knit society. Irrespective of the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • Northeast India and India's Act East Policy: Identifying the Priorities book cover

    Northeast India and India's Act East Policy

    Identifying the Priorities, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh

    This book offers an understanding of the expectations and challenges of Northeast India in the context of India's Act East policy. It critically examines how the policy is being pursued by the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government and analyses its relevance from local perspectives…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
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    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Mapping India: Transitions and Transformations, 18th–19th Century book cover

    Mapping India

    Transitions and Transformations, 18th–19th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sutapa Dutta, Nilanjana Mukherjee

    This book presents an alternate history of colonial India in the 18th and the 19th centuries. It traces the transitions and transformations during this period through art, literature, music, theatre, satire, textile, regime changes, personal histories, and migration. The essays in the volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge India

  • Socio-Economic Change and the Broad-Basing Process in India book cover

    Socio-Economic Change and the Broad-Basing Process in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. V. Nadkarni

    This book offers a new concept of inclusion of the marginalised in India — the Broad-basing Process. The author examines how through this process increasing numbers of marginalised social groups can enter into the social, political and economic mainstream and progressively derive the same…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge India

  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India: The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order book cover

    Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner book cover

    Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Eyre

    The destruction of the British army while retreating from Afghanistan in 1842 is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Lieutenant Vincent Eyre was present, and kept a diary throughout. This book, first published in 1843 and reissued in 1976, is Eyre’s account of the events…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan: The Individual in Tradition book cover

    Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • ‘Be Clear Kashmir will Vote for India’ Jammu & Kashmir 1947-1953: Reporting the Contemporary Understanding of the Unreported book cover

    ‘Be Clear Kashmir will Vote for India’ Jammu & Kashmir 1947-1953

    Reporting the Contemporary Understanding of the Unreported, 1st Edition

    By Raghuvendra Tanwar

    The central point that this volume makes is that much of what happened in Jammu & Kashmir in the critical first few years (1947-53) needs a more careful reassessment. It is argued that there were little voices of ordinary people that should have been heard but were ignored. The political…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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  • The Tragedy of Afghanistan: The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion book cover

    The Tragedy of Afghanistan

    The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Huldt, Erland Jansson

    The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 stunned the world and ushered in a new period of superpower confrontation. Research into Afghan society was severely curtailed, and the ability to research the Afghan resistance was non-existent. This book, first published in 1988, was the result of a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

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