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  • Understanding Politics in Pakistan

    By Mariam Mufti

    The world watches political developments in Pakistan attentively but also with a great deal of consternation. Pakistan’s location neighbouring Afghanistan, Iran, India and China makes it a critical geostrategic flashpoint. This also partially explains why Pakistan is simultaneously seen as a state…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia

    Edited by Henrike Donner

    Research on urban South Asia, the history, material and cultural aspects of South Asian cities, has become an established scholarly concern over the last decades. Of particular importance is the role of the city in wider processes of globalization, and the transformation of urban space and urban…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in South Asia

    Kashmir and the Policies of India and Pakistan

    By Piotr Balcerowicz, Agnieszka Kuszewska

    The unresolved India-Pakistan conflict remains one of the major challenges in contemporary international relations. This book analyses the conflict between India and Pakistan. It examines the India–Pakistan complexity by focusing on the problems of human rights violations perpetrated by state and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Gender, Nationalism, and Genocide in Bangladesh

    Naristhan/Ladyland

    By Azra Rashid

    Women have a curious place in nationalism as they are subjected to violence, specific to their gender, both in the nationalist discourses and in the struggle to acquire nationhood. Because of this particular role ascribed to women within nationalism, we see that from the Holocaust to the rape camps…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • India and the Anglosphere

    Race, Identity and Hierarchy in International Relations

    By Alexander E. Davis

    India has become known in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia as ‘the world’s largest democracy’, a ‘natural ally’, the ‘democratic counterweight’ to China and a trading partner of ‘massive economic potential’. This new foreign policy orthodoxy assumes that India will join with these four states…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia

    Imagined Evil

    By Saskia E. Wieringa, Nursyahbani Katjasungkana

    In Indonesia, the events of 1st October 1965 were followed by a campaign to annihilate the Communist Party and its alleged sympathisers. It resulted in the murder of an estimate of one million people – a genocide that counts as one of the largest mass murders after WWII – and the incarceration of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Vietnam, Territoriality and the South China Sea

    Paracel and Spratly Islands

    By Hãn Nguyên Nguyễn Nhã

    Edited by Vinh-The Lam

    The conflict in the South China, especially the sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands, is of international interest and significance. Territorial claims from various countries impacts on maritime freedom and results in the exploitation of natural resources in either international waters or…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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