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  • Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka

    Porous Nation, 1st Edition

    By Anoma Pieris

    Analyses of the Sri Lankan civil war (1983–2009) overwhelmingly represent it as an ethnonationalist contest, prolonging postcolonial arguments on the creation and dissolution of the incipient nation-state since independence in 1948. While colonial divide-and-rule policies, the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of classic works on Tibet. In four volumes, they cover the key areas of interest in the country: its religion, development as a nation, and its contact with the West. Drawing on a great depth of knowledge and research, these titles were written by experts in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Land-Water Management and Sustainability in Bangladesh

    Indigenous practices in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Datta

    Indigenous sustainability and environmental management cannot be understood apart from a community, its traditions, and ways of practices. Interest in Indigenous environmental sustainability has grown steadily in past years, reflecting traditional cultural perspectives about the environment and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Political Violence in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Zobaida Nasreen, Fahmida Zaman

    Political violence has remained an integral part of South Asian society for decades. The region has witnessed and continued to encounter violence for achieving political objectives from above and from below. Violence is perpetrated by the state, by non-state actors, and used by the citizens as a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition

    Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment, 1st Edition

    By Yun Fan

    Examining the relationships between activists and the changing political environment, this book analyzes the trajectories of three major social movements in Taiwan during the country’s democratic transition between 1980 and 2000. In doing so, it explores why the labor and environmental movements…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities, 1st Edition

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 13-volume collection of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works in the study of Mao Zedong’s huge influence on China – its politics, economics and development into the power that it is today. Foreign policy, the Cultural Revolution, the fate of opponents, Chinese Marxist thought…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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