South Asian Studies Products

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism

    By Amir Ali

    This book analyses South Asian Islam’s engagement with the West, and Britain in particular. It traces the roots of British multiculturalism to South Asia and the Deobandi school of Islam. The work shows how the pattern of interaction that initially emerged between the Deobandi Muslims and the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge India

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Popular Hindi Cinema

    Aesthetic Formations of the Seen and Unseen

    By Ronie Parciack

    The popular Hindi film industry is the largest in India and the most conspicuous film industry in the non-Western world. This book analyses the pivotal visual and narrative conventions employed in popular Hindi films through the combined prism of film studies and classical Indian philosophy and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo A.H. Lamers, V. Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • The Buddhist Art of Living in Nepal

    Ethical Practice and Religious Reform

    By Lauren Leve

    Theravada has experienced a powerful and far-reaching revival, especially among the Newar Buddhist laity, many of whom are reorganizing their lives according to its precepts, practices and ideals. This book documents these far-reaching social and personal transformations and links them to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, a process of proliferating transnational trade, investment and production linkages has emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The emergence of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Environment and Pollution in Colonial India

    Sewerage Technologies along the Sacred Ganges

    By Janine Wilhelm

    India is facing a river pollution crisis today. The origins of this crisis are commonly traced back to post-Independence economic development and urbanisation. This book, in contrast, shows that some important early roots of India’s river pollution problem, and in particular the pollution of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Subcontinent from c. 7000 BCE to CE 1200, 2nd Edition

    By Burjor Avari

    India: The Ancient Past provides a clear and systematic introduction to the cultural, political, economic, social and geographical history of ancient India from the time of the pre-Harappan culture nine thousand years ago up until the beginning of the second millennium of the Common Era. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • A Social History of Indian Football

    Striving to Score

    By Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Boria Majumdar

    A Social History of Indian Football covers the period 1850-2004. It considers soccer as a derivative sport, creatively and imaginatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs - designed to fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations. The book is concerned with the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Salaam Bollywood

    Representations and Interpretations

    Edited by Vikrant Kishore, Amit Sarwal, Parichay Patra

    This book traces the journey of popular Hindi cinema from 1913 to contemporary times when Bollywood has evolved as a part of India’s cultural diplomacy. Avoiding a linear, developmental narrative, the book re-examines the developments through the ruptures in the course of cinematic history. The…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge India

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