South Asian Studies Products

  • Gandhi In Contemporary Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by S K Srivastava, Ashok Vohra

    This volume brings together essays which discuss and contextualise Gandhi’s ideas on pluralism, religious identity, non-violence, satyagraha, and modernity. It interrogates the epistemic foundations of Gandhian thinking and weltanschauung, identifies diverse strands within his arguments and gives…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge India

  • Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge India

  • German Nationalism and Indian Political Thought

    The Influence of Ancient Indian Philosophy on the German Romantics, 1st Edition

    By Alexei Pimenov

    This book examines the influence of Indian socio-political thought, ideas, and culture on German Romantic nationalism. It suggests that, contrary to the traditional view that the concepts of nationalism have moved exclusively from the West to the rest of the world, in the crucial case of German…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Performing Faith

    Christian Music, Identity and Inculturation in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Marzanna Poplawska

    This book is a study in music inculturation in Indonesia. It shows how religious expression can be made relevant in an indigenous context and how grassroots Christianity is being realized by means of music. Through discussion of indigenous expressions of Christianity, the book presents multiple…

    Hardback – 2020-02-04 
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Modelling Macroeconomic Adjustment with Growth in Developing Economies

    The Case of India, 1st Edition

    By Sushanta K. Mallick

    First published in 1999, this influential volume explores Macroeconomic Adjustment with a particular focus on India. Its inspiration originated from the introduction of stabilisation and structural adjustment policies in India in 1991. Mallick examines the application of this policy package by the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women and Health

    Tradition and Culture in Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Mirdula Bandyopadyay, Stewart MacPherson

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how women in general and how the socio-economic and cultural factors affect the health and nutritional status of the mother, reproductive status, utilisation of health services, awareness of health services, health care behaviour, cultural practices…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • India's Strategy in the South China Sea

    1st Edition

    By Tridib Chakraborti, Mohor Chakraborty

    The tensions in the South China Sea pose considerable challenges to the rules-based liberal international maritime order. The situation demonstrates the interplay between maritime nationalism and geostrategic rivalry; fuelling militarisation and endangering freedom of navigation, over-flight, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    International Relations in Southeast Asia

  • Popular Cinema in Bengal

    Genre, Stars, Public Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madhuja Mukherjee, Kaustav Bakshi

    Popular Cinema in Bengal marks a decisive turn in studies of Bengali language cinema by shifting the focus from auteur and text-based studies to exhaustive readings of the film industry. The book covers a wide range of themes and issues, including: generic tropes (like comedy and action)…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Omar Sadr

    This book analyses the problematique of governance and administration of cultural diversity within the modern state of Afghanistan and traces patterns of national integration. It explores state construction in twentieth-century Afghanistan and Afghan nationalism, and explains the shifts in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge India

  • Ceylon

    1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    Published in 1939, this book provides a comprehensive observation of Ceylon and the Ceylonese people. Covering topics including the rest-house; the Lord Buddha; the Lost cities; Sigiriya, Buddhist temples and the Jungle, the book considers the human geography of the island calibrating it with the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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