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  • Exploring Alterity in a Globalised World

    Edited by Christoph Wulf

    This volume develops a unique framework to understand India through indigenous and European perspectives, and examines how it copes with the larger challenges of a globalised world. Through a discussion of religious and philosophical traditions, cultural developments as well as contemporary theatre…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

  • Communities of Women in Assam

    Being, Doing and Thinking Together

    Edited by Nandana Dutta

    This book uses communities of women as a framework for reading women’s experience, rights and aspirations in Assam and Northeast India. It examines the diversity in ideologies across women’s communities in these regions. This volume highlights multifaceted aspects of women’s groups and their…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

  • The Light of Asia, or the Great Renunciation (Maha^bhinishkramana)

    Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism (as Told in Verse by an Indian Buddhist)

    By Edwin Arnold

    This study presents details about the life and philosophy of the founder of Buddhism, Prince Gautama of India or the Buddha, in the form of a poem as told from an imaginary Buddhist character. When originally published in 1926, little was known of Buddhism in Europe and Arnold aimed to inform the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18 
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore

    Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability 1872-1965

    By John Solomon

    Untouchable migrants made up a significant proportion of Indian labour migration into Singapore in the 19th and 20th centuries. During this period, they were subject to forms of caste prejudice that powerfully reinforced their identities as untouchables overseas. Today, however, untouchability has…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya

    Edited by Megan Adamson Sijapati, Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

    Religion has long been a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalaya. Increased economic and cultural flows, growth in tourism, and new forms of governance and media, however, have brought significant changes to the religious traditions of the region in the twentieth and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Kipling and "Orientalism" (Routledge Revivals)

    By B. J. Moore-Gilbert

    First published in 1986, this book sets Kipling firmly in the historical context not only of contemporary India but of prior Anglo-Indian writers about India. Despite his enthusiastic reception in England as ‘revealer of the East’, in India he seems to have been regarded as just one more…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indian Tribes in Transition

    The Need for Reorientation

    By Yogesh Atal

    India has witnessed a sea change in its social structure and political culture since Independence. Despite the developmental model that the country opted for, the hangover of the Raj continued to encourage fissiparous tendencies dividing the Indian populace on the basis of religion, ethnicity and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • Troubled Testimonies

    Terrorism and the English novel in India

    By Meenakshi Bharat

    Since the 9/11 attacks terror has established its permeating hold on society’s psyche. Creative writing, a popular and visible cultural witness to the strain, has taken up this destabilization with remarkable regularity. Troubled Testimonies focuses on the Indian novel in English, deriving…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • The Economics of Urban Migration in India

    By Vegard Iversen

    Presenting new research on rural-urban migration in developing countries, this book combines novel economic theories with empirics, and focuses on the social dimensions of such movement. Centering on the movement from villages to cities in South Asia, and in India in particular, the book argues the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Globalisation, Employment and Education in Sri Lanka

    Opportunity and Division

    By Angela W. Little, Siri T. Hettige

    Since the late 1970s, Sri Lanka has undergone a socio-economic transformation, from protectionism towards economic liberalisation and increasing integration into the world economy. Through a systematic comparison of these periods of economic change (1956–1977, and 1977 to the present), Angela W.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • Satyagraha

    The Gandhian Faith in Non-Violence

    By Jesse Van Der Valk

    There have been few true examples of the use of non-violent political campaigns since Gandhi developed his technique of satyagraha. Given the obvious benefits of non-violence, this begs the question why. Satyagraha answers this question by showing that the technique of satyagraha is religious as…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

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