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  • Citizenship, Community and Democracy in India

    From Bombay to Maharashtra, c. 1930-1960

    By Oliver Godsmark

    On 1 May 1960, Bombay Province was bifurcated into the two new provinces of Gujarat and Maharashtra, amidst scenes of great public fanfare and acclaim. This decision marked the culmination of a lengthy campaign for the creation of Samyukta (‘united’) Maharashtra in western India, which had first…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Modern Hindu Traditionalism in Contemporary India

    The Sri Ma?h and the Jagadguru Ramanandacarya in the Evolution of the Ramanandi Sampradaya

    By Daniela Bevilacqua

    Modern Hindu Traditionalism addresses Hindu traditions that resisted contact with both Neo-Hindu thought and views of ‘classical’ Hinduism perceived to be outmoded. This books provides an in-depth understanding of Modern Hindu Traditionalism through the case study of the Rāmānandī order (…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Constitutional Democracy in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Constitutional democracy is both a structure of governance and a way of providing an ideological perspective on governance. The 1950 Constitution of India established constitutional democracy in India and the narrative of the rise and consolidation of constitutional democracy in India cannot be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Political Psychology of Attitudes towards the West

    An Empirical Analysis from Tamil Nadu

    By Björn Goldstein

    Why do some individuals from the imagined "non-West" view the "West" favorably and others do not?  Grounded in psychological authoritarianism and the psychological reactions to experiences of rejection, Björn Goldstein provides a theoretical model to explain and predict attitude toward the "West."…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Warfare in Pre-British India – 1500BCE to 1740CE

    By Kaushik Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of warfare in India up to the point where the British began to dominate the sub-continent. It discusses issues such as how far was the relatively bloodless nature of pre-British Indian warfare the product of stateless Indian society? How far did technology…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Delhi's Changing Built Environment

    By Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao

    Recently declared the world's second most populous city, the rapid expansion of Delhi in recent years has presented considerable challenges in shaping and developing the city's built environment. This book charts the political, economic and social forces that drove development in India generally…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Lives of Muslims in India

    Politics, Exclusion and Violence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Abdul Shaban

    The fast consolidating identities along religious and ethnic lines in recent years have considerably ‘minoritised’ Muslims in India. The wide-ranging essays in this volume focus on the intensified exclusionary practices against Indian Muslims, highlighting how, amidst a politics of violence,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge India

  • Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    Edited by Antony Best

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to its influence in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to virtually…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Indian Frontier

    Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires

    By Jos Gommans

    This omnibus brings together some old and some recent works by Jos Gommans on the warhorse and its impact on medieval and early modern state-formation in South Asia. These studies are based on Gommans’ observation that Indian empires always had to deal with a highly dynamic inner frontier between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Roots of India’s Freedom Stuggle

    (1893-1918)

    By Prithwindra Mukherjee

    Most people believe India’s struggle for independence to have begun with Mahatma Gandhi. Little credit goes to the proof that this call for a mass movement did not arise out of a void. For the past century and more, historians have overlooked the phase of twenty-five years of intense creative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Change, Continuity, and Complexity

    The Mahavidyas in East Indian Sakta Traditions

    By Jae Eun Shin

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

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