South Asian History Products

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Raj and the Rajas

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Hinduism in Colonial Bengal

    Beyond the Renaissance

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    Vaishnavism, is one of the major traditions within Hinduism and inspired by the Bengali Krishna devotee Chaitanya (1486-1533), has been a central feature of the religious and cultural landscape of Bengal since the sixteenth century. It has also had significant impact on other regions of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Beyond Famines

    The Wartime State, Society and Politicization of Food in Colonial India, 1939-1945

    By Abhijit Sarkar

    The Second World War represents a particularly important moment in the development of the postcolonial Indian state’s welfare policies. Wartime measures regarding state-provisioning of food far outlived the war, and became permanent fixtures of the post-war and post-colonial structure of governance…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • State and Nation-Building in Pakistan

    Beyond Islam and Security

    Edited by Roger D. Long, Gurharpal Singh, Yunas Samad, Ian Talbot

    Religion, violence, and ethnicity are all intertwined in the history of Pakistan. The entrenchment of landed interests, operationalized through violence, ethnic identity, and power through successive regimes has created a system of ‘authoritarian clientalism.’ This book offers comparative,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Colonial Encounter

    Telugu–English Literary and Cultural Interface

    Edited by C. Vijayasree, M. Sridhar, Mahasweta Sengupta

    This book focuses on transactions between English and Telugu through a study of translations and related works published from about the early-nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century. Moving beyond Edward Said’s theoretical paradigms that these interfaces were driven by imperial and colonial…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks

    Fragile Frontiers, 2nd Edition

    By Saroj Kumar Rath

    Critical questions remain unanswered on the events of the cold-blooded and devastating terror attacks in Mumbai on 26 November 2008. Investigative and introspective, this book offers a lucid and graphic account of the ill-fated day and traces the changing dynamics of terror in South Asia. Using new…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • A Short History of Persian Literature

    At the Bahmanī, the ‘Ādilshāhī and the Qutbshāhī Courts – Deccan

    By Devare T.N.

    This is a seminal book, first published in 1961. Over the past six decades, T.N. Devare's work has been widely recognised as a pioneering study to re-discover the glorious heritage of Persian in the Deccan, following the first comprehensive and critical survey completed by the author of Persian…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • The Nirankari Sikhs

    By John C.B. Webster

    This is a new edition of Dr. Webster's, The Nirankari Sikhs (1979), which has been recognized as 'single most important work on the history of Baba Dayal and his successors'. It updates the earlier edition not only by dealing with the past forty years of Nirankari history but also by taking into…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Public Women in British India

    Icons and the Urban Stage

    By Rimli Bhattacharya

    This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological construct at critical phases of performance practice in British…

    Hardback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge India

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