South Asian History Products

  • 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 Library Editions: Urban History

  • Denotified Tribes of India

    Discrimination, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Malli Gandhi, Kompalli H.S.S. Sundar

    Social stigmatization is a virtual curse imposed on certain Indian social sections by the colonial government as part of their contextual political strategies by late nineteenth century. The so-called denotified tribes (formerly known as ex-criminal tribes) in Indian society occupy this state-made…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 

  • F.D. Ascoli: A Revenue History of the Sundarbans

    From 1870 to 1920, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ananda Bhattacharya

    Frank David Ascoli’s Revenue History of Sundarbans during the Period 1870-1920 looks at the area bounded on the north by the limits of Permanent Settlement in 24-Parganas, Khulna and Bakarganj districts and on the south by the sea face stretching from the Hughli estuary to the mouth of the Meghna…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 

  • The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    This book offers a focused examination of the Bengali Vaiṣṇava tradition in its manifold forms in the pivotal context of British colonialism in South Asia. Bringing together scholars from across the disciplines of social and intellectual history, philology, theology, and anthropology to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianization of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge India

  • Indian Nuclear Strategy

    Confronting the Potential Threat from both China and Pakistan, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Badri-Maharaj

    This book examines India’s nuclear strategy as it confronts the potential threat from both China and Pakistan. The potential threats - traditional as well as non-traditional CBRN threats - will be examined as will India’s approach to dealing with them. India’s nuclear arsenal, its dual purpose…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 

  • The Making of Medieval Panjab

    Politics, Society and Culture c. 1000–c. 1500, 1st Edition

    By Surinder Singh

    This book seeks to reconstruct the past of undivided Panjab during five medieval centuries. It opens with a narrative of the efforts of Turkish warlords to achieve control in the face of tribal resistance, internal dissensions and external invasions. It examines the linkages of the ruling class…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 

  • Images of the Post-Soviet Kazakshtan

    A Cosmopolitan Space with Borderland Anxieties, 1st Edition

    By Suchandana Chatterjee

    The study revolves round the relationship between space and transitional identity in Kazakhstan in the post-Soviet period. Emergent discourses about cosmopolitanism suggest multiple interactions in a transitional space. The cosmopolitanism of our times implies the dynamic responses of communities…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 

  • India in Global Nuclear Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reshmi Kazi, Åshild Kolås

    In the prevailing international security situation, the world community, including India believes nuclear security must be conferred high priority for global peace and security. As a responsible member of this community, India finds itself prioritising this aspect more than ever before. The volume…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17

  • India at 70

    Multidisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Maxey, Paul McGarr

    India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches examines Indian independence in August 1947 and its multiple afterlives. With nine contributions by a range of international scholars, it interrogates 1947 and its complex, bloody aftermath in historical, political and aesthetic terms. This original…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Making of India's Northeast

    Geopolitics of Borderland and Transnational Interactions, 1st Edition

    By Dilip Gogoi

    This book examines India’s Northeast borderland – strategically positioned at the confluence of South Asia, East and Southeast Asia – from the perspective of international relations. The volume interrogates the geopolitics of region-making in both colonial and postcolonial times and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge India

  • The Royal Indian Navy

    Trajectories, Transformations and the Transfer of Power, 1st Edition

    By Kalesh Mohanan

    This book presents a comprehensive history of the Royal Indian Navy (RIN). It traces the origins of the RIN to the East India Company, as early as 1612, and untangles the institution’s complex history. Capturing various transitional phases of the RIN, especially during the crucial period of 1920–…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge India

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