South Asian History Products

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Marjaana Merivirta

    This book examines the memory of the National Emergency (1975-1977) in Indian English novels of 1980s and 1990s. It looks at five major, award-winning works: Salman Rushdie’s ‘Booker of Bookers’ Midnight’s Children (1981), Nayantara Sahgal’s Rich Like Us (1985), Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge India

  • The First World War, Anticolonialism and Imperial Authority in British India, 1914-1924

    1st Edition

    By Sharmishtha Roy Chowdhury

    Between 1914, when the Great War began, and 1924, when the Ottoman Caliphate ended, British and Indian officials and activists reformulated political ideas in the context of total war in the Middle East, Gandhian mass mobilisation, and the 1919 Amritsar massacre. Using discussions on travel,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Unbecoming Modern

    Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee-Dube

    In this volume well-known scholars from India and Latin America – Enrique Dussel, Madhu Dubey, Walter Mignolo and Sudipta Sen to name a few – discuss the concepts of modernity and colonialism, and describe how the two relate to each other. This volume of Unbecoming Modern: Colonialism, Modernity,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Fragmented Feminism

    Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    Edited by Ramaswamy Ram, Aban Mukherji, Kohatkar Madhavi

    "This book is a search for ‘the real Anandibai Joshee’——a search in which the readers are invited to participate." In her short and eventful life, Anandibai Joshee, the first Indian woman to earn a medical degree, broke many stereotypes. Literate at a time when when it was taboo for a girl to ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Southern Silk Route

    Historical Links and Contemporary Convergences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipi Ghosh

    Southern Silk Route is the historic route, which runs from China to Myanmar and ends up in Assam. The route has historical importance as it served as a major artery of ancient trade articles. The Southern Silk Route: Historical Links and Contemporary Convergences attempts to sketch out the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930), 1st Edition

    By Luzia Savary

    This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is on a diverse set of printed texts, periodicals and books in Hindi and Urdu, two of the major print languages of British North India, written between 1860 and 1930. Imperial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Calcutta in Colonial Transition

    1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity—Calcutta. This and its companion volume Birth of a Colonial City examine the geopolitical factors that were significant…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge India

1Series in South Asian History

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