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  • River and Goddess Worship in India

    Changing Perceptions and Manifestations of Sarasvati

    By R.U.S. Prasad

    Sarasvati assumes different roles, a physical river and a river goddess, then as a goddess of speech and finally that of a goddess of learning, knowledge, arts and music. References to Sarasvati in the Vedas and the Brahmanas, the Mahabharata and the Puranas and her marked presence in other…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavism

    A philosophical-theological inquiry

    By Julius Lipner

    Hinduism comprises perhaps the major cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it can play a valuable role in helping us understand the nature of religion and human responses to life. Hindu image-worship lies at the core of what counts for Hinduism – up-front and subject to much…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
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    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Birth in Buddhism

    The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom

    By Amy Paris Langenberg

    Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Congress in Tamilnad

    Nationalist Politics in South India, 1919-1937

    By David Arnold

    Although primarily defined in cultural terms, as the land of the Tamil-speaking people, Tamilnad’s geographical location in the south-eastern corner of the Indian sub-continent has enabled it to develop and maintain a distinctive character. The story of the Congress in Tamilnad has two essential…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives

    By Emmanuel S. Nelson

    The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Early Child Care in India

    By Margaret Khalakdina

    In India, in the second half of the twentieth century, there was a vastly increased concern for the welfare of children. Various developmental programs were undertaken for the improvement of children’s status, especially in rural families. This book, first published in 1979, examines these programs…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • From Sepoy to Subedar

    Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, Written and Related by Himself

    Edited by James Lunt

    British military history in India has been amply documented, but From Sepoy to Subedar by Sita Ram is the only published account by an Indian soldier of his experiences serving in the East India Company’s Army. These memoirs cover a span of more than forty years of active service, and provide a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Gandhi, Nehru and Modern India

    By Elizabeth Mauchline Roberts

    In tracing the development of India from British colony to self-governing independent republic, this book, first published in 1974, combines examples of what this has meant to individual Indians, whether Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or Christian, with an outline of India’s history from the end of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Social System and Culture of Modern India

    A Research Bibliography

    By Danesh A. Chekki

    According to Arnold J. Toynbee, ‘India is a world in itself; it is a society of the same immensity and importance as is our Western society’. In global perspective, the immensity, diversity, and unique importance of Indian society and culture can hardly be underestimated. This reference volume,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Congress and Indian Nationalism

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by John L. Hill

    The celebration of the centenary of the Indian National Congress prompted a scholarly re-examination of that organization in the midst of an active international discussion about the nature of Indian society in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Any group of historians who come together to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

    By Arthur Berriedale Keith

    This book, first published in 1936, provides a comprehensive description and analysis of every constitutional aspect of British rule in India from 1600 to 1936. Beginning with a description of the East India Company before Plassey, its constitution, administration of settlements, and relation to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
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    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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