South Asian Philosophy Products

  • Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavism

    A philosophical-theological inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Julius J. 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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Buddha in Sri Lanka

    Histories and Stories, 1st Edition

    By Gananath Obeyesekere

    This book examines culture, religion and polity in the context of Buddhism. Gananath Obeyesekere, one of the foremost analytical voices from South Asia develops Freud’s notion of ‘dream work’, the ‘work of culture’ and ideas of no-self (anatta) to understand Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • The Congress in Tamilnad

    Nationalist Politics in South India, 1919-1937, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited 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.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Social System and Culture of Modern India

    A Research Bibliography, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • India and Pakistan

    A General and Regional Geography, 1st Edition

    By O.H.K. Spate, A.T.A. Learmonth

    This book, first published in 1954 with this revised edition published in 1972, was recognised as the standard work on Indo-Pakistani geography. Part 1 focuses on climate and soils; Part 2 provides a synopsis of the social complexities of the sub-continent; Part 3 examines planning and development;…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • India Under Morley and Minto

    Politics Behind Revolution, Repression and Reforms, 1st Edition

    By M.N. Das

    The empire which Curzon left late in 1905 was different from what it had been at the close of the nineteenth century when he came to rule over it. After memorable events and political climax, the awakening upset the rulers’ concept of Indian peace. A revolutionary movement, wide in its appeal and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

    1st Edition

    By R. Sinha, Peter Pearson, Gopal Kadekodi, Mary Gregory

    This book, first published in 1979, explores the sources and patterns of the distribution of personal incomes in India, between rural and urban areas and among socio-economic classes, differentiating particularly those groups falling below the poverty line.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Indian Music

    A Vast Ocean of Promise, 1st Edition

    By Peggy Holroyde

    In this book, first published in 1972, Indian music is given the comprehensive treatment it so richly deserves. The author brings a wealth of association with the country and its music into focus with a general introduction to the cultural and spiritual environment, and to the techniques,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Making of the Indian Princes

    1st Edition

    By Edward Thompson

    This book, first published in 1943, sets forth the history of the rise and development of the states of princely India from the end of the eighteenth century until the beginning of nineteenth. This was also the formative period for the East India Company and thus for India itself. It describes the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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