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  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)

    or India in Transition

    By Henry Cotton

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Uphill Steps in India (1930)

    By M.L. Christlieb

    First published in 1930, the author asserts that this book presents a human India ‘in all sorts of conditions and moods’. It details her first-hand experiences as a female missionary in India over the course of thirty-three years in India along with some further accounts related by eyewitnesses. It…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Chartist General

    Charles James Napier, The Conquest of Sind, and Imperial Liberalism

    By Edward Beasley

    General Charles James Napier was sent to confront the tens of thousands of Chartist protestors marching through the cities of the North of England in the late 1830s. A well-known leftist who agreed with the Chartist demands for democracy, Napier managed to keep the peace. In South Asia, the same…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

    An Extract from Ibn Fa?l Allah Al-‘Umari's Masalik Al-Ab?ar Fi Mamalik Al-Am?ar

    By D.S. Richards

    Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umari’s Masalik al-absar, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fascinating snapshot of the physical and administrative…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • English Siege and Prison Writings

    From the ‘Black Hole’ to the ‘Mutiny’

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    This volume brings together an unusual collection of British captivity writings — composed during and after imprisonment and in conditions of siege. Writings from the ‘Mutiny’ of 1857 are well known, but there exists a vast body of texts, from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma, and the Indian…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge India

  • Narratives, Routes and Intersections in Pre-Modern Asia

    Edited by Radhika Seshan

    This book traces connections in pre-modern Asia by looking at different worlds across geography, history and society. It examines how regions were connected by people, families, trade, and politics as well as how they were maintained and remembered. The volume analyses these intersections of memory…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge India

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese History

    Edited by Michael Dillon

    China has become accessible to the west in the last twenty years in a way that was not possible in the previous thirty. The number of westerners travelling to China to study, for business or for tourism has increased dramatically and there has been a corresponding increase in interest in Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia

    A History of Desire, Duty, and Debt

    By Trude Jacobsen

    This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as an inherent component. It outlines the nature of these social institutions – marriage, temporary…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Indigenous Identity in South Asia

    Making Claims in the Colonial Chittagong Hill Tracts

    By Tamina Mahmud Chowdhury

    In the immediate aftermath of the creation of Bangladesh in 1971, an armed struggle ensued in its remote south-eastern corner. The hill people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, more commonly referred to as paharis, demanded official recognition, and autonomy, as the indigenous people of the Tracts.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

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