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  • Psychopharmaceuticals in India

    By Stefan Ecks

    This book analyses two specific processes of globalization that have had an impact on the changing nature of doctor-patient encounters in India. One is the immense and successful growth of the global market in antidepressants over recent years, to the effect scholars speak of an "antidepressant era…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Indian Renaissance

    British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India

    By Hermione de Almeida, George H. Gilpin

    Indian Renaissance: British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India is the first comprehensive examination of British artists whose first-hand impressions and prospects of the Indian subcontinent became a stimulus for the Romantic Movement in England; it is also a survey of the transformation of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • The Paradise Bank

    The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984

    By Edwin Green, Sara Kinsey

    The Mercantile Bank of India was one of a small band of British-managed banks which dominated Anglo-Eastern finance for most of the 20th century. Founded in London in 1893, the Mercantile inherited the business, branches, staff and even the distinctive cable address - Paradise, London - of its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Being Bengali

    At Home and in the World

    Edited by Mridula Nath Chakraborty

    Bengal has long been one of the key centres of civilisation and culture in the Indian subcontinent. However, Bengali identity – "Bengaliness" – is complicated by its long history of evolution, the fact that Bengal is now divided between India and Bangladesh, and by virtue of a very large…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Mahabharata Patriline

    Gender, Culture, and the Royal Hereditary

    By Simon Pearse Brodbeck

    The Sanskrit Mahabharata (which contains the Bhagavad Gita) is sorely neglected as a classic - perhaps the classic - of world literature, and is of particularly timely human importance in today's globalised and war-torn world. This book is a chronological survey of the Sanskrit Mahabharata's…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Peace and Reconciliation

    In Search of Shared Identity

    By Pauline Kollontai

    Edited by Sebastian C. H. Kim

    Establishing a shared identity is an important part of any process of peace and reconciliation. This book discusses issues and theories of identity formation that can be implemented for peace and reconciliation from the perspectives of theology and religious studies, whilst interacting with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Muslim and Catholic Pilgrimage Practices

    Explorations Through Java

    By Albertus Bagus Laksana

    Exploring the distinctive nature and role of local pilgrimage traditions among Muslims and Catholics, Muslim and Catholic Pilgrimage Practices draws particularly on south central Java, Indonesia. In this area, the hybrid local Muslim pilgrimage culture is shaped by traditional Islam, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage

  • India and Pakistan

    Friends, Rivals or Enemies?

    By Duncan McLeod

    Are India and Pakistan rivals or enemies? Despite a voluminous output of political and, in particular, historical accounts of this extraordinary and unique relationship in international politics, there has been little attempt to theorize the culture of violence between these two states. As a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

    Gods, Kings and Other Heroes

    By Naomi Appleton

    Taking a comparative approach which considers characters that are shared across the narrative traditions of early Indian religions (Brahmanical Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism) Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative explores key religious and social ideals, as well as points of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Managing Cultural Change

    Reclaiming Synchronicity in a Mobile World

    By Melissa Butcher

    Despite decades of policy interventions and awareness raising programmes, migration and mobility continue to give rise to tensions and questions of how to live together in a culturally diverse world. Managing Cultural Change takes a new approach to these challenges, re-examining responses to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Struggle Against the State

    Social Network and Protest Mobilization in India

    By Ashok Swain

    Many developing countries pursue policies of rapid industrialization in order to achieve faster economic growth. Some policies cause displacement forcing many individuals to take up a fight against the state. Interestingly some of these dissenting individuals are more successful in organizing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • South Asian Security and International Nuclear Order

    Creating a Robust Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Arms Control Regime

    By Mario Esteban Carranza

    Mario Carranza studies in depth the linkages between Indo-Pakistani nuclear relations and the International Nuclear Order. He critically analyzes the de facto recognition by the United States of India and Pakistan as nuclear weapon states and looks at the impact of that recognition on the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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