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  • Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia

    Equality Reimagined

    By Martin Schoenhals

    Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia breathes new life into the age-old human preoccupation with how to create a happier society. With a fascinating mix of research from cross-cultural psychology, macro history, and evolutionary biology, the book gives new credibility to the advocacy of radical…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Hereditary Physicians of Kerala

    Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India

    By Indudharan Menon

    This book examines the history and evolution of Ayurveda and other indigenous medical traditions in juxtaposition with their encounter with colonial modernity. Through the lens of hereditary folk and Ayurvedic practitioners, it focuses on Kerala’s heterogeneous medical traditions and presents them…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • India's Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Stuart S. Nagel

    This title was forst published in 2000:  An analysis of India’s development and public policy from the perspectives of five major fields of public policy. 1. Economic policy, including public policy toward industrial development. 2. Social policy, including religion, education and women’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • From Popular Movements to Rebellion

    The Naxalite Decade

    Edited by Ranabir Samadar

    From Popular Movements to Rebellion: The Naxalite Decade argues that without an understanding of the popular sources of the rebellion of that time, the age of the Naxalite revolt will remain beyond our understanding. Many of the chapters of the book bring out for the first time unknown peasant…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons

    Memoirs of an Indian Woman

    Edited by Malavika Karlekar

    Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons can be read as a metaphor — as an icon — of the encounter between cultures. The memoir is based on Monica Chanda’s recollections between about 1913 and 1927, of life in Calcutta, districts of undivided Bengal, holidays in Kashmir and in Europe. There is more…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • 'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings'

    South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany

    Edited by Franziska Roy, Heike Liebau, Ravi Ahuja

    The book is a moving account of  about two thousand South Asians mostly sailors and soldiers from villages in Bengal, Nepal, the Northwest Frontier and Punjab, who were held for years in German prison camps. They attracted the close attention of army officers, diplomats and secret agents, of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • India's Missed Opportunity

    India's Relationship with the Non Resident Indians

    By Marie C. Lall

    This title was first published in 2001. An important analysis of the links between the Indian Diaspora and the state and how this Diaspora can influence economic and foreign policy making in their country of origin. The author focuses on India, presenting an unusual case whereby the Indian…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the National Security of Pakistan

    The Price of Strategic Myopia

    By Ahmad Faruqui

    This title was first published in 2002. Policy-makers in South Asia, the Middle East and the Asian Pacific, decision-makers in the OECD countries, organizations and specialists in academe, will all find this publication indispensable. It presents an integrated model of national security that…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics

    Planting a Tree

    By Philip P. Arnold, Ann Grodzins Gold

    This title was first published in 2001. How do people in different cultural worlds think about relationships with nature? How do religious ideas become formative of landscape? How can indigenous traditions inform current cultural debates? This book explores ways in which religious perceptions and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India

    Edited by V. Srinivasa Rao

    This volume examines the processes and impacts of exclusion on the Adivasis (tribal or indigenous people) in India and what repercussions these have for their constitutional rights. The chapters explore a wide range of issues connected to the idea of exclusion — land and forest resources, habitats…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

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