Sanskrit, Sociology and Anti-Imperialism
This book is a critical biography on Shyamji Krishnavarma (1857–1930) — an Indian scholar and national revolutionary. His association with traditionalist intellectuals, Orientalists, Irish nationalists, anarchists, and Victorian liberalism led to the creation of a violent wing of anti-imperial...
To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge India
Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade
The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context...
Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge
At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of intoxicating substances created (and responded to) social upheavals in the region and had...
Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge
Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings
Empires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings is an exciting collection of original essays exploring the meaning and existence of conflicting and coexisting hierarchies in colonial settings. With investigations into the colonial past of a diversity of regions...
Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Spaces of Disorder in the Indian Ocean Region
This book assesses British colonialism in South Asia in a transnational light, with the Indian Ocean region as its ambit, and with a focus on ‘subaltern’ groups and actors. It breaks new ground by combining new strands of research on colonial history. Thinking about colonialism in dynamic terms,...
Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge