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  1. Perception, Politics and Security in South Asia

    The Compound Crisis of 1990

    By P. R. Chari, Pervias Iqbal Cheema, Stephen Philip Cohen

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book provides a detailed examination of the compound crisis between India and Pakistan that brought the region to the brink of a nuclear war in 1990. Placing the crisis in the context of concurrent international events such as the fall of the Soviet Union, the authors draw out the lesson for...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons

    Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    In this book, Vasubandhu's classic work Refutation of the Theory of a Self is translated and provided with an introduction and commentary. The translation, the first into a modern Western language from the Sanskrit text, is intended for use by those who wish to begin a careful philosophical study...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia

    Edited by Vedi R. Hadiz

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana. This...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Coalition Politics and Hindu Nationalism

    Edited by Katharine Adeney, Lawrence Saez

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This new collection examines the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist agenda has been affected by the constraints of being a dominant member of a coalition government.Religious influence in contemporary politics offers a fertile ground...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Caspian

    Politics, Energy and Security

    Edited by Shirin Akiner

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    The Caspian redefines a Caspian debate long characterized by one-sided and politically motivated analyses and, at times, fantastic reporting. Bringing together a range of influential voices from academia, the media, the oil industry, civil service, the military and diplomatic corps, this book...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan

    The Rebirth of a Nation

    By Mari Yamamoto

    Grassroots Pacifism in Post-War Japan presents new material on grassroots peace activism and pacifism in two major groups active in the post-World War 2 peace movement - workers and housewives. Yamamoto contends that the peace movement, which was organised in tandem with other activities to promote...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Buddhist Unconscious

    The Alaya-vijñana in the context of Indian Buddhist Thought

    By William S. Waldron

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This is the story of fifth century CE India, when the Yogacarin Buddhists tested the awareness of unawareness, and became aware of human unawareness to an extraordinary degree. They not only explicitly differentiated this dimension of mental processes from conscious cognitive processes, but also...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Buddhist Phenomenology

    A Philosophical Investigation of Yogacara Buddhism and the Ch'eng Wei-shih Lun

    By Dan Lusthaus

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    A richly complex study of the Yogacara tradition of Buddhism, divided into five parts: the first on Buddhism and phenomenology, the second on the four basic models of Indian Buddhist thought, the third on karma, meditation and epistemology, the fourth on the Trimsika and its translations, and...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The British Occupation of Indonesia: 1945-1946

    Britain, The Netherlands and the Indonesian Revolution

    By Richard Mcmillan

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This is the first work to systematically examine the British occupation of Indonesia after the Second World War. The occupation by British-Indian forces between 1945 and 1946 bridged the gap between the surrender of Japan and the resumption of Dutch rule, and this book is a reappraisal of the...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Samkara's Advaita Vedanta

    A Way of Teaching

    By Jacqueline G Suthren Hirst

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Samkara (c.700 CE) has been regarded by many as the most authoritative Hindu thinker of all time. A great Indian Vedantin brahmin, Samkara was primarily a commentator on the sacred texts of the Vedas and a teacher in the Advaitin teaching line. This book serves as an introduction to...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge