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  1. Indigenous Peoples and Ethnic Minorities of Pakistan

    Constitutional and Legal Perspectives

    By Shaheen Sardar Ali, Javaid Rehman

    Examines the issues facing indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities, including their role in the nation's constitutional and legal developments, and makes a number of recommendations which would satisfy their demands without compromising the sovereignty of the state....

    Published June 7th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Agriculture in Crisis

    People, Commodities and Natural Resources in Indonesia 1996-2001

    By Francoise Gerard, Francois Ruf

    Indonesia's monetary and political crisis is examined here in relation to its impact on Indonesia's agricultural sector. The twelve essays that comprise this volume take a micro-economic approach and analysis relies on observed facts and first-hand data collected both before and after the country's...

    Published January 25th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Burmese (Myanmar) Dictionary of Grammatical Forms

    By Anna J Allott, John Okell

    Suffixes, prefixes and other bound forms play a prominent part in the grammar of Burmese/Myanmar: they carry almost all the grammatical information contained in a sentence. This dictionary is a comprehensive list and account of those grammatical forms, providing a much needed supplement to the...

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  4. English-Lakota Dictionary

    By Bruce Ingham

    This dictionary of 12,000 entries aims to preserve Indian culture and at all points illustrate the use of words in examples, especially syntactic words, whose usage cannot be captured purely by giving an English equivalent. It provides depth as regards the usage of frequently occurring items and...

    Published January 18th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Multiculturalism and Minority Religions in Britain

    Krishna Consciousness, Religious Freedom and the Politics of Location

    By Malory Nye

    A detailed case study of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Britain. The book studies the particular development of a new religious movement within the context of Britain, and issues relating to minority religions' place within a multicultural but still hegemonically...

    Published January 18th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Georgia

    In the Mountains of Poetry

    By Peter Nasmyth

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    The first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state....

    Published January 11th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Modern Indian Family Law

    By Werner Menski

    This text presents an overview of the major issues and topics in current developments in Indian family law. Indian law has produced a number of very important innovations in the past two decades, which are also highly instructive for law reform debates in western and other jurisdictions. Topics...

    Published January 4th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Poetics of Devotion

    The Gujarati Lyrics of Dayaram

    By Rachel Dwyer

    This book introduces a major poet scarcely known to scholars outside Gujarat in India: Kavi Dayarambhai (1777-1852), one of the greatest writers in the Gujarati language. His death brought to an end not only the age of the great bhakta (devotional) poets, but also that of Gujarati medieval...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Sikh Religion, Culture and Ethnicity

    By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair, Christopher Shackle, Gurharpal Singh

    This book brings together new approaches to the study of Sikh religion, culture and ethnicity being pursued in the diaspora by Sikh academics in western universities in Britain and North America. An important aspect of the volume is the diversity of topics that are engaged - including film and...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Indian Theatre

    Theatre of Origin, Theatre of Freedom

    By Ralph Yarrow

    This book sets out from the question: why have so many western theatre workers come to India and what were they looking for? What is it that seemed to be lacking in western performance and understanding of the nature and function of theatre? Locating Indian theatre as a major site of reappraisal...

    Published December 7th 2000 by Routledge