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  1. India 1885-1947

    The Unmaking of an Empire

    By Ian Copland

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The establishment of the Indian National Congress in 1885 marked a turning point in modern South Asian history. At the time, few grasped the significance of the event, nor understood the power that its leader would come to wield. From humble beginnings, the Congress led by Gandhi would go on...

    Published September 9th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Gandhi

    By David Arnold

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for...

    Published August 27th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Christian Missions and the Enlightenment

    By Brian Stanley

    Addresses the nature of the influence of the European Enlightenment on the beliefs and practice of the Protestant missionaries who went to Asia and Africa from the mid-eighteenth century onwards, particularly British missions and the formative role of the Scottish Enlightenment on their thinking....

    Published August 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Post-Colonial States of South Asia

    Political and Constitutional Problems

    By Amita Shastri, A. Jeyaratnam Wilson

    This text discusses the principal political and constitutional questions that have arisen in the states of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka following fifty years of independence. In Sri Lanka the pressing problems have been around the inter-ethnic civil war, experiments with...

    Published July 19th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Japan faces the World, 1925-1952

    By Mary L. Hanneman

    Series: Seminar Studies

    By 1925 the process of Japan's transition to a modern industrialised, westernised state was pretty much complete. Not only had the imperial tradition been restored with the Meiji Restoration in 1868, but some forms of democratic parliamentary institutions had been set up. However, during the...

    Published June 26th 2001 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Japan 1868-1945

    From Isolation to Occupation

    By Takao Matsumura, John Benson

    The history of Imperial Japan, from the Meiji Restoration through to defeat and occupation at the end of the Second World War, is central to any understanding of the way in which modern Japan has developed and will continue to develop in the future. This wide-ranging accessible and...

    Published May 29th 2001 by Routledge

  8. State Formation in Korea

    Emerging Elites

    By Gina Barnes

    Series: Durham East Asia Series

    This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on early Korean state formation, integrated so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions in peninsular state formation....

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Propaganda and Information in Eastern India 1939-45

    A Necessary Weapon of War

    By Sanjoy Bhattacharya

    This is a study of the social, political, economic and public health aspects of the Second World War in South Asia, with particular attention being accorded to colonial Eastern India, which was treated as a single administrative unit during the course of the conflict for strategic purposes. The...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge