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New and Published Books

  1. International Migration and Development in South Asia

    Edited by Md Mizanur Rahman, Tan Tai Yong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In migration studies, the nexus between migration and development in the global South has been meticulously debated. However, a unanimous resolution to this debate has not been found, due to the ever-changing nature of international migration. This book advances knowledge on the global debate on...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Rishi of Bangladesh

    A History of Christian Dialogue

    By Dr Cosimo Zene, Cosimo Zene

    This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality and importance lies in its multi-disciplinary approach which combines...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Advaita Epistemology and Metaphysics

    An Outline of Indian Non-Realism

    By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Theology of Ramanuja

    Realism and Religion

    By C. J. Bartley

    This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Muslims and Missionaries in Pre-Mutiny India

    By Avril Ann Powell

    Focuses on the period leading up to the Indian Mutiny of 1857....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Public Culture

    Encounters and Identities in Modern South India

    By Keith E. Yandell Keith E. Yandell, John J. Paul

    The last two centuries have witnessed profound changes in the nature of public consciousness. Nowhere has this been more true than in India, especially in relation to changing cultures of public life and religious tradition in South India. Essays in this collection attempt to explore the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Altruism and Reality

    Studies in the Philosophy of the Bodhicaryavatara

    By Paul Williams

    Brings together Paul Williams' previously published papers on the Indian and Tibetan interpretations of selected verses from the eighth and ninth chapters of the Bodhicaryavatara....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. John Bullion's Empire

    Britain's Gold Problem and India Between the Wars

    By G. Balachandran

    Study of the impact of Britain's economic and financial crises on currency and monetary policy-making in India between the wars, analysing colonial policies during Anglo-US efforts to reconstruct the international financial system and Britain's struggle to restore the pre-eminence of sterling and...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Innovation as Social Change in South Asia

    Transforming Hierarchies

    Edited by Minna Säävälä, Sirpa Tenhunen

    This book examines innovation as social change in South Asia. From an anthropological micro-perspective, innovation is moulded by social systems of value and hierarchy, while simultaneously having the potential to transform them. Peterson examines the printing press’s changing technology and its...

    Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge