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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. The Partition of Bengal and Assam, 1932-1947

    Contour of Freedom

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    The fragmentation of Bengal and Assam in 1947 was a crucial moment in India's socio-political history as a nation state. Both the British Indian provinces were divided as much through the actions of the Muslim League as by those of Congress and the British colonial power. Attributing partition...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S Mahmud Ali, S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Artificial Empire

    The Indian Landscapes of William Hodges

    By G. H. R. Tillotson

    The role of the visual arts in the assertion of European colonial power has been the subject of much recent investigation and redefinition. This book takes as a ground for discussion the representation of Indian scenery and architecture by British artists in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fiction, Film, and Indian Popular Cinema

    Salman Rushdie’s Novels and the Cinematic Imagination

    By Florian Stadtler

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author’s arguments about post-independence postcolonial India. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the ‘Social’,...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Refugees in South Asia

    Identity, Resistance, Manipulation

    By Navine Murshid

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Partition and post-colonial migrations – sometimes voluntary, often forced – have created borders in South Asia that serve to oppress rather than protect. Migrants and refugees feel their real home lies beyond the border, and liberation struggles continue the quest for freedoms that have proven to...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600

    By Meera Juncu

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    India in the Italian Renaissance provides a systematic, chronological survey of early Italian representations of India and Indians from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century, and their resonance within the cultural context of Renaissance Italy. The study focuses in particular on...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A New Economic History of Colonial India

    Edited by Latika Chaudhary, Bishnupriya Gupta, Tirthankar Roy, Anand V. Swamy

    A New Economic History of Colonial India provides a new perspective on Indian economic history. Using economic theory and quantitative methods, it shows how the discipline is being redefined and how new scholarship on India is beginning to embrace and make use of concepts from the larger field of...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia

    The World Bank's Solar Lighting Strategies and Design Principles

    By Sam Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The World Bank’s ‘Design Principles’ for successful renewable energy interventions are cost management, good governance and a choice of technology that meets local needs. Focusing on solar lighting and drawing on case studies in Bangladesh and India, this book problematicises the underpinning...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Navigating Model Minority Stereotypes

    Asian Indian Youth in South Asian Diaspora

    By Rupam Saran

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Though Asian Indians are typically thought of as a "model minority", not much is known about the school experiences of their children. Positive stereotyping of these immigrants and their children often masks educational needs and issues, creates class divides within the Indian-American community,...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge