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  1. Maritime Terrorism and Piracy in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Awet T. Weldemichael, Patricia Schneider, Andrew C. Winner

    Unregulated or lesser regulated maritime spaces are ideal theatres of operation and mediums of transportation for terrorists, insurgents and pirates. For more than a decade, the Indian Ocean waters adjoining Somalia have been a particular locus of such activities, with pirates hijacking vessels,...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Indian Thought and Western Theism

    The Vedanta of Ramanuja

    By Martin Ganeri

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The encounter between the West and India in the modern period has also been an encounter between Western modernity and the traditions of classical Indian thought. This book is the study of one aspect this encounter, that between Western scholasticism and one classical Indian tradition of religious...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in India

    Quota policy, social justice and the Dalits

    By Samson K. Ovichegan

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

    This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste – commonly known as the ‘untouchables’ – and are relatively ‘successful’ in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study,...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also...

    Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Tantric Visual Culture

    A Cognitive Approach

    By Sthaneshwar Timalsina

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Indian culture relies greatly on visual expression, and this book uses both classical Indian and contemporary Western philosophies and current studies on cognitive sciences, and applies them to contextualize Tantric visual culture. The work selects aspects of Tantric language and the practice of...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Emotions in Indian Thought-Systems

    Edited by Purushottama Bilimoria, Aleksandra Wenta

    A stimulating account of the wide range of approaches towards conceptualising emotions in classical Indian philosophical–religious traditions, such as those of the Upanishads, Vaishnava Tantrism, Bhakti movement, Jainism, Buddhism, Yoga, Shaivism, and aesthetics, this volume analyses the definition...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge India

  7. One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition

    Salvific Space

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The First Englishmen in India

    Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans written by themselves

    Edited by J. Courtenay Locke

    First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the beginnings of the British Indian Empire can be seen, arising out of the trading operations of the East India Company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Radical Politics in India

    Magic Moments of Naxalbari (1967-1975)

    By Mallarika Sinha Roy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The Naxalbari movement marks a significant moment in the postcolonial history of India. Beginning as an armed peasant uprising in 1967 under the leadership of radical communists, the movement was inspired by the Marxist-Leninist theory of revolution and involved a significant section of the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge