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  1. Ethnic Subnationalist Insurgencies in South Asia

    Identities, Interests and Challenges to State Authority

    By Jugdep S. Chima

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book provides a micro-historical analysis of the emergence and contemporary dynamics of recent ethnic sub-nationalist insurgencies in South Asia. Using comparative case studies, it discusses the causes of each insurgency, analyses the trajectory and dynamics of each including attempts at...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. La Renovation du Shi'isme Ismaelien En Inde Et Au Pakistan

    D'apres les Ecrits et les Discours de Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan

    By Michel Boivin

    This French-language book is the first to propose a scientific approach to the Aga Khan's religious thought, placing it in its proper perspective by revealing how the Aga Khan responded to contemporary challenges. It will be of interest to both students and scholars of history, orientalism and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism

    By James Egge

    Demonstrates that Buddhists appropriated the practice, vocabulary, and ideology of sacrifice from Vedic religion, and discusses the relationship of this sacrificial discourse to ideas of karma in the Pali canon and in early Buddhism....

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transformations on the Bengal Frontier

    Jalpaiguri 1765-1948

    By Subhajyoti Ray

    An analysis of the socio-economic changes brought about by colonial rule in a frontier area of Bengal, Jalpaiguri. Challenging long established debates focused around the powers of dominant groups over a settled peasantry, this book broadens our perspective on the 18th century, promoting a deeper...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. A System of Indian Logic

    The Nyana Theory of Inference

    By John Vattanky

    Nyana is the most rational and logical of all the classical Indian philosophical systems. In the study of Nyana philosophy, Karikavali with its commentary Muktavali, both by Visvanatha Nyayapancanana, with the commentaries Dinakari and Ramarudri, have been of decisive significance for the last few...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sikh Religion, Culture and Ethnicity

    By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair, Christopher Shackle

    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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Imperial Frontier

    Tribe and State in Waziristan

    By Dr Hugh Beattie, Hugh Beattie

    Describes British relations with the Pashtun tribes of Waziristan in the years after the annexation of the Punjab in 1849, offering the most detailed historical account that has so far been written of relations between the British Government of India and the tribes along this (or any) part of the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Indian Ocean Rim

    Southern Africa and Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Gwyn Campbell

    The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation was formally established in 1997 under the leadership of South Africa, India and Australia. The demise of Apartheid, the fall of the Soviet empire, and the rapid advance of globalization altered the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region in...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge