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  1. The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  2. India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Sub-Continent from c. 7000 BC to AD 1200

    By Burjor Avari

    This carefully crafted study presents the fascinating story of the development and establishment of India’s culture and civilization from early pre-history through to the early second millennium. Encompassing topics such as the Harappan Civilization, the rise of Hindu culture, the influx of Islam...

    Published April 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance

    By Sanjaya Baru

    In this book, Sanjaya Baru, one of India’s most respected commentators on political and economic issues, pays close attention to the strategic consequences of India’s increasingly impressive economic performance. The new turn in India's economic policies and performance in the last decade of the...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  4. India - The Next Decade

    Edited by Manmohan Malhoutra

    The story of a rising India has surprised the world but also captured its imagination. It is said that no other democracy has ever achieved levels of sustained economic growth comparable to India's over the last two decades. Exploring India's growing global importance and its domestic and external...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

    Patriarchy and Prostitution among the Bedias of India

    By Anuja Agrawal

    This book is an anthropological study of the unusual coincidence of prostitution and patriarchy among an extremely marginalized group in north India, the Bedias, who are also a de-notified community. It is the first detailed account of the implications of a systematic practice of familial...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  6. Colonial Modernities

    Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon

    Edited by Peter Scriver, Vikramaditya Prakash

    Series: Architext

    A carefully crafted selection of essays from international experts, this book explores the effect of colonial architecture and space on the societies involved – both the colonizer and the colonized. Focusing on British India and Ceylon, the essays explore the discursive tensions between the...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Living With Violence

    An Anthropology of Events and Everyday Life

    By Roma Chatterji, Deepak Mehta

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    This book gives a detailed account of the ‘communal riots’ between Hindus and Muslims in Mumbai in 1992-93. It departs from the historiography of the riot, which assumes that Hindu-Muslim conflict is independent of the participants of the violence. Speaking to and interacting with the residents of...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  8. Partition and the South Asian Diaspora

    Extending the Subcontinent

    By Papiya Ghosh

    Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Negotiating nations 2. Claiming Pakistan 3. Resisting Hindutva 4. Redoing South Asia 5. Conclusion Bibliography Index...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  9. Abortion in India

    Ground Realities

    Edited by Leela Visaria, Vimala Ramachandran

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  10. The India-Pakistan Nuclear Relationship

    Theories of Deterrence and International Relations

    Edited by E. Sridharan

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India