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  1. Epistemologies and the Limitations of Philosophical Inquiry

    Doctrine in Madhva Vedanta

    By Deepak Sarma

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Deepak Sarma explores the degree to which outsiders can understand and interpret the doctrine of the Màdhva school of Vedànta. The school is based on insider epistemology which is so restrictive that few can learn its intricate doctrines. This book reveals the complexity of studying traditions...

    Published October 28th 2004 by Routledge

  2. The Origins of Himalayan Studies

    Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

    By David Waterhouse

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from 1820 to 1843 during which time he wrote and published extensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and linguistics. Contributors from leading historians of Nepal and South Asia and from specialists in Buddhist studies, art...

    Published October 28th 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Asian Discourses of Rule of Law

    Edited by Randall Peerenboom

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Rule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Hinduism in Modern Indonesia

    By Martin Ramstedt

    This book provides new data and perspectives on the development of 'world religion' in post-colonial societies through an analysis of the development of 'Hinduism' in various parts of Indonesia from the early twentieth century to the present. This development has been largely driven by the...

    Published November 6th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Action Dharma

    New Studies in Engaged Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish, Christopher Queen

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest...

    Published May 29th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Culture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh, Gurharpal Singh, Steven Vertovec

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    The Indian diaspora is one of the largest and most significant in the world today with between nine and twelve million people of Indian origin living outside South Asia. With successive waves of migration over the last two hundred years to almost every continent, it has assumed increasing...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Transition and Development in India

    By Anjan Chakrabarti, Stephen Cullenberg

    According to Nehru, the transition from a backward agricultural society to a modern industrialized society was the only road for India to progress. So, for the past few decades, India has focused its transitional development around movement away from a state-controlled economy toward that of a free...

    Published May 16th 2003 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 27th 2003 by Routledge