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  1. The Politics of Self-Expression

    The Urdu Middleclass Milieu in Mid-Twentieth Century India and Pakistan

    By Markus Daechsel

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The 1930s to 1950s witnessed the rise and dominance of a political culture across much of North India which combined unprecedented levels of mobilization and organization with an effective de-politicization of politics. On the one hand obsessed with world events, people also came to understand...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. India's Nuclear Bomb and National Security

    By Karsten Frey

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India’s Nuclear Bomb and National Security gives an analytic account of the dynamics of India's nuclear build up. It puts forward a new comprehensive model, which goes beyond the classic strategic model of accepting motives of arming behaviour, and incorporates the dynamics in India’s nuclear...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Muslim Women, Reform and Princely Patronage

    Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal

    By Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This is a new and engaging examination of the emergence of a Muslim women’s movement in India. The state of Bhopal, a Muslim principality in central India, was ruled by a succession of female rulers throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, most notably the last Begam of Bhopal, Nawab...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Starvation and India’s Democracy

    By Dan Banik

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book analyzes India’s impressive efforts in responding to sensational and easily visible disasters in contrast to the ‘silent emergency’ of drought-induced under nutrition and starvation deaths. Building on Amartya Sen’s famous claim that no famine has ever occurred in a democratic country, it...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Buddhism, Power and Political Order

    Edited by Ian Harris

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Weber's claim that Buddhism is an otherworldly religion is only partially true. Early sources indicate that the Buddha was sometimes diverted from supramundane interests to dwell on a variety of politically-related matters. The significance of Asoka Maurya as a paradigm for later traditions of...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. China-India Relations

    Contemporary Dynamics

    By Amardeep Athwal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book examines the dynamics of the modern relationship between China and India. As key emerging powers in the international system, India and especially China have received much attention. However, most analysts who have studied Sino-Indian relations have done so through a neorealist lens which...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Military Control in Pakistan

    The Parallel State

    By Mazhar Aziz

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This volume examines the role of the military, the most influential actor in Pakistan, and challenges conventional wisdom on the causes of political instability in this geographically important nuclear state. It rejects views that ethnic and religious cleavages and perceived economic or political...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Political Mobilisation and Democracy in India

    States of Emergency

    By Vernon Hewitt

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book addresses the paradox of political mobilization and the failings of governance in India, with reference to the conflict between secularism and Hindu nationalism, authoritarianism and democracy. It demonstrates how the Internal Emergency of 1975 led to increased support of groups such as...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Federalism, Nationalism and Development

    India and the Punjab Economy

    By Pritam Singh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book throws new light on the study of India's development through an exploration of the triangular relationship between federalism, nationalism and the development process. It focuses on one of the seemingly paradoxical cases of impressive development and sharp federal conflicts that have been...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. South Asian Religions on Display

    Religious Processions in South Asia and in the Diaspora

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge