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  1. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons

    Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    In this book, Vasubandhu's classic work Refutation of the Theory of a Self is translated and provided with an introduction and commentary. The translation, the first into a modern Western language from the Sanskrit text, is intended for use by those who wish to begin a careful philosophical study...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia

    Edited by Vedi R. Hadiz

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana. This...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Coalition Politics and Hindu Nationalism

    Edited by Katharine Adeney, Lawrence Saez

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This new collection examines the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist agenda has been affected by the constraints of being a dominant member of a coalition government.Religious influence in contemporary politics offers a fertile ground...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Buddhist Unconscious

    The Alaya-vijñana in the context of Indian Buddhist Thought

    By William S. Waldron

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This is the story of fifth century CE India, when the Yogacarin Buddhists tested the awareness of unawareness, and became aware of human unawareness to an extraordinary degree. They not only explicitly differentiated this dimension of mental processes from conscious cognitive processes, but also...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Samkara's Advaita Vedanta

    A Way of Teaching

    By Jacqueline G Suthren Hirst

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Samkara (c.700 CE) has been regarded by many as the most authoritative Hindu thinker of all time. A great Indian Vedantin brahmin, Samkara was primarily a commentator on the sacred texts of the Vedas and a teacher in the Advaitin teaching line. This book serves as an introduction to...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Muslims in India Since 1947

    Islamic Perspectives on Inter-Faith Relations

    By Yoginder Sikand

    Muslims in India today are responding to the challenge of religious pluralism in a variety of ways. This book explores the attempts being made by scholar-activists and Muslim organisations to develop new understandings of Islam to relate to people of other faiths and to the modern nation-state, and...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Representing Calcutta

    Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

    By Swati Chattopadhyay

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism, and the Colonial Uncanny is a spatial history of colonial Calcutta, addressing the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two interrelated concerns about the city. The first is the image of Calcutta as the...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Conflict and Collective Action

    The Sardar Sarovar Project in India

    By Ranjit Dwivedi

    For over two decades, large infrastructure development projects have been the subject of major controversies the world over. This book is a comprehensive account of the well-known Sardar Sarovar Project in India and the world-wide campaign against it led by the Narmada Bachao Andolan. The book...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge India

  9. Reading Pierre Bourdieu in a Dual Context

    Essays from India and France

    Edited by Roland Lardinois, Meenakshi Thapan

    1. The Crises of Imperial Societies Christophe Charle 2. Thinking the State with Bourdieu and Foucault U. Kalpagam 3. Bourdieu’s Theory of the Symbolic: Traditions and Innovations Sheena Jain 4. The Field of Indian Knowledge in France in the 1930s Roland Lardinois 5....

    Published March 12th 2006 by Routledge India

  10. Religions of South Asia

    An Introduction

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    South Asia is home to many of the world's most vibrant religious faiths. It is also one of the most dynamic and historically rich regions on earth, where changing political and social structures have caused religions to interact and hybridise in unique ways. This textbook introduces the...

    Published February 15th 2006 by Routledge