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  1. The Resonance of Emptiness

    A Buddhist Inspiration for Contemporary Psychotherapy

    By Gay Watson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This work presents an exploration of Buddhist philosophy and practice as a potential resource for an approach to psychotherapy which is responsive to the needs of its time and context, and attempts to open up a three-way dialogue between Buddhism, psychotherapy and contemporary discourse to reveal...

    Published July 17th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology on the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Ruth Barnes, David Parkin

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Recognising the fundamental role both of shipping communities and the technologies crafted and shared by them, this book explores the types of ships, methods of navigation and modes of water-borne trade in the Indian Ocean region and the way they affected the development of distinctive settlements...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Rishi of Bangladesh

    A History of Christian Dialogue

    By Dr Cosimo Zene, Cosimo Zene

    This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality and importance lies in its multi-disciplinary approach which combines...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Balti-English / English-Balti Dictionary

    By R. K. Sprigg

    This book is based on the Khapalu and Skardu dialects of Balti, a member of the Tibeto-Burman family, spoken in Baltistan. The work is distinguished by its phonetic acuity, particularly important in the case of Balti, whose importance to the Tibeto-Burman and Sino-Tibetan comparatists is its close...

    Published April 24th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia

    By Gyanesh Kudaisya, Tan Tai Yong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book draws upon new theoretical insights and fresh bodies of data to historically reappraise partition in the light of its long aftermath. It uses a comparative approach by viewing South Asia in its totality, rather than looking at it in narrow 'national' terms. As the first book to focus on...

    Published April 17th 2002 by Routledge

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

    By James Egge

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

    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 20th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Theology of Ramanuja

    Realism and Religion

    By C. J. Bartley

    This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  8. A Scent of Sandalwood

    Indo-Ismaili Religious Lyrics

    By Aziz Esmail

    The Ginans are religious lyrics which have long been a central part of the religious life of the Indian Mizari Ismaili community (known as Khojas), and continue to form their living poetic tradition. Aziz Esmail's translation is suggestive of the depth of religious thought, feeling and imagination...

    Published January 30th 2002 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 December 20th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Coming of Age in South and Southeast Asia

    Youth, Courtship and Sexuality

    By Lenore Manderson, Pranee Liamputtong Rice

    In recent years, first feminist considerations, and now concerns with HIV/Aids have led to new approaches to the study of sexuality. The experience of puberty, explorations with sexuality and courtship, and the pressure to reproduce are a few of the human tensions central to this volume....

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge