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  1. Order and Security in Southeast Asia

    Essays in Memory of Michael Leifer

    Edited by Ralf Emmers, Joseph Liow

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Michael Leifer, who died in 2001, was one of the leading scholars of Southeast Asian international relations. He was hugely influential through his extensive writings and his contacts with people in government and business in the region. In this book, many of Leifer’s students, colleagues and...

    Published December 6th 2005 by Routledge

  2. The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System

    By Sanford B. Steever

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This book introduces the syntactic process of auxiliary formation and applies it to the grammatical analysis of the indicative, or non-modal, auxiliary verbs of Modern Tamil. Using data from spoken and written registers gathered over several years, the book demonstrates for the first time the...

    Published August 8th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Indo-Aryan Controversy

    Evidence and Inference in Indian History

    Edited by Edwin Bryant, Laurie Patton

    For the first time in a single volume, this book presents the various arguments in the Indo-Aryan controversy. It also provides a template for the basic issues addressing four major areas: archaeological research, linguistic issues, the interpretation of Vedic texts in their historical contexts,...

    Published July 26th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Indigenous Modernities

    Negotiating Architecture and Urbanism

    By Jyoti Hosagrahar

    Series: Architext

    This book examines how a historic and so-called 'traditional' city quietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form, use and meaning. Through a focused study of Delhi, the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of...

    Published May 27th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Causes and Consequences of South Asia's Nuclear Tests

    By Hilary Synnott

    Series: Adelphi series

    Why did India and Pakistan carry out nuclear tests in 1998 and what are the consequences of their actions? This paper examines the complex domestic and international factors that persuaded each country to drop its long-standing nuclear ambiguity. It also unravels the repercussions of the tests,...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  6. India Redefines its Role

    By Shekhar Gupta

    Series: Adelphi series

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Hindu Selves in a Modern World

    Guru Faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission

    By Maya Warrier

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    This book explores devotional Hinduism in a modern context of high consumerism and revolutionised communications. It focuses on a fast-growing and high-profile contemporary Hindu guru faith originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The organisation is led by a vastly popular...

    Published December 17th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Arab Navigation in the Indian Ocean before the Portuguese

    By G. R. Tibbetts

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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