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  1. 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 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2003 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2003 by Routledge