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  1. The Puzzle of India's Governance

    Culture, Context and Comparative Theory

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India no longer gets an easy ride as the world's largest democracy. Spectacular terrorist attacks on its Parliament and places of worship, communal riots of unprecedented ferocity, lingering separatist insurgency and violent caste conflict in impoverished regions have combined to cause a closer...

    Published February 20th 2008 by Routledge

  2. In So Many Words

    Women’s Life Experiences from Western and Eastern India

    Edited by Aparna Basu, Malavika Karlekar

    This volume will mark a new trend in dealing with women’s varied experiences of life: individual introductions situate the narrator in a context – and then her voice takes over, with no intervention from the editors (except to provide footnotes wherever necessary). The personal narrative — be it an...

    Published December 31st 2007 by Routledge India

  3. Rural Development in Punjab

    A Success Story Going Astray

    Edited by Autar S. Dhesi, Gurmail Singh

    For many years, agricultural development in Punjab symbolised one of the most successful experiments in rural development. However, this success story seems to be going astray. The crux of the problem, this volume suggests, is that externally driven modernization to meet national food needs pushed...

    Published December 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  4. Filming the Line of Control

    The Indo–Pak Relationship through the Cinematic Lens

    Edited by Meenakshi Bharat, Nirmal Kumar

    Filming the Line of Control charts out the history of the relationship between India and Pakistan as represented in cinema, especially in light of the improved political atmosphere between the two countries. It is geared towards arriving at a better understanding of one of the most crucial...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge India

  5. Fighting Like a Guerrilla

    The Indian Army and Counterinsurgency

    By Rajesh Rajagopalan

    Series: War and International Politics in South Asia

    This book deals with two significant issues: the peculiar and paradoxical question of why regular armies, better suited to fighting conventional high-intensity wars, adopt inappropriate measures when fighting guerilla wars; and the evolution of the Indian army’s counterinsurgency doctrine over the...

    Published October 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  6. Contested Coastlines

    Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia

    By Charu Gupta, Mukul Sharma

    This book is about the tragic journeys and livelihood insecurities of coastal fisherfolk jailed by India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for having entered each other’s territorial waters. While reflecting on national anxieties and the deleterious politics of boundaries, it reveals how these...

    Published September 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  7. India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Sub-Continent from c. 7000 BC to AD 1200

    By Burjor Avari

    This carefully crafted study presents the fascinating story of the development and establishment of India’s culture and civilization from early pre-history through to the early second millennium. Encompassing topics such as the Harappan Civilization, the rise of Hindu culture, the influx of Islam...

    Published April 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance

    By Sanjaya Baru

    In this book, Sanjaya Baru, one of India’s most respected commentators on political and economic issues, pays close attention to the strategic consequences of India’s increasingly impressive economic performance. The new turn in India's economic policies and performance in the last decade of the...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  9. India - The Next Decade

    Edited by Manmohan Malhoutra

    The story of a rising India has surprised the world but also captured its imagination. It is said that no other democracy has ever achieved levels of sustained economic growth comparable to India's over the last two decades. Exploring India's growing global importance and its domestic and external...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Theory of Citrasutras in Indian Painting

    A Critical Re-evaluation of their Uses and Interpretations

    By Isabella Nardi

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The study of technical treatises in Indian art has increasingly attracted much interest. This work puts forward a critical re-examination of the key Indian concepts of painting described in the Sanskrit treatises, called citrasutras. In an in-depth and systematic analysis of the texts on the theory...

    Published July 14th 2006 by Routledge