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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia

    Shrines, Journeys and Wanderers

    Edited by Michel Boivin, Remy Delage

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book discusses the role of popular Islam in structuring individual and collective identities in contemporary South Asia. It identifies similarities and differences between the worship of saints and the pattern of religious attendance to tombs and mausoleums in South Asian Sufism and Shi`ism....

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Elephant Conservation and Society in India

    Encounters, Spaces and Politics

    By Maan Barua

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    The Asian elephant is an endangered species and a cultural icon in both Asia and the West, while in India it is both deified and demonized. Human-elephant encounters and relationships are the focus of this book, which shows how these are politicized and pose challenges for rural development and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan had vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to British interests in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman

    In the past decade, Bangladesh has achieved significant social and economic progress. Despite high population density, a limited natural-resource base, underdeveloped infrastructure, frequent natural disasters and political uncertainty, the country has recorded positive developments in terms of...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very important in tackling global environmental challenges. Since the economic liberalization of the 1990s in India, environmental policy making has seen a slow shift from top-down...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine

    Edited by Bjarne Olesen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Sakta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Politics of the Other in India and China

    Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts

    Edited by Lion Koenig, Bidisha Chaudhuri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Using India and China as case studies, this book discusses concepts that are seemingly Western in origin, such as citizenship, nationalism, (good) governance, and environmentalism, and explores their application in the non-Western contexts of these two countries, and their transformation to suit...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Health and Medicine in the Indian Princely States

    1850-1950

    By Waltraud Ernst, Biswamoy Pati, T.V. Sekher

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The book maps developments in public health, the emergence of specialised medical institutions, the influence of western medicine on indigenous medical communities (and their patients) and the interaction between them. Two comparatively large states (Mysore and Travancore), considered ‘progressive’...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia

    Making Solar Lighting Work

    By Sam Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The World Bank’s ‘Design Principles’ for successful renewable energy interventions are cost management, good governance and a choice of technology that meets local needs. Focusing on solar lighting and drawing on case studies in Bangladesh and India, this book problematicises the underpinning...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Bengal Diaspora

    Muslim Migrants in Britain, India and Bangladesh

    By Claire Alexander, Joya Chatterji, Annu Jalais

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Recent decades have witnessed the growth of a new interest, both scholarly and political, in migration and diaspora. This book focuses on three groups of Muslim Bengali migrants. One group had migrated across international borders after partition and settled in Britain; the second had crossed...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge