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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemas

    Edited by Priya Joshi, Rajinder Dudrah

    The 1970s was a pivotal decade in the Indian social, cultural, political and economic landscape: the global oil crisis, wars with China and Pakistan in the previous decade, the Bangladesh war of 1971, labour and food shortages, widespread political corruption, and the declaration of the state of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mixed-Race and Modernity in Colonial India

    Changing Concepts of Hybridity Across Empires

    By Adrian Carton

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Focusing on Portuguese, British and French colonial spaces, this book traces changing concepts of mixed-race identity in early colonial India. Starting in the sixteenth century, it discusses how the emergence of race was always shaped by affiliations based on religion, class, national identity,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    By Anthony Cox

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Refugees and Borders in South Asia

    The Great Exodus of 1971

    By Antara Datta

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    The crisis in East Pakistan in 1971, which preceded the birth of Bangladesh, led to ten million refugees crossing the border into India. This book argues that this massive influx of refugees within a few short months changed ideas about citizenship and belonging in South Asia. The book looks at how...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Masculinities

    Histories, Texts and Practices in India and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Assa Doron, Alex Broom

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Gender persists as a key site of social inequality globally, and within contemporary south Asian contexts, the cultural practices which make up ‘masculinities’ remain vital for understanding everyday life and social relations. Yet masculinities, and their discontents, are an understudied and often...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition

    Salvific Space

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. In the Shadow of the Mahatma

    Bishop Azariah and the Travails of Christianity in British India

    By Susan Billington Harper

    This is a biography of Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah (1874-1945), bishop of the Anglican Church in India from 1912 until his death in 1945. His life sheds new light on the challenges and opportunities faced by religious minorities throughout the world today. As a Christian leader in a non-Christian...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge