Asian Studies Textbooks Catalog 2012

New Titles and Key Backlist

South Asia: History

  1. Islamic Civilization in South Asia

    A History of Muslim Power and Presence in the Indian Subcontinent

    By Burjor Avari

    Muslims have been present in South Asia for 14 centuries. Nearly 40% of the people of this vast land mass follow the religion of Islam, and Muslim contribution to the cultural heritage of the sub-continent has been extensive. This textbook provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Modern South Asia

    History, Culture, Political Economy, 3rd Edition

    By Sugata Bose, Ayesha Jalal

    Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia provides a challenging insight for those with an intellectual curiosity about the region. After sketching the pre-modern history of the subcontinent, the book concentrates on the last...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. A History of India

    5th Edition

    By Hermann Kulke, Herman Kulke, Dietmar Rothermund, Dietmar Rothermund

    A History of India presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present in a compact and readable survey. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent. Providing an authoritative and...

    Published April 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Subalterns and Raj

    South Asia since 1600

    By Crispin Bates

    Subalterns and Raj presents a unique introductory history of India with an account that begins before the period of British rule, and pursues the continuities within that history up to the present day. Its coverage ranges from Mughal India to post-independence Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri...

    Published September 25th 2007 by Routledge