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  1. Moral Theory in Santideva's Siksasamuccaya

    Cultivating the Fruits of Virtue

    By Barbra R. Clayton

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This important text analyzes the moral theory of the seventh century Indian Mahayana master, Santideva, author of the well-known religious poem, the Bodhicaryavatara (Entering the Path of Enlightenment) as well as the significant, but relatively overlooked, Siksasamuccaya (Compendium of...

    Published September 11th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Buddhist Studies from India to America

    Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish

    Edited by Damien Keown

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and...

    Published September 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Research

    Transcending the Boundaries

    Edited by D.K. Nauriyal, Michael S. Drummond, Y.B. Lal

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Written by leading scholars and including a foreword by the Dalai Lama, this book explores the interface between Buddhist studies and the uses of Buddhist principles and practices in psychotherapy and consciousness studies. The contributors present a compelling collection of articles that...

    Published September 11th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Ibn Abi Tahir Tayfur and Arabic Writerly Culture

    A Ninth Century Bookman in Baghdad

    By Shawkat M. Toorawa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    Toorawa re-evaluates the literary history and landscape of third to ninth century Baghdad by demonstrating and emphasizing the significance of the important transition from a predominantly oral-aural culture to an increasingly literate one. This transformation had a profound influence on...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  5. Russia and Iran in the Great Game

    Travelogues and Orientalism

    By Elena Andreeva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book examines the Russian explorers and officials in the nineteenth and early twentieth century who came into contact with Iran as a part of the Great Game. It demonstrates the development of Russia's own form of Orientalism, a phenomenon that has previously been thought to be exclusive to the...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India

    The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms

    By Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase, Timothy J. Scrase

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book fills an important gap in the existing literature on economic liberalization and globalisation in India by providing much needed ethnographic data from those affected by neoliberal globalisation. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews, it reveals the complexity of the...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Financial Development and Economic Growth in Malaysia

    By James B. Ang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book is concerned with the role of financial intermediation in economic development and growth in the context of Malaysia. Using an analytical framework, the author investigates the Malaysian economy from 1960 onwards to examine how far financial development has progressed in the course of...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The South Asian Diaspora

    Transnational networks and changing identities

    Edited by Rajesh Rai, Peter Reeves

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The South Asian Diaspora numbers just under 30 million people worldwide, and it is recognized as the most widely dispersed diaspora. It is, moreover, one which of late has seen phenomenal growth, both due to natural increase and the result of a continued movement of professionals and labourers in...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Ethno-Nationalism, Islam and the State in the Caucasus

    Post-Soviet Disorder

    Edited by Moshe Gammer

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    With the region of the Caucasus with its ongoing, and even deteriorating, crisis and instability and its strategic and economic importance increasingly at the front of the world's attention, this volume presents and discusses some of the complexities and problems arising in the region such as...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  10. War, Peace and Hegemony in a Globalized World

    The Changing Balance of Power in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Chandra Chari

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book focuses on how the US could adapt its foreign policy initiatives to fit in with the growing aspirations of a multipolar world for a more balanced international order. Written by leading scholars, such as Joseph Nye, Eric Hobsbawm and Akira Iriye, the volume examines if the absence of a...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge