ISBN: 9789385485015, 9385485016
The departments for the study of ancient India (Indology) and South Asian Studies in the West are the last bastions of colonialism today. In the name of scholarship, which is often hatred and racism in disguise, Hindus are routinely characterized as misogynists, oppressive, anti-minority, irrational, violent and debauched. The author terms this mass-produced hate-mongering literature as `Atroci...
Fernandes, Jason Keith
ISBN: 9789352879946, 9352879945
Konkani was recognised only in the Devanagari script, one of two scripts used for the language in Goa, the other being the Roman script. Set against this historical background, this book studies the contestations around the demand that the Roman script also be officially recognised and given equal status.
Natrajan, Balmurli et al. (eds.)
ISBN: 9788125036005, 8125036008
ISBN: 9788173051777, 8173051771
Archaeometallurgy has been situated in the matrix of archaeology. Such studies have a meaning only in the human context of the past. All in all it is a book with a different perspective, written without using much technical jargon, tracing the evolution of metal technologies in an archaeological context.
Cooper, Randolf GS
ISBN: 9788175962507, 817596250X
A cross cultural study of the political economy of war in South Asia.
Sridhar, Devi (ed.)
ISBN: 9788178298863, 8178298864
This book brings together seven fresh case studies on how anthropologists have negotiated the issues related to interacting with organisations. While providing examples of how research has been conducted inside and with organisations, the collection also offers analyses of the methodological issues that researchers face.
Chandran, D Suba
ISBN: 9780415476225, 0415476224
Chandran, D Suba et al (ed.)
ISBN: 9780415529631, 0415529638
The collection brings together annual reviews on strife-ridden Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir, northeast India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Afghanistan as well as regions with dominant Naxalite presense.
ISBN: 9788120834026, 812083402X
This volume contains the presentations at a symposium sponsored by the South Asia Institute and the Department of Asian Studies of the University of Texas at Austin (February 4, 2006) is intended to advance the study of Asoka both as history and historical memory.;
ISBN: 9788173043765, 8173043760
This book is an attempt to re-examine Bankimchandra's religious thinking in the context of the nineteenth century on the basis of his Srimadbhagvadgita. Written in instalments from 1886-88, his little noted Gita commentary is a key text of nascent modern Hinduism.
Bhuimali, Anil et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788183871686, 8183871682
This volume is the outcome to collective efforts of researchers covering various socio-economic aspects, such as education, literacy, trade tourism, finance and some specific problems of small tea growers and jute industries. The research papers cover the whole of South Asian Nations except Sri Lanka.
Horstmann, Monika (ed.)
ISBN: 9788173046940, 8173046948
...with a DVD by Daniel Gold.;;The contributions addresss literary sources and historiography, manuscriptology, painting, hagiography, various sects, musical practice as related to Bhakti authors and sects, and the interface of yoga and the Indic and Islamicate traditions respectively.
Chakravarty, Radha (ed.)
ISBN: 9788189884024, 8189884026
The stories in this anthrology present a range of ways in which women writers of South Asia have remapped the female body as a site for oppression as well as resistance. These connect the traditional female areas of experience such as marriage motherhood, family dynamics, women's education and work, with broader issues of class, caste, sexuality, religion etc.
ISBN: 9780521362788, 0521362784
A sophisticated theoretical analysis with evidence from archival records, village documents and oral testimonies to present an original and compelling view of the changing relationship of bondage.;
ISBN: 9789350980453, 9350980452
Papers originally presented to a Conference on Buddhism Across Asia: Networks of Material, Intellectual and Cultural Exchange, organized by Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre at ISEAS and held in Singapore from 2 to 5 February 2009.
Sankaranarayan, Kalpakam et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788170392606, 8170392608
Papers presented at the International Conference on Buddhism-- in Global Perspective jointly organized by K.J. Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies, Mumbai, India, Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Bihar, India and Otani University, Kyoto, Japan, March 13-15, 2002.;Volume I, contains thirty papers divided into three sections. Casting a glance at the contents sixteen papers are about early Buddhism. Six o...
ISBN: 9781032417851, 1032417854
This empirically rich volume presents a holistic picture of the electoral process in Indian states and the return of the BJP to power. Drawing on the 2019 elections, it presents ground-level data to understand various aspects of elections: the nature of campaigning, caste, class and identity politics, electoral issues, poll strategies of different parties in the fray, electoral issues, electora...
ISBN: 9789381574713, 9381574715
.... and China, AD 502-1620: with emphasis on the fifteenth century.
ISBN: 9789381574720, 9381574723
..... India and China, tenth to thirteenth century AD
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