Brill South Asia

Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (South Asia Acros

Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (South Asia Across the Disciplines) by Rajeev Kinra
English | Sep. 17, 2015 | ISBN: 0520286464 | 395 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

Writing Self, Writing Empire examines the life, career, and writings of the Mughal state secretary, or munshi, Chandar Bhan “Brahman” (d. c.1670), one of the great Indo-Persian poets and prose stylists of early modern South Asia. Chandar Bhan’s life spanned the reigns of four different emperors, Akbar (1556-1605), Jahangir (1605-1627), Shah Jahan (1628-1658), and Aurangzeb ‘Alamgir (1658-1707), the last of the “Great Mughals” whose courts dominated the culture and politics of the subcontinent at the height of the empire’s power, territorial reach, and global influence.
The Place of Devotion: Siting and Experiencing Divinity in Bengal-Vaishnavism (South Asia Across the Disciplines)

The Place of Devotion: Siting and Experiencing Divinity in Bengal-Vaishnavism (South Asia Across the Disciplines) by Sukanya Sarbadhikary
English | Aug. 24, 2015 | ISBN: 0520287711 | 294 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program for monographs.

Separatist Violence in South Asia : A Comparative Study  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Jan. 9, 2017
Separatist Violence in South Asia : A Comparative Study

Separatist Violence in South Asia : A Comparative Study
by Matthew J. Webb
English | 2017 | ISBN: 113892654X | 152 Pages | True PDF | 5.72 MB

This book explores the motives, tactics, successes and failures of South Asia's separatist movements by deconstructing sovereignty into its constituent components and offers an explanation for why separatism, but not political violence, has recently declined in the region.

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia - January 2017  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at Jan. 5, 2017
Travel + Leisure India & South Asia - January 2017

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia - January 2017
English | 152 pages | True PDF | 60 MB
NGOs in India: The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series)

NGOs in India: The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series) by Patrick Kilby
English | Nov. 30, 2010 | ISBN: 0415544300 | 161 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project.
By examining how NGOs operate in Southern India in the early 2000’s, this book discusses the challenges faced by small, local NGOs in the uncertain times of changing aid dynamics. The key findings focus on what empowerment means for Indian women, and how NGO accountability to these groups is an important part of the empowerment being realised.

Beyond Turk and Hindu: Rethinking Religious Identities in Islamicate South Asia  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Dec. 27, 2016
Beyond Turk and Hindu: Rethinking Religious Identities in Islamicate South Asia

Beyond Turk and Hindu: Rethinking Religious Identities in Islamicate South Asia by David Gilmartin
English | Dec. 6, 2000 | ISBN: 0813017815 | 371 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

"[Sets] the stage for a rewriting of nearly a thousand years of history to create new understandings of the nature of cultural encounters. . . . The volume breaks free from the polemics of present-day politics and historicist distortions that have seeped into most standard texts."–David Lelyveld, Cornell University

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia - December 2016  Magazines

Posted by Torries at Dec. 15, 2016
Travel + Leisure India & South Asia - December 2016

Travel + Leisure India & South Asia - December 2016
English | 290 pages | True PDF | 116 MB

South Asia in the New World Order: The Role of Regional Cooperation (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Dec. 11, 2016
South Asia in the New World Order: The Role of Regional Cooperation (repost)

South Asia in the New World Order: The Role of Regional Cooperation by Shahid Javed Burki
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0415587263 | 212 pages | PDF | 1,2 MB

A Companion to South Asia in the Past  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Dec. 7, 2016
A Companion to South Asia in the Past

A Companion to South Asia in the Past by Gwen Robbins Schug and Subhash R. Walimbe
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1119055482, 1119055210 | 600 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Madrasas in South Asia: Teaching Terror?  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Dec. 5, 2016
Madrasas in South Asia: Teaching Terror?

Madrasas in South Asia: Teaching Terror? (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series) by Jamal Malik
English | Dec. 13, 2007 | ISBN: 0415442478 | 201 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

After 9/11, madrasas have been linked to international terrorism. They are suspected to foster anti-western, traditionalist or even fundamentalist views and to train al-Qaeda fighters. This has led to misconceptions on madrasa-education in general and its role in South Asia in particular. Government policies to modernize and ‘pacify’ madrasas have been precipitous and mostly inadequate.