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The geopolitics of South Asia : from early empires to the nuclear age

Author: Graham Chapman
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Anyone who is planning on carrying out research in South Asia, or indeed, simply wishes to understand a little about this cultural heartland should read this enthralling book. By studying the main forces which brought about historic, linguistic and economic development, Professor Chapman contends that the lynch-pin of this sub-continent's story is a geo-political one. In addition to the material on the Northwest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chapman, Graham.
Geopolitics of South Asia.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009
(DLC) 2008030037
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Chapman
ISBN: 9780754695905 0754695905
OCLC Number: 646797941
Notes: Previously published: 2nd ed. 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 362 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements and a Lament; PART I Introduction; 1 Brahma and Manu: Of Mountains and Rivers, Gods and Men; 2 Hinduism: The Manifold of Man and God; 3 Islam: Submission to the One True God; PART II The British Raj; 4 The Usurpers: The Life and Death of John Company; 5 Securing the Empire; 6 A New Geography: A New Economy; 7 The New Nationalisms and the Politics of Reaction; PART III The Successor States; 8 Divide and Quit; 9 New Lines on the Map; 10 From Two to Three: The Birth of Bangladesh
Responsibility: Graham P. Chapman.
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Anyone who is planning on carrying out research in South Asia, or indeed, simply wishes to understand a little about this cultural heartland should read this enthralling book. By studying the main  Read more...

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