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India and South Asia

Author: James H K Norton
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2010.
Series: Global studies (Guilford, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: GLOBAL STUDIES is a unique series designed to provide comprehensive background information and selected world press articles on the regions and countries of the world. Each GLOBAL STUDIES volume includes an annotated listing of World Wide Web sites and is now supported by an online Instructor's Resource Guide. Visit our website for more information: www.mchls.com.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H K Norton
ISBN: 9780073379869 0073379867
OCLC Number: 369295987
Notes: Cataloged June, 2009.
Description: xii, 147 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Selected World Wide Web Sites --
US statistics and map --
Canada statistics and map --
World map --
India and South Asia regional map --
Five images of South Asia --
India map --
Country reports --
India (Republic of India) --
Afghanistan (Islamic State of Afghanistan) --
Bangladesh (People's Republic of Bangladesh) --
Bhutan (Kingdom of Bhutan) --
Maldives (Republic of Maldives) --
Nepal (Kingdom of Nepal) --
Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) --
Sri Lanka (Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka) --
Articles --
India --
1: India's democratic challenge / Ashutosh Varshney --
2: Rural resistance / S Viswanathan --
3: Water to the people / Arvind Sivaramakrishnan --
4: HIV in India-the challenges ahead / Robert Steinbrook --
5: Shock of Assam / Sushanta Talukdar --
6: Why Dr Binayak Sen must be released / Apoorvanand --
7: Mapping the Indian Mujahideen / Praveen Swami --
Afghanistan --
8: Saving Afghanistan / Barnett R Rubin --
9: Beyond the frame / Aunohita Mojumdar --
Bangladesh --
10: Growing discontent / Annie Kelly --
11: Professor wins $1 million prize for providing clean water, one village at a time / Tara Laskowski --
Bhutan --
12: All the king's men / S D Muni --
13: New home for Bhutan's refugees / Kishor Pradhan --
Maldives --
14: Maldives: silent revolution / B Muralidhar Reddy --
Nepal --
15: Fragile peacemaking underway as Nepal ushers in democracy, seeks talks with US --
16: Date with democracy / Siddharth Varadarajan --
17: Maoists lose religion battle in Nepal / Sudeshna Sarkar --
Pakistan --
18: Pakistan democracy: an interview with Husain Haqqani / Nayan Chanda --
19: Pakistan's new generation of terrorists / Jayshree Bajoria --
20: Pakistan reborn? / William Dalrymple --
Sri Lanka --
21: Sri Lanka: calming moves / B Murahidhar Reddy --
Glossary of terms and abbreviations --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Global studies (Guilford, Conn.)
Responsibility: James H.K. Norton.

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