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The geopolitics of South Asia [electronic resource] : from early empires to the nuclear age / Graham P. Chapman.

By: Chapman, Graham.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xx, 362 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780754695905 (electronic bk.); 0754695905 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Geopolitics -- South Asia | South Asia -- Politics and government | Geopolitics | HISTORYGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Geopolitics of South Asia.DDC classification: 954 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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
Summary: 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 frontier, Afghanistan and Kashmir which was added for the second edition, the Northeastern borderlands are also now examined in this fully revised third edition. The current geopolitica.
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Previously published: 2nd ed. 2003.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-348) and index.

Description based on print version record.

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 frontier, Afghanistan and Kashmir which was added for the second edition, the Northeastern borderlands are also now examined in this fully revised third edition. The current geopolitica.

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

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