India Southeast Asia

Author: Sudhir Devare
Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ISBN: 9789812303448
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In the context of the geopolitical situation in the Asia-Pacific in the post-September 11 period, the security dimension between India and Southeast Asia cannot be overemphasized. With the continued U.S. preponderance in the region and China's phenomenal rise, the countries of Southeast Asia and India have an opportunity to evolve a co-operative relationship not only with one another, but also with the major powers of the region. This book examines the areas of comprehensive security and the growing understanding between India and Southeast Asia where there is less divergence and greater convergence. The author argues that India-Southeast Asia security convergence is not and should not be aimed at any particular country. On an optimistic note he concludes that such convergence will contribute to creating harmony among the major powers of Asia to make the twenty-first century the "Asian century".

Religion And Ecology In India And Southeast Asia

Author: David L Gosling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134551770
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What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one of the most urgent social and environmental problems of the new millennium. David Gosling looks at the religions historically and from a contemporary perspective.

India And Southeast Asia

Author: Mohammed Ayoob
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0203406230
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India has espoused the notion of building 'South-South' relations with other developing countries in recent years. The ASEAN countries, in particular, have come to play an important part in India's trade and policy considerations over the last decade. This book argues that India is responding strongly to the growth of the Asia-Pacific region which is now of elevated importance in India's strategic and foreign policy calculations. India and Southeast Asia provides a close contextual analysis of India's interests and perceptions in the region during the 40 years of independence, putting it in the context of India's broad strategic and foreign policy framework, including an analysis of superpower relations and involvement. It argues that New Delhi now sees the future of Southeast Asia as closely linked to its own.

India And Southeast Asia

Author: Baladas Ghoshal
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Compilation of papers presented to the Seminar on "India and Southeast Asia--Challenges and Opportunities" held at India International Centre, February 14-15, 1994; focussing on India foreign policy towards Southeastern Asia from 1980 onwards.

Indian Communities In Southeast Asia First Reprint 2006

Author: K S Sandhu
Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ISBN: 9812304185
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In Indian Communities in Southeast Asia thirty-one scholars provide an analytical commentary on the contemporary position of ethnic Indians in Southeast Asia. The book is the outcome of a ten-year project undertaken by the editors at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. It is multi-disciplinary in focus and multi-faceted in approach, providing a comprehensive account of the way people originating from the Indian subcontinent have integrated themselves in the various Southeast Asian countires. The study provides insights into understanding how Indians, an intra-ethnically diverse immigrant group, have intermingled in Southeast Asia, a region that itself is ethnically diverse.

The Civilization Of Ancient India And Southeast Asia

Author: Tom Lowenstein
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1448885078
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Buddhism has produced a cultural legacy more glorious than most great faiths. Initially spreading throughout Asia, over the centuries it triumphed not by the might of military conquest but by virtue of its revolutionary ideas and profound insights. For two-and-a-half millennia, both wealthy patrons and humble devotees have created a rich legacy of sacred art and architecture, from devotion paintings and manuscripts to some of the most magnificent temples and monasteries ever built. Stunning color photographs present a vivid portrait of this venerable religion and its great treasures-from its place of origin in northern India and out through its diffusion among the different kingdoms and empires of central, southern and eastern Asia-examining each geographical region in turn and Buddhism's influence on and contribution to the culture. An illuminating commentary places the creations of Buddhist artists and artisans in their geographical, historical, and artistic contexts and explains the significance of the faith's devotional paintings, manuscript art, sculptures, architecture, and sacred motifs and symbols.

Water Rights In Southeast Asia And India

Author: Ross Michael Pink
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137504234
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This fascinating book examines the paramount human rights issue of our time: clean drinking water. Pollution, population surge, and climate change will deprive an estimated 2 billion citizens of this fundamental right by 2050. The author argues for the need to establish innovative, sustainable practices to safeguard this precious human right.

Early Seafaring And Maritime Trade In India And Southeast Asia

Author: Joachim Schliesinger
Publisher: Booksmango
ISBN: 1641530391
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Early Seafaring and Maritime Trade in India and Southeast Asia is a work about the early seafarers and maritime traders from prehistoric times in general and the ancient sailors of India and early Indianized states of Southeast Asia in particular. The text is complemented with plenty of illustrations.

Decolonizing International Health

Author: S. Amrith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230627366
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This book offers a history of international public health spanning the colonial and post-colonial eras. The volume focuses on India and the transnational networks connecting developments in India with Southeast Asia, and the wider world and contributes to debates on nationalism, internationalism and science in an age of decolonization.