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India Studies

These pages will enable you to locate a range of resources on India from books and journals to electronic resources and government statistics.


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  • Book Review: Indian Foreign Policy by Chris Ogden
    Chris Ogden seeks to introduce students to the key dimensions of Indian foreign policy, from its emergence as a modern state in 1947 to the present day. Chapters cover India’s economic transition, relations with the USA, and military strategies. Sagarika Dutt finds that the book offers a good overview of how India’s core principles of progress, peace, development and justice inform its worldview and may […]
  • Diwali in the diaspora: an anthropologist’s perspective
    If only all our world’s misunderstandings were blessed by Rama, and our failed loves could begin, with stars in their eyes, again Daljit Nagra, ‘Ramayana: A Retelling’ Lexi Aisbitt marks Diwali by considering how South Asian religious festivals are observed in Britain, and the nostalgic significance of celebrations. Today it is Diwali. Across India, and among the South Asian diaspora around the […]