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Ethnicity and polity in South Asia

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Published by International Academic Publishers in Colorado Springs, CO .
Written in English

  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnicity -- South Asia,
    • South Asia -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGirin Phukon, ed.
      ContributionsPhukon, Girin.
      LC ClassificationsGN495.6 .E8836 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3563785M
      ISBN 101588681726
      LC Control Number2002032837

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        The Soviet nationality policy for Central Asia in the early twentieth century was an acceleration of the processes of modernization that the Russian Empire had already begun. However, building socialism in a region where no working class existed and.   South Asia in World Politics offers a comprehensive introduction to the politics and international relations of South Asia, a key area encompassing the states of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.4/5(7).

        The diversity of culture, language, and terrain throughout South Asia coupled with its numerous weak states reminds one of the multi-lingual Austro-Hungarian Empire that was always a Author: Akhilesh Pillalamarri. Territory, Ethnicity, Culture, and History, is a distinguished professor at Fudan University and a prolific author of books on topics related to the intellectual and religious history of China. As the titular question suggests, Ge seeks to explicate: the nature of the Chinese polity, how it has changed over time, how it should be understood.

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