A comprehensive study of South Asia in the twentieth century. This text analyses not only the riches of the past but also the problems and achievements of the present, placing them where appropriate in their global context.
The range of subjects to be covered includes major political processes and events of South Asia, domestic and foreign policy, key personalities, political and economic institutions, sub-national groupings and units, ethnicity and identity, and legal systems. Countries covered include: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
A definitive introduction to, and analysis of, the development of regionalism in Asia, including coverage of East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia. This book will be an indispensable resource for students and scholars of Asian politics, international relations and regionalism.