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ANTHEM MODERN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

 

Anthem Press is pleased to present the Anthem Modern South Asian History series. This series aims to produce high-quality research studies that explore the multiple themes and methodological standpoints within South Asian history. The series features well-knit thematic collections, imaginative and innovative textbooks and research monographs; studies of contemporary themes from a historical perspective are as relevant to the series as are studies of historical themes. Titles in this series are potentially of interest to the specialist as well as the non-specialist. All themes and all methodological standpoints within South Asian history are welcome.

 

Series Editor

Tirthankar Roy – London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK 

 

Editorial Board

Subho Basu – Syracuse University, USA

Nandini Gooptu – University of Oxford, UK

Douglas Haynes – Dartmouth College, USA

David Ludden – New York University, USA

Dilip Menon – Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, South Africa       

 

Proposals

We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works that meet the criteria of this series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published simultaneously in print and eBook editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a collection of essays, a single or multi-authored monograph, or a course reader, please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

  1. The Ahmadis and the Politics of Religious Exclusion in Pakistan
     
    Ali Usman Qasmi

    This path-breaking work traces the history of the political exclusion of the Ahmadiyya religious minority in Pakistan, drawing on revealing new sources and connecting its discussion to larger issues of Islam in postcolonial Muslim nation-states. Winner of the Karachi Literary Festival Peace Prize 2015.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084258

  2. Colonialism and Transnational Psychiatry
     
    The Development of an Indian Mental Hospital in British India, c. 1925–1940
    Waltraud Ernst

    This book provides an in-depth case study of a psychiatric institution within the context of colonial rule during the early twentieth century. It focuses on patient statistics, medical treatments and diagnoses, and considers the ‘indigenisation’ or ‘Indianisation’ of the colonial medical services and the significance of international professional networks.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083527

  3. Communication and Colonialism in Eastern India
     
    Bihar, 1760s–1880s
    Nitin Sinha

    This volume offers a detailed analysis of colonial policies in respect to communication in India – via roads, ferries, steamships and railways – and reveals how communication became an integral part of colonial governance in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083114

  4. The Ahmadis and the Politics of Religious Exclusion in Pakistan
     
    Ali Usman Qasmi

    This path-breaking work traces the history of the political exclusion of the Ahmadiyya religious minority in Pakistan, drawing on revealing new sources and connecting its discussion to larger issues of Islam in postcolonial Muslim nation-states. Winner of the Karachi Literary Festival Peace Prize 2015.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | May 2014 | ISBN 9781783082339

  5. Colonialism and Transnational Psychiatry
     
    The Development of an Indian Mental Hospital in British India, c. 1925–1940
    Waltraud Ernst

    This book provides an in-depth case study of a psychiatric institution within the context of colonial rule during the early twentieth century. It focuses on patient statistics, medical treatments and diagnoses, and considers the ‘indigenisation’ or ‘Indianisation’ of the colonial medical services and the significance of international professional networks.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857280190

  6. Communication and Colonialism in Eastern India
     
    Bihar, 1760s–1880s
    Nitin Sinha

    This volume offers a detailed analysis of colonial policies in respect to communication in India – via roads, ferries, steamships and railways – and reveals how communication became an integral part of colonial governance in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | September 2012 | ISBN 9780857284488