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Afghan Merchants of the North London Marshes

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 21614 words.

This chapter turns its attention to the activities of Afghan traders in London and seeks to brings together three key themes that have been important to the ethnography presented across the...

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Afghan Migrants and Urban Life in Central Asia

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 19684 words.

This chapter explores Afghan traders’ experiences of and reflections on life in a range of settings across the former Soviet Union. It documents the ways in which traders talk about their...

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Afghan Trading Networks in Central Asia

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 15338 words.

This chapter charts the varying roles played by Afghans as merchants, traders, credit providers, and shopkeepers in Tajikistan. Afghans who belong to very different social categories from...

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After Diplomacy

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 12411 words.

The ethnographic material presented in this chapter addresses the significance of trust to the traders’ activities through a consideration of the importance of practices of hospitality to...

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Becoming National

Madurika Rasaratnam.

in Tamils and the Nation

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 12180 words.

This chapter explains why the pan-ethnic conception of Indian national identity associated with the Indian National Congress was able to mobilize support in the Tamil-speaking areas, and...

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Becoming National

Madurika Rasaratnam.

in Tamils and the Nation

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 10268 words.

This chapter shows how and why pan-ethnic nationalism did not develop in colonial Sri Lanka despite arguably more propitious conditions. Although there were efforts to develop a pan-ethnic...

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China and India in the Emerging Global Order

Amitav Acharya.

in East of India, South of China

February 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Asian Politics. 9013 words.

Despite the hype of Asia rising, Asian powers are yet to meet the expectations of their contribution to global governance. The argument here is that Asian powers are largely of a status-quo...

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Chou En-Lai at Bandung

Amitav Acharya.

in East of India, South of China

February 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Asian Politics. 10392 words.

This chapter looks at how India’s relationship with China evolved prior to and during the Bandung Conference and the impact of the conference in fuelling Sino-Indian mistrust, although the...

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Conclusion

Madurika Rasaratnam.

in Tamils and the Nation

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 2267 words.

This book explains the divergent resolutions of the Tamil question in India and Sri Lanka, despite comparable conditions, to the different conceptions of national identity that emerged...

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Conclusion

Amitav Acharya.

in East of India, South of China

February 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Asian Politics. 2207 words.

To sum up, East of India, South of China not only spotlights the historic encounters between two ancient and enduring civilizations but also engages with the issue of their legitimacy and...

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