Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 items

  • Keywords: West Asia x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Rāmāyaṇa Theme in the Visual Arts of South and Southeast Asia

Mandakranta Bose

in The Ramayana Revisited

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195168327
eISBN:
9780199835362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168321.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the theme of the Rāmāyaṇa in the visual arts of South and Southeast Asia. The theme has captivated the minds and imagination of people across a vast geographical area extending ... More


Exploding Perceptions: India’s Global Relations

Chris Ogden

in Hindu Nationalism and the Evolution of Contemporary Indian Security: Portents of Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198089551
eISBN:
9780199082728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089551.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India’s expanding global strategic relations during this period are dealt with in Chapter 5. It firstly examines how the nuclear tests forced India back into the international mainstream through a ... More


Emotional Agents

Richard K. Wolf

in The Voice in the Drum: Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038587
eISBN:
9780252096501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038587.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how ritual drummers fit into the larger sociocultural world of music making in South and West Asia. The Shiʻi wedding Muharram Ali attended in Lahore is an example of a ritual ... More


Setting the Stage for Change: From Estrangement to Engagement with Israel (1984–1992)

Nicolas Blarel

in The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 analyses the process towards normalization and explains why a drastic change in India’s Israel policy happened at that specific historical juncture and not before. The incremental approach ... More


A West Asian Perspective on Early Monuments

Frank Hole

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter contrasts West Asian monumentality with early new world monumentality.


The Partnership that Dare not Speak its Name?: The Evolution of India–Israel Relations (1947–2012)

Nicolas Blarel

in Engaging the World: Indian Foreign Policy since 1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199458325
eISBN:
9780199086498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458325.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India recognized Israel in September 1950 but only established diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv in January 1992. Remarkably, during the last two decades, Israel has become India’s second largest ... More


The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Nicolas Blarel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India’s relationship with Israel has been one of the most sensitive and controversial issues in New Delhi’s foreign policy. India first decided to recognize Israel in 1950 but deliberately deferred ... More


West Asia Since 1900: Living Through the Wreck of Empires

Anatol Lieven

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The history of West Asia over the past century has been defined by the collapse of three great empires. Contemporary history of the region is being defined by the decay of a fourth, informal empire ... More


Forage, Fodder, and Animal Nutrition

Ali Nefzaoui and Hichem Ben Salem

in Cacti: Biology and Uses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231573
eISBN:
9780520927889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231573.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The West Asia/North Africa (WANA) region has winters with low and erratic rainfall; hot, dry summers; and characterized by high population growth, limited areas of arable land, harsh deserts, and ... More


Introduction

Kaveh Yazdani and Dilip M. Menon

in Capitalisms: Towards a Global History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199499717
eISBN:
9780199099269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499717.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This introduction emphasizes the importance of global conjunctures and non-European resources, labour power, goods, ideas, institutions, techno-scientific developments, consumer demands, and ... More


Breaking Free

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad resigned as editor of Al Nadwa and transferred to Vakil in Amritsar, where he stayed from April to November 1906. In Vakil, he translated the Arabic treatise Al Miratul Muslima (Image ... More


The Indus Religion and the Indus Script

Asko Parpola

in The Roots of Hinduism: The Early Aryans and The Indus Civilization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190226909
eISBN:
9780190226947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226909.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Prehistory changes into history with literacy. The Harappan culture is the fourth among the earliest civilizations to possess writing, after Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Elam. In addition to script, Indus ... More


View: