Geography of the South Asian Subcontinent: A Critical Approach
This book attempts to explore the possiblity of discovering the roots of unity of the South Asian countries. Describing the nations, nationalities and nationalism in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Srilanka, Maldives and India. It makes a comprehensive study of their geographical features, shared history and political evolution. Taking a close look at their shifting identities, it also presents a detailed account of their society and social formations, ethnic antecedents, race and caste, regions and regionalism, culture realms, languages, and economic as well as human development.
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