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Images and Videos

India and Pakistan: The Expanding Nuclear Threat (57 minutes). This programs explores how close each country came to nuclear weapons use at the time of the Kargil conflict.

The Rock Star and the Mulllahs: Cultural Tensions within Pakistan (57 minutes). This 2003 video provides a portrait of modern day Pakistan.

The Salt Stories (84 minutes) Explores issues of livelihood in modern India against the backdrop of Mahatma Gandhi's 1930 Dandi Salt March. Hayden stacks lower level, HC 435.3 I4 S24 2008 DVD.

Malana: globalization of a Himalayan village (17 mins.) In the misty foothills of India's Himalayan mountain range sits an isolated village called Malana. The construction of a road up the once remote Malana valley brings with it promises of new opportunities and development. Will the Malanese be able to preserve their unique culure, or will it be swept away by the forces of globalization. English   HC 438 .M345 M35 2010 Hayden Lower Level

Journals, Newspapers, and Databases

Listed below are a few of the journals the library subscribes too. To find other journal titles click on  the Journals tab in the Library One Search or look up the journal title in the ASU Library Catalog.

Selected Resources

The titles represent a small sample of the titles in the library dealing with South Asia and its nation states. Either search as a subject: South Asia or India etc or keyword search.

Border, Histories, Existences Gender and Beyond/Paula Banerjee. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2010. eBook

South Asian Economic Development/ Moazzen Hossain. New York: Routledge, 2010. eBook

Sex Trafficking in South Asia: Telling Maya's Story/ Mary Crawford. New York; Routledge, 2010. ebook

Religion and Politics in South Asia/ edited by Ali Riaz. New York: Routledge, 2010. eBook

Sacred Play: Ritual Levity and Humor in South Asian Religions/ edited by Selva J. Raj. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010. Hayden stacks: BL1055 .S33 2010

Suicide and Society in India /Peter Mayer. New York Routledge, 2011. eBook

Decoding a Hindu temple : royalty and religion in the iconographic program of the Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal / Cathleen Cummings; Woodland Hills, California : South Asian Studies Association, 2014 Arch Stacks  NA 6008.P36 C86 2014

Yasoda's songs to her playful son, : Periyalvar's 9th century Tamil Tirumoli / translation with notes by Lynn Ate. Woodland Hills, Calif. : South Asian Studies Association, c2011 eBook

Beginning the Mahabharata : a reader's guide to the frame stories / James W. Earl. Woodland Hills, CA : South Asian Studies Association, c2011 eBook

Databases and Online Resources

Digital South Asia Library contains reference works, images, maps, statistics, and other materials on South Asia. This is a part of Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and the University of Chicago.

Sarai (South Asia Resource Access on the Internet) from Columbia University Libraries 

World Factbook. Yes it's the CIA but it is a source of a lot of statistical and factual data.


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