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Jains in India and Abroad: A Sociological Introduction

By: Prakash C. Jain

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, International School for Jain Studies: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037013

ISBN: 8186715797

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Printed Pages: 260 View more info

Studies in Jain Population and Demography

By: Prakash C. Jain

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2019

Seller ID: 701678

ISBN: 8131610187

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During the ancient and medieval periods of Indian history, Jainism was a widely-spread religion all over the country, perhaps mainly due to royal patronage and/or protection. In modern times however, the number of its adherents has been reduced to minuscule proportions counting as low as about 1.2 million in 1921. Subsequently, the Jain population increased to about 1.6 million in 1951 census, and to about 4.5 million in 2011. Though small in number, today the Jains are to be found in all the states and union territories of India. This major trading community is highly concentrated in the west... View more info

South Asian Migration to Gulf Countries: History Policies Development

By: Prakash C. Jain & Ginu Zacharia Oommen (Authors)

Price: $24.87

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202301

ISBN: 1138191418

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Indian Diaspora in West Asia: A Reader

By: Prakash C. Jain (Ed.)

Price: $43.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200845

ISBN: 8173047278

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The book is perhaps the first ever attempt of its kind on the subject and will certainly fill a major gap in our understanding of the Indian Diaspora in West Asia in general and that of the Gulf region in particular. Modern Indian Diaspora in West Asia has a long and checkered History dating back to at least the sixteenth century. A number of small Communities of Indian traders called baniyans existed in present-day Iraq, Oman, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia in the Seventh and eighteenth centuries. When the Region came under British influence in the nineteenth century, Indian merchant communities flo... View more info