DAMODAR R SARDESAI
M.A. University of Bombay, First in Social Sciences,(1955) Sir William Wedderburn Prize Ph.D. UCLA, 1965. F.R.H.S., London, 1979.
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South and Southeast Asia, India
Chair and Vice-Chair, History Department, UCLA.
Director, Education Abroad Program (New Delhi) University of California, 1993-95
Navin and Pratima Doshi Chair in Pre-modern Indian History, 1998-2001.
Indian Foreign Policy in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, 1947-1964 (1968)
British Trade and Expansion in SoutheastAsia, 1870-1914 (1977)
Editor, Changing Patterns of Security and Stability in Asia (1980).
C0-Editor, Nuclear India in the Twenty-First Century, Palgrave (2002).
Co-Editor, Sanskrit and 'Orientalism', Indology and Comparative Linguistics in Germany, 1750-1958. (2004).
India: The Definitive History, 2007; Spanish Edition, Barcelona, 2009.
Southeast Asia - Past and Present Sixth edition, 2009
Vietnam, Trials and Tribulations of a Nation Fourth edition, 2004.
Co-editor, The Legacy of Nehru, a Centennial Assessment (1992)
and article and book-reviews too numerous to list.
Among the numerous grants and awards Professor SarDesai received are:
Senior Fellowship, American Institute of Indian, Studies, Chicago
National Endowment of Humanities Grant
John and Dora Haines Dissertation Fellowship
Ford Foundation Grant
Watumull Foundation Fellowship
UC Berkeley South and Southeast Asian Studies Fellowship Grant.
Fellowship of the Heras Institute, Bombay
Balwantrai Mehta Endowment Lectures at Bombay University and D.D.Kosambi Endowment
Lectures, Bombay University.
Sanmanpatra, Goa Freedom Movement, Govt of Maharashtra, 1982.
Global Goan Award, Govt of Goa, 2007
Lifetime Achievement Award, California State University, Long Beach, 2005
D.R.SarDesai Prize, Yadunandan Center, California State University, Long Beach, 2009-
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