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- Eland Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
The Waiting Land is an exploration of Nepal by a feisty, generous-hearted young Irish woman in the spring of 1965. The third in a series of books tracing Dervla's involvement with the self-sufficient mountain cultures of the Himalayas, she is lured by the chance to work again with Tibetan refugees - this time a group of five hundred lodged in tents... more...
- Eye Books 2010; US$ 9.99
Many would balk at the idea of a white woman traveling India alone?and in particular, a blind woman. Throughout her childhood Nicola Naylor had been fascinated by images of the subcontinent and was determined both to realize her dream of visiting and to push back the stifling constraints imposed by perceptions of her disability. While depending... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
The journals of Lady Henrietta Clive, a feisty, independent-minded traveller, are among the very earliest written accounts of India by a British woman. Married to Lord Edward Clive, son of Clive of India and Governor of Madras (1798?1803), she travelled through southern India with her daughters and retinue in the aftermath of the war against Tipu... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1931, Robert Byron?s Essay on India evaluates the state of colonial rule in India and analyses the contemporary problems facing the country. Based upon Byron?s travelling experiences within India in 1929 as a correspondent for the Daily Express, the work explores political factors more fully than in Byron's earlier writings,... more...
- Roaring Forties Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Providing a look at India that is humorous, unvarnished, and unsentimental, this travel narrative takes readers on a rollicking journey of personal discovery across the Indian subcontinent. A travelogue of journalist Aaron Smith?s time in India?witnessing the tragic death of a friend, dodging terrorist attacks, getting caught in a revolution, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 220.00
First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the beginnings of the British Indian Empire can be seen, arising out of the trading operations of the East India Company. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 75.00
Hundreds of India's stunning temples are catalogued and copiously illustrated in this two-volume work loaded with color photographs. A brief introduction to the principal religious groups who have made their home in this dynamic region leads into a description of the developmental stages of various architectural components and artistic styles in... more...
- Spinifex Press 2007; US$ 14.95
Fueled by 15 years of road trips, this traveling history follows the search for relics, lost temples, and sacred sites that comprise the archaeology of lesbians in ancient India. While exploring the places, stories, and people of India, the author goes beneath the surface of more recent patriarchal cultures that have neglected or desecrated icons... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
“Rocks. Goats. Dry shrubs. Buffaloes. Thorns. A fallen tamarind tree.” Such were the sights that greeted David Shulman on his arrival in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in the spring of 2006. An expert on South Indian languages and cultures, Shulman knew the region well, but from the moment he arrived for this seven-month sojourn... more...