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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95
Why were some countries able to build "developmental states" in the decades after World War II while others were not? Through a richly detailed examination of India's experience, Locked in Place argues that the critical factor was the reaction of domestic capitalists to the state-building project. During the 1950s and 1960s, India launched an extremely... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
With renewed American involvement in Afghanistan, Pakistan's growing fragility, and China's rise in power in the post-Soviet space, Central Asia-South Asia relations have become central to understanding the future of the Eurasian continent. Mapping Central Asia identifies the trends, attitudes, and ideas that are key to structuring the Central... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available
It all began when, viewing the breathless preparations for independent India's 60th birthday celebrations - and poised then on her own sixth decade - Shobhaa De was struck by the thought: 'Surely my life has taken the same trajectory as the country's?' In an intimate confession to her readers, she answers that question, and many more: Does India really... more...
- Anthem Press India 2011; US$ 99.00
This volume collates the classic works of the preeminent Indian scholar of Chinese history and Buddhism, Professor Prabodh Chandra Bagchi (18981956). more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 90.00
Afterimage of Empire provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering photographs from the Sepoy Revolt of 1857 along with landscape, portraiture, and famine photography, Zahid R. Chaudhary explores larger issues... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 59.99
The book can be used as a textbook for the courses in the Islamic Studies at the undergraduate and graduate level. The unique feature of this book, unlike other books on the subject, is that it combines and presents a complete picture of the ?Islamicate? nature of the Egyptian and Muslim Indian societies by demonstrating the changes that took place... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
Written in exquisite Persian verse; the Zafarnama or ?Epistle of Victory? was a defiant message composed by Guru Gobind Singh; the tenth Sikh guru; and addressed to the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb; following a series of fierce battles between the imperial forces and Sikh warriors. Despite the ravages of the war and the loss of his four sons and many brave... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
A thorough and incisive introduction to contemporary India The story of the forging of India, the world's largest democracy, is a rich and inspiring one. This volume, a sequel to the best-selling India's Struggle for Independence, analyses the challenges India has faced and the successes it has achieved, in the light of its colonial legacy and century-long... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 35.95
This timely volume provides an original and unprecedented exploration of the current state of South Asian feminist politics. It maps the new sites and expressions of feminism in the region today, addressing issues such as disability, Internet technologies, queer subjectivities and violence as everyday life. Written by young scholars from the region,... more...