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- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available
Dispatches from a valley under siege Since 1989, Kashmir has rarely been out of the headlines, as local militants, foreign terrorists and Indian security forces battle it out in a region once known as `paradise on earth'. In all the propaganda, and news and statistics about terrorist strikes, counter insurgency operations and the foreign hand, the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 14.99
In the page-turning tradition of Black Hawk Down , the definitive account of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai Mumbai, 2008. On the night of November 26, Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists attacked targets throughout the city, including the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, one of the world?s most exclusive luxury hotels. For sixty-eight hours, hundreds were... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
Looking at the 19th and 20th centuries, and drawing on scholarly sources, this book traces the history of Gujurat from the time of the Indus Valley civilization, where Gujarati society came to be a synthesis of diverse cultures, to the state's encounters with the Turks, Marathas and the Portuguese. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
In 1909 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, on his way back to South Africa from London, wrote his now celebrated tract Hind Swaraj , laying out his vision for the future of India and famously rejecting the technological innovations of Western civilization. Despite his protestations, Western technology endured and helped to make India one of the leading... more...
- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 19.98
The tropical island of Sri Lanka is a paradise for tourists, but in 2009 it became a hell for its Tamil minority, as decades of civil war between the Tamil Tiger guerrillas and the government reached its bloody climax. Caught in the crossfire were hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren, doctors, farmers, fishermen, nuns and other civilians. And the... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
Judges & Generals In Pakistan: Vol-II by Inam R Sehri is another book comprising of his articles [in continuity with Vol-I]; mostly covering the historical scenarios of Gen Musharraf?s military regime from years 2000-08. The main emphasis remained on militarized governance and alleged compromises of the Supreme judiciary. Vicious accounts of corruption... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 23.95
A sweeper discovers a cache of black money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an untouchable races to reclaim his life stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; slum baby's head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while his family tries to find a cure. One of India's most original and audacious writers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
An analysis of the socio-economic changes brought about by colonial rule in a frontier area of Bengal, Jalpaiguri. Challenging long established debates focused around the powers of dominant groups over a settled peasantry, this book broadens our perspective on the 18th century, promoting a deeper understanding of the change-over from the pre-colonial... more...
- Hodder Education 2008; US$ 17.99
'Britain and India 1845-1947' has been aimed specifically at students following the Edexcel specifications for this period at AS and A2. It charts the political, commercial and cultural relationship between India and Britain during this time, detailing how this shifted as a result of the two world wars. There are also chapters covering the rise of... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 15.95
The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army during the 1971 Liberation War. As the child of Bangladeshi immigrants, the poet in turn explores her own losses,... more...