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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
Provides a detailed analysis of the achievements and disappointments of the modern Indian economy, and an exploration of the issues which are shaping India's economic future. Offers a comprehensive overview of the state of India's economy in the twenty-first century and is essential for postgraduates and scholars interested in this area. more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
South Asia's HIV epidemic is highly heterogeneous. As a result, informed, prioritized, and effective responses necessitate an understanding of the epidemic diversity between and within countries. Further spread of HIV in South Asia is preventable. The future size of South Asia's epidemic will depend on an effective two-pronged approach: firstly,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 33.95
When he called India a ?functioning anarchy,? economist Kenneth Galbraith may have been thinking about Uttar Pradesh (UP), in northern India. Some Indians laughingly refer to Uttar Pradesh as a ?loser state.? Known as a home of deep poverty, incurable corruption and sticky social problems, UP is not the India that now appears regularly in The New York... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 67.50
Sanskrit texts have usually been discussed either within the frames of anthropology and religious studies or with a veneration that has substituted for analysis. Going beyond such approaches, Simona Sawhney argues that only a literary approach that resists the closure of interpretation can reveal the fragility, ambivalence, and tension that mark the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
A New York Times Notable Book Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul?s impassioned and prescient travelogue of his journeys through his ancestral homeland, with a new preface by the author. Arising out of Naipaul?s lifelong obsession and passion for a country that is at once his and totally alien, India: A Million Mutinies Now relates the stories of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.00
When twentysomething reporter Miranda Kennedy leaves her job in New York City and travels to India with no employment prospects, she longs to immerse herself in the turmoil and excitement of a rapidly developing country. What she quickly learns in Delhi about renting an apartment as a single woman?it?s next to impossible?and the proper way for women... more...
- Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 46.95
After Colonialism offers a fresh look at the history of colonialism and the changes in knowledge, disciplines, and identities produced by the imperial experience. Ranging across disciplines--from history to anthropology to literary studies--and across regions--from India to Palestine to Latin America to Europe--the essays in this volume reexamine... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 7.99
An engaging, enlightening ?biography? of the ancient Hindu manuscript that became the world?s most famous sex manual The Kamasutra is one of the world?s best-known yet least-understood texts, its title instantly familiar but its actual contents widely misconstrued. In the popular imagination, it is a work of practical pornography, a how-to... more...