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- SAGE India 2012; US$ 40.00
Most writings on the theme of the nation confine themselves to discussions of ideology and thought, leaving out the question of the form of the nation. This selection of writings by Ranabir Samaddar fills in that void, presenting within two covers a whole range of dimensions, perspectives, and controversies of the last two decades on the question of... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
Although India and China have very different experiences of colonialism, they respond to that history in a similar way?by treating it as a collective trauma. As a result they have a strong sense of victimization that affects their foreign policy decisions even today. Wronged by Empire breaks new ground by blending this historical phenomenon, colonialism,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.95
Shashi Tharoor delivers an incisive biography of the great secularist who?alongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhi?led the movement for India?s independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world. The man who would one day help topple British rule and become India?s first prime minister started out... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95
When India was invented as a "modern" country in the years after Independence in 1947 it styled itself as a secular, federal, democratic Republic committed to an ideology of development. Nehru's India never quite fulfilled this promise, but more recently his vision of India has been challenged by two "revolts of the elites": those of economic liberalization... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
This work seeks to examine the event and concurrent transition that the inauguration of India and Pakistan as ?postcolonial? states in August 1947 constituted and effectuated. Analysing India and Pakistan together in a parallel and mutually dependant reading, and utilizing primary data and archival materials, Svensson offers new insights into... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99
This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books?An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, Satyagraha in South Africa, Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule)?a major... more...
- Hay House, Inc. 2013; US$ 8.95
Banda Singh Bahadur appeared in Sikh history for a relatively short period (1708-1716) but, after the Sikh gurus, influenced it more significantly than any other individualBanda Singh Bahadur is among the most colourful and fascinating characters in Sikh history. From an ascetic he was transformed into Guru Gobind Singhs most trusted disciple.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
This book deals with the legacies of the Indian experiences of migration and diaspora in South Africa. It highlights the social imaginaries of the migrants and citizens as they negotiate between a reconstructed notion of ?India? and their real present and future in the country of citizenship. Both South Africa and India have had a long history... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
In this text about Gandhi, Parekh Bhikhu outlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights and the limitations of his thought. He looks at Gandhi's cosmocentric anthropology, his spiritual view of politics, and his theories of oppression, non-violent action, and active citizenship. more...