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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99
This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857, designed for students and academics. The Company was central to the growth of the British Empire in India, to the development of overseas trade, and to the rise of shareholder capitalism, so this survey will be essential reading for imperial and... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 17.24
»Honig der Welt«, »Neuer Bonaparte« oder »Vom Himmel geboren« - so ließen und lassen sich Diktatoren wie Nicolae Ceausescu, Kaiser Bokassa oder Kim Jong Un huldigen. Elogen werden gedichtet, Hymnen komponiert, gigantische Denkmale in Berge gehauen, Zehntausende versammeln sich, um einen Menschen exzessiv als »Vater«, »Führer« oder »Ewigen« zu feiern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Middle East Sources provides an invaluable resource for the busy librarian, student or scholar with Middle Eastern interests. It aims to guide readers to the major collections of books and other materials on the subject in the UK and Ireland, as well as to some lesser known but nonetheless interesting collections in smaller libraries. Entries are... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
In 1888, at the age of eighteen, Mohandas Gandhi sets out from his modest home in India. Shy, timid, and soft-spoken, he embarks on what he believes will be a new life abroad. Twenty-seven years later, at the age of forty-five, he returns?this time fearless, impassioned, and ready to lead his country to freedom. What transformed him? The law.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.99
Between 1700 and 1885 the British became the paramount power on the Indian subcontinent, their authority extending from Sri Lankain the south to the Himalayasin the north. It was a massive empire, inspiring both pride and anxiety amongst the British, and forcing change upon and disrupting the lives of its Indian subjects. Yet it is not simply a... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 120.00
This book analyses the evolving grand strategy of the British East India Company in India between 1600, when the Company was formed, and 1784, when the British Government took control of the Company's political affairs. It shows why the Company became involved in the military and political penetration of India, and provides a political and military... more...