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- Zed Books 2009; US$ 19.95
This book in the Development Matters series takes a learning approach to development, focusing the learning that takes place through development action be it intentional and structured, or the outcome of different forms of engagement. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2002; Not Available
Jamie is worried about being rather a wimp. His hero is the pirate, Brave Bill, and he tries to magic himself into Brave Bill's world. The magic goes wrong resulting in Brave Bill coming into Jamie's world instead. Jamie takes his new friend to school to show him off and discovers that he isn't really brave after all, in fact he's a bully. Jamie stands... more...
- Algonquin Books 1997; US$ 4.99
This fascinating collection of letters between sons and mothers offers an intimate and unexpected glimpse into the mind and heart of the artist. Here are letters by over fifty writers, painters, and musicians, from boyhood to manhood--including Elvis Presley, Ezra Pound, E. B. White, Paul Cezanne, Henry James, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Richard Wagner,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
In 1965 the military situation in the Mekong River Delta of southern Vietnam had deteriorated to such a degree that the decision was made to commit a joint US Army and Navy Mobile Riverine Force to the area. This force was unique in its composition, mission, and the means by which it operated – riverine craft. Comprising the Army’s 2d Brigade,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
The eight-wheeled (8x8) Stryker combat light armored vehicle was adopted by the US Army in 2002 to provide a comparatively rapidly deployable contingency force with armor protection, tactical mobility, and heavy firepower, as well as advanced command, control communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 50.00
In a history of labouring women in Calcutta, the author demonstrates how social constructions of gender shaped their lives and how the long-term trends in the Indian economy devalued their labour. The study makes a significant contribution to the social and economic history of colonial India. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 48.00
Tirthankar Roy challenges the view that traditional industry was destroyed in the colonial period. Roy argues that while traditional industry did evolve during the industrial revolution, these transformations had a galvanizing effect on manufacturing generally and that the major industries in post-independence India were shaped by such transformations. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00
Contrary to popular belief that poverty has been characteristic of India for centuries, the author demonstrates that, it was not until the rise of colonial rule that the decline in the economic fortunes of the labouring communities was initiated. The book represents a powerful revisionist statement on Britain in India. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 38.00
The book charts the development of merchant communities in the province of Sind from the pre-colonial period, throught colonial conquest, to independence. Describing how they came to negotiate trade throughout the world, the book throws light on the nature of these diasporas in their interaction with the global economy. more...