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  • Sea of Poppiesby Amitav Ghosh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 13.50

    At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis . Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean; its purpose, to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a diverse... more...

  • River of Smokeby Amitav Ghosh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 13.50

    A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011 The Ibis , loaded to its gunwales with a cargo of indentured servants, is in the grip of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal; among the dozens flailing for survival are Neel, the pampered raja who has been convicted of embezzlement; Paulette, the French orphan masquerading as a deck-hand; and Deeti, the... more...

  • Flood of Fireby Amitav Ghosh

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 10.99

    The thrilling climax to the Ibis trilogy that began with the phenomenal Booker-shortlisted Sea of Poppies. It is 1839 and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With no resolution in sight, the colonial government declares war. One of the vessels requisitioned... more...

  • Flood of Fireby Amitav Ghosh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 12.75

    The stunningly vibrant final novel in the bestselling Ibis Trilogy It is 1839 and China has embargoed the trade of opium, yet too much is at stake in the lucrative business and the British Foreign Secretary has ordered the colonial government in India to assemble an expeditionary force for an attack to reinstate the trade. Among those consigned... more...

  • A political economy of Lebanon, 1948-2002by T.K. Gaspard

    BRILL 2004; US$ 175.00

    This work assesses Lebanon's development experience during 1948-2002, a case study of laissez-faire performance over more than 50 years. The text analyzes the strong monetary crisis of the mid-1980s and the reconstruction policy that produced weak growth and high government indebtedness. more...

  • Old China’s New Economyby T. K. Bhaumik

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 32.95

    This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the rise and growth of the Chinese. economy since the beginning of the country?s transition to a socialist market. economy, and captures the growth story in its historical backdrop. It sequentially. unveils the story, and highlights the critical role of two major change agents?the. government and the people.... more...

  • Crisis and Contention in Indian Societyby T K Oommen

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 32.95

    Indian society is often described as one with ‘unity in diversity’ and as a composite culture. Since independence, India has also been termed ‘democratic’ and ‘secular’. However, the discernible cracks that have appeared in recent years in these conceptualisations have led to contentious debates about the very nature of... more...

  • Nation, Civil Society and Social Movementsby T.K. Oommen

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 71.95

    Among the issues being extensively debated throughout the world today are the relevance of the nation-state, the role of civil society in good governance, and the relationship between social movements and social policy. Professor Oommen analyses these issues and simultaneously contests several of the prevailing conceptualisations, both Indian and Western,... more...

  • Seismic Analysis of Structuresby T. K. Datta

    Wiley 2010; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    While numerous books have been written on earthquakes, earthquake resistance design, and seismic analysis and design of structures, none have been tailored for advanced students and practitioners, and those who would like to have most of the important aspects of seismic analysis in one place. With this book, readers will gain proficiencies in the following:... more...

  • Aristotle on the Sense-Organsby T. K. Johansen

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    An in-depth study of Aristotle's theory of the sense-organs. more...