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  • Subjects, Citizens and Lawby Gunnel Cederlöf; Sanjukta Das Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume investigates how, where and when subjects and citizens come into being, assert themselves and exercise subjecthood or citizenship in the formation of modern India. It argues for the importance of understanding legal practice ? how rights are performed in dispute and negotiation ? from the parliament and courts to street corners and field... more...

  • English Siege and Prison Writingsby Pramod K. Nayar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together an unusual collection of British captivity writings ? composed during and after imprisonment and in conditions of siege. Writings from the ?Mutiny? of 1857 are well known, but there exists a vast body of texts, from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma, and the Indian subcontinent, that have rarely been compiled or examined.... more...

  • The Chartist Generalby Edward Beasley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    General Charles James Napier was sent to confront the tens of thousands of Chartist protestors marching through the cities of the North of England in the late 1830s. A well-known leftist who agreed with the Chartist demands for democracy, Napier managed to keep the peace. In South Asia, the same man would later provoke a war and conquer Sind. In this... more...

  • Constructing Islam on the Indusby Hasan Ali Khan

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    This book deals with the medieval history of Islam in the Indus Valley. more...

  • The Bangladesh Liberation War, the Sheikh Mujib Regime, and Contemporary Controversiesby Caf Dowlah

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 80.00

    This study examines the Bangladesh Liberation War and the Sheikh Mujib regime. It places the emergence of Bangladesh within the broader historical context of the partition of British India in 1947, analyzes various political and economic aspects of Mujib?s rule, and argues that Mujib?s assassination continues to divide the nation. more...

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)by Henry Cotton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several factors had caused increasing difficulties in administration:... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Uphill Steps in India (1930)by M.L. Christlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1930, the author asserts that this book presents a human India ?in all sorts of conditions and moods?. It details her first-hand experiences as a female missionary in India over the course of thirty-three years in India along with some further accounts related by eyewitnesses. It avoids proposing theories of giving abstract general... more...

  • Narratives, Routes and Intersections in Pre-Modern Asiaby Radhika Seshan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book traces connections in pre-modern Asia by looking at different worlds across geography, history and society. It examines how regions were connected by people, families, trade and politics as well as how they were maintained and remembered. The volume analyses these intersections of memory and narrative, of people and places and the routes... more...

  • Islam in Indiaby Ja'far Sharif; William Crooke

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalm?ns of India. This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which presents what is known about both Ja?far Sharif and the translator, G. A. Herklots. It also distinguishes the original... more...

  • Islam in Tropical Africaby I. M. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1980, this second edition of Islam in Tropical Africa presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of Muslim belief and practice in regions such as Senegal... more...