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  • Gandhi Before Indiaby Ramachandra Guha

    Random House of Canada 2014; US$ 24.00

    The first volume of a magisterial biography: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one of the most abidingly influential--and controversial--men in modern history.      Here is a revelatory work of biography that takes us from Gandhi's birth in 1869 through his upbringing in Gujarat, his 2 years as a student in London, and his 2 decades... more...

  • Vietnam in the Global Economyby Thomas Jandl

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99

    This book describes in a game-theoretical approach how the development success story Vietnam managed to keep rent seeking in check sufficiently to attract record numbers of foreign investors and exhibit strong economic growth in the early stages of its economic reforms. It concludes that pluralistic contestation among societal interests under conditions... more...

  • The Walls of Delhiby Uday Prakash; Jason Grunebaum

    Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 23.95

    A street sweeper discovers a cache of black market money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an Untouchable races to reclaim his life that?s been stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; a slum baby?s head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while his family tries to find a cure. One of India?s most original... more...

  • Vice in the Barracksby Erica Wald

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book examines the colonial state's approach to venereal disease and 'vice'-driven health risks in the first half of the nineteenth century. Further, it shows that these decisions had wide-ranging and often surprising consequences not simply for the army itself, but for India and the empire more broadly. more...

  • The Sikhs of the Punjabby J. S. Grewal

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 40.00

    A revised edition traces the history of the Sikhs right through to the present day. more...

  • The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor, Volume VIby Charles Higham; A. Kijngam

    Fine Arts Department of Thailand 2013; US$ 102.00

    This volume completes the series of reports on the excavationsof Ban Non Wat, Noen U-Loke and Ban Lum Khao. more...

  • The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor, Volume Vby Charles Higham; Ampham Kijngam

    Fine Arts Department of Thailand 2012; US$ 120.00

    Ban Non Wat is a large, moated prehistoric settlement in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Northeast Thailand. Excavations in 2002-8 revealed a cultural sequence that began with a group of hunter-gatherers, followed by 10 mortuary phases covering the Neolihtic to the Iron Age. This report describes the Bronze Age occupation of this site. The five phases... more...

  • Until the Sun Fallsby Cecelia Holland

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Cecelia Holland was born in Henderson, Nevada, in 1943 and started writing at the age of twelve. Starting with  The Firedrake  in 1966, she has published twenty-one independent historical novels covering periods from the middle of the first millennium CE up through parts of the early twentieth century, and from Egypt, through Russia, central Europe,... more...

  • Revolutionary Pamphlets, Propaganda and Political Culture in Colonial Bengalby Shukla Sanyal

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    It demonstrates the effectiveness of pamphlets as a medium of propaganda within the context of political life in colonial Bengal. more...

  • The Modi Effectby Lance Price

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 21.53

    How did a 'chai wallah' who sold tea on trains as a boy become Prime Minister of India? On May 16, 2014, Narendra Modi was declared the winner of the largest election ever conducted anywhere in the world, having fought a campaign unlike any before. Political parties in Britain, Australia and North America pride themselves on the... more...