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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    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: 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...

  • In the Forestby Vishvajit Pandya

    UPA 2009; US$ 74.99

    This extraordinary book brings long years of ethnographic engagement with the Ongee and the Jarawa, otherwise known as the Andaman Islanders, to render an intimate history of their contact with traders, colonialists, global tourists and the developmental state. ?Veena Das more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Bangladeshby Syedur Rahman

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 139.99

    The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh greatly expands on the previous edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 700 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, places, events, and institutions, as well as significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...

  • The Mutiny Outbreak at Meerut in 1857by J. A. B. Palmer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00

    Examines the outbreak of the Mutiny at Meerut in 1857. more...

  • Caste, Conflict and Ideologyby Rosalind O'Hanlon

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 62.00

    Illustrates the role of ideology and religion in the struggle against British colonial power. more...