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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 74.26
This series will trace at the example of work the historical connections between regions and critically engage with the idea of the North Atlantic World as normal and the rest as exceptional . The aim is to publish studies that change focus back and forth from the intimacy and complexity of relationships in specific places and their... more...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00
Tantra occupies a unique position in Western understandings of Hindu spirituality. Its carnal dimension has made its name instantly recognizable, but this popular fascination with sex has obscured its philosophical depth and ritual practices, to say nothing of its overall importance to Hinduism. This book offers a clear, well-grounded overview... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2017; US$ 15.50
In existence for 258 years, the English East India Company ran a complex, highly integrated global trading network. It supplied the tea for the Boston Tea Party, the cotton textiles used to purchase slaves in Africa, and the opium for China?s nineteenth-century addiction. In India it expanded from a few small coastal settlements to govern territories... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 28.99
The Company-State offers a political and intellectual history of the English East India Company in the century before its acquisition of territorial power. It argues the Company was no mere merchant, but a form of early modern, colonial state and sovereign that laid the foundations for the British Empire in India. more...