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  • Islamic Toleranceby Alyssa Gabbay

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00

    Although pluralism and religious tolerance are most often associated today with Western Enlightenment thinkers, the roots of these ideologies stretch back to non-Western and premodern societies, including many under Muslim rule. This book explores the development of pluralism in Islam in South Asia through the work of the poet, historian and musician... more...

  • Locked in Placeby Vivek Chibber

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    Why were some countries able to build "developmental states" in the decades after World War II while others were not? Through a richly detailed examination of India's experience, Locked in Place argues that the critical factor was the reaction of domestic capitalists to the state-building project. During the 1950s and 1960s, India launched an extremely... more...

  • 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...

  • The Modi Effectby Lance Price

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • Traditional Industry in the Economy of Colonial Indiaby Tirthankar Roy

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 52.00

    Roy's book offers new and penetrating insights into the study of India's economic and social history. more...

  • Alive and Well in Pakistanby Ethan Casey

    Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 19.99

    How wide is the gulf in understanding between the West and the Muslim world? How real is the risk of nuclear war on the subcontinent? What will be the long term effects of the Afghan Wars? How widespread - and how justified - is resentment towards the US and the West? Ethan Casey examines these compelling questions while living, working and teaching... more...

  • Devil's Guardby George R. Elford

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 7.99

    The personal account of a guerrilla fighter in the French Foreign Legion, reveals the Nazi Battalion's inhumanities to Indochinese villagers. more...

  • Radical Politics in Colonial Punjabby Shalini Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 160.00

    The actions of the radical left in Punjab in pre-Independence India during the 1920s and 30s have often been viewed as foreign and quintessentially un-Indian due to their widely vilified opposition to the Quit India campaign. This book examines some of these deterministic misapprehensions and establishes that, in fact, Punjabi communism was inextricably... more...

  • The Indian Economy Sixty Years after Independenceby Professor Raghbendra Jha

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00

    Provides a detailed analysis of the achievements and disappointments of the modern Indian economy, and an exploration of the issues which are shaping India's economic future. Offers a comprehensive overview of the state of India's economy in the twenty-first century and is essential for postgraduates and scholars interested in this area. more...

  • AIDS in South Asiaby Stephen Moses

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    South Asia's HIV epidemic is highly heterogeneous. As a result, informed, prioritized, and effective responses necessitate an understanding of the epidemic diversity between and within countries. Further spread of HIV in South Asia is preventable. The future size of South Asia's epidemic will depend on an effective two-pronged approach: firstly,... more...