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  • Heinrich Zimmer: Coming into His Ownby Margaret H. Case

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Heinrich Zimmer (1890-1943) is best known in the English-speaking world for the four posthumous books edited by Joseph Campbell and published in the Bollingen Series: Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization, Philosophies of India, The Art of Indian Asia, and The King and the Corpse. These works have inspired several generations of students... more...

  • Annihilation of Casteby B.R. Ambedkar; Arundhati Roy; S. Anand

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    ? Annihilation of Caste has to be read ... No Hindu who prizes his faith above life itself can afford to underrate the importance of this indictment.? ? M.K. Gandhi ?What Communist Manifesto is to the capitalist world, Annihilation of Caste is to caste India. Arundhati Roy?s introduction is expansive and excellent. S. Anand?s annotations have... more...

  • Reflexion und Ritual in der Purvamimamsaby Lars Göhler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 34.88

    Der Übergang von der Ideenwelt des Veda zu derjenigen der Upanisaden wird in der Regel als Beginn der indischen Philosophie angesehen. Lars Göhler zeigt in seiner Monographie zur frühen Philosophie in Indien, dass es neben den Upanisaden hingegen noch eine weitere Traditionslinie in der Entstehung der indischen Philosophie gegeben hat: Sie führt von... more...

  • Die zeitgenössische singhalesische Kurzgeschichteby Sonja Wengoborski

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 45.71

    Die zeitgenössische singhalesische Kurzgeschichte ist in Sri Lanka äußert beliebt. Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts als eigenständiges Genre entstanden, stellt sie einen wichtigen Zweig der modernen singhalesischen Literatur dar. Sonja Wengoborski geht in ihrer grundlegenden Studie der Frage nach, wodurch sich die singhalesische zeitgenössische Kurzgeschichte... more...

  • Gandhiby David Arnold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for investigation. David Arnold explains how and why the shy... more...

  • Muslim Politics in Biharby Mohammad Sajjad

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book studies the engagement of various Muslim communities with Bihar politics from colonial times to present-day India. It debunks several myths in highlighting Muslim resistance to the Two-Nation theory, and counters the ?Isolation Syndrome? faced by Muslim communities after Independence. Using rare archival sources and hitherto unexamined Urdu... more...

  • Left Radicalism in Indiaby Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Left radicalism in India was rooted in the nationalist movement and was set in motion in the 1920s with the formation of the communist party. The communist movement manifested itself differently in each phase of India?s political history and Communism continues to remain a meaningful alternative ideological discourse in India. This book examines... more...

  • Creating a New Medinaby Venkat Dhulipala

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00

    This book challenges the fundamental assumptions regarding the foundations of Pakistani nationalism during colonial rule in India. more...

  • Fragments of a Revolutionby M. Chalapathi Rau

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

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  • Sri Lanka in the Modern Age: A HIstoryby Nira Wickramasinghe

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Sri Lanka in the Modern Age recounts the modern history of the island in an accessible yet unconventional manner. Where other histories have tended to focus on the state's failure to accommodate the needs and demands of minority communities, Wickramasinghe places their claims alongside the political, social and economic demands of other communities,... more...