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  • Island of Bloodby Anita Pratap

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 15.99

    In this distillation of frontline experiences and cultural insights, Anita Pratap, one of the finest journalists India has ever produced, faithfully reports on the consequences of war, ethnic conflict, earthquakes, cyclones, prejudices, and the mindless hatred and fear that has hurt so much of the world. Wherever there was a story to be told-from her... more...

  • Pathways to Powerby Arjun Guneratne; Anita M. Weiss

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99

    Pathways to Power introduces the domestic politics and ongoing transformative social processes of South Asia in their broadest possible context by exploring the interplay between politics, cultural values, and human security that looms large on a daily basis. In a cohesive set of country case studies, the text moves beyond conventional views of... more...

  • Creating a New Medinaby Venkat Dhulipala

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

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

  • Curfewed Night: A Frontline Memoir of Life, Love and War in Kashmirby Basharat Peer

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available

    Winner of the Crossword Prize for non-fiction, ??Curfewed Night?? is a passionate and important book ? a brave and brilliant report from a conflict the world has chosen to ignore.' Salman Rushdie more...

  • Almond Eyes, Lotus Feetby Sharada Dwivedi; Shalini Devi Holkar

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    A national bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictional memoir of a wise Indian princess, who recalls the ways the women of the Indian court found friendship, faith, and love through their beauty traditions. We journey with her as she recounts a lifetime of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, colors, and fragrances, exquisite... more...

  • Indian National Security and Counter-Insurgencyby Namrata Goswami

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book, based on extensive field research, examines the Indian state?s response to the multiple insurgencies that have occurred since independence in 1947. In reacting to these various insurgencies, the Indian state has employed a combined approach of force, dialogue, accommodation of ethnic and minority aspirations and, overtime, the state... more...

  • The Indian Mutinyby Julian Spilsbury

    Orion Publishing Group 2008; US$ 8.99

    Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Indian Mutiny, this is a real page-turner, an epic story with surprising modern parallels. Fomer army officer-turned-TV scriptwriter, Julian Spilsbury is the ideal author to take us back to the desperate summer of 1857 when thousands of Indian soldiers mutinied. They murdered their officers, hunted down... more...

  • Heinrich Zimmerby 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...

  • Reflexion und Ritual in der Purvamimamsaby Lars Göhler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 39.47

    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$ 51.72

    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...