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  • Secularism, Islam and Education in India, 1830?1910by Robert Ivermee

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During the nineteenth century British officials in India decided that the education system should be exclusively secular. Drawing on sources from public and private archives, Ivermee presents a study of British/Muslim negotiations over the secularization of colonial Indian education and on the changing nature of secularism across space and time. more...

  • Sex in Japan's Globalization, 1870?1930by Bill Mihalopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Based on archival research undertaken in Japan, Britain and the United States, Mihalopoulos offers a new perspective on the relations between gender hierarchies and the political economy in a newly modernized Japan. more...

  • 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...

  • Third Class in Indian Railwaysby Mahatma Gandhi

    The Floating Press 1917; US$ 4.95

    From the text: I have now been in India for over two years and a half after my return from South Africa. Over one quarter of that time I have passed on the Indian trains travelling third class by choice. I have travelled up north as far as Lahore, down south up to Tranquebar, and from Karachi to Calcutta. Having resorted to third class travelling,... more...

  • Thugby Mike Dash

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.90

    For nearly two centuries, Thugs haunted the roads of India, slaughtering travellers whom they met along the way. Mike Dahs tells the story of the Thugs' rise and fall from the cult's beginnings in the late seventeenth century to its demise at the hands of British East India Company officer William Sleeman in 1840. more...

  • Tinderboxby M.J. Akbar

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 9.99

    ?Among many recent books on Pakistan, Mr. Akbar?s stands out?.A fine and detailed history of Indian Muslim anger and insecurity.? ? The Economist In Tinderbox , India?s leading journalist delivers a fascinating narrative history of Pakistan, chronicling the conflict between Muslim and Hindu cultures in South Asia and describing the role that their... more...

  • Trade, Circulation, and Flow in the Indian Ocean Worldby Michael Pearson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the connections and commonalities of unity in the vast aquatic arena of the Indian Ocean, covering many centuries and areas. more...

  • Transfer of Power in Indiaby Vapal Pangunni Menon

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.50

    This full account of the partition of India and the transfer of power from England begins with the outbreak of war in 1939 and ends with the transfer itself in 1947. Originally published in 1957. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • An Uncertain Gloryby Jean Dreze; Amartya Sen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 17.58

    From two of India's leading economists, Jean Drze ( Hunger and Public Action ) and Nobel Prize-winner Amartya Sen ( The Idea of Justice ), An Uncertain Glory is a passionate, considered argument for the need for a greater understanding of inequalities in India, despite economic development. When India regained independence from colonial... more...

  • Access to History: Britain and India 1845-1947by Tim Leadbeater

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 44.78

    A new title in the Access to History series, written specifically to cover the key content of the Edexcel 2008 AS and A2 specifications. more...