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  • Ramparts of Empireby Brandon Marsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This cultural and political study examines British perceptions and policies on India's Afghan Frontier between 1918 and 1948 and the impact of these on the local Pashtun population, India as a whole, and the decline of British imperialism in South Asia. 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...

  • Land of Two Riversby Nitish Sengupta

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 20.38

    Land of Two Rivers chronicles the story of one of the most fascinating and influential regions in the Indian subcontinent. The confluence of two major river systems, Ganga and Brahmaputra, created the delta of Bengal?an ancient land known as a centre of trade, learning and the arts from the days of the Mahabharata and through the ancient dynasties.... more...

  • The First Springby Abraham Eraly

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 49.30

    The history of classical India is a huge and complex maze with many snares to entrap the explorer. Much of it is so thickly encrusted with myths that it is often difficult to separate facts from fables. Undaunted by this prospect Abraham Eraly unfolds, in First Spring, a profoundly illuminating panorama of an age that flowered luxuriantly before its... more...

  • A History of Indiaby Romila Thapar

    Penguin Books Ltd 1990; US$ 25.48

    A history of India upto 1300 AD introducing the beginnings of India's cultural dynamics 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...

  • India: A Historyby John Keay

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    The first single-volume history of India since the 1950s, combining narrative pace and skill with social, economic and cultural analysis. Five millennia of the sub-continent?s history are interpreted by one of our finest writers on India and the Far East. This edition does not include illustrations. more...

  • Love and Death in Kathmanduby Amy Willesee; Mark Whittaker

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    On June 1, 2001, the heir to the Nepalese throne, Crown Prince Dipendra, donned military fatigues, armed himself with automatic weapons, walked in on a quiet family gathering, and, without a word, mowed his family down before turning a gun on himself. But Dipendra did not die immediately, and while lying in a coma was declared king. He was now a living... more...

  • Reflexion und Ritual in der Purvamimamsaby Lars Göhler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 35.48

    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$ 46.50

    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...