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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00
This book uses gender as a framework to offer unique insights into the socio-cultural foundations of Buddhism. Moving away from dominant discourses that discuss women as a single monolithic, homogenous category?thus rendering them invisible within the broader religious discourse?this monograph examines their sustained role in the larger context of... more...
- Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2012; US$ 5.00
On a hot, humid morning in May 1545, a joint conversion brigade of the Portuguese King and the Pope set out to spread Christ's message of love and compassion, but they leave behind a deathly trail of murder and mayhem. Armed with a monstrous cannon and scores of firearms, the brigade raids Princess Darshana Kamya Kathodi's palace in Tana, carrying... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 30.99
An entertaining and provocative account of India?s past, written by one of the country?s leading thinkers For all of India's myths, its sea of stories and moral epics, Indian history remains a curiously unpeopled place. In Incarnations , Sunil Khilnani fills that space, recapturing the human dimension of how the world's largest democracy came... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 28.99
The Company-State offers a political and intellectual history of the English East India Company in the century before its acquisition of territorial power. It argues the Company was no mere merchant, but a form of early modern, colonial state and sovereign that laid the foundations for the British Empire in India. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99
This book provides a critical history of the distinctive tradition of Indian secularism known as Tolerance. Examining debates surrounding the activities of the Arya Samaj - a Hindu reform organization regarded as the exemplar of intolerance - it finds that Tolerance functioned to disengage Indian secularism from the politics of caste. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
Ramchandra Gandhi, famous for his rich and varied interests, left behind a large corpus of writings, both philosophical and non-philosophical. Introducing the readers to the creative Indian philosopher, this volume highlights the principal thrust of his works, critically locates them within the larger political, philosophical, literary and socio-cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00
This volume traces the historical roots and evolution of insurgencies and counter-insurgencies in modern Asia. Focusing on armed rebellions and use of armed forces by both Western powers and indigenous states from the nineteenth century till present day, the volume unravels the problematic of change?continuity and addresses key questions on the nature... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99
This study of the British colonial administrator James Tod (1782-1835), who spent his last five years in north-western India (1818-22) collecting every conceivable type of material of historical or cultural interest on the Rajputs and the Gujaratis, gives special attention to his role as a mediator of knowledge about this little-known region of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
India is facing a river pollution crisis today. The origins of this crisis are commonly traced back to post-Independence economic development and urbanisation. This book, in contrast, shows that some important early roots of India?s river pollution problem, and in particular the pollution of the Ganges, lie with British colonial policies on wastewater... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 4.99
This title is an introduction to the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi. It investigates: his background and the times he lived in, Britain's role in the history of India, the events leading up to the Salt March, his assassination and his legacy. more...