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- 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95
Personal account of the life of the man who freed India from colonization through the Satyagraha ? nonviolent protest ? movement. His early boyhood life, legal studies, purification, and ultimate salvation of his homeland is carefully recounted in this inspiring and critical work of insurmountable importance. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.00
Accounts of a courageous youngster and formidable creatures of the Indian jungle abound in this series of 14 imaginative tales. Mowgli, a boy raised by a wolf pack, learns the lore of the jungle from its inhabitants; Rikki-tikki-tavi, a brave mongoose, defeats a deadly cobra; and more. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
A leading British folklorist presents this now-classic compilation of 29 traditional tales from India. Nine full-page plates and 37 other drawings illustrate "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," "The Talkative Tortoise," "Why the Fish Laughed," and other fables. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2016; US$ 15.95
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 witnessed the largest tank battles seen since World War II, notably between India's British-made Centurion Mk 7s and the American-made M48 Pattons fielded by Pakistan. Following nearly two decades of tensions and sporadic conflict between India and Pakistan, in August 1965 several thousand Pakistani soldiers entered the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
This book presents a comprehensive survey of warfare in India up to the point where the British began to dominate the sub-continent. It discusses issues such as how far was the relatively bloodless nature of pre-British Indian warfare the product of stateless Indian society? How far did technology determine the dynamics of warfare in India? Did warfare... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Because of their enormous size, elephants have long been irresistible for kings as symbols of their eminence. In early civilizations?such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Civilization, and China?kings used elephants for royal sacrifice, spectacular hunts, public display of live captives, or the conspicuous consumption of ivory?all of them tending... more...