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  • Remaking Buddhism for Medieval Nepalby Will Tuladhar-Douglas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 168.00

    Will Tuladhar-Douglas sheds new light on an important branch of Mahayana Buddhism and establishes the existence, character and causes of a renaissance of Buddhism in the fifteenth century in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. He provides the basis for the historical study of Newar Buddhism as one distinct tradition among the many that comprise Indic Buddhism.... more...

  • Indian Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 7.95

    Soils and national characters differ; but fairy tales are the same in plot and incidents, if not in treatment. The majority of the tales in this volume have been known in the West in some form or other, and the problem arises how to account for their simultaneous existence in farthest West and East. Some - as Benfey in Germany, M. Cosquin in France,... more...

  • In the Forestby Vishvajit Pandya

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 69.99

    This extraordinary book brings long years of ethnographic engagement with the Ongee and the Jarawa, otherwise known as the Andaman Islanders, to render an intimate history of their contact with traders, colonialists, global tourists and the developmental state. ?Veena Das more...

  • Islamic Toleranceby Alyssa Gabbay

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00

    This book examines the development of pluralism in Islam in South Asia. It explores developments through the work of the historian and poet Amir Khusraw and seeks to show that Islam developed its own culture of tolerance rather than just import it from outside. more...

  • Diaspora, Development, and Democracyby Devesh Kapur

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    What happens to a country when its skilled workers emigrate? The first book to examine the complex economic, social, and political effects of emigration on India, Diaspora, Development, and Democracy provides a conceptual framework for understanding the repercussions of international migration on migrants' home countries. Devesh Kapur finds that... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Bangladeshby Syedur Rahman

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh greatly expands on the previous edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 700 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, places, events, and institutions, as well as significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...

  • The Mutiny Outbreak at Meerut in 1857by J. A. B. Palmer

    Cambridge University Press 1966; US$ 27.00

    Examines the outbreak of the Mutiny at Meerut in 1857. more...

  • Caste, Conflict and Ideologyby Rosalind O'Hanlon

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 55.00

    Illustrates the role of ideology and religion in the struggle against British colonial power. more...

  • Locked in Placeby Vivek Chibber

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    Why were some countries able to build "developmental states" in the decades after World War II while others were not? Through a richly detailed examination of India's experience, Locked in Place argues that the critical factor was the reaction of domestic capitalists to the state-building project. During the 1950s and 1960s, India launched an extremely... more...

  • Mapping Central Asiaby Marlene Laruelle; Sebastien Peyrouse

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    With renewed American involvement in Afghanistan, Pakistan's growing fragility, and China's rise in power in the post-Soviet space, Central Asia-South Asia relations have become central to understanding the future of the Eurasian continent. Mapping Central Asia identifies the trends, attitudes, and ideas that are key to structuring the Central... more...