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  • Autobiographyby Mohandas Gandhi

    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...

  • The Jungle Bookby Rudyard Kipling

    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...

  • Indian Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    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...

  • M48 Patton vs Centurionby David Higgins

    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...

  • The Moor's Last Sighby Salman Rushdie

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.38

    Moares 'Moor' Zogoiby is a 'high-born crossbreed', the last surviving scion of a dynasty of Cochinise spice merchants and crime lords. He is also a compulsive storyteller and an exile. As he travels a route that takes him from India to Spain, he leaves behind a labyrinthine tale of mad passions and volcanic family hatreds, of titanic matriarchs and... more...

  • The Road to Delhiby M. Sivaram

    Tuttle Publishing 1967; US$ 12.95

    Although the peaceful struggles of Mahatma Gandhi are well known in the West, the armed resistance of many Indians during World War II is far less understood; this epic drama ads an important layer to the history of India and the British Empire. The east Asian battlefronts serve as the backgrounds for this story of the attempt by patriotic Indians... 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

    UPA 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 developmentalstate. Vishvajit Pandya displays a superb command over theory, history and ethnography that makes... more...

  • Islamic Toleranceby Alyssa Gabbay

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00

    Although pluralism and religious tolerance are most often associated today with Western Enlightenment thinkers, the roots of these ideologies stretch back to non-Western and premodern societies, including many under Muslim rule. This book explores the development of pluralism in Islam in South Asia through the work of the poet, historian and musician... more...

  • The Beautiful and the Damnedby Siddhartha Deb

    Doubleday Canada 2011; US$ 21.00

    The one book you need on the New India. In 2004, after six years in New York, Siddhartha Deb returned to India to look for a job. He discovered that sweeping change had overtaken the country. With the globalization of its economy, the relaxation of trade rules, the growth in technology, and the shrinking down of the state, a new India was being born.... more...