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  • Histories of Medicine and Healing in the Indian Ocean World, Volume Oneby Anna Winterbottom; Facil Tesfaye

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This interdisciplinary work presents essays on disease and medicine in the Indian Ocean World, spanning over a millennium. It is the first work on medical history in the region. Themes include medical theory, concepts of fertility, material culture, healing, diplomacy, and colonialism, public health, slavery, migrant labour, and medicine. 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 developmental state. ?Veena Das more...

  • Indiaby Patrick French

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 17.58

    One of this century's greatest surprises has been the economic and social revolution in India. A country long characterized by such adjectives as 'timeless', 'spiritual' and 'backward' is now viewed through a new set of clichés: 'hi-tech', 'materialistic', 'go-getting'. But what is the real nature of this rapid change, and what are its roots? Patrick... more...

  • India Since Independenceby Bipan Chandra

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 16.98

    A thorough and incisive introduction to contemporary India The story of the forging of India, the world's largest democracy, is a rich and inspiring one. This volume, a sequel to the best-selling India's Struggle for Independence, analyses the challenges India has faced and the successes it has achieved, in the light of its colonial legacy and century-long... more...

  • India and China: Interactions through Buddhism and Diplomacyby Bangwei Wang; Tansen Sen

    Anthem Press India 2011; US$ 99.00

    This volume collates the classic works of the preeminent Indian scholar of Chinese history and Buddhism, Professor Prabodh Chandra Bagchi (1898–1956). 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...

  • Islamicate Societiesby Husain Kassim

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99

    The book can be used as a textbook for the courses in the Islamic Studies at the undergraduate and graduate level. The unique feature of this book, unlike other books on the subject, is that it combines and presents a complete picture of the ?Islamicate? nature of the Egyptian and Muslim Indian societies by demonstrating the changes that took place... more...

  • Kashmirby Humra Quraishi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 16.98

    Dispatches from a valley under siegeSince 1989, Kashmir has rarely been out of the headlines, as local militants, foreign terrorists and Indian security forces battle it out in a region once known as `paradise on earth'. In all the propaganda, and news and statistics about terrorist strikes, counter insurgency operations and the foreign hand, the human... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

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

  • Myanmar/Burmaby Alexis Rieffel

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    Burma had the brightest prospects of any Southeast Asian nation after World War II. In the years since, however, it has dropped to the bottom of the world's socioeconomic ladder. The grossly misruled nationofficially known as Myanmaris in the midst of a political transition based on a new constitution and its first multiparty elections in twenty... more...