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  • Reflexion und Ritual in der Purvamimamsaby Lars Göhler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 41.59

    Der Übergang von der Ideenwelt des Veda zu derjenigen der Upanisaden wird in der Regel als Beginn der indischen Philosophie angesehen. Lars Göhler zeigt in seiner Monographie zur frühen Philosophie in Indien, dass es neben den Upanisaden hingegen noch eine weitere Traditionslinie in der Entstehung der indischen Philosophie gegeben hat: Sie führt von... more...

  • Die zeitgenössische singhalesische Kurzgeschichteby Sonja Wengoborski

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.51

    Die zeitgenössische singhalesische Kurzgeschichte ist in Sri Lanka äußert beliebt. Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts als eigenständiges Genre entstanden, stellt sie einen wichtigen Zweig der modernen singhalesischen Literatur dar. Sonja Wengoborski geht in ihrer grundlegenden Studie der Frage nach, wodurch sich die singhalesische zeitgenössische Kurzgeschichte... more...

  • Puspika: Tracing Ancient India Through Texts and Traditionsby Nina Mirnig; Peter-Daniel Szanto; Michael Williams

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 38.00

    It is perhaps commonplace to say that India is one of the world's richest and most enticing cultures. One thousand years have passed since Albiruni, arguably the first "Indologist", wrote his outsider's account of the subcontinent and two hundred years have passed since the inception of Western Indology. And yet, what this monumental... more...

  • Almond Eyes, Lotus Feetby Sharada Dwivedi; Shalini Devi Holkar

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    A national bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictional memoir of a wise Indian princess, who recalls the ways the women of the Indian court found friendship, faith, and love through their beauty traditions. We journey with her as she recounts a lifetime of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, colors, and fragrances, exquisite... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Locked in Placeby Vivek Chibber

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    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...