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  • Vidyasagarby Brian A. Hatcher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.99

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820?91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar?s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history, memory and controversy, and emphasises the key... more...

  • The Return of the Buddhaby Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    The Return of the Buddha traces the development of Buddhist archaeology in colonial India, examines its impact on the reconstruction of India?s Buddhist past, and the making of a public and academic discourse around these archaeological discoveries. The book discusses the role of the state and modern Buddhist institutions in the reconstitution... more...

  • Island of Bloodby Anita Pratap

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 15.99

    In this distillation of frontline experiences and cultural insights, Anita Pratap, one of the finest journalists India has ever produced, faithfully reports on the consequences of war, ethnic conflict, earthquakes, cyclones, prejudices, and the mindless hatred and fear that has hurt so much of the world. Wherever there was a story to be told-from her... 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...

  • Access to History: Britain and India 1845-1947by Tim Leadbeater

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 22.38

    A new title in the Access to History series, written specifically to cover the key content of the Edexcel 2008 AS and A2 specifications. more...