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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This book explores the connections and commonalities of unity in the vast aquatic arena of the Indian Ocean, covering many centuries and areas. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This monograph is an exploration of the historical legacy of the Portuguese in the Indian Ocean, in particular in Goa, Macau, Melaka, and Malabar. Instead of fixing the gaze on either the colonial or the indigenous, it attempts to scrutinise a creole space that is rooted in Indian Ocean cosmopolitanism. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
This interdisciplinary work presents essays on disease, medicine, and healing in the Indian Ocean World. 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...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This study examines regional and international security dynamics related to Afghanistan and focuses on the role of foreign troops and the potential effects of a final withdrawal. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00
This book uses gender as a framework to offer unique insights into the socio-cultural foundations of Buddhism. Moving away from dominant discourses that discuss women as a single monolithic, homogenous category?thus rendering them invisible within the broader religious discourse?this monograph examines their sustained role in the larger context of... more...
- Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2012; US$ 5.00
On a hot, humid morning in May 1545, a joint conversion brigade of the Portuguese King and the Pope set out to spread Christ's message of love and compassion, but they leave behind a deathly trail of murder and mayhem. Armed with a monstrous cannon and scores of firearms, the brigade raids Princess Darshana Kamya Kathodi's palace in Tana, carrying... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 21.00
An entertaining and provocative account of India?s past, written by one of the country?s leading thinkers For all of India?s myths, its sea of stories and moral epics, Indian history remains a curiously unpeopled place. In Incarnations , Sunil Khilnani fills that space, recapturing the human dimension of how the world?s largest democracy came... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 28.99
The Company-State offers a political and intellectual history of the English East India Company in the century before its acquisition of territorial power. It argues the Company was no mere merchant, but a form of early modern, colonial state and sovereign that laid the foundations for the British Empire in India. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99
This book provides a critical history of the distinctive tradition of Indian secularism known as Tolerance. Examining debates surrounding the activities of the Arya Samaj - a Hindu reform organization regarded as the exemplar of intolerance - it finds that Tolerance functioned to disengage Indian secularism from the politics of caste. more...