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  • 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...

  • Islamabad and the Politics of International Development in Pakistanby Markus Daechsel

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    Offers a transnational history of Pakistan's development in the 1950s and 1960s and the creation of the capital city Islamabad. 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Bangladeshby Syedur Rahman

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh greatly expands on the previous edition through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 700 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, places, events, and institutions, as well as significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1966; US$ 28.00

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

  • Caste, Conflict and Ideologyby Rosalind O'Hanlon

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 60.00

    Illustrates the role of ideology and religion in the struggle against British colonial power. 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...