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  • Colonialism, Environment and Tribals in South India,1792?1947by Velayutham Saravanan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a bird?s eye view of the economic and environmental history of the Indian peninsula during colonial era. It analyses the nature of colonial land revenue policy, commercialisation of forest resources, consequences of coffee plantations, intrusion into tribal private forests and tribal-controlled geographical regions, and disintegration... more...

  • Imagining Kashmirby Patrick Colm Hogan

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 60.00

    During the 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent, Kashmir?a Muslim-majority area ruled by a Hindu maharaja?became a hotly disputed territory. Divided between India and Pakistan, the region has been the focus of international wars and the theater of political and military struggles for self-determination. The result has been great human suffering... more...

  • A Peace History of Indiaby Klaus Schlichtmann

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2016; US$ 35.95

    This book is a valuable contribution to the peace history literature and defines India?s place in the world. more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rise and Growth of the Congress in India (1938)by C.F. Andrews; Girija Mookerjee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1938, this book aims to provide a history of the rise and growth of the Indian National Congress for the general reader, covering the period from its foundation in 1885 until the beginning of the non-co-operation movement in 1920. It was intended to extend the official history of the Congress by Pattabhi Sitarammayya by making it... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Mahatma Gandhi's Ideas (1929)by C.F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1929, this book was intended to explain, "with documentary evidence", the main principles and ideas for which Gandhi had stood over the course of his career up until that point. The author draws upon his long and intimate personal relationship with Gandhi to give an authoritative and individual account of a man whose politics and... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937)by C.F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1937, this book grew out of the author?s belief that there needed to be a ?drastic revision? of British policy on the North-West Frontier of India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan) in order to achieve a lasting peace. The author examined the causes of continued hostility and non-military methods that might prevent further outbreaks... more...

  • Understanding Kashmir and Kashmirisby Christopher Snedden

    Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    The seemingly intractable Kashmir dispute and the fate of Kashmiris throughout South Asia and beyond are the twin themes in Snedden's meticulously researched book. more...

  • Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minoritiesby John Clifford Holt

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    The rise of right-wing groups of Sinhala Buddhists in Sri Lanka in recent years has caused a new wave of religious violence, in this case with Muslims being the primary targets. Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minorities presents a collection of essays that investigate the history and current conditions of Buddhist-Muslim relations in the country... more...

  • Wisdom's Blossomsby Doug Glener; Sarat Komaragiri

    Shambhala 2002; US$ 15.99

    Here is a timeless collection of traditional stories that recount the personal spiritual journeys and true acts of selflessness by saints from various religious traditions indigenous to India, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Sufism. The authors present a diverse selection of these inspirational tales?about both men and women saints,... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939)by C.F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1939, this book sets out to refute some of the ?unjust charges laid at India?s door? and correct the ?false impressions? that prevailed at the time. The author argues that the distorted view of the social conditions in India in the contemporary press and literature were detrimental to the relationships between East and West. Attempting... more...