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  • Ramchandra Gandhiby A. Raghuramaraju

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Ramchandra Gandhi, famous for his rich and varied interests, left behind a large corpus of writings, both philosophical and non-philosophical. Introducing the readers to the creative Indian philosopher, this volume highlights the principal thrust of his works, critically locates them within the larger political, philosophical, literary and socio-cultural... more...

  • Armed Forces and Insurgents in Modern Asiaby Kaushik Roy; Sourish Saha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00

    This volume traces the historical roots and evolution of insurgencies and counter-insurgencies in modern Asia. Focusing on armed rebellions and use of armed forces by both Western powers and indigenous states from the nineteenth century till present day, the volume unravels the problematic of change?continuity and addresses key questions on the nature... more...

  • Knowledge, mediation and empireby Florence D'Souza

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99

    This study of the British colonial administrator James Tod (1782-1835), who spent his last five years in north-western India (1818-22) collecting every conceivable type of material of historical or cultural interest on the Rajputs and the Gujaratis, gives special attention to his role as a mediator of knowledge about this little-known region of the... more...

  • Environment and Pollution in Colonial Indiaby Janine Wilhelm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    India is facing a river pollution crisis today. The origins of this crisis are commonly traced back to post-Independence economic development and urbanisation. This book, in contrast, shows that some important early roots of India?s river pollution problem, and in particular the pollution of the Ganges, lie with British colonial policies on wastewater... more...

  • India: The Ancient Pastby Burjor Avari

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    India: The Ancient Past provides a clear and systematic introduction to the cultural, political, economic, social and geographical history of ancient India from the time of the pre-Harappan culture nine thousand years ago up until the beginning of the second millennium of the Common Era. The book engages with methodological and controversial issues... more...

  • The East India Company, 1600?1857by William A. Pettigrew; Mahesh Gopalan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book employs a wide range of perspectives to demonstrate how the East India Company facilitated cross-cultural interactions between the English and various groups in South Asia between 1600 to 1857 and how these interactions transformed important features of both British and South Asian history. Rather than viewing the Company as an organization... more...

  • 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...

  • Understanding Kashmir and Kashmirisby Christopher Snedden

    Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99

    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...