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- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
In Capital , Commonwealth Prize?winning author Rana Dasgupta examines one of the great trends of our time: the expansion of the global elite. Capital is an intimate portrait of the city of Delhi which bears witness to the extraordinary transmogrification of India?s capital. But it also offers a glimpse of what capitalism will become in the coming,... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 23.95
A street sweeper discovers a cache of black market money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an Untouchable races to reclaim his life that?s been stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; a slum baby?s head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while his family tries to find a cure. One of India?s most original... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
An analysis of the socio-economic changes brought about by colonial rule in a frontier area of Bengal, Jalpaiguri. Challenging long established debates focused around the powers of dominant groups over a settled peasantry, this book broadens our perspective on the 18th century, promoting a deeper understanding of the change-over from the pre-colonial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book examines the colonial state's approach to venereal disease and 'vice'-driven health risks in the first half of the nineteenth century. Further, it shows that these decisions had wide-ranging and often surprising consequences not simply for the army itself, but for India and the empire more broadly. more...
- Fine Arts Department of Thailand 2013; US$ 102.00
This volume completes the series of reports on the excavationsof Ban Non Wat, Noen U-Loke and Ban Lum Khao. more...
- Fine Arts Department of Thailand 2012; US$ 120.00
Ban Non Wat is a large, moated prehistoric settlement in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Northeast Thailand. Excavations in 2002-8 revealed a cultural sequence that began with a group of hunter-gatherers, followed by 10 mortuary phases covering the Neolihtic to the Iron Age. This report describes the Bronze Age occupation of this site. The five phases... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99
Cecelia Holland?s historical fiction is well known for its immersion in exotic cultures, and Until the Sun Falls , one of her most successful books, takes the reader into the heart of the Mongol horde during the conquest of Russia and eastern Europe in the thirteenth century. Genghis Khan had told his people they were destined to rule the world,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99
In Stereotype confronts the importance of cultural stereoptypes in shaping the ethics and reach of global literature. Mrinalini Chakravorty focuses on the seductive force and explanatory power of stereotypes in multiple contexts, whether depicting hunger, crowdedness, filth, slums, death, migrant flight, terror, or outsourcing. She argues such commonplaces... more...
- Hodder Education 2008; US$ 17.99
'Britain and India 1845-1947' has been aimed specifically at students following the Edexcel specifications for this period at AS and A2. It charts the political, commercial and cultural relationship between India and Britain during this time, detailing how this shifted as a result of the two world wars. There are also chapters covering the rise of... more...