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  • 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...

  • Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minoritiesby John Clifford Holt

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    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...

  • Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930)by C.F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1930, this book sought to explain to western readers the vital necessity of approaching the ?Indian problem? from the emerging national standpoint in India, and of appreciating its ideals. The author relates this necessity directly to the task undertaken by the Simon Commission in 1928 to make a survey of India and the resultant... more...

  • Sikunder Burnesby Craig Murray

    Birlinn 2016; US$ 17.99

    This is an astonishing true tale of espionage, journeys in disguise, secret messages, double agents, assassinations and sexual intrigue. Alexander Burnes was one of the most accomplished spies Britain ever produced and the main antagonist of the Great Game as Britain strove with Russia for control of Central Asia and the routes to the Raj. There are... more...

  • The Idea of Nation and its Future in Indiaby Shibani Kinkar Chaube

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume is a theoretico-empirical study of nations and nationalism on a global scale. It enquires if the idea of the nation, by its own logic, is feasible and whether India fulfils the requirement of nationhood with a reasonable prospect of survival. The monograph engages with the theories of nation and nationalism and examines if they are relevant... more...

  • Subjects, Citizens and Lawby Gunnel Cederlöf; Sanjukta Das Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume investigates how, where and when subjects and citizens come into being, assert themselves and exercise subjecthood or citizenship in the formation of modern India. It argues for the importance of understanding legal practice ? how rights are performed in dispute and negotiation ? from the parliament and courts to street corners and field... more...

  • English Siege and Prison Writingsby Pramod K. Nayar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together an unusual collection of British captivity writings ? composed during and after imprisonment and in conditions of siege. Writings from the ?Mutiny? of 1857 are well known, but there exists a vast body of texts, from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma, and the Indian subcontinent, that have rarely been compiled or examined.... more...

  • The Chartist Generalby Edward Beasley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    General Charles James Napier was sent to confront the tens of thousands of Chartist protestors marching through the cities of the North of England in the late 1830s. A well-known leftist who agreed with the Chartist demands for democracy, Napier managed to keep the peace. In South Asia, the same man would later provoke a war and conquer Sind. In this... more...