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  • 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$ 11.99

    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...

  • In the Forestby Vishvajit Pandya

    UPA 2009; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Bangladeshby Syedur Rahman

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 139.99

    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...

  • Caste, Conflict and Ideologyby Rosalind O'Hanlon

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 62.00 US$ 50.84

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

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

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

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

  • Access to History: Britain and India 1845-1947by Tim Leadbeater

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 44.78

    A new title in the Access to History series, written specifically to cover the key content of the Edexcel 2008 AS and A2 specifications. more...

  • India and China: Interactions through Buddhism and Diplomacyby Bangwei Wang; Tansen Sen

    Anthem Press India 2011; US$ 99.00

    This volume collates the classic works of the preeminent Indian scholar of Chinese history and Buddhism, Professor Prabodh Chandra Bagchi (1898–1956). more...

  • Afterimage of Empireby Zahid R. Chaudhary

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 90.00

    Afterimage of Empire provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering photographs from the Sepoy Revolt of 1857 along with landscape, portraiture, and famine photography, Zahid R. Chaudhary explores larger issues... more...

  • The East India Companyby Tirthankar Roy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.00

    This groundbreaking study examines how the East India Company founded an empire in India at the same time it started losing ground in business. For over 200 years, the Company?s vast business network had spanned Persia, India, China, Indonesia and North America. But in the late 1700s, its career took a dramatic turn, and it ended up being an empire... more...