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- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 16.98
Looking at the 19th and 20th centuries, and drawing on scholarly sources, this book traces the history of Gujurat from the time of the Indus Valley civilization, where Gujarati society came to be a synthesis of diverse cultures, to the state's encounters with the Turks, Marathas and the Portuguese. more...
- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 19.98
The tropical island of Sri Lanka is a paradise for tourists, but in 2009 it became a hell for its Tamil minority, as decades of civil war between the Tamil Tiger guerrillas and the government reached its bloody climax. Caught in the crossfire were hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren, doctors, farmers, fishermen, nuns and other civilians. And the... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 32.95
Why were some countries able to build "developmental states" in the decades after World War II while others were not? Through a richly detailed examination of India's experience, Locked in Place argues that the critical factor was the reaction of domestic capitalists to the state-building project. During the 1950s and 1960s, India launched an extremely... more...
- Random House of Canada 2014; US$ 24.00
The first volume of a magisterial biography: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one of the most abidingly influential--and controversial--men in modern history. Here is a revelatory work of biography that takes us from Gandhi's birth in 1869 through his upbringing in Gujarat, his 2 years as a student in London, and his 2 decades... more...