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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00
First published in 1929, this book was intended to explain, "with documentary evidence", the main principles and ideas for which Gandhi had stood over the course of his career up until that point. The author draws upon his long and intimate personal relationship with Gandhi to give an authoritative and individual account of a man whose politics and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00
First published in 1937, this book grew out of the author?s belief that there needed to be a ?drastic revision? of British policy on the North-West Frontier of India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan) in order to achieve a lasting peace. The author examined the causes of continued hostility and non-military methods that might prevent further outbreaks... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...