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  • Gandhi Before Indiaby Ramachandra Guha

    Random House of Canada 2014; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • The Walls of Delhiby Uday Prakash; Jason Grunebaum

    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...

  • Access to History: Britain and India 1945-1947 (Edexcel)by Tim Leadbeater

    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...

  • Writing Resistanceby Laura R. Brueck

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Writing Resistance is the first close study of the growing body of contemporary Hindi-language Dalit (low caste) literature in India. The Dalit literary movement has had an immense sociopolitical and literary impact on various Indian linguistic regions, yet few scholars have attempted to situate the form within contemporary critical frameworks. Laura... more...

  • Vice in the Barracksby Erica Wald

    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...

  • The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor, Volume VIby Charles Higham; A. Kijngam

    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...

  • The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor, Volume Vby Charles Higham; Ampham Kijngam

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Bangladeshby Syedur Rahman

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • Islamicate Societiesby Husain Kassim

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99

    The book can be used as a textbook for the courses in the Islamic Studies at the undergraduate and graduate level. The unique feature of this book, unlike other books on the subject, is that it combines and presents a complete picture of the ?Islamicate? nature of the Egyptian and Muslim Indian societies by demonstrating the changes that took place... more...

  • A Daughter's Memoir of Burmaby Wendy Law-Yone; David I. Steinberg

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Wendy Law-Yone was fifteen at the time of Burma's military coup in 1962. The daughter of Ed Law-Yone, daredevil proprietor of Rangoon Nation, Burma?s leading postwar English-language daily, she experienced firsthand the perils and promises of a newly independent Burma. On the eve of Wendy?s studies abroad, Ed Law-Yone was arrested, his newspaper... more...