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India and Subcontinent

  • Imagining Kashmirby Patrick Colm Hogan

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 60.00

    During the 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent, Kashmir?a Muslim-majority area ruled by a Hindu maharaja?became a hotly disputed territory. Divided between India and Pakistan, the region has been the focus of international wars and the theater of political and military struggles for self-determination. The result has been great human suffering... more...

  • Linguistic Rivalriesby Sonia N. Das

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    Linguistic Rivalries weaves together anthropological accounts of diaspora, nation, and empire to explore and analyze the multi-faceted processes of globalization characterizing the migration, social integration, and language learning experiences of Tamil-speaking immigrants and refugees, from India and Sri Lanka to Montr?al, Qu?bec, in the late twentieth... more...

  • Incarnationsby Sunil Khilnani

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 30.99

    An entertaining and provocative account of India?s past, written by one of the country?s leading thinkers For all of India's myths, its sea of stories and moral epics, Indian history remains a curiously unpeopled place. In Incarnations , Sunil Khilnani fills that space, recapturing the human dimension of how the world's largest democracy came... more...

  • Law and the Economy in Colonial Indiaby Tirthankar Roy; Anand V. Swamy

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Since the economic reforms of the 1990s, India?s economy has grown rapidly. To sustain growth and foreign investment over the long run requires a well-developed legal infrastructure for conducting business, including cheap and reliable contract enforcement and secure property rights. But it?s widely acknowledged that India?s legal infrastructure is... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rise and Growth of the Congress in India (1938)by C.F. Andrews; Girija Mookerjee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1938, this book aims to provide a history of the rise and growth of the Indian National Congress for the general reader, covering the period from its foundation in 1885 until the beginning of the non-co-operation movement in 1920. It was intended to extend the official history of the Congress by Pattabhi Sitarammayya by making it... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Mahatma Gandhi's Ideas (1929)by C.F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    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...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937)by C.F. Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • House Fullby Lakshmi Srinivas

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 37.50

    India is the largest producer and consumer of feature films in the world, far outstripping Hollywood in the number of movies released and tickets sold every year. Cinema quite simply dominates Indian popular culture, and has for many decades exerted an influence that extends from clothing trends to music tastes to everyday conversations, which are... more...

  • The End of Imaginationby Arundhati Roy

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    Brings together five of Arundhati Roy's acclaimed books of essays into one comprehensive volume for the first time. more...

  • My Experiments with Truthby Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Four or five years ago, at the insistence of some of my nearest co-workers, I agreed to write my autobiography. I made the start, but scarcely had I turned over the first sheet when riots broke out in Bombay and the work remained at a standstill....it is not my purpose to attempt a real autobiography. I simply want to tell the story of my numerous... more...